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EVIDENCE SEARCH

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Evidence Search

Ontario Provincial Police Temiskaming Detachment Community Services Officer Constable Renee Taylor confirmed by telephone that an evidence search took place in Cobalt at the Glory Hole tourist attraction on Friday, More…

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College life

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Northern College

Construction of campus housing to start Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES -– Construction of a 64-student residence on Northern College’s Haileybury campus is expected to begin within the next...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Haileybury Library - Reading Club

AND THE SOLUTION IS…

Add a few drops of food colouring to a little cooking oil, pour the mixture into a jar of warm water, and voilà. The colourful solution caught the eye of,...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Coleman teen wins World War I educational trip overseas

Coleman teen wins World War I educational trip overseas

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP — Fourteen young Canadians from across Canada will be travelling to England, France and Belgium in August to learn more about World War I...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Friday Night Tunes

FRIDAY NIGHT TUNES

Downtown shoppers in New Liskeard enjoyed live music July 25, courtesy of Ian DeJoseph, far left, Steve Teal and Julie Preston, at right. The New Liskeard Business Improvement Area had...

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COUNTRY FOOD

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sutton Bay Countryfest

Volunteers were once again behind the food counter at Sutton Bay Park’s Countryfest, with proceeds to Temiskaming Hospital’s CAT Scan Foundation. Among the crew were, clockwise from lower left, Kennedy...

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PARK INFRASTRUCTURE

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Temiskaming Foundation

The Temiskaming Foundation, as part of their For Kids Sake Fund, has granted $500 for a bike rack located at the Carter Antila Memorial Skatepark. From the left showing the...

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Feeling blue in Temagami

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – You don’t have to brave bears and bugs to get your blueberry fix this weekend. The annual Temagami Blueberry Festival runs August 3 on the waterfront. There...

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From the Editor’s Desk

Commemorated, not celebrated The commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I isn’t restricted to the large international stage. There are many local offshoots to it...

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Letter of the Week

Lies and bullying Dear Editor: Do you like to live with a LIAR and with a BULLY?? I submit that our city of Temiskaming Shores has become both. A deal...

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A rebellion in 2015?

Dear Editor: Over 50 years ago, when I came to this country, as a landed immigrant ,I was encouraged to study Canadian history to become a Canadian citizen. Not that...

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Say Yes to the Mess

The Temiskaming Speaker - Northern Ontario News - Charlton Mud Bog

Couple exchanges vows at ’14 Mud Bog Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter CHARLTON – The bride wore a dress trimmed in camouflage, while the groom wore a Swamp Rats t-shirt. And after...

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Tee to Green

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Tee to Green

Ladies’ Night at the New Liskeard Golf Club on July 22 celebrated Christmas in July. There were 46 ladies in attendance and all enjoyed a terrific turkey dinner. Prizes were...

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SKATE JAM MOVES

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Skate Jam Moves

Rene Lavoie, who splits his time between Temiskaming Shores and Kirkland Lake, tackled a temporary jump at the Carter Antila Memorial SkatePark’s first “skate jam.” “Skateboarding is a form of...

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LAST NEWSPAPERMAN

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Book Donation

Former Kapuskasing Times publisher and Temiskaming Speaker columnist Wayne Green has written a book about his newspaper days called “The Last Newspaperman.” He donated a copy to the Haileybury branch...

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Charlton man fined for fire violation

KIRKLAND LAKE (Special) – A fire that required provincial help to extinguish has left a Charlton man with a bill for more than $3,000. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources...

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New roof for Haileybury campus gym

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special) – More than $250,000 is being spent to replace the aging, ailing roof over the gym at Northern College’s Haileybury campus. The existing roof is more than...

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Taking flight

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Earlton-Temiskaming Regional Airport

Airport part of regional infrastructure, says manager Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP — The future of the Earlton-Timiskaming Regional Airport is a topic that is on the minds of...

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Environmental testing at Sherman Mine ongoing

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Environmental testing at Sherman Mine ongoing

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Twenty-four years after the closure of Sherman Mine, water leaving the site has been found to meet provincial standards. But testing is stepping up...

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Red Hat Society chapter strikes up in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — The Red Hat Society has come to Cobalt. A new chapter has just been registered by Theresa Tasse and, although the first meeting has...

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Province plans to cut power dam payments

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD — Latchford council is giving its support to the Municipality of Wawa as that community prepares to battle the provincial government. The matter of concern...

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TMA head now FONOM first vice-president

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - TMA head now FONOM first vice-president

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – A head of the Temiskaming Municipal Association is now the first vice-president of the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities. Danny Whalen, who...

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Revenue neutral tax ratio system for Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Cobalt is moving to a revenue neutral tax ratio system this year. The new system will more evenly distribute the tax burden between residential...

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