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Cobalt waiting for a little sun Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Kapuskasing and Cobalt are awaiting the completion of three ground-mount solar project sites in Cobalt. Among the delays …

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News for Temiskaming Shores, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Cobalt, Temagami, Kirkland Lake - The music and rhythm of Lake Temagami

The music and rhythm of Lake Temagami

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI — The town of Temagami and its waterfront was alive with the annual Temagami Deepwater Music Festival and Temagami Canoe Festival July 15 to 17. …

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News for Temiskaming Shores, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Cobalt, Temagami, Kirkland Lake - Olivia Geary, 11, of New Liskeard, and her American Paint Horse Blister

TEAMING UP

Olivia Geary, 11, of New Liskeard, and her American Paint Horse Blister, five, were enjoying watching team penning together at Cougar Ridge Farms in Hilliard Township on Saturday, July 16, …

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News for Temiskaming Shores, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Cobalt, Temagami, Kirkland Lake - Englehart Day in the Park

Summer Treat

Nothing says summer like strawberry shortcake! During the Saturday, July 9, Englehart Day In The Park event, four-year-old Kendra Seguin was enjoying a dish of strawberry shortcake served as a …

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Good Food Box Program has Cobalt location

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TRI-TOWN – Cobalt resident Angela Hunter brought to council’s attention the opportunity in Cobalt for residents to now access the Good Food Box program in town. …

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Temagami fire permit ban continues

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – As dry conditions persist, so too does Temagami’s ban on large fires. The Temagami and Marten River fire chiefs suspended all burning permits June 23. The ban …

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Old school memories

Temiskaming Shores Community News - The Speaker - Old School Memories

The old school bell, which had formerly beckoned the children of S.S. (School Section) #2 Hilliard School, was on display outside the Hilliardton Community Hall during the Hilliard Schools Reunion …

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Editor - Gordon Brock

The way we vote Over the summer a parliamentary committee is to look at ways of changing our traditional system of electing MPs. To most Canadians, there is nothing wrong …

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Keep on Rolling

The area has been filled with activities over the last several weekends of summer. From the final Bikers Reunion, which brought in thousands of people, to the Temagami Deepwater Music …

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Letter of the Week

(NOTE: This poem by Scott Gray of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 33, New Liskeard, was written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Somme offensive in …

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Tigers on the prowl

News for Temiskaming Shores, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Cobalt, Temagami, Kirkland Lake - Pedersen U15 team bonding through the summer

Pedersen U15 team bonding through the summer Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — What do you get when you have a group of athletes who are friends and who …

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Making Contact

News for Temiskaming Shores, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Cobalt, Temagami, Kirkland Lake - Knock Cancer tourney hits all the right notes

Knock Cancer tourney hits all the right notes Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Terrific and fantastic – two words used to describe the 11th annual Knock Cancer Out of …

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Track athletes in the medals at Legion Provincial meet

TIMMINS (Staff) – David Tysick and Rebecca Ramsay recently competed against some of the best track athletes in the province and came home with silver medals to prove they’re among …

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Hwy. 11 fencing a no-go

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Fencing to keep wildlife off Highway 11 north of North Bay won’t work, says a Ministry of Transportation planner. That stretch of road …

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Bacteria levels close NL beach

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As of July 19, the New Liskeard beach remained closed, due to high bacteria levels. Water samples have been tested and results are …

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Museum seeking uplifting help

News for Temiskaming Shores, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Cobalt, Temagami, Kirkland Lake - The Englehart and Area Historical Museum needs a lift

ENGLEHART (Staff) – The Englehart and Area Historical Museum needs a lift. The museum is raising money to repair or replace its existing elevator, which has been out of service …

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Wine Place opens in downtown New Liskeard

Temiskaming Shores Community Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Wine Place opens in downtown New Liskeard

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter NEW LISKEARD — “It is one of the busiest grand openings I’ve been to so that means you are doing something right,” said Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John …

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Excitement growing for new farmers’ market

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EVANTUREL TOWNSHIP — Organizers are busy putting the final touches on readying the Evanturel and District Harvest to Home Market for its first day Saturday, July …

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Highway 11 Vendors Market opens in Coleman Township

Temiskaming Shores Community News - The Speaker - Highway 11 Vendors Market opens in Coleman Township

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP — It’s all about variety and value. And variety mixed in with a healthy dose of value is what you get when you shop …

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Four in Temagami by-election race

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – Four candidates will be on the ballot for next month’s by-election in Temagami to choose a new municipal councillor. Annette Cloutier, Paul Middleton, Marvyn James Morrison and …

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Lights spark debate in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Cobalt chief administrative officer Candice Bedard has been directed by council to contact the administrators of the Save On Energy program to determine whether …

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Increases for ratepayers

Cobalt passes its 2016 budget Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — Cobalt council passed its 2016 budget at its regular council meeting Wednesday, June 22. This year’s budget will mean …

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