Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Wednesday Morning News – August 2

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. High 21. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – There is still an OPP presence at Montreal River. OPP have released very little information about the discovery of human remains on Sunday, July 30, 2017. A reminder for Dubreuilville residents: Algoma Power requires an electrical service ...

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Driver Charged with Careless Driving in Death of Bicyclist

Aug 1, 2017 @ 15:37 On July 28, 2017 at approximately 3:00 pm, members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), together with Algoma Emergency Services (EMS) responded to a serious collision involving a bicycle and a motor vehicle. The collision took place at the intersection of Main Street and Broadway Ave. in the town of ...

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July 2nd – Interdenominational Service Held Outdoors at LDHC

Aug 1, 2017 @ 14:44 The Christian clergy in Wawa have been meeting together on about a quarterly basis for the past few years. One of the items discussed was to have a shared summertime ‘service in the park’. It was celebrations. It was by all accounts, a successful event! The service was held in the garden area of the ...

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SSM Former Fire Chief Charged after Investigation of Alleged Criminal Wrongdoing

Aug 1, 2017 @ 14:58 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Sault Ste. Marie area resident following an investigation relating to allegations of criminal wrongdoing. In December 2016, the Commissioner of the OPP received a request from the Chief of Sault Ste. Marie Police Service to conduct an external, independent and thorough investigation. The investigation was completed by the ...

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Fire Department Called to Structure Fire on Winston

Just before 10:30 this morning, the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department was called to a residence on fire on Winston Road. When Wawa-news arrived, there was smoke coming out from beneath the east eaves, and the garage door was laying inside the garage. Firefighters had to remove stuff from the front porch to enable easier entry to the residence. In a ...

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Ontario Government Appoints the Honourable Justice Eileen Gillese to Lead Inquiry into Long-term Care Homes

The Ontario Provincial Government has appointed the Honourable Justice Eileen Gillese to lead an independent public inquiry into the policies, procedures and oversight of long-term care homes. She has been asked to focus on the circumstances and systemic issues that may have contributed to the assault and death of residents who were under the care of Elizabeth Wettlaufer, a former registered ...

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Investigation into Human Remains Continues at Montreal River Harbour

On July 30, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were notified of found human remains. The Superior East OPP began an investigation under the direction of Inspector Rob Matthews with the assistance of the Sault Ste. Marie OPP Forensic Identification Service, Sault Ste. Marie Crime Unit, members of the Emergency ...

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Impaired Driver Charged in Motorcyclist’s Death

On Monday, July 31, 2017 at approximately 10:39pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as well as Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and Gorham Fire Department responded to a two vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a truck. The collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 589 and Kam Current Road in Gorham ...

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Successful Fundraising means new CT Scanner for Sault Area Hospital

Over ten years ago, the Sault Area Hospital (SAH) installed two CT Scanners in their Diagnostic Imaging Department. In early 2015, it was known that one would have to be replaced.   Yesterday, with successful fundraising, it was announced that a new CT Scanner will be installed later this year. The SAH performs over 20,000 CT scans, providing information to help ...

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Tuesday Morning News – August 1

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 25. Humidex 30. UV index 8 or very high. Lake Superior – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to north 20 this evening. News Tidbits – Chapleau’s Emma Morrison who was recently crowned ...

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SE OPP Wawa investigate human remains

On July 30, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), were notified of found human remains. Currently Superior East OPP along with the Sault Ste. Marie OPP Forensic Identification Service and Sault Ste. Marie Crime Unit are investigating the matter. There are no further details at this time as the ...

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Death of Boater on Grassy Narrows Lake

Jul 30, 2017 @ 22:36 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating the death of a boater on Grassy Narrows Lake. On Saturday, July 29, 2017, Treaty Three Police Service notified the OPP of a missing man on Grassy Narrows Lake. Police were advised that four individuals had overturned a boat and fallen ...

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Thunderstorm Watch

Jul 30, 2017 @ 22:35 Severe thunderstorm watch (continues 10:21 p.m.) in effect for: Chapleau – Gogama Kirkland Lake – New Liskeard – Tegagami Timmins – Cochrane Jul 30, 2017 @ 11:22 11:17 AM EDT Sunday 30 July 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville (ended 10:21 p.m.) Chapleau (continues 10:21 p.m.) Missinaibi Lake Gogama (continues 10:21 p.m.) Foleyet Kirkland ...

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SPENCER, Nicole Susan (Nyman)

Passed away tragically as a result of an accident on Friday, July 28, 2017.  Beloved wife and best friend of Phillip Spencer. Dear daughter of Edward “Ed” Nyman and the late Georgina “Gina” Nyman. Dear daughter-in-law of Diane and Reginald “Reg” Spencer. Special sister-in-law of Stephen Spencer and Melissa Terris (Tom). Nicole will be lovingly remembered by her many aunts, ...

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