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The City of Dryden has appointed an Acting Chief Administrative Officer. This decision came about following the resignation of CAO Peggy Van Mierlo-West. City Clerk Debra Kincaid will...

February 09, 2016 19:02 PM

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A warm welcome for those involved in the Little Bands Native Youth Hockey Tournament. An opening ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon at the Dryden Memorial Arena for the 800-participants in the...

February 09, 2016 13:22 PM

First Nation housing is taking centre stage at a special conference today in Thunder Bay.Delegates from across the region will be taking part in several days full of workshops and seminars.It's...

February 09, 2016 08:52 AM

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No one was injured following a snowmachine fire in Dryden. The Fire department was dispatched to the blaze on Second Street around 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Crews arrived to find the sled...

February 09, 2016 08:49 AM

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A full slate of activities and events are planned for the Red Lake Winter Carnival. The four day festival begins Friday with the English River Miners hosting the Minnesota Iron Rangers in junior...

February 09, 2016 08:32 AM

Lots of mining opportunities in the northwest. That's the message being delivered by Craig Ravnaas of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. He addressed delegates attending the Kenora...

February 09, 2016 08:22 AM

There could soon be big changes to the way health care services are funded. The provincial government has drafted a proposal called Patients First, which would give Local Health Integration...

February 09, 2016 08:18 AM

Federal pre-budget consultations continue, with a public session held Monday in Thunder Bay. Infrastructure, affordable housing and the need for more funding for mental health issues were all...

February 09, 2016 08:16 AM

A bold predication on regional tourism in 2016. Gerry Cariou is the Executive Director with the Sunset Country Travel Association and says Northwestern Ontario could see a 5-10% spike in...

February 09, 2016 08:05 AM

Dryden residents will have a chance to chime in on the 2016 operating budget Tuesday. A public open house is being held starting at 4 o'clock at City Hall. Folks will have a chance to meet with...

February 09, 2016 08:00 AM

With plenty of snow now on the ground, more and more people are out on the trail on their snow machines. Provincial Police are warning riders to take it easy and follow the rules. The reminder...

February 08, 2016 11:23 AM

It seems the northwest region is generous when it comes to organ donations. Although 20 people in Northwestern Ontario are awaiting a transplant, the region is being praised for its donation...

February 08, 2016 11:17 AM

One of the biggest critics of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation is now a convert. Former Dryden Mayor Craig Nuttall has been MPAC's Senior Strategic Liaison in northwestern Ontario for...

February 08, 2016 09:52 AM

The Mining Association of Canada is out with a new report that paints a rosy picture. The group says despite market volatility and downward pressure on commodity prices, the industry's economic...

February 08, 2016 09:49 AM

Mental health issues in the workplace is costing the country billions of dollars. That's according to the President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada Louise Bradley. She says...

February 08, 2016 09:45 AM

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