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Garbage in city blue bins spurring checks

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is cracking down after its recycling processor has seen an increase in garbage in the recyclables from Temiskaming Shores’ blue bins. …

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TUBE DANCING

These local teens, who are all dancers, were having fun tubing during the first weekend of the March break on Sunday, March 10, at the Tri-Town Ski and Snowboard Village. …

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Ugandan kids’ choir coming to city

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special) – A children’s choir from East Africa will perform in Temiskaming Shores. The Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda will perform March 28 at the Temiskaming Pentecostal Church …

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Ladies Night Out supports local cancer care

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It’s been a long, cold winter.  Why not enjoy a good time out with friends, a delicious meal that requires no cooking or …

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Game for a winter carnival

Rebecca Morrow, a student at Kerns Public School, was enjoying the Kerplunk game created by her grandparents for the Kerns Public School winter carnival Wednesday, March 6. The event was …

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Ad hoc committee forming to move Hoist Room

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The first step toward recovering the Cobalt Hoist Room has been taken. At Cobalt’s committee-of-the-whole meeting Tuesday, March 5, Mayor George Othmer announced that …

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Harvest to Home in market for volunteers

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EVANTUREL – The Harvest to Home Market is looking for a few good volunteers. Evanturel Township Councillor Barbara Beachey says the summer market is in need …

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Let’s focus

There is no doubt that this is a federal election year. This October, Canadian voters will once again be pondering which political party, set of policies, leaders and regional representatives …

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Seems so

By Steven Larocque Last week’s Speaker editorial asked if the SNC-Lavalin story/scandal/controversy had legs. Seems so. It has moved to the backburner and cooled off thanks to the news cycle …

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Eberts look forward to All-Ontario

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – A little stumble in the round robin was later corrected when it counted by the Ebert Welding Bantams. The Puckhounds hosted the Northern …

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Wilson Atoms make the OHF cut

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor SUDBURY – The Wilson Chevrolet Buick GMC Atoms lost only one game at their NOHA playoffs last weekend. Luckily, it came against the perfect team to …

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Lions look for Northern title in Kap this weekend

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The New Liskeard Lions will spend their weekend in Kapuskasing looking for a path to Woolwich. The team takes a break from the …

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Drug-related charge laid

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – An Armstrong Township man faces a drug-related charge after police stopped a pedestrian in New Liskeard they described as acting suspiciously. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police said …

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Cobalt fire museum closed

by Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council has decided to close the Cobalt-Northern Ontario Firefighters Museum, Mayor George Othmer announced at the council’s committee of the whole meeting …

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Taking the plunge to help students

Taking the plunge to help students Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – TDSS is dipping into frigid waters to help its students. Timiskaming District Secondary School’s (TDSS) student council …

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Not so Naked and Soundchek merge

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – What does music and fashion have in common in downtown New Liskeard? They are now under one roof as Not So Naked Designs …

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No private service for non-urgent patient transfers

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – The district is once again facing a situation in which it can only rely on the availability of ambulances or private transportation to get …

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Northern Ontario showcased at PDAC

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – A dozen businesses from the South Temiskaming and Temagami areas showed their services to the world this week at a mammoth mining exhibition in Toronto. They …

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Cobalt considering question and answer period

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The Town of Cobalt is still looking at whether it wants to open up the possibility for the public to raise questions at council …

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Cobalt considering selling Sharp Lake Park

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT/COLEMAN – The Ontario Court of Appeal has dismissed Cobalt’s argument that large-scale commercial extraction of aggregate from the Sharp Lake Park property should be permitted. …

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City council turns down accommodation tax

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – City council has reservations about a proposed accommodation tax for visitors. On February 19, Temiskaming Shores council unanimously rejected a staff recommendation that …

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