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Patient numbers and case severity are factors

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Long waits in the emergency department “are frustrating,” acknowledged Mike Baker, chief executive officer at Temiskaming Hospital. But Baker said a number …

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Closing ceremony held for Chee Chee art exhibition

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — All good things come to an end and so it is with the Temiskaming Art Gallery (TAG) Benjamin Chee Chee art exhibition. …

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Aylwins receive 2018 Cornerstone Award

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES —“It is better to give than to receive,” were the words spoken by two New Liskeard volunteers on receiving an award for their community …

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The heart of the country in Kenabeek

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter KENABEEK – One of the most impressive things about Kenabeek is the fact that it draws some of the most determined and devoted people who have …

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Gangue-sters hold 35th annual event

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY —The sparkle of polished quartz, samples of Cobalt bloom, jagged purple amethyst and gemstones of every hue. It all attracted hundreds of rock hounds and …

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Boy with rare disease needs special bed

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP – Sammy Morrow is four-years-old and lives in Coleman Township with his parents, Richard and Krystal, and his older brother Jason, age six. Sammy …

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A double-take on Temiskaming’s double-barns

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter BELLE VALLÉE – Double-barns, or twin barns, built side-by-side and joined by a passageway, are a unique adaptation of a barn structure which originates from Quebec. …

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“With lots of luck, we may not get snow in June and July!”...

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Sounds. Good.

  Elections, at every level, bring out the best in people. At least, that’s how it seems. Candidates want to be your friend. They want to fulfill your every highest …

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Taking note

by Diane Johnston FACE. Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge. Father Charles Goes Down And Ends Battle. Battle Ends And Down Goes Charles’ Father. The phrases sound like code – but …

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Wilson Atoms “did their job” to reach OHF finals

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – For the Wilson Chevrolet Buick GMC Atoms, the drive was there all weekend. “We played very well, we played as a team, everyone …

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OFSAA bronze for curling Saints

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – It was a heck of a long trip, but it paid off with a provincial medal for the TDSS Girls curling team. …

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Ethan Allair drafted by OHL Sarnia Sting

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI — Temagami-based hockey player Ethan Allair, 16, has one skate in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) door but he has to prove he belongs when …

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Transit committee appealing funding limitations

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES/COBALT – There are some “fairly strict limitations” on a ten-year federal and provincial funding grant for Temiskaming Transit, says Cobalt Mayor Tina Sartoretto. …

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Hamilton driver facing charges

  TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – A Hamilton man faces charges after a recent vehicle stop on Highway 11 in Coleman Township. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say officers stopped a vehicle …

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OPP report 684 calls in March

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – In the month of March, Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police responded to 684 calls for service across southern Temiskaming. In a news release, the OPP noted that …

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City hosts public meeting on petition to disband BIA

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — To BIA or not to BIA was the question on the minds of 50 or so downtown New Liskeard property owners and tenants …

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Property owners want a better BIA

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES —“Its broken,” said Sean Mackey. He was referring to the New Liskeard BIA at the City of Temiskaming Shores public meeting Thursday, April 5, …

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Farm show springing to life

EARLTON (Staff) – It may look like winter, but the agricultural sector is thinking of spring. The 2018 edition of the Earlton Farm Show runs April 13 and 14. The …

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PCs name Timiskaming-Cochrane candidate

  TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – With a provincial election less than two months away, a Progressive Conservative candidate has been named in Timiskaming-Cochrane. Margaret Williams, who lives on Bain Lake …

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City and youth benefit from Youth Advisory Committee

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Youth are putting forth ideas and finding their voice by participating in a City of Temiskaming Shores Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). “The …

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Seniors’ dental care in spotlight in election lead-up

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – About two and a half years ago, amid a number of serious health concerns, Delima Dubie began to lose her teeth. The Temiskaming …

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