Local News

Oxide Sands extended 500m along trend on Wawa-Holdsworth Project

Aug 3, 2017 @ 09:23 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. is pleased to provide an update on the on-going exploration program on the Oxide Sands at its Wawa-Holdsworth Project. Highlights from the trenching Program: Oxide Sands observed in trenches over a strike of 1.1 km between TR-600 and TR-1700, expanding the known trend of Oxide Sands by more than 500 metres ...

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Wesdome Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

Aug 3, 2017 @ 09:18 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. today announces second quarter 2017 financial results. Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO commented, “Over the last year, the operations team has been focused on increasing mined gold grades and developed stope inventory consistently quarter over quarter. The first half of 2017 demonstrates that this work is starting to take effect. ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 3

Aug 3, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Lake Superior – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind light becoming northeast 10 knots this morning then increasing to northeast 15 this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 20 overnight then diminishing to north 15 Friday afternoon. News Tidbits – On July 15th, 2017 Northern ...

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Happenings at First United – August 2

Aug 2, 2017 @ 09:31 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering  machine at the Church  705-856-2926. The Congregation of First United wishes to thank St. Paul’s Anglican Church most sincerely for inviting us to share their Morning Worship during the ...

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Save the Date: 2017 Alumni Reunion at Sault College

Aug 2, 2017 @ 08:50 Are you alumni of Sault College? Are you looking to get in touch with old classmates or see how the College has changed? If so, save the date – Friday, September 15, 2017 – when Sault College will welcome alumni back to campus for the 2017 Alumni Reunion. This exciting event is part of a ...

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11th Annual William G. Rose Memorial Golf Tournament

Aug 2, 2017 @ 08:16 On Friday 21 July, 2017 one hundred and twenty-six golfers spent the day on the links in support of the 11th Annual William G. Rose Memorial Golf Tournament. Teams were comprised of Men, Ladies, or Mixed with some participants travelling from Ottawa, Sudbury, Espanola, Sault Ste. Marie, and even North Carolina! With our host Wawa ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 2

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. High 21. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – There is still an OPP presence at Montreal River. OPP have released very little information about the discovery of human remains on Sunday, July 30, 2017. A reminder for Dubreuilville residents: Algoma Power requires an electrical service ...

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Driver Charged with Careless Driving in Death of Bicyclist

Aug 1, 2017 @ 15:37 On July 28, 2017 at approximately 3:00 pm, members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), together with Algoma Emergency Services (EMS) responded to a serious collision involving a bicycle and a motor vehicle. The collision took place at the intersection of Main Street and Broadway Ave. in the town of ...

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July 2nd – Interdenominational Service Held Outdoors at LDHC

Aug 1, 2017 @ 14:44 The Christian clergy in Wawa have been meeting together on about a quarterly basis for the past few years. One of the items discussed was to have a shared summertime ‘service in the park’. It was celebrations. It was by all accounts, a successful event! The service was held in the garden area of the ...

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Fire Department Called to Structure Fire on Winston

Just before 10:30 this morning, the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department was called to a residence on fire on Winston Road. When Wawa-news arrived, there was smoke coming out from beneath the east eaves, and the garage door was laying inside the garage. Firefighters had to remove stuff from the front porch to enable easier entry to the residence. In a ...

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Ontario Government Appoints the Honourable Justice Eileen Gillese to Lead Inquiry into Long-term Care Homes

The Ontario Provincial Government has appointed the Honourable Justice Eileen Gillese to lead an independent public inquiry into the policies, procedures and oversight of long-term care homes. She has been asked to focus on the circumstances and systemic issues that may have contributed to the assault and death of residents who were under the care of Elizabeth Wettlaufer, a former registered ...

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Investigation into Human Remains Continues at Montreal River Harbour

On July 30, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were notified of found human remains. The Superior East OPP began an investigation under the direction of Inspector Rob Matthews with the assistance of the Sault Ste. Marie OPP Forensic Identification Service, Sault Ste. Marie Crime Unit, members of the Emergency ...

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Successful Fundraising means new CT Scanner for Sault Area Hospital

Over ten years ago, the Sault Area Hospital (SAH) installed two CT Scanners in their Diagnostic Imaging Department. In early 2015, it was known that one would have to be replaced.   Yesterday, with successful fundraising, it was announced that a new CT Scanner will be installed later this year. The SAH performs over 20,000 CT scans, providing information to help ...

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Tuesday Morning News – August 1

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 25. Humidex 30. UV index 8 or very high. Lake Superior – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to north 20 this evening. News Tidbits – Chapleau’s Emma Morrison who was recently crowned ...

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