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THANK YOU, EVERYONE

THANK YOU, EVERYONE for your tremendous show of support for our local fire victims! Together we’ve outfitted every lost household with entire contents – right down to clothing – with More…

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Growing financial deficit

Earlton airport future to be discussed Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EARLTON — Municipal, provincial and federal representatives are being asked to attend an information session in Earlton January 24 to...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Hundreds come for Bethlehem Walk

Hundreds come for Bethlehem Walk

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter THORNLOE — A forest trail around a church was transformed once again this year into a magical journey through the story of the birth of Jesus....

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Bethlehem Walk

While shepherds watched

Moriah Caron, 7, of Hilliard, is pictured here with the sheep along the Bethlehem Walk at the Thornloe Crossroads Baptist Church Sunday, December 14. She was one of dozens of...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Twenty Questions with Peter Fancy

Twenty Questions with Peter Fancy

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter This week’s Twenty Questions features an interview with author/historian Peter Fancy. 1. What is your full name? Peter Fenwick Fancy. 2. Where were you born? Kirkland...

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Hospital reiterates: not cutting staff or clinical services

DISTRICT (Staff/special)–  A release from the Temiskaming Hospital December 12 reiterates their stand on cutting staff and clinical services. “Temiskaming Hospital has been facing fiscal challenges for three years now....

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NO MORE CUTS

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - NO MORE CUTS

Registered nurses and health care workers, members of CUPE Local 904, rallied near the New Liskeard Post Office on Friday, December 12 to raise public awareness of Registered Nurses cuts...

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Mirror on Temiskaming: Violence Against Women series

In Temiskaming, the predominant call to law enforcement remains domestic violence with 32 cases a month reported. A cohesive approach: The Temiskaming Domestic Violence Coalition Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter Editor’s Note:...

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From the editor’s desk

About the “Yes, Virginia” editorial. As is stated to the left of this space, Francis P. Church’s editorial Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus was an immediate sensation, and...

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IS THERE A SANTA CLAUS?

Editor’s Note: The following editorial was written by Francis P. Church in the New York Sun in the year 1897. It has become the most reprinted editorial of all time....

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Letter to the editor

Shoe box campaign looks after blessed souls Dear Editor: I would like to thank The Temiskaming Speaker and the staff, especially Diane Johnston, who supplied great coverage this past month...

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TDSS Saints and KLDCS Devils

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - TDSS Saints and KLDCS Devils

Basketball truly is a contact sport as Josiah Pratt of the Devils, centre, and Aydyn Sullivan of the Saints were reminded early in their Junior game December 11. Timiskaming District...

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Strongman shut out

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Performance Deadlift

Boucher lift doesn’t make Guinness cut Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Supporters of a North Cobalt man’s bid for strongman recognition won’t be hoisting a Guinness anytime soon....

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Taking on the T-Birds

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - The McDonald’s Restaurant’s Gift of Christmas fundraiser has been going strong for about 25 years

Cubs winless in Waterloo, heading to the Soo Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The New Liskeard Cubs will be glad to get back to league action after failing to...

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School bus fire:

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Stock Transportation Ltd. buses burned in weekend fire

Stock Transportation Ltd. buses burned in weekend fire Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY — Four school buses parked at the Haileybury Stock Transportation Ltd. parking lot caught fire in the...

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Reviewing 2014

Thornloe makes road investment THORNLOE (Staff) – Thornloe invested more than $30,000 in roads within the village in 2014. It also paid $16,400 for Ontario Provincial Police service – that...

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Police seek public’s help to find teen

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Police seek public’s help to find teen

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 15-year-old they describe as a runaway. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say they are concerned for the well-being...

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Relax and rejuvenate at Calming Waters Spa

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Relax and rejuvenate at Calming Waters Spa

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Certified Spa Therapy Practitioner Kathie Peters has a wide array of business, people and management skills that she is relying on to ensure...

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Your Life and The Law

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Your Life and The Law Safe, Smart and Savvy Shopping

Safe, Smart and Savvy Shopping Lisa Neil, B.A., LL.B, is the owner of the Neil Law Office located in Haileybury, Ontario. Her column will regularly appear beginning in January with...

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Green Timiskaming Development introduces solar energy projects

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EARLTON — The Green Timiskaming Development Cooperative launched its Green Timiskaming Community-Owned Solar Power project Friday, December 5. The official launch took place at the Earlton...

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Federal election candidate

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Federal election candidate

Nipissing-Timiskaming federal NDP rep chosen Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The Nipissing-Timiskaming Federal New Democratic Party Riding Association has selected Kathleen Jodouin to represent them in the 2015...

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From Parliament Hill

Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin I am pleased that we have made a great deal of progress working together this year. We have successfully engaged in truly important initiatives for our...

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Mayor welcomes start of new term

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Mayor welcomes start of new term - Mayor Carman Kidd

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – “Welcome aboard, and let’s get to work.” With those words, Temiskaming Shores Mayor Carman Kidd kicked off city council’s new four-year term. City...

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