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Pineault has double lung transplant in Toronto

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — After months of waiting and worrying, Haileybury resident and 36-year-old mother of three, Vicky Pineault, has undergone a successful double lung transplant surgery …

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A Day In Farm Country was a moo-ving experience

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The second annual A Day In Farm Country held Saturday, August 11, intended to bridge the gap between town and country, providing visitors with …

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Mustard’s New Works art exhibition debuts

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — The joy of painting, a bold use of colour as expressions of freedom are all evident in the art exhibition called New Works by …

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Elk Lake red-hot on Civic Holiday Weekend

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ELK LAKE – The Elk Lake Civic Holiday Weekend festival saw clear skies with hardly a whiff of smoke during the four-day event. People from across …

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Harvest Queen heads to CNE event

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — New Liskeard Agricultural Society Fall Fair Harvest Queen, Brayden D’Arcey looks forward to making memories at the CNE this week. She is heading …

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Age-friendly summer on tap

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The city’s age-friendly initiative isn’t taking a summer break. It’s offering opportunities for older adults to try a new sport, learn a little and socialize a …

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Civic Holiday weekend charges tally 168

DISTRICT (Staff) – The Civic Holiday weekend was a hot one for the public and a busy one for police. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police laid 168 charges between August 3 …

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Sparking a conversation

As the forest fires come under control, it is important to remember that we are not yet out of the woods. Climate change is a real problem, and is going …

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By Steven Larocque   I like books. I’ve got a few at my house, paperback and hard cover. I’ve read most of them, none of them are of any value …

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Fundraiser on the Fairways a club open to all

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – There’s still time to wedge your way into an important golf tournament on Saturday. The first annual Fundraiser on the Fairways hits the …

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Fun on and off the water this weekend

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Wabi River Kayak Challenge is about more than just races on the water this weekend. There will be a slate of activities …

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Rural youth league winds down for another year

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Two down, two to go. The Rural Youth Mixed Slo-Pitch League wrapped-up the seasons of two age divisions last weekend and plans to …

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MPP calls for help for businesses to recover

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Temiskaming’s MPP is lobbying for help for businesses that have been burned financially by the fires still raging in Northern Ontario. Tourist outfitters, …

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Progress continues in North Bay 72 fight

DISTRICT (Staff) – Over the past week, headway has been made in efforts to suppress the mammoth forest fire south of Elk Lake. North Bay 72 remains listed at more …

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Latchford men face trafficking charges

ENGLEHART (Staff) – Two Latchford men have been charged with drug trafficking after police stopped a vehicle in Englehart. Police say officers stopped a vehicle on Third Street in Englehart …

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Youth working for themselves, co-operatively

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – They’ll walk your dog, babysit your kids, cut your lawn, or wash your car. Les enfants en action are only a call away. …

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City builds support for new seniors’ housing

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city has approved a package of municipal support to bolster the case for an affordable seniors’ housing development. Temiskaming Shores council has …

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City, developers to share cost of sewer upgrade

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The City of Temiskaming Shores will share the cost of sewer upgrades needed for the Beach Gardens development in New Liskeard. The municipality …

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Violations, fines and resignation in Temagami

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – A flurry of Integrity Commissioner reports was received by Temagami council last week, with findings of violations, the levying of fines and a …

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Cobalt approves budget

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council narrowly approved its 2018 budget by a 4-3 vote. At a special council meeting July 24, a package of bylaws setting tax …

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Municipal races lined up for October election

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Area municipalities have their line-up of candidates for the 2018 municipal election which will take place October 27. A few of the councils …

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