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Dryden area residents will get a rare chance next Thursday to provide their feedback on Big Game Management practices. A provincial advisory committee is hosting a public meeting at the Best...

Post date: May 24, 2019

The Northwest Catholic District School Board is being recognized with a milestone award from the Terry Fox Foundation. It recognizes that staff and students have helped raised over $200,000 for...

Post date: May 24, 2019

The importance of self-regulation and living stress free will be in the spotlight next Thursday. Dr. Susan Hopkins from the MEHRIT Centre will be at the Centre in Dryden for a community session on...

Post date: May 24, 2019

Provincial Police across northwestern Ontario are raising concerns with recent false emergency calls. OPP have had to deal with a handful of unintentional or pocket dials of the 9-1-1 service....

Post date: May 24, 2019

The Ontario government is teaming up with the Rick Hanson Foundation to introduce an Accessibility Certification program. Minister for Seniors and Accessibility Raymond Cho says 250 public...

Post date: May 24, 2019

Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout are turning to the public for assistance to solve a break and enter.OPP say on May 12th at about 1:50 in the morning, three people gained access to a building on...

Post date: May 24, 2019

Provincial Police across the region are reaching out to the community in a bid to add to their roster. An OPP Recruitment Day is being held across Ontario on Saturday, May 25th The Dryden...

Post date: May 24, 2019
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The Dryden Police Service continue talks with neighbours about the progress on their Community Safety and Well-Being Plan. Dryden Police Inspector Ann Tkachyk made a presentation in Wabigoon Lake...

Post date: May 23, 2019

The City of Dryden has received provincial funding to develop a strategic and community improvement plan. The $51,000 announcement was made yesterday (Wednesday) by Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg...

Post date: May 23, 2019

The forest fire hazard is low across much of the region and that may open the window for support to fire ravaged northern Alberta. There is only one active small fire burning in northwestern...

Post date: May 23, 2019

The Northwestern Health Unit is warning area municipalities that they may have to pay more for public health services. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kit Young Hoon says the government has changed...

Post date: May 23, 2019

The Mayor of Sioux Lookout is continuing his push for the establishment of an east-west access road as part of the Ring of Fire development. The province right now is funding the environmental...

Post date: May 23, 2019
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A grand day of celebrations Wednesday at the new Sioux North High School as students, staff and Sioux Lookout community members celebrated the grand opening of the new facility.Many students and...

Post date: May 22, 2019

Premier Doug Ford wants municipalities and school boards to reduce their spending by 4%. Ford says it's time that they follow his governments lead. He admits it will be difficult, but stresses...

Post date: May 22, 2019

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is releasing a new poll showing the vast majority of Ontario residents oppose the cuts being made by the Ford government. In northern Ontario, 73% don't...

Post date: May 22, 2019

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