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THU updating vaccination rollout plan

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A little over a month ago, the first Temiskaming residents received dose number one of a COVID-19 vaccine. As of this week, the …

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NOODLES, NORDIC-STYLE

Snow was falling gently as the Jack Rabbit instruction program continued for young skiers at the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club on the weekend in Coleman Township. Among the youngsters honing …

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Cobalt buildings get nod for repairs

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council has decided to go ahead with the needed repairs for the Historical Society headframe and the fire museum/foodbank building. The decision was …

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Kerns girl named Ducks Unlimited Wetland Hero

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter HILLIARDTON – A young Kerns Township girl has been named Ducks Unlimited Canada’s newest Wetland Hero. Lucy Harrison, 10, has been volunteering at …

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Zack’s Crib shelter purchase approved

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A building has been purchased in New Liskeard to be used as an emergency shelter. The District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board …

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100 Women feeding the need of area food banks

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — As COVID-19 continues to affect the most vulnerable among us, there is good news for local food banks struggling to meet the need for …

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Optimism or greed?

Everyone’s hoping that better, more stable times are ahead with the increasing number of vaccinations taking place here and everywhere else in the country. It’s a welcome sign that not …

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Where the story started

By Darlene Wroe One of the things I like best about Facebook is the group posts where you can share your memories about the community you’re from. I, for example, …

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TSMHA happy to continue with rest of season

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The Puckhounds will play out the remaining games of the 2021 season. While the COVID-19 pandemic has seen hockey leagues across the north …

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U18 hockey comes to an end for Cubs and Lions

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It was short and sweet and, to the dismay of the New Liskeard Cubs of the Great North Midget (U18) League, their season …

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Hog Line Report

With Angus McStone Two weeks out of lockdown and everyone seems to have their four-foot weight in their back pockets once again. Such an easy game. Hit the broom – …

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One rescued snowy owl dies, one in recovery

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The story of two snowy owls rescued from a Kerns Township farmer’s silo was indeed a happy story at the time featured in …

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Northern readies for new accelerated PSW program

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Northern College is lining up faculty and work placements so it can begin training new personal support workers under the province’s new accelerated …

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No sign of spread from Temiskaming VOC case

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special/Staff) – The specific strain in Temiskaming’s first, and to date only, COVID-19 case with a variant of concern was identified earlier this week. Public Health Ontario confirmed …

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Dental office drills down on new home

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter ENGLEHART – The times are changing and it was a time for change for the Englehart Dental Office. Owned and operated by Dr. …

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Volunteer tax clinics preparing for start

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Get your paperwork ready. As income tax season approaches, a team of volunteers is ready to help eligible people with modest incomes file their returns for …

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City notes interest in waterfront property

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is expressing an interest in owning the Haileybury waterfront lands that include the beach and what’s commonly known as the south …

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Englehart signs bylaw officer

ENGLEHART (Staff) – The Town of Englehart has contracted Pete Gilboe as its municipal bylaw enforcement officer. The council approved the contract at its regular meeting Wednesday, February 24. Gilboe …

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Englehart council has vacant position

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Lorie Allin has stepped down from Englehart council, submitting her letter of resignation effective February 22. It was received at the February 24 council …

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Speeding and noisy snowmobilers subject of bylaw

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Englehart council is concerned about some motorized snow vehicles being driven through the town at high rates of speed. In an attempt to reduce …

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