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Temiskaming family stuck in South Korea

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A Temiskaming Shores business owner says his wife and two young sons have been stranded in South Korea during the COVID-19 pandemic and …

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Claybelt Chronicles publishes final edition TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff)– Since 2006, more than 320 seniors have been interviewed about their recollections of life in the Little Claybelt. Their stories have been …

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Evanturel OKs farmers’ market for 2020 season

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EVANTUREL – Evanturel council has given the Harvest to Home farmers’ market the okay to open for the 2020 season. But plans at this point call …

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New Liskeard fair going online

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – COVID-19 may leave fall fair fans in a foul mood. The New Liskeard Agricultural Society, which oversees the area’s largest fair, has cancelled the …

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MPP wants inquiry into long-term care facilities

MPP wants inquiry into long-term care facilities Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — In the wake of a disturbing report by the Canadian Armed Forces regarding living conditions they witnessed …

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Rural Ontario calling for improved internet service

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Frustration has been mounting across rural Ontario as people now working from home, and students attempting to do online education, are struggling with poor …

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Orange Drop off

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – This year’s Orange Drop has hit a red light. The annual opportunity for Temiskaming Shores residents to drop off household hazardous wastes for safe disposal had …

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Tolerance for racism is ending

Nearly all Canadians are looking south to the United States and the challenges they face with protests and escalating violence over the death of George Floyd. People in Canada and …

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From that to this

by Steven Larocque Do you ever look at newspapers online? A site can be maddening with its tantalizing headlines (“Liberals to Parliament: We’ll govern without you, thanks”) only to block …

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Terry Fox Run will be a virtual event this year

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Terry Fox once said, “Anything is possible if you try it.” That might pertain to the 40th anniversary of the Terry Fox Run Marathon …

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Some Englehart recreational facilities opened

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Household gatherings of five or less are being welcomed to use the tennis courts and baseball diamonds in Englehart. People are also being invited …

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Cubs and Lions awaiting word about next season

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It’s hard to find constants in this ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic world, but the New Liskeard Cubs have found one. They will be bringing …

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Sexual offence charges COBALT – A Cobalt man faces charges related to sexual offences involving a young person. Temiskaming OPP say an investigation had begun into alleged sexual offences reported …

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Speeding tops district offence list

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Speeding and related charges topped the list of infractions in the South Temiskaming area during a national road safety enforcement campaign. Temiskaming OPP laid 34 speeding …

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Free rides coming to an end on Temiskaming Transit

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES/COBALT – Effective Monday, June 1, Temiskaming Transit will be charging riders again. The opening fee will be $2 per rider, with the exception of …

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Tourist operators facing tough season due to COVID-19

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — When the May long weekend arrives, tourist operators, resorts and camps in the Temiskaming region are usually kept busy opening up their resorts for …

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Englehart area residents shopping locally

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Austin’s Valu-Mart grocery store in Englehart is seeing an interesting development as a result of the pandemic. Englehart and area people are using their …

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2020 season on – and off – for local markets

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Saturday will still be market day in Temiskaming Shores, with the first farmers’ market of the season to be held June 6. But …

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FONOM questions changing police services boards

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – FONOM has expressed concerns with a proposal to move police services boards under the administration of District Social Services Administration Boards in Ontario. The …

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