Monthly Archives: December 2017

Cold warning continues

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:Kirkland Lake – EnglehartNew Liskeard – TemagamiA prolonged period of very cold wind chills continues.A huge Arctic air mass continues to keep a strong frigid grip over Northern Ontario.Nighttime wind chill values near minus 40 or below are expected in most areas until Monday.Wind chills

New days – same as the old?

By Steven LarocqueFrom the December 19 Toronto Star, by Martin Regg Cohn:“A year ago - call it the ghost of Christmas past - the media peppered Kathleen Wynne with questions about stepping down early to spare her Liberals a humiliating defeat in the next election.This week - perhaps the ghost

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Going forward with optimism

It's a new year, like a shiny new toy. It's the bright and beckoning 2018.None of us know for sure what is ahead in the new year, but in Northern Ontario, we generally look forward with optimism.We do so because we have seen so much in our neighbours and friends

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A quilter’s paradise opens in Earlton

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter EARLTON - “Build it and they will come,” says Quilting Barn owner Suzanne Gauthier.And area quilters and sewers did indeed come to The Quilting Barn’s grand opening in Earlton on Saturday, December 9.Gauthier did things in a big way, cutting an entire bolt of fabric unrolled with a

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City, employees reach three-year agreements

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – As a new year begins, the city has three-year agreements in place with all its employees.On December 19, Temiskaming Shores council approved a new collective agreement with Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 5014.CUPE represents about 72 full-time and part-time city employees.The new agreement, which

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City OKs $16.6-million budget in principle

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – While a few figures have yet to be confirmed, the city anticipates that it’ll collect about 2.2 per cent more in municipal taxes in 2018.Temiskaming Shores adopted its budget in principle December 19.Its estimated operations budget is $16.6 million, up one per cent from 2017.

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The Speaker’s Best of 2017 list

DISTRICT (Staff) – How The Temiskaming Speaker remembers the year 2017.STORY OF THE YEAR: Renewed interest in the Cobalt Mining Camp SPORTS STORY OF THE YEAR: TSMHA retires Alexa Corneil’s hockey sweater FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Rebecca RamsayMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Isaac Story-Korman COACH OF THE YEAR: Volleyball coach Nikki CambridgeSPORTS

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