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Spring Pulse celebrates poetry, art, music

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TRI-TOWNS – The Spring Pulse Poetry Festival is just around the corner, and people are preparing to celebrate its tenth anniversary together in Cobalt and area. …

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A Titanic offering in Temagami

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – On the 105th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, local audiences will have a chance to see artifacts recovered from the wreck of the ocean liner. …

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Four-legged therapy at Temiskaming Lodge

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Lewis has been making the rounds at Temiskaming Lodge. For the past few months, the English setter and owner Majade Priester have been …

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Temagami exercising options

TEMAGAMI (Special) – The public can see the latest upgrade to the Temagami Fitness Centre in action later this week. A multistack strength training system will be unveiled at the …

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Farm show can expect thousands of visitors

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – As sure a sign of spring as shrinking snow banks and muddy fields is the Earlton Farm Show. The 51st edition of the agricultural …

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Access to health care

Northern Ontarians have nearly double the level of cardiovascular risk of people living in the Greater Toronto Area. A new study published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows a …

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Modern viewing

There’s an app for that. It’s a phrase that made some people rich as the use of mobile devices expanded across the globe and developers created applications for use on …

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The Pride of the Lions

  Over the past several years, people frequently state the need for more volunteers to step forward. People committed to the community are aging, and younger people seem to have …

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Mike’s Bantams bring back provincial gold

TORONTO (Special) – The Mike’s One Stop Bantam C Puckhounds competed at the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association (OWHA) Provincial Championships in Toronto April 7-9. The team was undefeated throughout the …

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Youth Basketball League teaches fundamental skills

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — There’s plenty of hoopla on the TDSS basketball courts these days. The Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS) Youth Basketball League (YBL), now in …

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NDHL CHAMPS

The Temiskaming Vet Services Pee Wee Puckhounds won the NDHL league championship March 26 at the Haileybury Arena. The team is, in front from the left, Kaylan Morin and Meghan …

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Temiskaming Hospital reveals equipment upgrades

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – When a hospital goes shopping, the receipt can tally in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. At Temiskaming Hospital, recent equipment and renovation …

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Town and firefighters want to rekindle relationship

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council is attempting to arrange a meeting with representatives of the Cobalt fire department in order to establish a better relationship. Chief …

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Speaker and Weekender recognized with provincial awards

TORONTO (Staff/Special) — The Temiskaming Speaker received four provincial journalism awards and its weekend edition, The Weekender, received another in the Ontario Community Newspaper Association’s (OCNA) annual Better Newspaper Competition. …

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ARC Industries closing as province adopts new approach

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – ARC Industries will close at the end of April as the province shifts away from sheltered workshops for people with intellectual disabilities. It’s …

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City opts not to buy KBR Wabi building

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Haileybury fire station and public works department will be staying put for now. Temiskaming Shores is withdrawing its offer to purchase the …

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Libraries concerned as provincial budget approaches

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Libraries throughout Ontario’s northern, rural and Indigenous communities are now waiting to hear whether their proposal was successful in obtaining increased provincial funding for …

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Latchford has new councillor

LATCHFORD (Staff) — Latchford has a new councillor. Sharon Gadoury-East was sworn in on Tuesday, March 7. She steps into a position at the Latchford council table made vacant by …

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