Local News

Wednesday Morning News – May 24

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers with a high 15 today. News Tidbits – A call centre in Sudbury is using credit checks as part of their hiring process. Apparently, this would help protect their clients from poor employees. Wouldn’t an employee with debt, be more vested in retaining their job? Terrace Bay is having some excitement ...

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News from the Park – Aboriginal Youth in Care, Healthcare & Hydro Rates

May 23, 2017 @ 08:06 Few would argue the notion that Ontario has been blessed with an abundance of priceless resources. We enjoy access to a vast number of beautiful lakes and the fresh water of the Great Lakes, valuable mineral and ore deposits, fertile agricultural land and many thousands of square kilometres of trees. But without any doubt I ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 23rd

May 23, 2017 @ 07:35 Weather – Cool, damp and foggy. From Schreiber to Sault Ste. Marie, Environment Canada has issued a Fog Advisory, ” Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Cool moist air off of Lake Superior will produce widespread fog this morning over areas along the north and eastern shorelines of Lake Superior. It should ...

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Des élèves de Wawa se surpassent au Tournoi provincial de tir à l’arc

May 22, 2017 @ 08:05   Le 17 mai, Taylor Vernier et Dylan Germain de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé au tournoi provincial de tir à l’arc dans la catégorie «Male Compound Unlimited Class» tenu à Richmond Hill. Ils étaient accompagnés de M. Philippe Lacroix, enseignant. Taylor Vernier a accumulé 265 points sur 300 au premier tour et 268 ...

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Wawa Entertainment Series to Host Spring Fling 2017!

The Wawa Entertainment Series (WES) will be hosting this year’s Spring Fling as a fundraiser for the much anticipated 4th Annual Wawa Music Festival to be held this Canada Day Weekend!   WES Acting Chair Matt Larrett explains, “Over the years Spring Fling has enjoyed a proud heritage in our community of showcasing local musicians, artisans, dancers, orators, and dramatists, ...

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Garbologist’s Report – ‘Think before you Toss!’

After cleaning Highway 17 south to the Soo, we took a little break from the freezing, merciless wind. I could feel the chill for days. This gave me time to count beer cans, organize and reflect.   Drinking and driving is sadly, still in full swing.   People, what is wrong with you!!!   On that short stretch of Highway ...

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Saturday Morning News – May 20th

Weather – Bright and sunny this morning with Watson’s flying early. It is expected to be mainly sunny this morning with increasing cloudiness this afternoon. The wind will change to the east and be light. A high of 15C is expected. Rain is expected after midnight, with winds gusting to 40km from the east. Now that Pickerel Season is open, ...

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Marathon OPP Investigate Early Morning Collision

On Friday, May 19, 2017, at approximately 7:00 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon at Highway 17, Township of Coldwell. A westbound vehicle collided with the rear trailer wheels of an eastbound tractor trailer. Emergency services including the Marathon Fire Department (MFD) and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ...

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Victoria Day Weekend – Drive Safe!

May 19, 2017 @ 09:51   With the Victoria Day holiday and good weather ahead members of the Kenora OPP detachment encourage drivers to stay alert and make wise choices while traveling. With increased patrols, drivers should know that OPP officers will be diligent about targeting aggressive driving, impaired driving, seatbelt compliance and distracted driving. Drive safe – aggressive driving ...

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Friday Morning News – May 19

May 19, 2017 @ 09:45 Weather – Quite the change from today. Right now it is -2C but by this afternoon we should be at the expected high of 14C. Tonight it will cloud over, and temperatures drop to 2C. News Tidbits – This is the start of the Victoria Day Long Weekend. Please be careful as you enjoy it. ...

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EC – Freezing Rain Warning in Effect UPDATE 3:13 pm

May 18, 2017 @ 15:13 At 2:45 p.m. Environment Canada ended the Freezing Rain Warning for White River and Wawa.   May 18, 2017 @ 11:21   11:08 AM EDT Thursday 18 May 2017 Freezing rain warning in effect for:   Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Freezing rain is expected ...

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KORYTKO, Sylvia (Savella)

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with her family by her side on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the age of 78 years. Beloved wife of the late Metro Korytko. Cherished mother of Maryann Wolstenholme, Anthony Korykto, Paul Korykto, late Diane Stewart (Tim), Linda Frizzell (Danny), Donna Korytko (Jeff Amos) and Connie Korytko. Proud gramma of Lisa, ...

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End of Season Archery Tournament

May 18, 2017 @ 09:05   On May 7th, the Wawa Archery students had their end of year tournament.   Held in the Wawa Curling Club, a number of youth shot at a variety of targets in a very disciplined manner. Youth lined up, and when the whistle was blown took aim and fired. When the whistle blew a different ...

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Red Pine adds Second Drill to Drilling Program

May 18, 2017 @ 08:18 Red Pine Exploration Inc. has expanded the current 20,000 metre drill program by adding another drill to carry out an additional 10,000 metres. One of the drills currently on site is attempting to expand the existing inferred gold resource while the other will potentially connect other zones of gold mineralization (the Wawa Gold Corridor) recently ...

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