City Shooting for Hunt Inclusion

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter  TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city wants in on a proposal to reinstate a spring bear hunt on a limited basis.Temiskaming Shores council wants the proposed hunt extended to Wildlife Management Unit 28.It stretches from the Lorrain Valley south of Cobalt north to the Abitibi River, and from the

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Sports Digest

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALLThe Boys High School basketball season continues Wednesday, December 18, with the Seniors from Fort Albany in the area. They’re at Kirkland Lake District Composite School (KLDCS) at noon hour, then head over to play the Spartans at Englehart High School at 3:30. Schools then take their Christmas

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Sport Shorts – Trades

Almost every Canadian hockey fan I know was devastated when the teary-eyed Wayne Gretzky announced he was being traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings hockey franchise circa 1988.I believe there was a collective gasp that went around the country. Our “great one” being traded to an

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Straight from the hip

The sentence to Boston’s Shawn Thornton has been handed down and yes he deserved to pay for his actions, but 15 games for a first time suspension?There is no doubt in my mind he also paid for others like Matt Cooke who got away with that terrible hit on Marc

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Welders unbeaten against HLK

TEMISKAMNG SHORES (Special) - The Ebert Welding Bantams hosted the Hearst Lumber Kings for a pair of games December 14 at the Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena in a battle for first place in the North Eastern Ontario Hockey Association (NEOHA).WELDERS 3 HLK 3In the opener the teams battled to a

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The Thunder Birds

Sault looks to get back in GNML with new entry TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Great North Midget League (GNML) could be back to seven teams next season with the addition of a Sault Ste. Marie entry. But it wouldn’t be the North Stars coming back, but rather a new “old”

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OPP Pursuit

Cubs charged (up) for charity game TEMISKAMING SHORES – The New Liskeard Cubs are speeding along these days.Another tournament is in the books with four games played, another two league games are scheduled for this weekend.And now here comes the OPP.The Great North Midget League (GNML) team takes on a

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Nordic News

 Lynn Gibson, TNSC Public Relations DirectorThe trails are groomed and the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club (TNSC) is open. Do not wait until Opening Day to ski! Thanks to all the people who did the snow dance. Let’s hope we don’t lose this lovely white cover!UNDER THE LIGHTSAll members

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Straight From The Hip

Receiving a concussion is not a bit enjoyable and the long-term effects can, in a lot of cases, change forever a person's character, make-up, disposition, etc.So I'm not surprised by the recent class action lawsuit against the NHL as the original list of nine ex-players (though Rick Vaive

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Sportsdigest

TAHA AGMThe Temiskaming Angler and Hunter Association (TAHA) has its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, December 4, at Timiskaming District Secondary School. It starts at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Constable Andrew Bishop of the North Bay OPP Save Unit.

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