Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High -8 today. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 30% chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight. Wind becoming south 20 km/h overnight. Low -12 with temperature rising to -7 by morning.
Roads – From Sault Saint Marie to Wawa, Highway 17 is bare and dry road. From Wawa to White River it is bare and dry, with bare and wet road sections.
Local – This weekend is the Wawa Winter Carnival. Wawa-news will be posting a copy and details of weekend events for reader’s convenience.
Chapleau Cree FN is holding a Carnival Bingo this weekend with a $1,000 Jackpot. Visit ChapleauCree.org for more information.
Provincial – Artist Moses (Amik) Beaver of Nibinamik First Nation, was declared dead after being transferred to hospital from the Thunder Bay Jail, Monday, February 13th, 2017. There are questions being asked of his care, and complaints of no mental health support.