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Airport authority grounds ’19 drag races

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The board overseeing the Earlton airport has said “no” to the 2019 Drag ‘N’ Fly drag races. Earlton-Timiskaming Regional Airport Authority chair Carman …

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SWEET TREATS

Barb Gordon (left) and her friend Linda Baker enjoyed some sweet treats available at the Temiskaming Art Gallery’s annual Sweet ’Art Café on Sunday, February 10. (Staff photo by Sue …

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Five stained glass artists featured at TAG

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Who hasn’t experienced the pure joy of standing in front of a stained glass artwork on a sunny day? The art form of …

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Something sweet in the middle of winter

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY – It’s the middle of winter and it’s time to turn our thoughts to things that are warm, sweet and cheering. As Valentine’s …

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Haileybury woman needs a second lung transplant

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Life is dependent on the very act of breathing. For a Haileybury woman, breath is something she’s been fighting months for. Vicky Pineault …

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Earlton Lions looking to settle in den

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor EARLTON – A brand new, hot off the press (as it were) medallion is available in Earlton. The 22-member Earlton Lions Club has been fundraising for …

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Planning for the 2019 Englehart Fall Fair

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The new board of the Englehart and District Agricultural Society met on Saturday, February 9, and discussed their plan to bring back the Englehart …

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Nobody’s perfect

By Steven Larocque Readers have no doubt heard about the troubles our friends in America have been having of late with three government officials in the state of Virginia. The …

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What Northern drivers need

The winter onslaught reminds us that Northern highways do not get treated the same as Southern Ontario highways. Because Northern highways have lower traffic numbers, response times for maintenance are …

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Thunderbirds eliminate Cubs in first round

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The 2018-19 season is over for the New Liskeard Cubs but there was still lots to cheer about, says head coach Steve Polyblank. …

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Haileybury arena to be renamed

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Haileybury arena will be renamed in honour of a long-time figure skating coach, mentor and community volunteer who died last year. Temiskaming …

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Jibb 3-on-3 tourney has nine year scoring streak

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor HUDSON TOWNSHIP – Recreation in Hudson will get its annual slapshot of support this Family Day weekend. The ninth annual Dawson Jibb 3-on-3 Memorial Hockey Tournament …

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Snowfall warning

Special weather statement in effect for: Kirkland Lake – Englehart New Liskeard – Temagami Snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm possible tonight into Friday. Snow will intensify this evening. …

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Traffic stop results in impaired charges

ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP — The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic infraction on 10th Avenue in Earlton on February 9, 2019. A …

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Commercial vehicle crash results in Highway 11 closure

TEMAGAMI (Staff) — The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say Highway 11 was closed in both directions because of a tractor-trailer mishap on February 8, shortly after …

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TDSS students open Clothing Closet

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — They’ve got you covered, in a good way. Students in Lori Aquino’s Block C class at Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS) have created …

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Hopes Chamber will be resurrected in future

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Englehart and District Chamber of Commerce has been disbanded. Wayne Stratton, who served as the final president of the Chamber, issued a letter …

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Temagami gets heritage conservation help

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Efforts to preserve Temagami’s history are proceeding, with some help from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. In June, a $75,000 grant enabled the start of …

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Proposed rec user fees get second look

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A proposal to raise recreation-related user fees in the city is heading back to committee for further discussion. Temiskaming Shores council decided to …

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City trims operating spending as budget prep continues

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As work continues on the city’s 2019 budget, it’s managed to pare more than $500,000 from a first draft of its …

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