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Rodeo thrills thousands at Fall Fair grounds

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Yeehaw! A western-style rodeo rode through town last weekend. Local cowboys and cowgirls from across Temiskaming and further afield dusted off their boots …

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Bourgeau’s Recollections on display at TAG

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – North Bay artist Janet Bourgeau currently has a collection of her works on display at the Temiskaming Art Gallery. The exhibition, entitled Recollections, …

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Distorted Recollection – Tim Williams, at back, and Janet Williams of Haileybury – performed some classic rock for an appreciative crowd at a recent Art in the Park event. The …

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Fall Fair Harvest Queen contestants wanted

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT— Are you outgoing, love agriculture and want to meet new people? Why not enter the 2022 New Liskeard Fall Fair Harvest Queen Pageant, which is …

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LUCKY WINNER

One lucky child, Jayden Rhame (not pictured), won $1,000 during the annual Latchford Volunteer Fire Department’s Duck Race fundraiser, held at the Latchford power dam on August 14. Pictured with …

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Proposed Haileybury park takes next step

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff)– The city will work with a group of volunteers on the creation of a new park in Haileybury in memory of the late Nicole Guertin. At its …

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Municipal deadlines

The signs are out there if you choose to look for them. Things are heating up for October’s municipal election with candidate signs for mayors and councillors dotting the landscape …

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Stone Age

By Diane Johnston As one grows older, the concept of a surprise party changes – the surprise comes after, not before. And it’s not always a party. Shoes are less …

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Haileybury Golf Club celebrates centennial in style

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Under beautiful, sunny skies, the scenic Haileybury Golf Club (HGC) celebrated its 100th anniversary with a variety of events on August 13. It …

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JUST LIKE THE PROS

Just like the pro ball players, Earlton Timber-Mart second base player Alex Therrien, in acrobatic fashion, throws a ball to first base as he falls to the ground and gets …

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SUPPORT FOR TEAM SHAN

The Haileybury Golf Club was decorated in pink in support of Team Shan and its educational campaigns to help raise awareness of breast cancer in young women. Team Shan golf …

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City to review animal control and pound services

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Animal control and pound services are back at the city council table, with plans to appoint a steering committee to review the issue …

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Drug overdose deaths up in 2022

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Temiskaming and the Temagami area have to date recorded seven suspected drug-related deaths this year. That’s up from four in all of 2021. In an effort …

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Three of four district outbreaks over

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The past week saw an end to COVID-19 outbreaks at Northdale Manor in New Liskeard, a Community Living Temiskaming South residence, and Teck …

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Northern ag plows ahead with $400,000 in funding

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special/Staff) – A federal investment in Northern agriculture is expected to seed further growth in the region’s agricultural sector. FedNor funding of $407,195 for the Northern Ontario Farm …

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More high-speed internet for the north

DISTRICT (Staff) — The Ontario government has announced it is bringing high-speed internet access to more Northern communities in underserviced regions to benefit more homes and businesses. The province has …

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Foire Gourmande making tasty return

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter VILLE-MARIE – After two lean years, the hungry can once again satisfy cravings for unique, regional flavours. The Foire Gourmande de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue et du Nord-Est Ontarien …

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City to see a race for mayor

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – With the nomination deadline for municipal elections only days away, it looks like there will be a race for the mayor’s seat in Temiskaming Shores. Councillor …

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City names top administrator

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The top job in the city’s administration will go to Amy Vickery. Vickery, currently clerk-treasurer-administrator in Armstrong Township, takes over as Temiskaming Shores’ …

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