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Downtown fire damages tally $1.8 million

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Losses from the November 29 fire in downtown New Liskeard are estimated at almost $1.82 million. That includes the destruction of the Armstrong Street …

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Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Twenty Questions with Diane Bailey

Twenty Questions with Diane Bailey

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter This week’s Twenty Questions features an interview with Northern Acres Equine and Animal Sanctuary owner Diane Bailey. 1. What is your full name? Dianne Deidre Bailey. …

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Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - PPKS presents Clip!

PPKS presents Clip!

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Children in the Temiskaming region can shake off the cold of January with warm laughter when they take in the upcoming Pied Piper Kidshow …

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Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Seed’s latest offers Dreams and Memories

Seed’s latest offers Dreams and Memories

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – When Albert Seed released a CD 15 years ago, he figured it would be his one and only. Over the years, the Temiskaming …

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50/50

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Brett Chartier, who was out with friends Jacob Rivet and Reese Bougie at the Tri-Town Ski and Snowboard Village on January 25, performs a trick known as a 50/50. That’s …

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Up in the air

Two options for future of Earlton airport Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EARLTON — Municipalities are now facing two options regarding the future of the Earlton-Timiskaming Regional Airport. They can incorporate the …

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Visitor restrictions lifted

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special) – The door is open once again to visitors at Temiskaming Hospital’s long-term care unit. The hospital lifted its visitor restrictions January 22. They’d been in place …

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Municipalities must have one voice

For the past few decades, area MPPs have been noticing the main problem with developing the area. There are too many municipalities speaking separately and lobbying for different things and …

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Letter of the Week

Do we still need school trustees? Dear Editor: There has been a lot written in the news lately about troubles at the Toronto District School Board and much of that …

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Focus needed for airport future

Regional cooperation is needed to ensure the survival of the Earlton-Temiskaming Regional Airport. The airport is facing a looming deficit and the region needs to recommit itself to ensuring the …

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UPS AND DOWNS

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Five year-old Sam Lapointe fell down during a Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club Jack Rabbit learn-to-ski program but that is a lesson well learned by the children in the program. It …

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Local Challengers

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Danika West from Englehart Marshall’s Pharmasave, left, moves the puck up the boards with Blake Johnston from the Leisure Inn Puckhounds in pursuit. The Novice House League teams battled to …

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Moving on to Nationals

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker -Nordic skiers setting the pace on Ontario circuit

Nordic skiers setting the pace on Ontario circuit COLEMAN TOWNSHIP (Special) – Two teenaged skiers based out of the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club (TNSC) are blazing trails this season on …

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Traffic complaint leads to drug charges

LATCHFORD (Staff) – Police say a complaint about erratic driving on Highway 11 led to drug charges last week. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say they received a complaint at about …

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Court appearance for murder suspect

HAILEYBURY (Staff) — Mathew Hayes, charged with first-degree murder in the death of Christopher Parsons of Haileybury June 4, 2013, appeared in Haileybury court Tuesday, January 27. The charge against …

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Latchford man faces drug charge

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – A Latchford man has been charged after police say a traffic stop turned up marijuana and cash. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say members of the detachment’s crime unit …

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New Liskeard Mac’s Convenience Store hosts grand opening

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - New Liskeard Mac’s Convenience Store hosts grand opening

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The New Liskeard Mac’s Convenience Store, located at 14 Paget Street, held a grand opening celebration last week inviting customers to come see …

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Brassard acclaimed as board chair

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TIMMINS (Special/Staff) – An Englehart trustee has been returned as chair of the Northeastern Catholic District School Board. Rick Brassard was acclaimed to an eighth year as chair at the …

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Temagami station renovating for the future

Ontario's Northern Newspaper - The Temiskaming Speaker - Temagami station renovating for the future

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Temagami’s train station is being transformed yet again. FedNor has granted $72,000 for renovations to help turn the historic building into a year-round multi-use …

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VETERANS TOWN HALL

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Nipissing-Timiskaming Federal Liberal candidate Anthony Rota, seen here, was at Branch 54 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Haileybury on January 24. He was in town to discuss veterans’ issues …

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Northern Ontario has bigger stake in PDAC ’15

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city is taking the lead in an expanded presence for Northern Ontario at this year’s mining showcase in Toronto. Temiskaming Shores is …

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Smoother local implementation of OW and ODSP software

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — In Temiskaming, the implementation has been fairly smooth of the new software for Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program recipients, according to District …

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