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Keep your guard up: acting MOH

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Students are now back in class in a move that’s welcomed by the district’s acting medical officer of health. In public …

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Culture and heritage get funding boost

    DISTRICT (Special) – Two museums and one festival in Temiskaming Shores and Cobalt are getting some federal help. The Historic Cobalt Corporation has been awarded $10,000 from the …

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CHRISTMAS IN KERNS

  The Ethier family in Kerns Township got together and over many hours created these 10-foot tall Nutcracker soldiers out of different sized tubes. James, Cindy, Noah and Justin (from …

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AN UNUSUAL VISITOR

Andre Perrier of Evanturel Township was excited to have an unusual visitor come to his property on Friday morning, January 14. A lynx is an elusive and fast-moving animal, making …

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Income tax help program readies for new year

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – A volunteer program that helps people in the Temiskaming Shores area with modest incomes file their income tax returns is receiving $2,000 …

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Former Northern CEO recognized for career achievements

    TORONTO (Special) – The former president of Northern College has been awarded the Minister’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Fred Gibbons was among four former CEOs and presidents who were …

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Either or both

By Steven Larocque   It’s imperative that kids go back to school in person because they need the socialization, the contact, the routine, the camaraderie. It’s the only way to …

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Making it work in hard times

    So much has been happening that it is easy to miss those whose hard work has been holding our communities together. One sector of our community that has …

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McCrank to work the lines in China

    Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Former New Liskeard Cub Dustin “Dusty” McCrank is taking a huge step in his officiating career. The 37-year-old is now a …

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Large turnout for Ski and Snowboard Village

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LORRAIN TOWNSHIP – The Tri-Town Ski and Snowboard Village attracted a large crowd on its first day of the 2022 season on January 16. …

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FUN ON SKIS

  Reid Chenier, 5, of New Liskeard, was enjoying learning how to use her skis at the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club on January 16 during the Jackrabbit Bunny program. Her …

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Quebec driver killed in Hwy. 11 crash

    THORNLOE (Staff) – The driver killed in last week’s crash on Highway 11 near Thornloe has been identified as 29-year-old Pier-Alex Arpin of Béarn, Quebec. Investigation continues into …

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January 27 is National Kids and Vaccines Day

    TORONTO (Special/Staff) – Vaccine hesitant? Vaccine curious? A group of Canadian organizations have joined forces to declare January 27 as the first National Kids and Vaccines Day. In …

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Battery recycling studies have positive results

    NORTH COBALT (Staff/Special) – Electra Battery Materials Corporation, formerly First Cobalt, has announced positive results from engineering studies and metallurgical test work for lithium-ion battery recycling. The company, …

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Englehart Fourth Avenue parking to change

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Drawings are now being prepared by an engineering firm to reconfigure Fourth Avenue parking in Englehart. Town interim chief administrative officer Malorie …

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Lumber issue needs stronger response: Angus

    OTTAWA (Special) – The Liberal government is failing forestry workers in the north, says Timmins-James Bay NDP MP Charlie Angus. He spoke in the House of Commons about …

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