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Medical Officer of Health resigns

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – An Acting Medical Officer of Health has been put in place for the Timiskaming Health Unit. Timiskaming Health Unit board chair Carman Kidd (and Temiskaming Shores …

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A special person needed for an interesting job

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – There is a unique and interesting job opening in Englehart, but it requires a special person. The Englehart and Area Historical Museum is still …

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Exploring art in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Cobalt Artists Colony is taking form again for another year and one spot remains for an interested artist to learn with some art …

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Famed poet joins Order of the North

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The Paul Penna Library in Cobalt was the scene of the induction of Dr. William Henry Drummond (1854-1907) into the Order of the North …

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355 Polaris lands award-winning year

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Molly Malette competes in marksmanship and the ski-and-shooting biathlon, plays in the band, and this summer will train to earn her glider pilot’s licence. …

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Students learn about kindness and good stewardship

ENGLEHART (Staff) – Students of Englehart Public School will be attending Englehart council this evening, Wednesday, June 12, to encourage council to ban plastic bags in the municipality. The Grade …

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Englehart woman fed up with garbage

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – She’s walking her talk when it comes to trash. “Enough is enough,” are the words of Loraine Gingras as she collects garbage tossed out …

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Summer: a seasonal affection disorder

By Diane Johnston After the long winter of 2018-19, I yearned to shed my parka and salt-stained boots. I wanted to haul out the summer T-shirts and hit the road. …

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Ups and downs

• Thumbs up to the Toronto Raptors and their captivating run to the NBA championship, no matter how it ultimately turns out. They’ve actually caught the imagination of people across …

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ESCSM curlers receive OFSAA Sportsmanship Award

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — In this me, me world, it isn’t easy keeping a cool head to compete with respect, compassion and dignity in a team situation. …

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Say Aloha to fourth annual soccer tourney

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The fourth annual Apollo Cup is setting its sights on far away green pitches. “(It) is a fundraiser for the trip to Hawaii …

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Denomme receives prestigious OHF award

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – “It’s humbling. It’s quite a prestigious award and it’s flattering to be nominated and then win it.” That was New Liskeard Cubs president …

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Indigenous Health Team clinic opens at hospital

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Mino M’shki-ki Indigenous Health Team opened their offices at the Temiskaming Hospital June 6 with close to 100 supporters. Master of ceremonies …

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City council OKs library consolidation

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – City council has endorsed the plan by the Temiskaming Shores library board to merge the existing two branches into a single, new location …

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No need to reduce speed near St-Michel says minister

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The province’s transportation minister says a lower speed limit in the vicinity of École catholique St-Michel is not needed. Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek …

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New venture taking multilayered approach to wellness

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – For more than a dozen years, Rollie Allaire worked for public agencies in Temiskaming in social work, mental health and addictions counselling. But …

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Development projects get $2 million from FedNor

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter HARLEY – Economic development initiatives headquartered in South Temiskaming are getting a $2 million-plus shot in the funding arm, thanks to FedNor. A five-year operational funding …

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Liv ‘N Gracie’s features fresh and wholesome

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Who doesn’t love fresh baked goods and foods made from scratch? Tim and Lisa Vandermeer have opened a business called Liv ‘N Gracie’s …

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Two seeking Nipissing-Timiskaming Conservative nod

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter NORTH BAY – With the scheduled federal election less than five months away, two North Bay area residents are seeking the Conservative nomination in Nipissing-Timiskaming. Jordy …

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Former MP Serré dies at 68

  OTTAWA (Staff/Special) – Former Temiskaming MP Benoit Serré died earlier this month at the age of 68. Serré died May 11 of cancer. He served as the area’s Liberal …

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William Henry Drummond park still being explored

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Consideration is still being given to the creation of a William Henry Drummond Park in Cobalt, next to the library. Drummond was …

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