Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Bruce Mines Man arrested in death of former White River resident.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested an individual in connection with what is now determined to be a homicide in the area of Fenelon Falls. Officers responded to a call for assistance after a body was recovered from Sturgeon Lake on the morning of July 11, 2021. A post-mortem examination was conducted at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto. ...

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Morning News – July 15

Weather A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers this morning and early this afternoon. Clearing this afternoon. High 23. Humidex 25. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight- Clear. Low 11. Heavy rainfall continues. Heavy rain stretching from Sault Ste. Marie to Kirkland Lake has begun. Total rainfall amounts are expected to be between 40 ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 3 Winner is…

Congratulations to Mark Liard, winner of Week 3 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#14) he selected contained the 2 of Hearts. He won $184! Previous Winners: Week 2 – Violet Overton, Envelope #42, Seven of Clubs, $278 Week 1 – Jean Desgagne, Envelope #8, Four of Clubs, $368  

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Morning News – July 14

Weather A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this morning with risk of a thunderstorm. High 23. Humidex 28. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Low 15. Heavy rainfall is expected overnight through Thursday. Rain will begin over parts of Northeastern Ontario overnight before spreading to the Ontario-Quebec border on Thursday morning. ...

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Morning News – July 13

Weather Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers. High 26. Humidex 28. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Clearing early this evening. Low 15.   Status of cases in Algoma There are no active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. Immunization Uptake and Coverage in Algoma (Last updated: 9:25 AM, July 12, 2021) Doses administered to Algoma residents ...

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L’Ontario passera à la troisième phase du Plan d’action pour le déconfinement le 16 juillet 2021

Compte tenu de l’amélioration constante des principaux indicateurs clés de santé publique et des soins de santé ainsi que du taux de vaccination à l’échelle de la province qui surpasse maintenant les cibles établies dans le Plan d’action pour le déconfinement, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, fera passer la province à la troisième ...

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Ontario Moving to Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen on July 16

With key public health and health care indicators continuing to improve and the provincewide vaccination rate surpassing the targets outlined in the province’s Roadmap to Reopen, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health the Ontario government is moving the province into Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021. “Thanks to ...

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Morning News – July 12

Weather Sunny. High 26. Humidex 29. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Low 14.   Status of cases in Algoma There are no active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. Immunization Uptake and Coverage in Algoma (Last updated: 9:10 AM, July 9, 2021) Doses administered to Algoma residents Total doses administered – 124,23 ...

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Hwy 17 – (Goulais – Timberland General Store) OPEN

Jul 10, 2021 at 23:36 At 11:30 OPP opened Highway 17.   Jul 10, 2021 at 17:49 Highway 17 has been closed between the Junctions of Hwy 17/556 (south) and Hwy 17/552 (north) because of a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle(s) at the Timberland General Store entranceway. Wawa-news will continue to update as information becomes available.   Detour ...

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Hwy 17 (Just North of Heyden) OPEN

Jul 10, 2021 at 00:29 Just before midnight, Highway 17 was reopened.   Jul 9, 2021 at 16:29 Highway 17 is currently closed just north of the Heyden turnoff. OPP, Fire and EMS are on scene at this time (4:29).  Reports from the scene is that this is a collision between a transport and a 4-door car. Traffic is being ...

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Morning News – July 9

Weather Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Clear. Low 8.   Status of cases in Algoma There are no active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. Immunization Uptake and Coverage in Algoma (Last updated: 9:45 AM, July 8, 2021) Doses administered to Algoma residents Total doses administered – 121,832 ...

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Morning News – July 8

Weather Sunny. High 22. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Clear. Low 7. Status of cases in Algoma There are no active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. Immunization Uptake and Coverage in Algoma (Last updated: 9:55 AM, July 7, 2021) Doses administered to Algoma residents Total doses administered – 120,000 # of people who are fully ...

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St. Monica’s Parish – Donations Sought for Father Michael’s Ghana

Father Michael of St. Monica’s Parish is collecting items for Ghana. In the past, the United Church was a huge help in donating – but COVID-19 has eliminated this as a source for this year. If you have any: Women & Children summer weight clothing (inner and/or outer wear), linens, bedding, towels, hand cloths small hand tools (hammers, saws, masonry ...

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Morning News – July 7

Weather Sunny. High 20. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 10.   Status of cases in Algoma There are no active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. Immunization Uptake and Coverage in Algoma (Last updated: 8:55 AM, July 6, 2021) Doses administered to Algoma residents Total doses administered – 118,975 # of people who ...

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