Local News

Cyclone has been found!

Cyclone’s daddy has been notified. Can’t say too much right now other than Cyc’s daddy is so excited and on his way to pick him up. We are heading now to the Sault, Cyclone has an appointment to be checked out by a vet.   My thanks to all who helped look over the past three weeks, and especially to ...

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Happenings from First United Church Wawa – March 22

Mar 22, 2017 @ 08:21 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services  are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern, please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church – 705-856-2926. The Easter Cross of Lights will again be placed above the front door of our Church.   Thank you to Maria ...

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Between the Covers – March 22

Mar 22, 2017 @ 07:54 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “A piece of the world” by Christina Baker Kline, “The education of Will” by Patricia B. McConnell, and “Say nothing” by Brad Parks. Afterschool Programs –  are back to normal Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Come on down to the ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 22

Weather – Sunny with a high of -5 today. Roads – All roads are bare and dry. Local – Today is World Water Day. Although we are blessed with abundant fresh water, there are many in this world who are not as fortunate. We all should conserve water where possible, and one way is with a rain barrel. Don’t forget ...

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EC – Snow Squall Watch to the Northeast

Mar 21, 2017 @ 07:55 7:53 AM EDT Tuesday 21 March 2017 Snow squall watch in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Brief, intense snowfall is expected to develop. Under the snow squall, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow. Snow squalls are expected today along a cold front. Snow squalls cause weather conditions ...

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Red Pine Stakes Additional Claims at its Wawa Gold Project

Mar 21, 2017 @ 07:39 Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces that it has staked an additional 137 hectares within the boundary of its Wawa Gold Project, bringing its total land package to 5,510 hectares (Figure 1). The Company has also completed its previously announced 6,000 metres drill program with the available results leading to the start of a larger 10,000 metres ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 21

Mar 21, 2017 @ 06:42 Weather – Periods of snow ending this morning then clearing. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. Temperature falling to minus 9 this afternoon. A snow squall watch is in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Brief, intense snowfall is expected to develop. Under the snow squall, ...

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Are Wynne’s Hydro Ads in Contempt of Parliament – House Leader says ‘Yes’

Today, Ontario PC House Leader Jim Wilson charged that Kathleen Wynne’s taxpayer-funded hydro ads are in contempt of parliament. The self-congratulatory ads, which the auditor general has said are out of line, are running before legislation has been introduced, an alleged breach of parliamentary rules. MPP Wilson informed the Speaker today that he will rise on a point of privilege ...

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Monday Morning News – March 20

Weather – Warm today with a high of 6C. Wind expected to get stronger by afternoon, with gusts to 40km/h. Snow overnight, with amounts of up to 2 cm. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 17-03-20 4:52 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with bare and wet ...

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Don Charbonneau new CD unveiling tonight!

Tsonight at 9 p.m. In Woody’s Pub, Don Charbonneau will be joined by friends as he unveils his latest CD, ‘Coming Home’. It promises to be a great evening of music as there will be performances by Whiskey Jill, Paula Valois and others!

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Mystery surrounds crashed Cessna Skyhawk

Mar 18, 2017 @ 12:25 Mystery surrounds the crash of a Cessna Skyhawk from Ann Arbor 60 km east of Marathon. OPP reported that the crash occurred Tuesday, March 15, 2017, at 11:38 pm. The second press release from OPP reported that the crash occurred Wednesday, March 16, 2017, at the same time.   SE OPP were informed Thursday morning, ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 18

Mar 18, 2017 @ 08:01 Weather – There was light snow overnight dusting everything with snow. Be careful of icy surfaces hidden underneath the snow. Environment Canada says “Periods of snow ending this afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Snowfall amount 2 cm. High plus 2.”   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare ...

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