Local News

TSB Deploys Team to Examine Aircraft Wreckage

Mar 17, 2017 @ 20:50 The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to examine aircraft wreckage found north of White River, Ontario.The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

Read More »

HECHLER, Ursula

Mar 17, 2017 @ 20:20 Passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the age of 79 years. Beloved wife of Henry for 58 years. Loving mother of Kelly Hechler (Greg Marsh), Jim Hechler (Carrie) and Tina Hechler-Vandal (Felix Vandal). Adored Oma of Beatrix, Samantha (Mike Delion), Renée, Nicholas, Noah and Julia. Dear sister of the late Inga Foster ...

Read More »

Marathon OPP – Crash Site Located of Cessna 172

Mar 17, 2017 @ 11:09 On Wednesday, March 16, 2017 at approximately 12:40 pm, Marathon and Manitouwadge members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a plane crash that happened on Tuesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:38 pm approximately 60 km East of Marathon.   The crash site was located by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) and Search ...

Read More »

Upcoming Donor Recognition Celebration

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will soon unveil the redesigned Donor Recognition Boards. Invitations have been sent out and plans have been undertaken to host a Donor Recognition Celebration on Sunday, March 26th from 1 pm to 3 pm. At 2 pm Dr. Julie Weinstein will be the guest speaker, following that the ‘In Memory’ names will be acknowledged. ...

Read More »

Mike Mantha ask Premier Wynne to Ignite Ring of Fire

Mar 17, 2017 @ 06:53   After listening to serious concerns raised at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference, which brings together the mining and finance industry, Ontario NDP critic for Northern Development and Mines Michael Mantha again demanded that Premier Kathleen Wynne take action to develop the Ring of Fire. “I had the chance to talk ...

Read More »

NEOHA Grand Finale

Mar 17, 2017 @ 06:39 Come out this weekend to the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre and cheer the Wawa Peewee Travellers team in hosting the NEOHA Grand Finale. The tournament begins at 11:00 a.m. with the Wawa PeeWee Travellers on home ice against Chapleau. There are seven teams playing 17 games from Friday at 11 to Sunday at 1 p.m. ...

Read More »

PINE, Vince

Peacefully at his home in Wawa on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the age of 62 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Jennifer. Beloved father of Vince (Deni), Virgil (Kristy Sayers) and Victor (Shanna Faubert). Proud grandfather of Jennifer, Wayne, Cole, Cain, Wyatt, Harrison, Brendan, Isaiah, Alexa, and Amara. Dear brother of Doug Pine (Wanda), Bonnie Pine, Karen Cheechoo ...

Read More »

Friday Morning News – March 17

Mar 17, 2017 @ 06:03 Weather – Mainly sunny today with it becoming cloudy in the afternoon. A high of +2. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 2017-03-17 4:26 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with partly snow packed sections. 2017-03-17 2:53 547 Highway 101 to ...

Read More »

Have you seen Beatrice? UPDATE

At 9:10 Beatrice texted me with the fabulous news that they had returned to Northern Lights Ford and Beatrice was there waiting for her! Beatrice, a Jack Russel Terrier has gone missing at Northern Lights Ford. Her family has been looking for her but has been unsuccessful. She got out of their truck and took off. Beatrice does have her collar ...

Read More »

OPP & JRCC Trenton Conducting Search

Mar 16, 2017 @ 12:51 Superior East Ontario Provincial Police – Wawa were assisting JRCC Trenton in searching for a missing small aircraft this morning.  The Hercules was observed searching in Michipicoten Bay for about 25 minutes before heading to Marathon to continue searching there. There was no other information available at that time. Wawa-news will continue to update as more information ...

Read More »

SE OPP – Operation All Dressed Up 2017!

Mar 16, 2017 @ 08:06 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service (SSMPS) are pleased to announce the fourth year of Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma District OPERATION ALL DRESSED UP! 2017 assisting Grade 8 and Grade 12 girls prepare for upcoming graduation ceremonies. With the support of community partners and the community itself, this ...

Read More »

Thursday Morning News – March 16

Mar 16, 2017 @ 06:49 Weather – Mainly sunny. High zero. UV index 3 or moderate. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-16 4:23 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with partly snow packed sections. 2017-03-16 3:59 547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and dry road 2017-03-16 4:23 17 Sault Saint Marie ...

Read More »

Argo Gold Update on Rockstar Gold Project

Mar 15, 2017 @ 21:26 Argo Gold Inc.’s Rockstar Gold Project is located 50 kilometres north – northeast of Wawa, Ontario in the Michipicoten Greenstone Belt and covers 2,656 hectares comprised of 16 mineral claims in Jacobson and Riggs Townships. The Michipicoten Greenstone Belt hosts Richmont’s Island Gold Mine and past producers including the Magino, Edwards, Cline and Renabie Mines. Argo ...

Read More »

SE OPP Chapleau – Looking for Assistance

Mar 15, 2017 @ 20:47 On Friday, March 10, 2017, at approximately 12:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a Break and Enter incident to an ice hut located on the Chapleau River. The incident took place between Sunday, February 26, 2017, and Thursday, March 9, 2017. During the incident, the persons ...

Read More »

NDP’s Horwath demands Wynne’s hydro legislation be tabled Monday

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne to table her promised hydro bill on Monday.   “Premier Wynne, has issued a news release and delivered talking points – now it’s time to deliver a plan,” said Horwath. “Ontario families, businesses and municipalities have a right to know what will happen to their bills and who will pay the ...

Read More »