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Temagami fire being held

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – After eight days of battling a forest fire two kilometres from Temagami, the ministry said the fire – named North Bay 69 – is …

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Canoe fest off but music continues

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Temagami’s canoe festival is off this weekend, but the show – on the musical side – will go on. Organizers decided to postpone the …

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Steamy past on display at Earlton show

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – A sultry summer is about to get a little steamier. The 44th annual Rod Inglis Memorial Earlton Steam and Antique Show will run July …

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Englehart Museum presents Memory art

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — Memory is a fleeting thing, especially for those affected by Alzheimer’s. An art exhibition called Memory by the Quebec-based L’artouche group is now on …

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When a dip in the lake is more than just fun

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Adrienne Gullekson sees a lot of the area during the summer months. The Timiskaming Health Unit public health inspector does the rounds on area …

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Family fun at annual Day in the Park

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor ENGLEHART – Great weather, great times, a great day. “Overall, Day in the Park went impeccably,” said Candace Pritchard. “We had an even stronger turnout than …

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TFN multiuse facility under construction

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter BEAR ISLAND – The Bear Island population will surge this summer as construction of the long awaited multiuse facility gets underway. But work took a brief …

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Calling on the best among us

The deadline for submitting your name to represent your communities for the next four years on area councils and school boards is fast approaching. July 27 is the final date …

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Hot times

By Steven Larocque Speaker Editor The surrounding forest fires have been top of mind for many people. Thankfully, at least to this point, nobody has been hurt as a result …

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Clubs tee up junior golf programs

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The quote “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” could very easily apply to junior …

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Putting the hammer down at Spike Driving Competition

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor ENGLEHART – Good hand and eye coordination was on display in Englehart recently with Ontario Northland’s third annual Spike Driving Competition. “There was a total of …

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Angling series sees youngsters cast away

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Temiskaming Smallmouth Bass (TSB) fishing tournaments are not just for sunburnt, whiskered men. Women, and especially children, are getting into the sport …

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Crews from across Canada fighting North Bay 72

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ELK LAKE – Firefighters from across the country are working to contain a fire that has spread beyond Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Provincial Park. “At the moment, there …

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MNRF uses sprinkler systems to protect property

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter BARBER TOWNSHIP — As smoke and falling ash lingered over parts of the Temiskaming region at the end of last week, MNRF fire rangers were on …

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City builds support for new seniors’ housing

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city has approved a package of municipal support to bolster the case for an affordable seniors’ housing development. Temiskaming Shores council has …

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City, developers to share cost of sewer upgrade

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The City of Temiskaming Shores will share the cost of sewer upgrades needed for the Beach Gardens development in New Liskeard. The municipality …

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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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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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