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HPS future

Board to decide school’s fate in March Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – It’s not a foregone conclusion that Haileybury Public School will close, say officials with District School …

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Loons dive into winter as a team building exercise

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It was definitely an unusual sight. Swimmers from the Temiskaming Northern Loons (TNL) competitive swim club were covered in snow instead of water …

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Twenty Questions with Mary Arden (Tuffy) McNamara

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter This week’s Twenty Questions features an interview with longtime New Liskeard Cubs ticket seller Mary Arden (Tuffy) McNamara. 1. What is your full name? Mary Arden …

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - The outdoor rink in Dymond

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The outdoor rink in Dymond was bustling with activity January 23. It was just the second weekend for the rink this year after the first was something of a “whiteout” …

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Highway maintenance and guidelines

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Highway maintenance is managed based on classifications of area highways. The four-lane highways south of North Bay and in other locations of the province …

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Hearts on for Frankie fundraiser

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The love for Haileybury resident, Francine St. Cyr, continues to shine as her friends, family and supporters rally around her by organizing an upcoming …

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Progressing toward water agreement

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON/DACK — The Municipality of Charlton and Dack and the Town of Englehart have been making progress toward a water agreement. The talks have paused for …

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From the Editor’s Desk

Letter Writers It’s been awhile since we’ve focused on this topic. As we’re beginning a new year it may be appropriate to revisit this again. It’s been said that the …

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Letter of the Week

Those highway conditions Dear Editor: Having travelled to Sudbury out of necessity, over kilometers of snow packed and icy Highway 11, on January 13, 2016, I read your editorial on …

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From the Editor’s Desk

Robert Franks This space would be remiss for not commenting on the passing last week of 98-year-old Robert Franks. A good friend of The Speaker, yours truly has known Mr. …

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Cubs visit T-Birds

One weekend to go before GNML playoffs Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The math doesn’t add up to a first-round bye for the New Liskeard Cubs. Long one …

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Ski village welcomes winter with big opening weekend

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Ski village welcomes winter with big opening weekend

Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter LORRAIN TOWNSHIP – After a green Christmas it might have looked to some like ski season would just be wishful thinking. But winter’s back and so …

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Wilson Chevrolet Buick GMC Challenge Cup

The Wilson Chevrolet Buick GMC Challenge Cup for Pee Wee Rep and House League teams took place January 23-25. In the opening game Friday in Haileybury, Scotiabank Puckhound goaltender Dante …

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Two companies maintain Northeast Highway 11

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Complaints have been reported regarding a marked difference in the condition of Highway 11 after a storm on the highway south of Temagami. Ontario …

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Snowmobile safety is always a priority

DISTRICT (Special) — The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have been informed there was a snowmobile operating on the Wabi Bridge located on Armstrong Street North in …

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Flowers of the winter night

Words… People have evolved over many millions of years to be able to express themselves with words. Their need to relate to one another important facts was at the root …

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BFO maintains focus on Northern beef expansion

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – The province’s beef producers are still looking north in an attempt to reverse the decline in Ontario’s beef herd numbers. The Northern cow herd expansion …

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Mining showcase wins marketing award

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff/Special) – The city’s leading role in a Northern Ontario showcase at an international mining conference has caught the eye of Canadian marketers. The showcase, held at the …

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Charlie Angus challenges Liberals on gasoline prices

DISTRICT (Staff) — Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus is calling on the federal government to “show some leadership on gas gouging.” Mr. Angus is asking if the Liberal party, under …

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Online petition – NDP raising Northern infrastructure concerns

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After the failure of a crucial bridge in Northwestern Ontario, the province’s New Democrats are demanding safe infrastructure for the region’s families. The …

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Councils debate city membership in building association

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Area municipalities are voting on whether to allow the City of Temiskaming Shores to join the Temiskaming Municipal Building Association (TMBA). The TMBA executive …

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