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Weyerhaeuser officials are still trying to figure out the cause of a massive power outage at the Dryden Mill this week.The power went out Wednesday for more than three hours, essentially shutting...

Post date: May 31, 2002

The Dryden medical community is encouraged with the recent hiring of a Vancouver doctor, however warn a lot of work still needs to be done.Doctor Karen McIntyre has agreed to practise in the...

Post date: May 30, 2002

The Dryden Student Employment Centre is coming off a successful year, and every indication points to a busier 2002.Lindsey Robinson, Student Employment Officer says 142 jobs were filled last year,...

Post date: May 30, 2002

Dryden Police are alerting the citizens of Dryden about a high risk offender who is about to return to the community.Police say 81-year-old William "Bill" Sidney, who was convicted on several counts...

Post date: May 30, 2002

A Dryden man is facing charges after police were called to an Orvis Street home Tuesday in connection with a domestic disturbance.Dryden Police say officers noticed blood on the floor after they...

Post date: May 30, 2002

A massive power outage caused a shutdown at the Dryden Weyerhaeuser Mill Wednesday.Company spokesperson Jayne Murray says the outage ocurred just before noon yesterday.Hundreds of employees had to be...

Post date: May 30, 2002

A forest fire management group from Australia and New Zealand is currently on a study tour of Canada and the United States.The group visited the Dryden Fire Management Centre Wednesday.Ian Christie,...

Post date: May 30, 2002

Dryden Police say a suspicious bush fire near Sandy Beach Road this week is still being investigated.Crews from the Dryden Fire Service and the Ministry of Natural Resources battled the one-hectare...

Post date: May 30, 2002

Atikokanites will be facing a two percent municipal tax increase this year.The Township has approved its 2002 budget and there will be no hikes for industrial and commercial property taxes.Atikokan...

Post date: May 30, 2002

Dryden Police are seeking the public's help after a number of letters were stolen from the Dryden Regional Health Centre sign.Police were called to the scene early Tuesday morning after the large...

Post date: May 29, 2002

An Ignace mother has been convicted of manslaughter in the death of her baby boy.Two-month-old Joseph Gaskin died in July 1999.Assistant Crown Attorney Mary Anne Mousseau says the jury convicted...

Post date: May 29, 2002

Counterfeit money has surfaced in Sunset Country.OPP are investigating two incidents at two Vermilion Bay gas stations Monday.Police say The Village Corner received two counterfeit Canadian twenty-...

Post date: May 29, 2002

While the Northwestern Health Unit has ordered municipalities to pass smoke-free bylaws by next year, it also wants communities to tell them how they will eliminate indoor second-hand smoke by May...

Post date: May 29, 2002

A pilot project focusing on the prevention and control of diabetes among natives has received rave reviews.The Healing Trail Program began last fall in the Dryden area and Health Canada has just...

Post date: May 29, 2002

Pikangikum First Nation and the Federal Government have gone to court in hopes of settling a year-old dispute with Indian Affairs.Chief Louie Quill maintains Ottawa is trying to control the band by...

Post date: May 29, 2002

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