Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Saturday Morning News – October 12

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 5. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Showers. A few flurries inland. Local snowfall amount 5 cm inland. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this evening. Low plus 1. News Tidbits – Northern Lights Ford will ...

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Found on FaceBook – 2nd Round of Proposals for on-ice recreation programming

The following post was found on FaceBook: “Thanks for all your comments and feedback on our new on-ice recreation programming. We have taken them into account and would like to present a second round of proposals. Included here is a schedule, as well as better definitions of Public Skate, Family Skate, Youth Pick-Up and Family Pick-Up. We would love to ...

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Ghoulish greetings from the Soo Zombie Walk!

The zombies are rising from the dead once again to lurch to the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre on Saturday, October 19th. 2019 marks our 10th year of frightening fun, and the zombies will have plenty to celebrate! The doors of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre open at 3:00pm, ushering in the horde of undead to enjoy heaps of freakishly fun ...

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Friday Morning News – October 11

Weather – Cloudy. Rain at times heavy beginning late this morning. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 60. High 16. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Rain at times heavy. Amount 20 to 30 mm. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low plus 3. There is a rainfall warning in effect – ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 10

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 19. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h overnight. Low 9. The fall colors are gorgeous. Make your plans to go out and enjoy a walk tonight. The Thanksgiving weekend is not expected to be as nice.

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Today is last day for Dream Vacation Lottery Tickets

There are still tickets available for the LDHC Foundation’s Dream Vacation Lottery. BUT the only catch is that they are only on sale today at John’s ValuMart from 11-2 and at LDHC admitting until 2:30 today.  The draw will be made at 4:30 tonight in the Lady Dunn Health Centre’s lobby. The winner will receive a return trip for 2 ...

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Time to Register for Curling – Ladies, Men’s & Mixed!

Although we hate to acknowledge it… Winter is coming. One of Wawa’s most favorite sports is curling, and Wawa has three different leagues for curlers to register in, Ladies, Men’s and Mixed. Men’s League – Beginning Monday, November 4th at 7:00 p.m. Ladies League – Beginning Tuesday, November 5th at 6:30 & 8:30 p.m. Mixed League – Beginning Thursday, November ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 9

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 17. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – a few clouds. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 9. News Tidbits – A transport caught fire last night and has closed the northbound lane and shoulder in the Chapleau Landfill ...

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Double Fundraiser Benefit – Saturday Night

There is a fundraising benefit for Nick Wiwchairyk and the Dwyer family planned for Saturday Night. There is live music, door prizes and lots of fun. Two youth, Abrielle will be singing and Ezekiel will be playing accordian. Organizers say “We are holding this benefit to show our community that no family has to go through their battles alone. They’re ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 7

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High 16. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight Partly cloudy. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 9.   Did you know? The Wawa Goose Seniors Club has teamed up with the Wawa Public Library to ...

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Monday Morning News – October 7th

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 11. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clearing. Low plus 2.   News Tidbits – A congratulations to Brian Lachine who ran in the premiere running of the Ultra Trail Stokely Creek marathons. 150 runners from two provinces and ...

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Fire Prevention Week – October 6-12, 2019

Firefighters from the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department are urging families in Wawa to practice their home fire escape plan as part of Fire Prevention Week. Fire Prevention Week runs from October 6-12, 2019. This year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” When the smoke alarms sound, everyone must know where to go – that’s ...

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Sunday Morning News – October 6

Weather – Periods of rain or drizzle ending early this morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 60. Temperature steady near 11. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light after midnight. Low 6. News Tidbits ...

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Mantha fights for better DriveTest Service

Many Wawa and area residents have found that it is often impossible to schedule DriveTest appointments, especially in the winter. Our MPP Michael Mantha has been fighting for better service. Friday he sent two letters to Wawa-news to inform the public of his efforts. Below are two letters, one to Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney in regard to access for ...

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Saturday Morning News – October 4

Weather – Increasing cloudiness early this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High 11. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – periods of rain. Local amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind south 40 km/h gusting to 60. Low 8.   News Tidbits – The Wawa Bargain Shop is holding ...

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