Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Friday Morning News – June 9

Jun 9, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – It is a little cool this morning, but temperatures are expected to a high of 19C. A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. News tidbits – Don’t forget the Annual Legion Golf Tournament this weekend. There is a possibility of a trip to Las Vegas if you get a ...

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Hwy 129 (Jct 101/129 & Jct 129/667) One Lane OPEN

Jun 8, 2017 @ 12:11 One lane is open, alternating traffic is flowing. Jun 8, 2017 @ 08:11 Travellers must continue to detour around the collapsed culvert at Poulin Creek just east of the Highway 129/101 Junction. The culvert failed Monday, June 5, 2017 in early morning as the culvert replacement was beginning. As the first sheet pile was being installed ...

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Liddles have cost Taxpayers $280,005 to date

Jun 8, 2017 @ 11:57   At last night’s meeting, Council and the Public were made aware of the costs that the Municipality of Wawa has incurred beginning in November 2015, when Councillor Tamara Liddle and her husband, Gerry Liddle initiated a series of complaints and legal actions against municipal staff and the Municipality of Wawa. The Municipality of Wawa ...

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East Algoma OPP Blind River – Cocaine located in vehicle

On June 6, 2017, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol on Woodward Avenue in the Town of Blind River. As an OPP officer passed a parked motor vehicle he detected a strong odor of freshly burned marijuana emanating from the vehicle.  The officer then approached the parked vehicle and ...

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East Algoma OPP Seize Radar Detector in Blind River

On June 6, 2017, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River. Police observed a westbound vehicle and detected a speed measuring device in the vehicle. A traffic stop was initiated and a speed measuring device was located on the dash of the ...

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Safe Kids Day 2017!

Safe Kids Week is an annual national awareness week developed to bring attention to predictable and preventable injuries in children. Taking place June 5 – 11, 2017, this year will focus on one of the top injury issues affecting children: active transportation injuries – including pedestrian, cycling, skateboarding/long boarding, and scootering. In Wawa, Saturday, June 3rd, from 11 am until ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 8

Jun 8, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – After that tempting taste of summer yesterday, the weather is set to change. Increasing cloudiness with a 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 19. News tidbits – Don’t forget to go to the Goose tonight at 6 p.m. At 6:30 the Municipality will be taking a group ...

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Protecting our Water Supply

Jun 7, 2017 @ 07:59 On June 3rd,  Wawa-news received a news tip that there was a yellow plume visible in Wawa Lake just by the Ganley Street outflow. The caller was concerned about the possibility this was paint or another substance that could harm the lake. My immediate thoughts ran along the way ‘how terrible, the EDC of Wawa ...

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Wednesday Morning News – June 7

Weather – Sunny with a high of 23C today. News Tidbits – Hwy 129 remains closed for culvert replacement at Poulin Creek. Hwy 129 is closed from the Junction of 101/129 and the Junction of 129/667 (Sultan). Council meets tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chamber. Of interest to many will be the report by staff on the costs incurred ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 6

Jun 6, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – Sunny. High 24. News Tidbits – Highway 129 remains closed at this time due to a culvert failure. Earth is passing through a stream of debris creating a meteor shower during the daytime. Tomorrow it peaks, and you might be able to see some of these meteors during a narrow window of darkness before ...

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Highway 129 CLOSED due to Flooding – UPDATE 10:50 a.m.

Jun 5, 2017 @ 10:53 – The Chapleau Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have issued a press release advising that Highway 129 will be closed for an estimated two days because of a culvert collapse at Poulin Creek. Editor’s Note –  Poulin Creek is just south of the Highway 129/101 Junction. This culvert collapse and replacement will prevent travellers taking 129 ...

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Trevor Holliday speaks on the proposed Minimum Wage Increase

The Northern Ontario Party is calling out the Liberals on their political antics they are using to buy votes and to get the voters to focus their attention away from the negativity toward their leader, Kathleen Wynne. The Liberals want the voters to focus on anything other than the  Liberals’ incompetence that  has caused an unstable economy and undue economic ...

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Monday Morning News – June 5th

Jun 5, 2017 @ 07:44 Weather – Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning. A mix of sun and cloud today with a 40% chance of showers in the afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 20C. News Tidbits – World Environment Day (WED) occurs on 5 June every year, and is a chance to reconnect with nature ...

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