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Father and son charged with manslaughter

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – A father and a son charged with manslaughter in the death of Nicholas Rivard remain in custody. On May 14, members of the Temiskaming Ontario Provincial …

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Festival celebrates poetry and pros

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter COBALT – The word is out…and in…at the Spring Pulse Poetry Festival. The 12th annual poetry and arts festival formally kicks off May 30, showcasing …

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Area artists present Primary Perspective

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – The Temiskaming Palette and Brush Club is presenting an exhibition of paintings at the Mezzanine Gallery in Cobalt. The exhibition, titled Primary Perspective, will …

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CJTT awards presented during Chamber dinner

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — For a quarter of a century, volunteers making a difference in South Temiskaming have been recognized for their efforts in a special …

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EHS team builds silver finish at Skills Ontario

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – Two Englehart High students transformed wood into silver at a province-wide skills competition. Travis Cudney and Josh Marshall returned from the Skills Ontario …

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Hospital outbreak declared over

  TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff/Special) – The norovirus outbreak at Temiskaming Hospital is over, two-and-a-half weeks after it was discovered. The hospital declared an end to the outbreak May 15 after …

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Facing climate change

  This winter and spring have brought new challenges with heavy snow and then ice damage and flooding. Municipalities and area residents have faced a variety of problems. Engineering of …

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Odds and ends

By Steven Larocque There’s a pilot project in Toronto where people can order their groceries online and the store will send a van with the merchandise to that person’s last …

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One Foot Forward donates $50,000 to splash pad Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A little boy and his grampa continue to send waves of goodness throughout the community. …

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Cubs host successful spring training camp

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Hosting a spring training camp for hockey teams has become a way to gauge the talent available to a team when the …

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New Liskeard teen fifth at nationals

  Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — She rolled her way to a fifth place finish against the best bowlers in her age group in Canada and made new …

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Temiskaming Lodge honing redevelopment plans

  Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Preliminary plans call for construction of a new, larger Temiskaming Lodge in Dymond to be underway this fall. Lodge administrator Francine Gosselin …

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Worksite theft, damage under investigation

  TEMAGAMI (Staff) – Police are appealing to the public for help to find the culprit or culprits responsible for damage and theft at a remote worksite near Temagami. The …

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Ice-free lake declared May 15

  Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – After a spectacular ice accretion along the western shores of Lake Temiskaming May 9 that lasted for several days, the lake itself …

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Chamber awards recognize business leaders

By Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The South Temiskaming region is home to some of the most forward-thinking business leaders around the north, and those leaders were rewarded …

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Wildwood & Co. stitches together new storefront

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A new store has opened in downtown New Liskeard and people seem to be wild about it. Wildwood & Co. held their grand …

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A new (or old) way of looking at forests

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – There is a new (or perhaps just forgotten) vision of the forest and a local man is leading guided tours to educate others how …

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Former MP Serré dies at 68

  OTTAWA (Staff/Special) – Former Temiskaming MP Benoit Serré died earlier this month at the age of 68. Serré died May 11 of cancer. He served as the area’s Liberal …

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William Henry Drummond park still being explored

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Consideration is still being given to the creation of a William Henry Drummond Park in Cobalt, next to the library. Drummond was …

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City making fleet replacements

    TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The city is investing in some new equipment and some that’s new to it. Temiskaming Shores is purchasing a new plow truck and accessories, …

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