Coping with the cold and not so cold at the lake

Meota News

Talk about the crazy weather, so very cold and then above zero only to bring rain and icy conditions to everything! Hope everyone is careful, we don’t need broken bones. A ditched vehicle is one thing but bones take so long to heal, while a vehicle can go to the body shop without pain.

It was nice to have daughter Sal and Norm Bouvier over the weekend. Both have made it home, safely. The road was so sloppy around Kerrobert, Sal had to wash her car because salt was even all over the windshield, making visibility poor. Then the road was drier from there on. Norm has returned to Dore Lake where he is helping with the commercial fishing there. It was too windy to go out on the lake Sunday so the fellows had the day off.

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The curling has been good to watch over the weekend even if your favourite didn’t always come out on top. The Scotties Saskatchewan Women’s curling was held in Humboldt Jan. 22-27 and was represented by the local Robyn Silvernagle team. Robyn will go on to Nova Scotia where she will compete in the Scotties there. We wish her luck in a good competition.

Duplicate bridge was played in the Pioneer Hall Jan. 22, with top scores in order, Joyce Antoine and Richard Groves, Etta Meisner and Trudy Iverson, then Roland and Trudy Verret. Sixteen players turned out to make a nice sociable afternoon. No bridge was played on Thursday evening.

Canasta was played at the Do Drop In Jan. 25 with three tables playing. Top score went to Bev McCrimmon and Marion Ottas, second were Gwen Lacerte and Barbara Soloninko, third were Pat Chapman and Linda Ard.

The local café is cutting back their hours so now they are open from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and are closed on Wednesday. Winter is always a slack time as many folks are away and there aren’t the work crews around that we have had some years.

The funeral for the late Fred St. Marie was held in the Meota Community Complex Jan. 28. He had been a resident of Harwood Manor the last few months.

Guy Corbeil of Edam is up and about again following a medical session. Good to see him recovered and out in public again.

The Medstead School Drama Club is presenting two plays – The Taming of LaRueand Improper Proposal. A dinner theatre on Sunday, Feb. 3, will start at 5 p.m. and a dessert theatre on Monday, Feb. 4 will be at 7 p.m. Call 306-342-4600 for information.

 

 

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