Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Cupcakes for a Cure!

Oct 21, 2017 @ 08:17   Yesterday was the Annual Cupcakes for a Cure at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Talented bakers Louise Needham, Jennifer Tremblay and Tracy Chalykoff made dozens and dozens of cupcakes. Then there was a decoration party held just before they went on sale. There were so many beautiful cupcakes, it was hard to choose my ...

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Bowl for Wawa Community Food Bank

Oct 21, 2017 @ 08:05 If  you have never tried your hand at bowling, or you enjoy going out for a game – this is your weekend to have fun and help support the Wawa Community Food Bank. The Roxy Bowling Centre is holding a “Bowl for the Food Bank” event beginning at 12 noon today until midnight, and again ...

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Saturday Morning News – October 21st

Oct 21, 2017 @ 07:25 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 18. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will b mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low 14. Marine – ...

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Lake Superior Recipe for Sunset Kissed Waves

Oct 20, 2017 @ 14:27   It was a foregone conclusion when I got up Friday morning. The wind was still blowing, gusting to 50km/h. The night before the wind had been recorded as gusting to 72km/h. With the wind blowing and gusting all day, and some funky clouds to the west – the recipe for a beautiful sunset was ...

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Friday Morning News – October 20th

Oct 20, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this morning. High 16. Tonight will be clear. Becoming partly cloudy this evening. Wind south 20 km/h. Low 9. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 near midnight then backing to southeast 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 ...

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2017 CP Holiday Train to Feature Colin James & Emma Lee!

Oct 19, 2017 @ 13:22 This year’s CP Holiday will begin it’s journey westward from Montreal on November 25/26th. The Holiday Train is a beautifully lit train with a stage featuring musicians and holiday music. 182 communities will enjoy the show, and are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for local food banks. “The Holiday Train program is all about ...

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St. Margaret Mary Cemetery has Beautiful Fence

Oct 19, 2017 @ 10:17   Although the St. Margaret Mary Cemetery has not had a burial in many, many years (1954), it is still a sacred place with what is said to be 100 individuals buried there.   Unfortunately, during the winter, snow machines have been using the cemetery as a means to cut across from Mission Road to Winston ...

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Week of the Child Parade

Oct 19, 2017 @ 09:41 Yesterday at 10:30 Superior Children’s Centre held their Week of the Child Parade. They paraded from the corner of Broadway/Mission Road to the Drill Rig on the sidewalk.

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Thursday Morning News – October 19

Weather – Marine – News Tidbits – Sleepy Time Story at the Wawa Public Library “The Witch and the Cat” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Come dressed up in a cat or witch costume, or just your comfy pj’s to enjoy a story, snacks, games and have lots of fun!  

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Red Skies at Night

Oct 19, 2017 @ 08:16     Red sky at night, sailors’ delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.   We have had quite the red sunsets over the past several days, with beautiful sunny days. As I write this the sun is just breaking over Surluga Mine Hill, and it promises to be a bright, sunny day. The ...

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Kilotile

Oct 18, 2017 @ 08:08 Preston Plante, is a DJ/producer known as Kilotile. He’s a 20-year old electronic dance artist, growing up in Wawa and has been concentrating on DJ’ing and producing music for about 4-5 years and is becoming more popular every day. He has already released eight albums and distributed in digital stores, such as iTunes and Spotify. Plante continues to ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 18

Oct 18, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 18. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight a few clouds. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low plus 4.   Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 20 knots veering to southwest 25 this morning then to west ...

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‘Places Between: Little Wawa’ an Insider’s Thoughts

Oct 17, 2017 @ 08:40   It was hard to see what an outsider only saw of Wawa in Cheyenne Jenkins article “Places Between: Little Wawa”. A depressing Northern town. An inn falling apart, buildings devastated by fire. Ruin Porn. Only one house proudly painted blue and yellow was positive.   Wawa is not much different than many Northern Ontario towns are ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – October 17

There is a regular Council Meeting tonight, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS 2.1 Presentation to Mr. Mark McRae – Retirement Gift (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (resolution) (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 4.1 Library Board Meeting – Monday, October 16, 2017 ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 17

Oct 17, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight Clear. Wind becoming south 20 km/h near midnight. Low 6. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20 early this morning then diminishing to west 15 near noon. Wind diminishing to ...

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