Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Large Police Presence Darwin/Churchill

There has been a very large police presence in the area of Darwin and Churchill. There are many cruisers, and they are restricting travel. A concerned Wawa resident noted officers cutting through from Regina across the lane way to Churchill. Wawa-news will update as more is known.

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Wawa – Looking Back in Time ‘Square Dancing and more’

There’s a whole lotta dancing going on in Wawa… Looks like they shut down the whole block to square dance. Then went on the the Union Hall to continue the evening. It was fun to see the old Legion Hall, White’s Clothing and White’s Grocery Store. Across the was West & Co. (now part of Canadian Tire). We certainly had ...

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Morning News Tidbits – August 4

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light late this morning. High 18. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Low 9   Statistics from Algoma Public Health  – August 3, 2020 (10:00 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents ...

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WFD called to Debris Fire on Second Avenue

  The Wawa Fire Department was called to a fire at a residence on Second Avenue this evening just after 7:30. There was a large plume of smoke visib.e, and a witness that was walking by reported seeing flames 4-5 ft high, and seeing someone with a garden hose spraying the flames prior to the fire department arriving. The firefighters ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Morning Collision leads to Impaired Charges

  On August 1, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township. Officers arrived on scene and found that the driver had fled the scene on foot. At approximately 8:35 a.m., an officer spotted the driver walking on Highway ...

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Morning News Tidbits – August 3

Weather – Increasing cloudiness early this morning. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. High 19. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low 9. Statistics from Algoma Public Health  – August 1, 2020 (9:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the ...

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Morning News Tidbits -August 2

Weather – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 18. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 10. Statistics from Algoma Public Health  – August 1, 2020 (9:30 a.m.) Algoma regions ...

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Farmer’s Market – August 1 & 2

  Rob is at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre this Saturday and Sunday from 9 – 5 (Saturday) and Sunday from 9 – ?? depending of produce left for sale. Sunday morning update – There are lots of green and yellow beans at $5 a bag! 3 pickle kits left! View the photo gallery showing the product that Rob has ...

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Morning News Tidbits -August 1

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 23. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Low 13.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health  – July 31, 2020 (8:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 ...

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Need Help Paying for your Electricity Bills?

Algoma Power customers have funding programs available to them if they are having trouble paying their electric bills during the pandemic. Algoma Power says that, “Customers may be eligible for a one time, on-bill credit to help them catch up their electricity bills and resume regular payments through the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program.” However, in order to be eligible for ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 31

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 23. Humidex 27. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 12. Marine Forecast – Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to northwest 10 near noon then becoming light early Saturday morning. Waves one half metre or less subsiding to less than one half metre Saturday morning. Fog patches. Statistics ...

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2020 Wawa Salmon Derby is a Go!

The 38th Annual Wawa Salmon Derby is a go! This year’s Derby will be held August 21st – 23rd. There are some changes this year though. This year is a Salmon Derby only, monetary prizes will be awarded for the top ten salmon caught only – no lake trout. The Grand Prize for the largest salmon caught is $3,000. As ...

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“Catch the Ace” Must Go!

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation (LDHCF) and the community of Wawa were having great fun with the Catch the Ace Fundraiser with ten winners! However, things were brought to a standstill with COVID-19. With the Algoma District now in Phase 3, the LDHCF will conclude the Catch the Ace campaign with a “Must Go Draw”. Tickets will be sold ...

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