Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Monday Morning News – August 19

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 14.

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OPP begin “Operation Safe Trucking” Campaign – August 18 to August 24

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have begun their Operation Safe Trucking Campaign which runs from August 18 to August 24, 2019. OPP statistics report that there have been  4,816 Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) collisions so far this year (media release of August 16). Forty-six of those collisions resulted in fatalities, with two separate incidents collectively taking the lives of five people. This is ...

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Sunday Morning News – August 18

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon with 70 percent chance of showers later this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this morning. High 22. Humidex 28. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – showers ending near midnight then partly cloudy. Risk of thunderstorms ...

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Friday Morning News – August 16

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Low 15. News Tidbits – The new Rotary District 6290 Governor Dave Thomas visited with the Rotary Club of Wawa this week. He ...

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The Wawa Northern Nationals Continue to be a great Weekend

  This past weekend, Wawa hosted the Northern Nationals at the Wawa Municipal Airport. 209 drivers in racing categories including Super Pro, Semi Pro, Street Cars, Sleds and Bikes, Junior Dragsters and Junior Open competed against the clock to win. Friday morning saw a little drizzle of rain in Wawa, but at the airport the drag strip was dry and ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 15

Weather – km/h this afternoon. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – clearing late this evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low 9. News Tidbits – Highway 17 was closed for just over 6 hours between Marathon and Terrace Bay to allow for an investigation of a workplace fatality at a bridge construction site. ...

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Draft Ice Rental Policy is up for public commenting

The draft Ice Rental Policy was introduced at the Municipal Council Meeting on Tuesday, August 13th. The draft is being shared with all arena ice users and residents to request input by Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Pleae, go to Https://wawa.cc/draft-ice-user-policy to view this draft version of the policy. Comments and questions can be sent to: Mr. Brian Lachine, Acting-Director [email protected] ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 14

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – partly cloudy. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 9. News Tidbits – Don’t forget that tonight you can learn about AY Jackson, a member of the Group of Seven at the Tourist Information Centre tonight. ...

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Council Meeting – August 13

There is a Regular Council Meeting tonight Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Council Chambers after the Corporate Planning / Policy Committee Meeting. Wawa-news has embeded the agenda and accompanying information below for readers to enjoy. Of interest at this time is in the minutes of the Northeast LHIN regarding a  Non-Urgent Patient Transfer Project – Funding Agreement Update “The CAO advised ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 12

There were three fires discovered by late afternoon on August 12. Parry Sound 16 is under control at 0.3 of a hectare. It is located on the northeast shore of McCrae Lake. Bancroft 9 was discovered late this afternoon, south of Dodge Lake. It measures 0.2 of a hectare. Timmins 12 was discovered late this afternoon, approximately 5 kilometers west ...

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Corporate Planning Meeting – August 13

There is a Corporate Planning / Policy Committee Meeting tonight, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m.   CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2.1 Approval of Agenda ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF APPROVAL OF MINUTES 5.1 Approval of Minutes – Corporate Planning / ...

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Tuesday Morning News – August 13

Weather – Mainly cloudy. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 9. News Tidbits – Don’t forget Tom Savage plays a house concert at Rock Island Lodge tonight.

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Rock Island House Concert Presents – Tom Savage August 13

  Tom Savage is what one might refer to as a triple-threat. One part truth-telling troubadour, one part death-defying guitar slinger, and one part Country Blues howler. Each facet of his formidable on-stage persona carefully crafted over a 20+ year devotion to the composition and performance of song. Tom is a true believer. A disciple of melody and harmony and ...

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Monday Morning News – August 12

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness this evening. Low 12. News Tidbits – Congratulations to Annika Jozin. She took silver at Youth Nationals in Cape Breton this past weekend!

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