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Ongoing debate

City drafting plastic shelter proposal for province Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – In the ongoing debate over plastic shelters, a Temiskaming Shores committee is proposing that the province...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - The Science of Fun

The science of fun

Kids and parents were sharing together the fun of learning about mechanics, electricity, robotics and much more when Science North’s Bluecoat Scientists visited the area Wednesday, August 20. Along their...

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ART IN 3D

At an exhibit of children’s work at the Temiskaming Art Gallery, nine-year-old Gabrielle Landry explained the sculpture process to her five-year-old brother Levi. The Elk Lake girl was among 29...

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Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Summer Camp

Summer camp offers break from chronic disease

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Brianna Harrington recently returned from a week in Nova Scotia at her first summer camp. “I had never thought of camp,” said the...

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Helping area children get ready for school

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Helping Area Children Get Ready for School

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Salvation Army, NorthernTel, CJTT, and The Temiskaming Speaker are the main partners in an effort to distribute backpacks and school supplies to...

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SUMMERFEST SIZZLE

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Summerfest Sizzle

A Summerfest barbecue added up to a little over $2,000 for the New Liskeard Firemen’s Association. The fundraiser, staged with the help of Giant Tiger and its suppliers, helped firefighters...

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JACK LEG DRILLER

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Cobalt Mining Competition

The Cobalt  and Coleman Lions Club Mining Competition was held on Saturday, August 16 outside the Father Les Costello Memorial Arena. Pictured during the Jack Leg drilling portion of the...

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Parking on the STATO trail

Dear Editor: This is to city council. Please tell us where we are to park when we visit relatives who live on Lakeshore and also where to park for yard...

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From the Editor’s Desk

Annual Traditions On the eve of the Labour Day weekend we traditionally take a look at two aspects of life here in Temiskaming. That’s the case again this year. MIGRATION...

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Letter of the Week

The Bible and Health Dear Editor: Re: Letter of the week dated August 20, 2014. It is not unusual for someone to seek medical counsel regarding an ailment and to,...

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Performance Deadlift

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Performance Deadlift

The weight of the world – record, that is Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Fern Boucher has a t-shirt that reads “Never give up.” They’re words that the veteran...

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CUBS TRAP NORTH BAY

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Great North Midget League

The New Liskeard Cubs had their first Great North Midget League preseason game Friday at the Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena. They defeated the North Bay Trappers 6-1 on August 22....

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SUNNY PLAY DATES

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Sports - Slo-Pitch

Kally Kirkham of the Kerns Lions was safe at first as Kevin McLean of Englehart Aurico Gold readied for the next play. Englehart went on to win the August 23...

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Truck Rollover

On Monday, August 25 at approximately 10:15 a.m., a northbound tractor-trailer driven by a 44 year-old Nipissing Township man hit the shoulder of the road along Highway 11 in Armstrong...

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Hwy. 11 fatal crash under investigation

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – A Highway 11 crash south of Temagami has claimed one life and sent three people to hospital. As of The Speaker’s deadline Tuesday, August 26, police had...

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Wanted: Harvest Queen Contestants

Pageant organizers seeking more numbers Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT —There are a few names that have been put forward to vie for the 2014-2015 Harvest Queen title for the...

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TFN planning $5.7-million Bear Island complex

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter BEAR ISLAND – The first piece of the funding puzzle for a multi-million dollar complex on Bear Island housing shops and offices, a conference centre and...

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Pink Boat floats for breast cancer research

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – Say “limited edition,” and a variety of decorative items may come to mind. But a boat? A pink-painted, 14-foot Naden Fisherman aluminum boat, only...

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Lavigne inducted into Hall of Fame

Northern Ontario News - The Temiskaming Speaker - Lavigne inducted into Hall of Fame

COBALT (Staff) – Mervyn Lavigne of Haileybury was recently inducted into the Cobalt Mining Museum’s Founders and Mining Partners Hall of Fame. Mr. Lavigne was honoured for his work in...

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Cobalt curbside pick-up costs questioned

COBALT — The potential cost of the new curbside waste management program in Cobalt was brought up at Cobalt council at its regular meeting Tuesday, August 19. In response to...

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Kerns has $2-million bridge project in 2014

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter KERNS TOWNSHIP — The 2014 Kerns Township budget will include the reconstruction of the Borgford Bridge this year. The Borgford Bridge reconstruction project is a major...

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