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Latchford submits application for natural gas access

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – The Town of Latchford has submitted an application to the provincial government’s Natural Gas Grant Program in an effort to bring natural gas …

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Lake Temiskaming loop garners motorcycling notice

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – What do the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina, Federal Highway 1 running the length of Mexico, and Lake Temiskaming …

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Latchford celebrating big 110

LATCHFORD (Staff) – On July 15, the Town of Latchford will be holding a parade as part of its 110th anniversary celebrations, which are being held in conjunction with the …

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Growing together as a community

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – A community garden is taking shape in Englehart. The 1st Englehart Girl Guides of Canada held an official launch of the community garden Wednesday …

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Bronze ride for city recognized

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – When the idea of a non-motorized trail spanning the city was first raised in 2005, “we knew it would be a rocky road,” …

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City OKs splash pad partnership in principle

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city has approved in principle a proposal to partner with the Rotary Club of Temiskaming Shores and Area on a splash pad. …

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Much to admire

Today’s youth. They take a lot of heat. Some of it deservedly so. Obsessed with trivial, frivolous things. Unserious and ill informed. “The children now love luxury. They have bad …

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Wide open spaces

We can indeed be grateful in Canada, and specifically here in Northeastern Ontario, for the area in which we live. Not just the area, as in region, but area, as …

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Ups and Ups

  • From the “Why don’t they always do this?” category: The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) says the provincial government – six months ahead of a collective agreement …

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Get Active celebrates Dads and families with latest event

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The mosquitoes and blackflies weren’t too bad and a bear seen in the distance only seemed interested in crossing the road. That …

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Live show for deadlift fans Friday

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor (speaker.steve@northernontario.ca) TEMISKAMING SHORES – Veins will be popping and muscles straining on Friday in North Cobalt. Fern Boucher has organized a special deadlifting exhibition at his …

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One Foot Forward teeing up for Canada Day

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter (speaker.sue@northernontario.ca) TEMISKAMING SHORES — Wear your red or white golf shirt and tee it up for Jumpstart when One Foot Forward hosts a Canada Day golf …

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Englehart council approves 2017 budget in principle

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — Englehart council approved its 2017 budget in principle at its regular meeting Wednesday, June 7. The 2017 budget is increasing from $5,341,034 to $6,109,863.73. …

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Gas leaks prompt evacuations in Haileybury

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Gas leaks in Haileybury prompted the evacuation of the Temiskaming Lodge and the nearby Island View Apartments last week. The evacuations June 14 …

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Cobalt farmers’ market opening July 14

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Another farmers’ market will be opening in the Temiskaming area on Friday, July 14. The Mill Market Cobalt will be opening its doors in …

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Early cobalt exploration underway near Bay Lake

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter COLEMAN – A company’s search for cobalt in the Bay Lake area is in the early stage of exploration. Two geologists will be conducting geological …

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Proposed changes will increase minimum wage

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TORONTO – Ontario labour laws which affect minimum wage, sick leave and other potential rights and benefits of Ontario employees will be debated this fall when …

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Angus makes leadership campaign stop in city

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Practical solutions exist to Canadians’ most pressing concerns, says federal New Democratic leadership candidate Charlie Angus. “We just need the courage to step …

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Cobalt 2017 budget finalized and passed

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Changes in the Cobalt 2017 tax bills and 2017 user fees will mean, on average, residents will see a four per cent increase …

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Northern Ontario Party releases platform

NORTH BAY (Staff) — The Northern Ontario Party (NOP) has released its party platform in advance of the 2018 provincial election. At the top of its list is a goal …

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