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Official opposition status for NDP

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof has been returned to Queen’s Park for another term. Results put him well ahead of the other local candidates …

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RCMP gallops onto the Fall Fair grounds

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — One of the most iconic symbols of Canada, the world renowned Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Musical Ride, arrived in New Liskeard …

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Trails connecting neighbours and friends

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – There are many trails throughout the area, but the Nastawgan Trail system is one that attracts attention across the province and beyond. Murray and …

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VOCAL FUNDRAISER

An estimated $11,000 was raised at a May 26 evening at the Cobalt-Haileybury Curling Club to assist a Temiskaming Shores woman in need of a double lung transplant. The fundraiser …

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Haileybury woman receives entrepreneur award

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — She was raised in a business environment and that is where she functions best. Her steely determination, twinkle in her eye and …

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Union Gas replacing Haileybury area pipeline

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Work is expected to continue until early July on a natural gas pipeline in the Haileybury area. Union Gas is replacing approximately …

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Paramedics helping people

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Canadian Emergency Services (EMS) Week took place May 27 to June 2. During that time EMS staff took part in activities to educate the …

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Give it time

  The June 7 provincial election has come and gone, the dust has settled and the real work begins. Timiskaming-Cochrane has re-elected NDP MPP John Vanthof and his numbers were …

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Page-turners

by Diane Johnston In my ongoing quest to rid myself of unnecessary “stuff,” I’m tackling books. The last major weeding followed a move. I came across hardcovers I’d picked up …

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HOT SLIDE It was a beautiful, sunny day on Saturday for the two-day 2018 Casey Township Firefighters Baseball Tournament held June 8-9. Ten teams from across the region participated. On …

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Annual slo-pitch derby takes a swing at cancer

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Knock Cancer Out of the Park is pitching its annual tournament for slo-pitch players looking to have some summer fun for a good …

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MADD takes to the trail on Saturday

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Stretch your legs with a friendly stroll and help MADD Timiskaming and Area get their message out to the public. Mothers Against Drunk …

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OPP find body of missing Cobalter

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor COBALT – The Temiskaming detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announced June 7 that Cynthia Caron of Cobalt, 54, was found deceased in Cobalt. She …

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Boat motors, accessories stolen in Temagami

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – Almost $46,500 in boat motors and accessories were stolen in an overnight theft from a Temagami business last week. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say the theft occurred …

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Boat motors, accessories stolen in Temagami

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – Almost $46,500 in boat motors and accessories were stolen in an overnight theft from a Temagami business last week. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say the theft occurred …

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New shopping experience in Haileybury

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — There’s an unforgettable shopping experience awaiting customers in Haileybury. Unforgettables, a new home decor, garden, fashion and gift store is now open …

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New bays double Earlton RV capacity

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – A large crowd of close to 400 people turned out to celebrate Earlton RV’s grand opening of its two new wash bays and …

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Chamber gets back to business

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Businesses paused from commerce to recognize some of their own last week at the Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner …

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NOP’s Poirier pleased with first run for office

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Shawn Poirier didn’t expect to win in his first run for political office. The North Cobalt resident was one of ten candidates fielded …

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Former councillor appointed to Temagami council

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – A familiar face is back at Temagami council. Debby Burrows, whose resignation from council earlier this year created the vacancy, has been appointed to …

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Meet-the-candidates night a two-man show

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Timiskaming-Cochrane’s first meet-the-candidates night was a friendly match-up. Only two political hopefuls – incumbent John Vanthof of the New Democratic Party (NDP) and …

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