Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Wednesday Morning News – March 8

Mar 8, 2017 @ 04:45 Weather – Don’t look outside, Winter is back. From outside my office I can hear the Municipality out plowing. Environment Canada warns that there is a snow squall in effect. Flurries. Risk of snow squalls early in the morning. Local blowing snow. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 70. ...

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EC – Snow Squall Watch

Mar 7, 2017 @ 20:07 5:38 PM EST Tuesday 07 March 2017 Snow squall watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Persistent snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy ...

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Power Outage in Dubreuilville

Mar 7, 2017 @ 14:52 Power is currently out in the community of Dubreuilville. Wawa-news has been told that there is no power in town, and that the school is out of power. At 12:16 residents in Goulais River lost power as well. All power now restored in Goulais River as of 3 p.m.

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Hwy 519 OPEN (Jct 17/519 to Dubreuilville)

March 7, 2017 @ 13:50 At 1:50 Wawa-news called the Superior East OPP Detachment – Wawa to confirm the status of the highways. It was confirmed that the following are open at this time: Highway 101 – Wawa to Chapleau Highway 519 – Junction of Hwy17/519 to Dubreuilville Highway 129 – Chapleau to Thessalon Tweeted at 10:57 p.m. by [email protected]_COMM_NER ...

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Search Continues for Missing Snowmobiler in St. Mary’s River

Mar 7, 2017 @ 12:14 The search for a missing snowmobiler that began Sunday night continues. The Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Rescue Unit has been on scene since yesterday and are being assisted by members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Emergency Services Unit as well as Marine Support by Sault Fire Services. The search is concentrated on ...

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EC – Wind Warning for Montreal River to St. Joseph Island

Mar 7, 2017 @ 11:50 11:02 AM EST Tuesday 07 March 2017 Wind warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Damaging southwesterly winds near 90 kilometres per hour are expected over the next few hours as ...

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Victim Identified in Last Night’s Fatal Collision on Hwy 129

Mar 7, 2017 @ 11:48 On Monday, March 6, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m., members of the Superior East OPP – Chapleau Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 129 north of Flame Lake Hill in Deans Township. Preliminary investigation has determined that the vehicle rolled over prior to coming to rest in the north ditch of ...

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Municipal Council Meeting Tonight – March 7

Mar 7, 2017 @ 07:46 There is a regular meeting of Municipal Council tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend. Of interest tonight will be a motion tabled by Councillor Sandra “Comprehensive Expense Report Regarding Complaints, Investigations and Legal Proceedings Occurring Since October 1, 2015”. For members of the community who may not be ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 7

Mar 7, 2017 @ 07:33 Weather – With the rain that fell all night sand has been washed away, and surfaces may be slick, walk and drive with care. The rain is expected to change to a few flurries later this morning. We are to expect 5 cm of snow today, with winds 40km gusting to 70km. It will get ...

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Hwy 101 OPEN (Wawa to Chapleau)

Mar 7, 2017 @ 3:10 Wawa-news has confirmed that the barricades have been removed and Highway 101 from Wawa to Chapleau is indeed open.   Mar 7, 2017 @2:54 According to OPP Communications ‘tweet’, Highway 101 (Wawa to Chapleau) remains closed. There has not been any media releases for this highway closure, only tweets. Mar 7, 2017 @ 2:24 At ...

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Did you find a bag of fishing gear on Wawa Lake?

Mar 6, 2017 @ 23:06 Matt Scott is missing some fishing gear. He explains, “This past weekend at the Wawa Derby….my fishing bag slipped out of the sleigh. Under a tarp and strapped down before we left…gone when we got there. Less then 10 minutes from where i was staying, to where i was fishing. Within that time someone grabbed ...

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Hwy 129 OPEN (Chapleau to Thessalon)

At 6:40 a.m. Hwy 126 was reopened. It had been closed due to poor weather conditions, and to allow for investigation of a collision. Ontario511 tweeted the highway reopening. At 5:56 a.m. the OPP News Portal issued a media release stating that Highway 129 was closed from Chapleau to Thessalon. Mar 6, 2017 @ 21:56 At 9:33 p.m. OPP tweeted ...

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Une communauté d’apprentissage réunie « sous un même toit »

Mar 6, 2017 @ 09:53 Le 17 février, les élèves de MHS ainsi que de nombreux partenaires de la communauté se sont rassemblés au gymnase de l’École Saint-Joseph avec nos élèves de la 7e à la 12e et notre personnel afin d’écouter un message au sujet du défi des jeunes sans abri de M. Joe Roberts. Sa présentation, d’une durée ...

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