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Temagami creates festive light show

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMAGAMI – “This is amazing.” Former Temagami resident Carol Okey and family made the trip from Powassan Friday night to take in the fourth annual …

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Step into Christmas and help area children

COBALT (Staff) – Are you yearning for a fun evening spending time with friends and family listening to beautiful Christmas music delivered by local performers – all for a good …

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Temagami brightening the season

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Visitors can take a nighttime stroll through the forest later this week on a Temagami trail illuminated by Christmas lights. The fourth annual …

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TREES DOWN

  If a tree falls in downtown New Liskeard does anybody hear? Of course people working and shopping in the downtown core last week heard the two large oak trees …

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Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Contest is back

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — After a hiatus of a few years, the New Liskeard Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Contest is back and needs your support. Salvation Army …

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Hilliard’s Veley Bridge nearing completion

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HILLIARD TOWNSHIP – Hilliard Township officials hope the Veley Road Bridge new construction project will be completed in two weeks. For the past three months, …

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The importance of shopping locally

The importance of shopping locally cannot be over-emphasized. At this time of year, one of the most important for small businesses, it is exactly the right time to state this …

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Two-way street

By Steven Larocque As of The Speaker’s publication date this week, it’s only 19 days until Santa Claus breaks into homes, steals some food, probably doesn’t stoop and scoop after …

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TDSS Junior Boys three-peat as NEOAA volleyball champs

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It was a golden performance for the Junior Saints Boys volleyball team at the recent four-team NEOAA championship. Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS) …

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Cubs play well but earn just one point

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor SAULT STE. MARIE – The road to Sault Ste. Marie didn’t lead to wins for the New Liskeard Cubs, but some strong play did catch the …

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Ecole St-Michel hosts board-wide chess tournament

Ecole St-Michel hosts board-wide chess tournament   Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Approximately 400 students gathered in the gymnasium and library at Ecole catholique St-Michel last week to …

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Charging ahead in the search for cobalt

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The search for cobalt is a long-term project. That was the topic of a presentation by First Cobalt exploration company at the Cobalt …

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Problem causes concern among animal lovers

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Across the Temiskaming region and further afield, the feral cat population is exploding and cat lovers are struggling to keep up with the …

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Guilty pleas to shooting trumpeter swans at marsh

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Two Englehart men received combined penalties of $5,000 after two trumpeter swans were shot in the Hilliardton Marsh in late September. One swan …

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Mongrain Textiles and Interiors has you covered

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter EARLTON – “We are very excited about our new acquisition and looking forward in helping our customers making their dreams come true,” said Denise Rivard, …

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Increased stability sought for forest industry

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TORONTO – Forestry and northern representatives are facing environmentalists in a controversy that seems to pit caribou habitat against northern jobs. Forestry representatives, northern mayors, …

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Harvey’s owners installing new kitchen – and breakfast

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Shifting careers brought Sandy Ewen and Bruce Larose to Harvey’s. Larose is a retired chemical engineer and was looking for new opportunities when …

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Cobalt considering council structure

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council is considering modifications to its meeting structure. The council has been using a committee-of-the-whole model for the past year and some issues …

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Cobalt council rift over delays on notices of motion

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt’s committee-of-the-whole meeting Monday, December 4, started off with a heated exchange about the agenda, culminating with Councillor Perry Wuest leaving before the …

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Committing to committees can be controversial

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt Councillor Perry Wuest believes the town should continue with an ad hoc committee that has been meeting with Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) …

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