Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Monday Morning News – April 9

Apr 9, 2018 @ 07:56 Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy. High plus 1. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will be partly cloudy. Low minus 12. Roads – All highways are bare and dry, bare and wet in spots. News Tidbits – Community is Family – participates in Sunday evening’s Family Skate were asked to wear hockey jerseys ...

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Hwy 144 CLOSED and other Highway closures in the Northeast

Apr 5, 2018 @ 09:01 On April 4, 2018, members of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the assistance of OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) are investigating a fatality as a result of a head-on motor vehicle collision. The collision occurred north of Still River, on Highway 69 in Henvey Township, Ontario. The ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 5

Weather – Today will see increasing cloudiness. A few flurries beginning near noon. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High minus 1. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight, a few flurries ending this evening then partly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries before morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 4

Apr 4, 2018 @ 07:57 Weather – Today will be cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. High minus 5. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Low minus 16. Roads Conditions Visibility Drifting 101 From Timmins to Highway 144 Bare and dry road ...

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Wesdome Continues to explore and develop No. 7 & 300 Zones

Apr 3, 2018 @ 13:55 Wesdome continues to explore and develop the No. 7 and 300 Zones at the Eagle River Mine. These two zones run parallel to the Main 8 Zone structure from which more than one million ounces of gold over the last twenty years.   Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President, and CEO commented, “We continue to be encouraged ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 3

Apr 3, 2018 @ 07:47 Weather – Today will see increasing cloudiness. High -4. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight will be cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low -14. Roads – With the changes to the Ontario511 site, Wawa-news is looking at the best way to provide this information. Road conditions will ...

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OPP offer ‘Today’s Tip – Child Safety!”

The annual Provincial Seatbelt Campaign runs from March 30 to April 2, 2018. OPP are offering the following tips: Today’s Tip: Child Safety! Child Car Seats for Infants Newborn babies and infants need special protection while in a vehicle. In a collision, a properly installed rear-facing child car seat can save your baby’s life. Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act requires children to ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 31

Mar 31, 2018 @ 07:15 Weather – Today – Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this morning. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h near noon then becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40. High minus 4. Tonight – Periods of light snow ending this evening then partly cloudy. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. ...

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OPP offer ‘Today’s Tip – How to properly wear a seatbelt!”

The annual Provincial Seatbelt Campaign runs from March 30 to April 2, 2018. OPP are offering the following tips: Wear your seatbelt so that it crosses your chest and your lower hips; as these areas of the body are better able to resist the force of a crash. Do not put the shoulder strap under your arm or behind your ...

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Friday Morning News – March 30

Weather – Today will see a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High minus 3. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this evening. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 29

Weather – Today will be cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning then light this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 4 this morning then rising. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight will see a few clouds, and a low of ...

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Council Holds Interviews and Chooses Two new Councillors

Mar 28, 2018 @ 20:46   Since the resignation of Councillor Besner, and the declaration of Councillor Liddle’s seat vacant – Council has been conducting business with only three members, Mayor Ron Rody and Councillors Sandra Weitzel and Bill Chiasson. On Monday, Council held an interview process with four candidates: Pat Tait, Robert Reece, Julia Rowe and Cathy Cannon. Mayor ...

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HydroOne holds Open House

Mar 28, 2018 @ 10:20   HydroOne held an Open House at the Legion on Thursday, March 22nd. On display were a number of maps detailing where their plan is to install the East-West Tie Line.   HydroOne will follow the existing powerline from Wawa to just east of Dorion where the powerline will divert around the town of Dorion ...

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Water Rates Presentation to Council

Mar 28, 2018 @ 08:25 At the Council Meeting of March 14th, Council received a presentation by KPMG regarding the Water Rates. The report explained to Council and the gallery that establishing water rates should encompass two important considerations: Fairness Sustainability Users should pay for what they receive. Approximately 80% of Wawa’s water costs are incurred regardless of the amount ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 28

Mar 28, 2018 @ 07:43 Weather – Today a mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High plus 5. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight will be mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of rain showers changing to 60 percent chance of flurries after midnight. Risk of freezing ...

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