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A raging wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta is forcing residents from their homes with a mandatory evacuation in place for the entire urban service area.Evacuation Notice - May 3, 6:20 p.m. #ymm #...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 7:22pm

A lucky pair in Sioux Lookout are now nearly half a million dollars richer! Gary Bower and Doreen Cook of Sioux Lookout matched six out of the seven numbers in a Lotto Max draw in December, 2015...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 2:55pm

A Peterborough, Ontario man faces three charges following a drug bust in Sioux Lookout. Provincial Police conducted their investigation on Saturday. OPP say 32-year-old Nathaniel Kamenawatamin...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 11:35am
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The Director of Education for the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is excited about recent achievements made surrounding the new high school in Sioux Lookout. Sean Monteith says $1-...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 11:27am

Dryden's Mayor grabbed the ear of provincial leaders at the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association conference in Thunder Bay on the weekend.Greg Wilson expressed his concerns surrounding...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 8:19am

It's another day-off Tuesday for high school students in Fort Frances, Atikokan and Rainy River. Teachers have once again walked off the job for the day to back demands for a new contract with the...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 8:12am
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A large grass fire is being investigated by Oxdrift fire officials. The blaze sparked Monday in the area of Kellar Road and Tanner Road. Eight firefighters from the Oxdrift Fire Service were...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 8:09am

Kenora MP Bob Nault says local leaders appear to be optimistic about the future following the release of the most recent federal budget. Nault met with mayors and councillors on the weekend at the...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 8:06am

It's all about energy at a Matawa First Nation's conference this week. Over the next two days delegates will mingle with the energy sector, government officials and aboriginal leaders. The...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 8:01am
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High water levels and the threat of widespread flooding has resulted in yet another evacuation of Kashechewan First Nation. The evacuation of the remote northern community has become a yearly...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 7:48am

A new music festival is coming to northwestern Ontario. The Summer '16 Kenora Country Musicfest will take place July 8th and 9th at Mt. Evergreen. Jack Dawson is the promoter and says they know...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 7:44am

The telecom world is buzzing with news that MTS in Manitoba has been purchased by Bell for close to $4-billion. Not surprisingly Tbaytel is watching how the events will unfold, but spokesperson...

Post date: May 03, 2016 - 7:33am
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Fundraising efforts are in full swing for two local families who lost their homes to fire. Machin fire officials are investigating the cause of a serious blaze on the weekend. Brandy and Darren...

Post date: May 02, 2016 - 11:30am

Census forms will begin arriving for local residents this week or next week and folks are encouraged to complete the forms. The package that will arrive in the mail will include instructions on...

Post date: May 02, 2016 - 10:26am
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A group of local high school students are in Waterloo for the Ontario Technological Skills Competition. Canada's largest skilled trades competition is underway and the area is represented by...

Post date: May 02, 2016 - 10:19am

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