Monthly Archives: September 2018

Highway 11 completely open

LATCHFORD (Staff) — Highway 11 south of Latchford was completely opened to traffic early Friday afternoon after a truck flipped over on the road and had to be cleared, according to the Temiskaming District Road Safety Coalition.Highway traffic was slowed to alternating lanes during the vehicle removal this morning and

ALTERNATING TRAFFIC

LATCHFORD (Staff) Crews are working on Highway 11 south Latchford to remove a vehicle after an accident Friday, September 28.Alternating traffic is in effect, so expect delays Friday morning while travelling, according to the Timiskaming District Road Safety Coalition.

Students protest Ontario sex-ed curriculum

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — About 200 students joined in a peaceful afternoon protest outside Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS) on Friday, September 21 to protest Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s changes to the 2018 sex-ed curriculum for secondary school students.The student led walkout was part of a province-wide rally calling

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OPP lay charges in school bus infraction

TEMAGAMI (Staff) — On September 6, shortly after 7 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a call for a traffic complaint on Highway 11, near Richfield Road in Temagami.Police say a northbound vehicle failed to stop for a school bus picking up children

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Motor vehicle collision under investigation

TEMISKAMING SHORES — The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 65, north of Highway 65 east, on September 17, just before 5 p.m.Police say a westbound motor vehicle collided with a northbound motorcycle.The driver of the northbound vehicle suffered serious but

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Traffic stop results in charges

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) — The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police say on September 7, shortly before 10 p.m. they stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction on Garden Road, in Harley Township.Police say further investigation revealed the driver did not possess valid insurance for the motor vehicle.A 35

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Summing up city issues

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – More than 70 people turned out to hear candidates seeking a seat on Temiskaming Shores council.For three hours September 24, candidates fielded a wide range of questions at the session, which was hosted by the Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce at Northern College's

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Seven running for four council seats in Armstrong

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP - In Armstrong Township, incumbent councillors Georges Daviau, Kevin Léveillé and Dominique Nackers are being challenged in the municipal election race for four councillors' seats.Making a bid for the October 22 election are challengers Theodore Cull, Matthew Golcic, Michèle Rivard, and Maurice Tourigny.One of the dominant

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