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Domtar is giving an early Christmas gift for the Dryden Recreation Extension and Modification Committee. The Committee is on the receiving end of $10 000 from Domtar to support efforts in...

Post date: December 12, 2018

Broken trust is the very descriptive title of an eye opening report into the Thunder Bay Police Service and how they investigate Indigenous peoples deaths. Office of the Independent Police Review...

Post date: December 12, 2018

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is looking for public assistance to find the person responsible for shooting and abandoning a moose north of Sioux Lookout. Conservation officers...

Post date: December 12, 2018

The City of Dryden is starting repairs on the Van Horne Dock. As a result, the dock will be closed until the New Year. There remains access to the ice road, however travelers are asked to use...

Post date: December 12, 2018

The PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise has received provincial funding to once again launch its regional loans and grants program. Melissa Cook says they are now accepting applications for...

Post date: December 12, 2018

The acting commissioner of the Provincial Police is asking the Ombudsman to review the hiring of his replacement. Brad Blair is raising questions about the appointment of Ron Taverner. In a...

Post date: December 12, 2018

The Dryden GM Ice Dogs and the Dryden Peewee Frostbite Hockey team are joining forces Wednesday night in support of Christmas Cheer and the Dryden Food Bank. Fans are encouraged to bring new...

Post date: December 12, 2018

Provincial Police in Red Lake are reporting multiple impaired driving charges. Police say on November 2nd at 1:30 am, officers attended a business in the area of Highway 125 and 105 while...

Post date: December 11, 2018

The City of Dryden won't be stopping the establishment of private retail Cannabis stores in the community.The decision was made Monday night in a 4-1 Council vote.Mayor Greg Wilson says the...

Post date: December 11, 2018

Canada Post and the Union of Postal Workers are sitting down with a mediator over the next seven days.It comes after Labour Minister Patty Hajdu appointed Elizabeth MacPherson as the mediator-...

Post date: December 11, 2018
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Condolences from Thunder Bay’s Mayor on the death of 17-year old Braiden Jacob, a missing Webequie teen, whose body was found on the weekend. Bill Mauro has expressed his condolences and...

Post date: December 11, 2018

Water and sewer rates are going up 5% in the City of Dryden. The increase takes effect on December 28th. Treasurer Steven Lansdell-Roll says budgeted revenue this year is nearly $4.6-million...

Post date: December 11, 2018

College and University students are now starting to return to their home communities and a major entry point is the Thunder Bay Airport. Airport President Ed Schmidtke says traditionally things...

Post date: December 11, 2018

An annual food price report indicates Canadians can expect to pay about $411 more for groceries in 2019. The Northwestern Health Unit says the study is similar to the findings in our area....

Post date: December 11, 2018

If we're going to truly heal Indigenous relations, we have to support all aboriginal families. So says Treaty Three and Nishnawbe Aski Nation Spokesperson, Krystyn Ordyniec, who addressed the...

Post date: December 11, 2018

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