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Hospital amalgamation raises concerns

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – As amalgamation with the Kirkland Lake hospital approaches, concerns about the future of services in Englehart and the hospital itself have surfaced. More than …

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Mining museum opens new season with facelift

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter COBALT – New exhibits and new spaces will greet visitors as the Cobalt Mining Museum opens for another season and continues its transformation. “The folks of …

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Figure, Face and Form at the Classic

  COBALT (Staff) – Figure, Face and Form is on display at the Classic Theatre in Cobalt until June 29. The Temiskaming Palette and Brush Club’s approximately 22 members were …

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RCMP gallops onto the Fall Fair grounds

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — One of the most iconic symbols of Canada, the world renowned Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Musical Ride, arrived in New Liskeard …

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Bikers Reunion presents $150,000 to hospital

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Yes, the Bikers Reunion has ended, but the event continues to give back to the community. It was a generous week for the …

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Educating for a sustainable rural economy

CHARLTON (Staff) – Green Timiskaming Development Co-operative is launching a plan to repurpose the former Charlton-Savard Public School. The property would be transformed into the Northern Ontario Centre for Sustainable …

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Airforce drops by with Hercules and parachuters

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – TemSAR (Temiskaming Search and Rescue) officially opened its new headquarters Monday, May 28. The Hercules and the Royal Canadian Air Force Search …

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The job of listening

  Many years ago, then Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty said he would govern based on the input received from the people of Ontario. Which voices McGuinty heard remains a question …

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Heckuva job Donnie!

by Steven Larocque That’s one of the best headlines of the past fortnight. It was written at the website The Daily Beast, a place well regarded for publishing some serious …

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Busy bike month in Temiskaming Shores

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Wheels are spinning across Temiskaming Shores as the month of June winds down and riders continue to celebrate Bike Month. The Bicycle Friendly …

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League founder passes the ball

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – A major change for the TDSS Youth Basketball League will take place next season. The annual spring camp at Timiskaming District Secondary School …

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Cubs lining up for new season

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Don’t let the heat fool you – hockey is never far from mind. The New Liskeard Cubs of the Great North Midget League …

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Forest fire in Coleman Township

  COLEMAN TOWNSHIP (Staff) — Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying anybody responsible for starting a forest fire in the late afternoon of Saturday, June 16. …

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New doctor model proposed for hospital, FHT

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Access to quality patient care is identified as a key principle as the Englehart and Kirkland Lake hospitals move towards amalgamation. In Englehart, …

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OPP find body of missing Cobalter

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor COBALT – The Temiskaming detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announced June 7 that Cynthia Caron of Cobalt, 54, was found deceased in Cobalt. She …

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Save Our Grocery meeting in Earlton

  EARLTON (Staff) — A community meeting is being organized called Cooperating to Save Our Grocery taking place on Wednesday, June 27, at 7 p.m. at the Earlton Recreation Centre. …

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Yves’ Prime Cut Meats ups the “steaks”

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Drop by any butcher shop, and you expect to find a variety of meats ready for the grill or oven. But what …

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New shopping experience in Haileybury

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — There’s an unforgettable shopping experience awaiting customers in Haileybury. Unforgettables, a new home decor, garden, fashion and gift store is now open …

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Major projects proposed for Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Work continues in finalizing the Cobalt budget, but staff and council expect to see it completed by the end of June. Council members and …

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NOP’s Poirier pleased with first run for office

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Shawn Poirier didn’t expect to win in his first run for political office. The North Cobalt resident was one of ten candidates fielded …

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Former councillor appointed to Temagami council

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – A familiar face is back at Temagami council. Debby Burrows, whose resignation from council earlier this year created the vacancy, has been appointed to …

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