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New Liskeard house gutted by early morning fire

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - New Liskeard house gutted by early morning fire

Neighbour saves lives Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter NEW LISKEARD — An early morning blaze has left a single-family dwelling here at 116 Paget Street north heavily damaged. Temiskaming Shores Fire...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Temiskaming Art Gallery

COLOURS AND LINES

The Temiskaming Art Gallery (TAG) hosted their annual Junior Artist Colony Summer Project for 10-14 year old youth on Wednesday, August 13 at the Haileybury Arena art room. Instructor Lionel...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Englehart Museum

EYE, EYE MATEY!

This little pirate, four-year old Makayla MacPherson, was sporting a pirate’s hat and eye patch during the Englehart and Area Historical Museum Pirate Days event held Friday, August 15. Children...

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On a roll in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — It’s always easy to escape into the past in Cobalt.  A tour of the Colonial Mine Adit will take visitors deep into the past...

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SUMMERFEST SIZZLE

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Summerfest Sizzle

A Summerfest barbecue added up to a little over $2,000 for the New Liskeard Firemen’s Association. The fundraiser, staged with the help of Giant Tiger and its suppliers, helped firefighters...

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JACK LEG DRILLER

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Cobalt Mining Competition

The Cobalt  and Coleman Lions Club Mining Competition was held on Saturday, August 16 outside the Father Les Costello Memorial Arena. Pictured during the Jack Leg drilling portion of the...

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Working together, relaxing together

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Market Street Swing

Club 154 at 154 Market Street in New Liskeard has a new outdoor swing and table unit. Through their combined efforts, and the support of area service clubs, the group...

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From the Editor’s Desk

DEAR EDITOR It’s been said that the quickest way to gauge the popularity and success of a newspaper is to look no further than its letters to the editor section....

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Letter of the Week

Locum Doctor Bids Farewell To Temiskaming Shores Dear Editor: I would just like to say farewell to Temiskaming Shores.  For the past year I have had the pleasure of working...

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EAT LOCAL

The 100-mile diet was popularized as a result of a book written by a Canadian couple putting the emphasis on buying locally grown produce within 100 miles of your front...

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Mud Bog winners announced

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Charlton Mud Bog

CHARLTON (Special) – The 21st annual Stan Martin Memorial Mud Bog at the Charlton Fairgrounds proved to be a big hit July 26 with both spectators and participants. Both groups...

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Ready to roll

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Timiskaming Gymnastics Club readies for upcoming season

Timiskaming Gymnastics Club readies for upcoming season Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Temiskaming Shores and area children will be taking a tumble or two in a good way when a...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Gates Gala

GATE’S GALA The Rural Youth Mixed Slo-Pitch League’s annual Gate’s Gala Tournaments continues this coming Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and again Friday at 6 p.m., then at 9 a.m. Saturday...

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New police billing model to be implemented

DISTRICT  (Staff) — The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is releasing its new police billing model. The new billing model is to be implemented in January, 2015, and phased in over...

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Englehart readying new clean yards by-law

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — The Town of Englehart is preparing a clean yards by-law. At council’s regular meeting Wednesday, August 13, the new by-law was given first and...

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NLCAT alumni remember college days

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - NLCAT alumni remember college days

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter  TEMISKAMING SHORES – It’s been 20 years since students roamed the halls and barns that were once part of the New Liskeard agricultural college. But when...

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Lavigne inducted into Hall of Fame

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Lavigne inducted into Hall of Fame

COBALT (Staff) – Mervyn Lavigne of Haileybury was recently inducted into the Cobalt Mining Museum’s Founders and Mining Partners Hall of Fame. Mr. Lavigne was honoured for his work in...

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White Mountain Publications moves and opens bookstore

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Cobalt Book Store

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — The main floor of the headframe at 50 Silver Street in Cobalt is now the home of a new and pre-loved bookstore. Deborah Ranchuk,...

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Competition Bureau reviewing Ontera sale

DISTRICT (Staff) — Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin says that the Competition Bureau is reviewing the pending sale of Ontera to Bell-Aliant. “The sale has the potential to greatly decrease telecoms...

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Kerns has $2-million bridge project in 2014

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter KERNS TOWNSHIP — The 2014 Kerns Township budget will include the reconstruction of the Borgford Bridge this year. The Borgford Bridge reconstruction project is a major...

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Four in race for Temagami council 

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – More incumbents have joined the ballot for re-election to Temagami council. Councillors Paul Middleton and Dan O’Mara have joined fellow council members Debby Burrows and John Kenrick...

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