Bee friendly

From the time of the invention of the lawnmower, anyone with a yard has been encouraged in the pursuit of a perfect green carpet of low-cut grass. But the times …

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Perspective

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor I was going to take some food home the other night from a local restaurant, but they got my order wrong so I took my money …

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Ups and Downs

Here are two things worthy of a thumbs-up this week in Temiskaming and one deserving of a thumbs-down. • The announcement that the Frog’s Breath Foundation continues to make a …

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Emerging priorities

By Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter Emergency Preparedness Week has come and gone. Now, it doesn’t rank up there on my personal priority list with, say, the income tax filing deadline. …

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Figuring it out

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor   The Ontario budget was introduced recently in the provincial legislature. Supporters of the government loved it. Or tolerated it. Opponents hated it. Budget patterns are …

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Traditions

By Steven Larocque Speaker Editor Traditions – personal, familial, societal – take place throughout the year. A holiday like Christmas springs to mind immediately and with it the traditions people …

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