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“Mothballing Northern Ontario”

The Speaker - Opposition leader toured North to hear "human side"

Opposition leader toured North to hear “human side” Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Patrick Brown, leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party, met with area politicians Saturday morning, February …

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The Speaker - Earlton Winterfest

SHE’S A WINNER!

The baby contest held at the Earlton arena during the annual Earlton Winterfest remains one of the most popular events in the schedule lineup. Pictured is five-and-a-half-month old Avery Maurice …

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The Speaker - Temiskaming - Love the region

Love the region

New to Temiskaming Shores, Haileybury residents Matt Bruni and Chelsea Pretty with their husky dog Colt were exploring nearby Lake Temiskaming via snowshoes on Sunday, February 12. Pretty is a …

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The Speaker - The Skirl of the Pipes

The Skirl of the Pipes

Promoting highland culture through its music Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY — Who doesn’t thrill to the sound of the pipes skirling over the hilltop, or the sight of neighbours, …

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Harvest Queen Danielle Smith takes in OAAS convention

The Speaker - Harvest Queen Danielle Smith takes in OAAS convention

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — They packed their suitcases in anticipation of the annual Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies’ (OAAS) convention held at the Royal York Hotel in …

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Timiskaming, by the numbers

The Temiskaming Speaker - Timiskaming by the numbers

OTTAWA (Staff) – The numbers are in, and they’re still dropping in Timiskaming. In the first release of data from the 2016 census, the population of Timiskaming was found to …

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THE FUN IN FUNDRAISING

The Temiskaming Speaker - THE FUN IN FUNDRAISING

Grade 7 and 8 students at English Catholic Central School held a carnival on Thursday, February 9, at the school to fundraise for the upcoming Grade 8 graduation, school trip …

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Always political season

Family Day weekend is over. It was a time for many to relax with loved ones, visit or welcome visitors, take some time off work. Or take the opportunity to …

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The legacy of Stuart McLean

Canada, like all nations, seeks to develop its own culture, and its own voice. It is a vast country, and for those who have been blessed enough to have travelled …

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Speeding skiers

The Speaker - TNSC stages provincial cross-country meet

TNSC stages provincial cross-country meet COLEMAN TOWNSHIP (Staff/Special) – Two-hundred and nine skiers descended on the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club (TNSC) Family Day weekend. They were in town for the …

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Cub season ends in weekend series against Kap Flyers

Cub season ends in weekend series against Kap Flyers

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The first round of post-season play in the Great North Midget League has ended for the New Liskeard Cubs as they were eliminated …

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TEST RUN

The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club

At 15-second intervals, cross-country skiers – including Isaac Story-Korman – left the start gate at the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club. But it was the officials rather than skiers who were …

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Watershed conditions in North Bay district

The North Bay district of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry issued the following watershed conditions and water safety statement on Friday, February 24: On Friday an intensifying low …

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Freezing rain warning

Environment Canada issued the following warning at 5:10 a.m: Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. Freezing rain developing early this evening. Snow is expected to begin …

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Fallen conductor blamed for outage cause

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – A fallen conductor was the cause of a power outage to more than 1,700 electricity customers in southern Temiskaming late last week. The February 17 outage, …

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Beef farmers pressing issues on provincial stage

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – How should livestock producers properly dispose of the plastic that protects bales and chopped silage? Temiskaming beef producers want their provincial organization to …

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Phippen Signs announces new manager

The Speaker - Phippen Signs announces new manager

Barry Phippen of Phippen Signs (left) is pleased to announce that Martin Maille has been named as the new manager of Phippen Signs. Maille will be taking over the position …

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Airport authority expected to land March 1

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP — The Earlton Timiskaming Regional Airport Authority (ETRAA) is officially on solid ground. The airport authority has been established and its first chair is …

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Looking for a better deal

Northern Ontario Party reaching out Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Northern Ontario Party is a political body in the making. “Every party has to start somewhere,” said …

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Municipal levies offset

Social services administration budget set for 2017 Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — DTSSAB’s 2017 budget will increase just 0.01 per cent overall, chief administrative officer Don Studholme reported to …

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James names former councillor to vacant seat

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ELK LAKE – A familiar face has returned to James Township council. Henry Baker, who served as a municipal councillor from 2010 through 2014, was sworn …

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