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Latchford: a town by a “new” dam site

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD — For years, Latchford has been known as the Best Little Town by a Dam Site. It has a new distinction as the best …

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STEAM SHOW SOUNDS

The whistles of  old steam engines could be heard from one end of the grounds to the other at the 43rd annual Rod Inglis Earlton Memorial Steam and Antique Show. …

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CASSIDY REMEMBERED

Brigadier-General George Lawrence Cassidy, a onetime resident of Cobalt, was well known for his military service with the Algonquin Regiment, his writing and for his role as an educator. He …

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Canoe fest paddling into year three

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – For the third consecutive year, all things paddle-related will make waves at the Temagami Canoe Festival. The 2017 edition is being compressed into …

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BRETHOUR TURNS 100

Brethour Township neighbours Breann Loney, left, and Logan Broderick enjoyed a treat during Brethour’s 100th anniversary celebrations July 15 at the arena in Belle Vallee. (Staff photo by Steven Larocque)...

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Earlton show hauls them in from near and far

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – It’s not just locals who like to visit the Rod Inglis Earlton Memorial Steam and Antique Show. “Some people are coming from Alberta, …

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Festivals tune into paddling, music

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – The Temagami waterfront was busy on the weekend, with rookie kayakers, paddlers test-driving canoes, and passengers taking a ride in a voyageur rabaska canoe. …

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Loaded weekend

Life in Temiskaming can be a quiet, laid-back affair – most of the time – if that’s the way you like it. The July 14-16 weekend was the opposite – …

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Ahead in the polls

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor   The federal New Democratic Party leadership campaign has our own Charlie Angus running for the big job. I say “our own” because Angus, for years, …

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RUNNERS’ DRAFT

The North On Tap craft beer festival started its day July 15 with a five-kilometre run organized by members of the annual Haunted Hustle for STATO event. Dustin McCrank was …

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Charlton heads into the ruts this weekend

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor CHARLTON – Vehicles and drivers? Check. Timers and officials? Check. Mud and fun? Check and check. Organizers for the 24th annual Stan Martin Memorial Mud Bog …

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NOHA takes a bite out of mouth guards

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Mouth guards will be optional for Tyke- through to Midget-level players with Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) teams this coming season. …

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Hospital boosting French-language services

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – When André Hurtubise was only seven, he used his schoolboy English to translate when his francophone mother visited the anglophone doctor. “It’s an …

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Bright sun, bold brews at North on Tap

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After months of planning and a long day behind the scenes at Haileybury’s first craft beer festival, organizers weren’t tired. “It was a …

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Englehart increases municipal pay grid

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Town of Englehart has increased its pay grid for municipal staff. Council approved the increase, retroactive to May 7, 2017. “It does get …

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Carpet One celebrates 40th anniversary and new owners

  Floored with opportunity Carpet One celebrates 40th anniversary and new owners   Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After 40 years, people are still walking all over them, …

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Cancer survivor hoping to help others connect

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Alyssa Kostello, 27, of Vancouver, wants to bring something back to the Tri-Town community where she grew up. She was living in Vancouver …

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Cobalt farmers’ market opening July 14

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Another farmers’ market will be opening in the Temiskaming area on Friday, July 14. The Mill Market Cobalt will be opening its doors in …

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Cobalt to review water charges to Coleman

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council plans to look at its water rate formula being used to determine water charges to Coleman Township. The formula “has to benefit …

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Angus makes leadership campaign stop in city

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Practical solutions exist to Canadians’ most pressing concerns, says federal New Democratic leadership candidate Charlie Angus. “We just need the courage to step …

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Cobalt 2017 budget finalized and passed

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Changes in the Cobalt 2017 tax bills and 2017 user fees will mean, on average, residents will see a four per cent increase …

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