Monthly Archives: July 2018

Forest fire update

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry updated the forest fire situation in the Northeast late last night (Monday):By the evening of July 30 there were 41 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 15 are not yet under control, 26 are either being held, under control or being

Forest fire update

Here’s the latest forest fire update from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry:By the evening of July 29 there were 39 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 14 are not yet under control, 25 are either being held, under control or being observed.Two new fires were discovered

Forest fire update

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry updated the forest fire situation late last night (Friday):By the evening of July 27 there were 43 active forest fires across the northeast.Of these, 13 are not yet under control, 30 are either being held, under control or being observed.There was one new

Forest fire update

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry updated the fire situation late last night (Thursday):By the evening of July 26 there were 45 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 15 are not yet under control, 30 are either being held, under control or being observed.

Forest fire update

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry updated the forest fire situation late last night (Wednesday):By the evening of July 25 there were 50 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 16 are not yet under control, 34 are either being held, under control or being observed.There were two

Lifeguards bring awareness to beachgoers

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Sun, fun and a little knowledge were floated to visitors at the Haileybury beach last week.The City of Temiskaming Shores observed the Lifesaving Society’s Drowning Prevention Week from July 16-20.It was the first time for the city’s lifeguards to mark the week with clinics and

This content is for Speaker Online Digital Subscription members only.
Log In Register

Drag races cancelled in light of firefighting camp

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter EARLTON – The battle against forest fires raging in the region has claimed another community event as a casualty.The 15th annual Drag 'N' Fly races, which was to run August 10 through 12 at the Earlton-Timiskaming Regional Airport, have been cancelled.The airport is currently serving as a base

This content is for Speaker Online Digital Subscription members only.
Log In Register

25th annual Stan Martin bog this weekend

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor CHARLTON – Mother Nature has forced a hot, dry summer on the area.That may have changed this week with some steady rain.Either way, the mud will be in place July 28-29 in Charlton for the 25th annual Stan Martin Memorial Mud Bog.“Things are coming together quite well,” said

This content is for Speaker Online Digital Subscription members only.
Log In Register

Englehart protesting CIBC closure plan

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – "You leave us, we leave you."The chant was repeated several times by the crowd of 100 who gathered in downtown Englehart to protest the CIBC's plans to close its Third Street branch."We don't know if we'll get anywhere, but I'll tell you that if we don't

This content is for Speaker Online Digital Subscription members only.
Log In Register