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We are looking for a contract driver to deliver the Temiskaming Speaker to New Liskeard and Haileybury.

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Rotary makes first donation as splash pad takes shape

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As snow drifts and the temperature drops, the Temiskaming Shores and Area Rotary Club is picturing kids playing on an outdoor splash pad. …

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Sweet Art Café...

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Classics at Classic

  COBALT (Special/Staff) – A classic evening of music is poised to take over the Classic Theatre’s stage. The Cheng2 Duo – cellist Bryan Cheng and pianist Silvie Cheng – …

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Girls Night Out returns

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – Looking for a break from the dark days of February? Girls Night Out is coming February 10 to Temagami. The musical evening, the eighth annual, provides a …

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Gift of reading for New Guinea school

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Donations of fiction and non-fiction books (for all ages) from the Temiskaming region can help enrich the lives of children living in …

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Valentine’s Day special after 40 years apart

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — “It was meant to be,” said Lise Lacroix and Allan Irwin. The couple has found each other after being apart for 40 …

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Brightening up the season in Earlton

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter EARLTON – Everyone was having fun at the Earlton Winterfest Friday, February 9 to 11. The Earlton recreation committee organized the three-day event, and their reward …

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Moving forward

As time goes on, area municipalities are increasingly seeing the need to work together for the betterment of all. Shared services and common purposes do not come without a price …

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Lost causes

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor The first lost cause under consideration is the national anthem and the misguided, time wasting, successful effort to change the lyrics. The next time you have …

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Cubs go down in round one to Flyers

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – A long season ended way too early for the New Liskeard Cubs on the weekend. They were eliminated after dropping the first …

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Midget teams vie for Challenge titles

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Local teams earned gold and silver at the Tri-Town Toyota Midget Challenge Tournament. The tourney was held February 9-11 at the rinks …

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Angling on the Blanche February 24

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor CASEY TOWNSHIP – The snow and the temperatures this winter have cooperated and the Casey Recreation Committee’s ice fishing derby is back in business. “Some …

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Public invited aboard Ottawa River watershed study

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – What are the most important issues facing the Ottawa River watershed? Environment and Climate Change Canada wants to hear from the public as …

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New plan to revive Northlander in the works

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – A citizens’ advocacy group is building the case to resurrect passenger train service between Cochrane and Toronto. All Aboard Northern Ontario wants to draft …

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Cobalt optimistic about 2018 budget

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The hard work of preparing a 2018 budget is well underway by Cobalt council. At its Tuesday, January 30, budget meeting, chief administrative officer …

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Next Englehart Chamber meeting critical, says president

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Englehart and District Chamber of Commerce is still struggling for a future after meeting January 16. Another meeting, which Chamber president Wayne Stratton …

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Chamber rolls back membership rates in ’18

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — In order to give business owners in South Temiskaming a break, The Temiskaming Shores & Area Chamber of Commerce (TSACC) won’t be raising …

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Recording Cobalt meetings to be considered

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – One of the items Cobalt council will be deliberating in its 2018 budget is the purchase of a good recording system to record …

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Cobalt council turning challenges inward

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – A tense discussion dominated the Cobalt council chambers prior to the approval of the council agenda Tuesday, January 23. Challenges were heard back and …

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No Cobalt committees – policing or otherwise

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT -An ad hoc committee in Cobalt does not have the support of council to continue meeting with police. At the Tuesday, January 23, meeting, council …

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