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Recreational marijuana use now legal

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After a long trip through the federal legislative process, recreational marijuana use in Canada is legal today (October 17). The rules about its …

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Learning more about Canada’s cultures

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter   DISTRICT — September will go out in a glory of area culture with this year’s Culture Days. There are numerous activities taking place over the …

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Englehart artists practise open door policy

ENGLEHART (Staff) – Twenty-nine artists and artisans. Eleven locations. One tour, along scenic roads bedecked in fall colours. Englehart Area Artists are staging their ninth annual Open Door Studio Tour …

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Latchford candidates discuss issues

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – Latchford councillors made their views known at the meet-the-candidates meeting at the Latchford recreation centre Wednesday, October 10. The event attracted approximately 80 ratepayers, …

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Cobalt councillor candidates provide options

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – There will be ten names appearing on the municipal election ballot for Cobalt councillor, but only nine plan to accept the position if elected …

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James Township has a race for reeve

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter JAMES TOWNSHIP — The longtime incumbent reeve of James Township, Terry Fiset, is being challenged for the position by resident/businessman Fred Pritchard. TERRY FISET Fiset, 61, …

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10-17 is the new 4-20

Cannabis users, libertarians who support legalization of all drugs, are all celebrating today. October 17 is the day Canada becomes the first major country in the world to legalize the …

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Our best hope

By Darlene Wroe We are now almost there. The main municipal election debates have now concluded and the new municipal councils in Ontario will soon be determined. I have been …

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Ski tracks give way to cross-country runners

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor COLEMAN TOWNSHIP – The Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club is accustomed to the swoosh and glide of skis over snow-packed frozen ground. But before a new season …

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Boo-st your fun at the Haunted Hustle

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Looking to weave a bit of magic and charm your way into a healthy heart? Make sure to participate in the ninth annual …

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Cubs in tough stretch of games

    Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – After winning two of four heading into last Friday’s game, the New Liskeard Cubs and a decimated line-up are facing a …

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Englehart residents meet their candidates

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — Approximately 78 people gathered upstairs at the Englehart and Area Community Arena Complex on Wednesday, October 10, to meet face-to-face with their municipal council …

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No injuries in float plane crash

COLEMAN (Staff) – No one was injured when a float plane crashed in a Coleman Township lake on the weekend. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police say the mishap occurred shortly after …

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Police urge drivers to slow down in construction zone

TEMAGAMI (Staff) – Police are stepping up enforcement after complaints that drivers are speeding and ignoring traffic controllers in a construction zone south of Temagami. Temiskaming Ontario Provincial Police said …

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Northern Beauty Esthetics & Wellness now open

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter     TEMISKAMING SHORES — Kassandra Byrnes of Northern Beauty Esthetics & Wellness has just cut a ribbon to officially announce her business opening located at …

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Celebrating 50 years of care

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter     HAILEYBURY— For half a century the Extendicare Tri-Town Nursing Home has provided area residents a home-away-from-home. Standing beside her uncle, Camilla Perreault began the …

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Two in race for city mayor’s post

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – In Temiskaming Shores, incumbent Carman Kidd is seeking a third consecutive term as the city’s mayor. He’s being challenged by political newcomer Michael …

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Carson and Bolesworth seeking top job in Hilliard

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter HILLIARD TOWNSHIP – There won’t be an election for the four council seats in Hilliard Township October 22 as all have been acclaimed, but two candidates …

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