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Speaker receives five newspaper industry awards

    TORONTO (Staff) – The OCNA has announced that The Temiskaming Speaker is the recipient of five provincial journalism awards for work done in 2023. The paper received an …

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Order of the North honouring first Cobalt nurse

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – Annie Saunders is the next recipient of the Order of the North. She was the first nurse in Cobalt in …

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MP announces funding for Franco organizations

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — In an effort to promote bilingualism, inclusivity and the benefits of a strong economy in the Temiskaming region, $308,600 has been granted by …

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Hazardous waste drop-off returns June 1

    TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – City residents can circle Saturday on the calendar. The annual household hazardous waste collection in Temiskaming Shores will be held June 1. Residents can …

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LOST AND FOUND

  Search and rescue students from Timiskaming District Secondary School tested their skills on the shores of Pike Lake as they took part in a series of mock emergencies earlier …

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Eric Campsall’s 100th celebrated May 23

    Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – A birthday party for Eric Campsall’s 100th found the birthday boy in good spirits. “It was beautiful, amazing,” said Campsall of …

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The decline of communication

By Darlene Wroe   From the time I began as a journalist I have been watching the steady decline of communication from the provincial and federal governments. It is a …

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Keeping and building on history

    This past week saw the presentation of a documentary film on the first reeve of what was then Elk City in 1907. Jack Munroe set out from his …

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Siermachesky wins gold at World Cup rowing event

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — She is rowing with the best athletes in the world and finding success. With every stroke, every hard morning training on …

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Thunder U19 Boys preparing for OBA tournaments

    Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Fourteen players from three area high schools are making some noise on the hard court with the U19 Thunder Boys basketball …

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Ingram forest fire extinguished

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter INGRAM TOWNSHIP – A fire on Allen Road in Ingram Township burned through almost one hectare of mixed forest Thursday afternoon, May …

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Business taking over HarbourPlace office

    TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The HarbourPlace office in Haileybury will soon be occupied. John Blanchard and Tanya Perry will lease the office for a 12-month term, with an …

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Temiskaming Testing Laboratories now reopened

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – From ancient times, mankind has been mining gold and silver. Gold is mentioned in the Bible 417 times and silver …

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Why manufacturing matters

By Frank Stronach   Made in China. It’s the label you see on most products sold in stores throughout the country. The odd time, you’ll see a product manufactured in …

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Cobalt increases tax levy by 13.5 per cent

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council has passed its 2024 budget with a 13.5 per cent increase in the municipal tax. Town manager Steven …

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Federal candidate sought by local Liberals

    DISTRICT (Staff/Special) – The Nipissing-Timiskaming Federal Liberal Association is accepting applications from individuals interested in becoming the Liberal Party candidate for the next federal election. Interested individuals have …

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Armstrong passes budget with four per cent increase

    Darlene Wroe Local Journalism Initiative Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – Armstrong Township council has passed its 2024 budget with a four per cent increase in the tax levy. Council …

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