Thursday Morning News – March 2

Mar 2, 2017 @ 06:34

Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High minus 11. Wind chill minus 27 this morning.

Roads –

101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road with bare and wet road, partly snow packed sections. 17-03-02 5:26
651 Highway 101 to Missinabi partly snow packed 17-03-02 5:27
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and dry road with bare and wet road, partly snow packed sections. 17-03-02 5:26
17 Sault Saint Marie to Montreal River bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 17-03-02 5:22
17 Montreal River Bridge to Wawa bare and dry road with partly snow packed sections. 17-03-02 5:26
17 Wawa to Paint Lake Rd bare and dry road with partly snow packed sections. 17-03-02 5:26
17 Paint Lake Rd to SW of White River bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 17-03-02 5:26
519 Highway 17 – Dubreuilville bare and dry road with bare and wet road, partly snow packed sections. 17-03-02 5:26
631 White River to Highway 11 partly snow packed with snow packed sections. 17-03-02 5:26

 

Local – The first meeting to discuss the possible amalgamation of Sir James Dunn elementary public school into Michipicoten High School occurred last night – Wawa-news will have a report later this morning.

 

District – 80 camping sites on Ranger Lake, Lawrence Lake, Garden Lake and Tunnel Lake must be vacated by the end of May. The Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry explain that the campers are no longer in compliance with provincial standards, and the land is to be returned to a natural state. Some of these campsites have been in use by families for up to 40 years.

There is a meeting is scheduled to take place in Sault Ste. Marie on March 3 to bring all parties together.

 

 

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