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Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May says her party believes in a sustainable forestry industry.May is reacting to recent concerns from the Northernwestern Ontario Municipal Association that...

There's no word on injuries following a vehicle rollover on Highway 17 west of Kenora.Provincial police say ambulance and fire are on scene, but officials were unable to confirm the severity of...

Twenty years and still going strong!The Northern Lights Quarter-Horse Club in Dryden is celebrating its China Anniversary this weekend.President Lisa Koshel says their membership fluctuates around 35...

The Liberal government is promising to reverse a decision to end door-to-door mail delivery.Kenora riding candidate Bob Nault says the current plan needs to be fixed as they need a better strategy to...

A fairly clean bill of health for the Dryden Water Department.A recent Ministry of Environment inspection of the City drinking water system resulted in seven non-compliance issues.Staff say all of...

The announcement of Chris Pronger being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame this November has caught the attention of Craig Nuttall.The Mayor of Dryden is sending out his congratulations on behalf...

The Director of Education of the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board says there's room for growth in their Adult Education program.Demand for the program continues to soar with more and more...

The Minister of Employment and Social Development says Canada needs a million skilled jobs across the country over the next seven years.Speaking in Dryden, Pierre Poilievre stressed the Conservative...

A warm start to the weekend.Bill Laidlaw with Signal Weather Services says things are looking good until Sunday.Laidlaw expects highs of 24 Friday and up to 29 for Saturday.He says rain and strong...

Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for much of Northwestern Ontario.The smoky haze seen over the last few days will be closer to ground level throughout the region.It's...

It's hoped new smoking laws will stop non smokers from taking up the habit and encourage smokers to quit.That's the belief of the Canadian Cancer Society, noting they have seen some...

Another summer, another year to watch out for mosquito's.The Northwestern Health Unit is out with a reminder of the risks of mosquito bites.The risk of contracting West Nile Virus is very low in...

Three new people are being appointed to the North West Local Health Integration Network Board of Directors.Darryl Allan, Timothy Berube and Herbert ZoBell will provide a fresh look at health care...

The forest fire hazard is now high to extreme in the Sioux Lookout and Nipigon districts.Six new fires sparked in the Sioux Lookout area on Canada Day.One is being held, while two others are under...

Jim Madder isn't going anywhere.He has received a new five year contract to stay on as President of Confederation College.His current deal doesn't expire until next year.Board Chair Chris...

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