Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Sunday Morning News – October 29

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers late this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High plus 2. Tonight will be cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers this evening. Periods of snow beginning near midnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 2. Marine ...

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Saturday Morning News – October 28

Weather – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 1. Tonight will be cloudy. Becoming partly cloudy near midnight. 60 percent chance of flurries over eastern sections this evening. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 8. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northeast 30 knots ...

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Road Conditions – 3:30 a.m.

Although the snow has stopped in Wawa, Wawa-news has been told that the snow is falling heavily in Hornepayne. Here is a road conditions update as of 3:30 a.m. from the MTO website.   Highway Range Road Conditions Last Updated 101 Highway 144 to Shawmere River snow covered 2017-10-28 3:18 101 Shawmere River to Highway 651 snow covered with snow ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (Wawa to White River) UPDATE 3:15 a.m.

Oct 28, 2017 @ 03:15, Highway 17 has been reopened. Oct 27, 2017 @ 20:53     Oct 27, 2017 @ 20:10   A collision 20 kilometres north of Wawa has closed the highway down. Algoma EMS was on scene, and members of the Wawa Fire Department were helping to extricate the driver from the vehicle. The driver was taken ...

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Friday Morning News – October 27

Oct 27, 2017 @ 08:33 Weather – Periods of snow. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 1. Tonight – Snow ending overnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Amount 5 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 3. Marine – Gale warning in effect. Wind east 30 ...

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Roxy Bowling Donates to Wawa Community Food Bank

Last weekend The Roxy Bowling Centre held a “Bowl for the Food Bank” event. Every game purchased meant that $3 was donated to the Wawa Community Food Bank! With 196 games played, an amazing $608 was collected and donated to the Wawa Community Food Bank. Rick was very pleased that he was able to offer this opportunity for the community to ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 26

Oct 26, 2017 @ 07:52 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 3. Tonight  will be cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this evening. Amount 2 cm. Wind northeast 20 km/h. Low minus 1. 4:11 AM EDT Thursday 26 October 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Agawa ...

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Council Recognizes Retirement of Mark McRae

Oct 25, 2017 @ 09:10 Mark McRae has retired. Officially he retired this summer, but Municipal Council recognized him with a gift and a Wawa Goose print at Tuesday night’s Council Meeting. Mayor Rody spoke, “We certainly appreciated your service throughout the years. I personally had, as many of you in our Municipality have had occasion to have issues with ...

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Corporate Planning/Policy Manual Committee Meeting Tonight – October 24

There is a Corporate Planning / Policy Manual Committee Meeting tonight, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2.1 Approval of Agenda (3) ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS (4) DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF (5) APPROVAL OF MINUTES 5.1 ...

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Today’s Stormy Weather – October 24

Oct 24, 2017 @ 12:05 We knew it was coming – you know that blustery, rain turning to snow… icky weather.  So hard to believe after the beautiful weekend. Winds have been gusting, a gust of 61.1km/h was recorded at 4:21 this morning in the Mission. Environment Canada recorded gusts of 62km/h, at 4 and 6 a.m. That is a ...

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Sunday Morning News – October 22nd

Oct 22, 2017 @ 11:20 Weather – Showers. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to 11 this afternoon. Tonight – a few showers ending late this evening then partly cloudy. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low plus 5. News Tidbits – The Red Canoe is hosting an afternoon/early evening art show and live music event. Don ...

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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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