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Fire near Temagami raises alarms

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Fears have eased in Temagami two days after a forest fire began to spread just a couple of kilometres south of Temagami South. But …

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Brew and chew at the North On Tap festival

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Pour it and they will come. Cold beer, tasty foods and warm weather will be featured during the second annual North On Tap …

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First Bikers Meet draws 300 to 400

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TIMISKAMING FIRST NATION – Organizers are continuing to assess a fledgling bikers’ event in Timiskaming First Nation on Canada Day weekend. That will determine whether Timiskaming …

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Returning to farm country for a day

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Plan a field trip August 11. That’s the date of the second annual Day in Farm Country. Coordinated by the Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance, the …

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TDSS raises $14,000-plus for student’s family

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special/Staff) – In just two months, Timiskaming District Secondary students and staff have raised more than $14,000 to help a member of the school community. The funds will …

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Call out for blood donors

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Nicki Duke understands better than most the value of a blood donation. In 2014, she was seriously injured when the motorcycle on which she was a …

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Reviewing the 2344 Algonquin Cadets

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Boots were polished, the uniforms were crisply presented and nary a hair was out of place as the 2344 Algonquin Royal Canadian Army …

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Be weather wise

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has an annual summer campaign where they advise people to Be Bear Wise. They offer sound precautions to campers and hikers heading into …

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Unlocking trouble

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter I am routinely confounded by locks. I can still see myself standing beside my high school locker, lock in hand and memory blank as I try …

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OHF recognizes Zubyck’s leadership

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – John Zubyck’s duelling sport passions saw summer duties recently win out over his winter work. He was scheduled to receive the Ontario Hockey …

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Torch Run lights up for Special Olympics

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Overcast skies and a slight rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of the 2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. It all …

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Anglers contend with smoke and waves in Temagami

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMAGAMI – “That’s a new one.” That wasn’t a line referring to a fresh joke or a new twist on fishing. Anglers coming ashore for the …

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Forest Fire Update

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) says as of July 13, there are 52 active fires in the Northeast region. The largest fire burning in the Northeast region …

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The Weekender – July 13, 2018

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Third attempt needed to pass Cobalt budget

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – For the second time, Cobalt council has defeated its 2018 budget. The budget meeting took place July 4, and a third attempt will be …

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Englehart bank closure protest delayed

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Organizers of the Save Englehart CIBC movement have postponed their plans for a protest. Originally scheduled for Saturday, July 7, that has been set …

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Summerfest swelters and ducks for cover

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Summerfest 2018 lived up to its name, with scorching temperatures and stormy weather thrown into the two-day meteorological mix. Hot weather on June …

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Protest on July 7 of Englehart CIBC closure

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Englehart and area residents have been working together to protest the decision by the CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) to close the Englehart …

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Opposition to public works director position

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council will be meeting this evening, Wednesday, July 4, in the upstairs hall with the hope of resolving their standoff on the 2018 …

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Concern over laneway liability

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY – A small laneway in Haileybury is the subject of discussions about liability. Concerns have caused discussions between the District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration …

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City approves in-kind support for church hall

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY – The City of Temiskaming Shores council has approved in-kind support for the construction of a new hall for the St. Paul and St. John …

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