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City to consider alternative affordable housing location

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – An affordable housing proposal in Temiskaming Shores may be revived. A city councillor is proposing that the municipality donate land at the north …

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Bird counters spread their wings this weekend

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Sharpen your observation skills and grab your bird identification books as the first Christmas Bird Count of 2017 in the South Temiskaming region …

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Local photographer feeds her passion – and others

Steven Larocque Speaker Reporter COBALT – The Cobalt/Coleman/Latchford and Area Food Bank can picture a nice start to the new year. Cobalt photographer Sue Nielsen is once again donating all …

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Temagami creates festive light show

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMAGAMI – “This is amazing.” Former Temagami resident Carol Okey and family made the trip from Powassan Friday night to take in the fourth annual …

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Bethlehem Walk attracts hundreds of visitors

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter THORNLOE – Bethlehem came to Thornloe on a chilly Sunday night as hundreds of people took a walk through the woods for a depiction of The …

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Food drive on

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Don’t be alarmed if you see Smokey the Bear and paramedics this weekend. They’ll be at Walmart and Chartrand’s Your Independent Grocer on December 16 collecting …

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Corneil named acting MOH

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – While the Timiskaming Health Unit continues to search for a new full-time medical officer of health, a Temiskaming Shores physician has been …

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Big change, no change

Some things can change significantly in the world in a short period of time. The issue of sexual assault and harassment charges and allegations, in just a year, has gone …

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New traditions

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter   With Christmas just around a corner that’s obscured by slush and snowbank, it’s been suggested that I’m a humbug and a Grinch. Not true. I …

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Englehart runner finds purpose and passion in running

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – “I love running” are the words used by retired Englehart teacher Jane Wallace to describe her passion. How appropriate given the fact that Wallace …

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Strong play in Waterloo can help Cubs

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Cub coach Steve Polyblank saw lots he liked out of his team at the Waterloo Gold Puck Tournament last weekend. Despite losing all …

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Straight from the Hip

By Mike McArthur He’s back! Well, almost, as Tiger Woods played pretty good at least three out of four days as he hosted his World Hero Challenge golf tournament. Some …

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Weekender – December 15, 2017

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Brampton woman dies in Hwy. 11 crash

TEMAGAMI (Staff/Special) – A Brampton woman was killed in a collision involving two tractor-trailers last week on Highway 11 south of Temagami. Amandeep Kaur Mangat, 33, of Brampton had been …

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City considering latest zoning bylaw draft

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A uniform policy on what can be built where, and how, will be presented to city council next week. On December 19, Temiskaming …

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Picture-perfect grand opening for FotoShop.Gallery

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Photographers and artists continue to have a place to call home. The Foto Shop.Gallery in New Liskeard is under the new ownership of …

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Chamber emphasizes importance of shopping locally

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – In the past nine years, the Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce has sponsored 138 business openings. The Chamber is still …

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Mongrain Textiles and Interiors has you covered

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter EARLTON – “We are very excited about our new acquisition and looking forward in helping our customers making their dreams come true,” said Denise Rivard, …

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Cobalt considering council structure

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council is considering modifications to its meeting structure. The council has been using a committee-of-the-whole model for the past year and some issues …

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Cobalt council rift over delays on notices of motion

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt’s committee-of-the-whole meeting Monday, December 4, started off with a heated exchange about the agenda, culminating with Councillor Perry Wuest leaving before the …

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Committing to committees can be controversial

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt Councillor Perry Wuest believes the town should continue with an ad hoc committee that has been meeting with Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) …

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