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Dryden City Council is expected to table a smoke-free workplace bylaw tonight.Meantime, restaurant and bar employees in Terrace Bay and Schreiber, where a bylaw restricting smoking already exists,...

Post date: June 24, 2002

Sioux Lookout OPP say three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a break-in at Queen Elizabeth High School.Staff called police after they found that the building had been forcibly entered...

Post date: June 22, 2002

Aboriginals across the region celebrated National Aboriginal Day yesterday.A Pow Wow was held at Coopers Park in Dryden to mark the occassion.Eagle Lake Chief Arnold Gardner says Coopers Park holds...

Post date: June 22, 2002

Kenora-Rainy River MP Bob Nault says something needs to be done to deal with flooding in Northwestern Ontario, which is starting to become a yearly tradition.Nault has asked Municipal leaders in the...

Post date: June 22, 2002

Dryden city crews have finished clean up efforts after a difficult fight with mother nature.This weeks heavy rainfall caused some flooding on some Dryden roads, the most severe washout occuring on...

Post date: June 22, 2002

Most highways in Northwestern Ontario that were closed because of heavy rain are now open again, including Highway 11 between Atikokan and Fort Frances.However, Highway 17 west of Dryden at Beaver...

Post date: June 22, 2002

Canada Safeway will not take part in a store closure program that would help ex-employees in Thunder Bay get training and find new jobs.The grocery store operator has flat-out refused a request by...

Post date: June 21, 2002

It is the first day summer, but it is also National Aboriginal Day.Various activities are underway across Sunset Country to mark the occasion.In Dryden, a pow wow is being held today at Cooper Park,...

Post date: June 21, 2002

An unofficial survey conducted by the Northern Ontario Tourist Outfitters Association suggests nearly 80-percent of American visitors turned back at the border for minor criminal offenses are...

Post date: June 21, 2002

Most elementary schools in the region make an effort to have healthy and nutritious foods available for students.The Northwestern Health Unit recently conducted a survey of 43 elementary schools in...

Post date: June 21, 2002

The Northwestern Health Unit says a couple of beaches in the region are deemed unsafe for swimming.Town Beach in Sioux Lookout and West Beach in Ignace are both closed until further notice.The health...

Post date: June 21, 2002

After more than a week of being shut down following washouts, Highway 11 between Atikokan and Fort Frances is now open.The Ministry of Transportation says a Bailey Bridge over Price Creek is now in...

Post date: June 21, 2002

The provincial government is making an effort to help communities in the Kenora and Rainy River Districts affected by recent flooding.Atikokan and Ignace were among the communities declared disaster...

Post date: June 21, 2002

It is graduation time in Sunset Country.Convocation ceremonies took place in Dryden, Ignace, Red Lake and Sioux Lookout yesterday.Hundreds of students received their high school diplomas.Safe Grad...

Post date: June 21, 2002

More concerns about flooding in Sunset Country.The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is informing the public to be wary of high water levels on Pelican Lake.Sioux Lookout Emergency Services Manager Rob...

Post date: June 21, 2002

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