Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Road Conditions – May 2 UPDATED 5:43

May 2, 2017 @ 05:43 The road conditions were updated at 5:32 a.m. Last updated: 2017-05-02 – early morning report Northeastern (file generated at 5:32 AM) 101 Highway 651 to Wawa snow coveredPoor visibility. 17-05-02 5:11 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi partly snow covered 17-05-02 5:22 547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction snow coveredPoor visibility. 17-05-02 5:11 17 Sault Saint ...

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HWY 631 CLOSED (White River to Hornepayne) 00:51

May 2, 2017 @ 00:51 Ontario511 is reporting that Highway 631 is closed from White River to Hornepayne.   May 2, 2017 @ 00:44 OPP have tweeted that Hwy 17 is closed between White River and Hornepayne. Hwy 17 doesn’t run between those two communities. This must be an error – will tweet them.     OPP have issued a ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Dealing with Bears in the Community

May 1, 2017 @ 22:15 Public safety is important to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Municipality of Wawa. Bears that come into a populated area aren’t always a threat to public safety. Public safety is at risk when a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety by exhibiting threatening or aggressive ...

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Thank you – Wheatley Family

May 1, 2017 @ 13:06 Garth, Merv, Mardie and their families wish to extend their deepest appreciation to every one for your prayers, phone calls, cards, flowers, food, support and kindness, following the loss of a loving wife, mother and grandmother, Lois Wheatley (08/08/1933 – 03-30-2017). A special thank you to Dr. Stamler and Dr. Weinstein, the nurses and staff ...

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Algoma District School Board students love new water bottle refilling stations

May 1, 2017 @ 11:45 There are a number of great supports for schools to access when messaging the importance of healthy living to students of all ages and at Tuesday night’s Committee of the Whole Meeting, Superintendent of Education Marcy Bell shared partnerships which have led to the implementation of water bottle refilling stations at over thirty Algoma District ...

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Catholic Education Week 2017 – ‘Walking Forward Together’

The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) is ready to celebrate Catholic Education Week 2017 which runs from Sunday, April 30 to Friday May 5. The theme for the week, which was also the school-year focus, is ‘Walking Forward Together’.   Activities will occur at HSCDSB schools in Blind River, Chapleau, Elliot Lake, Espanola, Hornepayne, Massey, Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa ...

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NOP – The North, Still the Neglected Child

May 1, 2017 @ 10:46 Wynne’s government announces a new budget and yet again she ignores the North. There are going to be new hospitals in Windsor and Niagara, new renovations to the current hospitals in Mississauga and Hamilton. Unfortunately, the cupboard must be bare after spending tax payers’ money on the Golden Horse Shoe facilities, because the Northerners continue ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau Man Charged with Mischief

May 1, 2017 @ 10:43 On Friday April 28, 2017, at approximately 5:45 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a local residence for a disturbance call. Police investigation revealed that a verbal altercation had taken place between a male and a female resulting in property being damaged. As a result a 45 ...

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2017 Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Inductees & Award Winners

May 1, 2017 @ 07:50 The Ontario Sports Hall of Fame has officially opened its doors to welcome six sport legends. Their outstanding achievements in sport in Ontario are well documented and their election to the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame is richly deserved. 2017 Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Inductees: Paul Coffey, Hockey John Campbell, Harness Racing Bob Allan, ...

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Monday Morning News – May 1

May 1, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Today will be cloudy, with rain beginning early this morning, a high of 5C is expected. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 60. Tonight we could expect either rain or snow. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low plus 1. Roads – In the area, roads are bare ...

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Maybe Spring is here?

The ice was off of Wawa Lake yesterday, and a canoeist was seen enjoying the blue water in the late afternoon. The water is high over Silver Falls and lower Silver Falls in the Mission. Magpie High Falls should be quite pretty as well. Maybe it’s time to take a drive!     Historical Dates (for when ice covered Wawa ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 30

Apr 30, 2017 @ 08:08 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming east 20 km/h near noon. High 8. Roads – All highways are bare and dry. Get out and enjoy the day before the rain begins tonight. Although they are not calling for freezing rain, the temperature will drop to a low of +1, and it ...

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Get your bowling fix in today!

  The Roxy Bowling Alley will be closed until the end of June to allow for owners to enjoy a break from the just finished bowling season. The Youth Bowling Council is finishing their season by 2 p.m. Today and then the alleys will be open for play. Be sure to come down this afternoon and this evening to enjoy ...

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Out-of-touch Wynne budget silent on Grassy Narrows contamination

Apr 29, 2017 @ 10:30   NDP Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell issued the following statement regarding the fact that the environmental contamination crisis at Grassy Narrows was not mentioned in yesterday’s provincial budget.     “Once again, we’re seeing that the Wynne Liberals have no plan in place to clean up the English-Wabigoon River. Wynne has no intention of offering anything at all to Ontario’s First ...

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