Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Monday Morning News – January 13

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries changing to 70 percent chance of flurries near noon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 8. Wind chill minus 23 this morning and minus 13 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy after midnight with 60 percent chance of light snow before morning. Wind ...

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Sunday Morning News – January 12

Weather – Clearing this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this afternoon. High minus 17. Wind chill minus 36 this morning and minus 24 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Flurries beginning after midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 21. Wind chill near minus 27. ...

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Travelling east Today? Weather warnings abound…

A winter storm watch is in effect for Sault Ste. Marie to St. Joseph Island for today and tonight. Snow, heavy at times continues today and tonight with total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm possible in many areas. Strong northeast winds are expected to gust to 60 km/h will whip up freshly fallen snow with frequent very low to ...

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Hockey at the MMCC – January 11

Come out and support your local minor hockey players. There are games scheduled all day today: 11 – 2 p.m. Wawa Initiation (Timbits) vs Dubreuilville 1 – 2 p.m. Wawa Initiation (Timbits) vs Dubreuilville 2:30 – 4 p.m, Bantam Travellers vs Cochrane 5 – 6:30 p.m. Bantam Travellers vs Cochrane Go Travellers Go!

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Saturday Morning News – January 11

Weather – Light snow ending early this morning then clearing. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. Temperature falling to minus 16 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 21 this morning and minus 27 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness early this evening. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 25. ...

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Friday Morning News – January 10

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this morning and early this afternoon with risk of freezing drizzle. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature falling to minus 5 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 12 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this evening and after midnight. Light snow ...

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Minister of Education Statement on Union Escalation

Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to heightened continued Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario escalation: “Families face union escalation far too often. It’s time for union leaders to end the games and the cyclical experience of escalation that hurts Ontario students.   Union leaders promised that their escalation would not impact students and their ...

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Significant Snowfall expected in swath from Nipigon to Wawa

Environment Canada warns that significant snowfall will continue today in a stretch from Nipigon to Wawa in the amounts of 15 to 20 cm. Snowfall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Marathon – Schreiber Nipigon – Rossport It is possible that lake effect snow from Lake Superior may increase up to 30 cm, and strong ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 9th

Weather – Snow and local blowing snow. Amount 10 to 20 cm except 30 cm near Lake Superior. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 9 this afternoon. Tonight – Snow ending overnight then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight. ...

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Between the Covers – January 8

New Books on the 7- Day Shelf this week are; “Blue Moon” by Lee Child, “The Deserter” by Nelson Demille, “The Night Fire” by Michael Connelly and “What Rose Forgot” by Nevada Barr. Come on in and check it out! STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY ARE: “I Invited Her In” by Adele Parks, “The Affair” by Lee Child, ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – January 8

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church (705-856-2926). The season of EPIPHANY from the Greek “to show forth” began on Monday, January 6. It commemorates the showing forth of the Infant ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 8

Weather -A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 28 this morning and minus 19 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness near midnight then periods of snow. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 28 with temperature rising to minus ...

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Serpent River FN Purchases Agawa Indian Crafts & Canadian Carver

Last summer was the first year that Agawa Indian Crafts and the Canadian Carver were not open for business. Many travelers and Wawaites were disappointed to not have this beautiful place to stop for a break – ice cream, free coffee – or best of all, a piece of smoked fish. For 48 years, first at Montreal River, then a ...

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Council Meetings Tonight – January 7

Council is holding two meetings tonight – A Corporate Planning and Council. The Corporate Planning meeting has three items on the agenda: Predator Control Results – December 2018 – March 2019 (Mr. C. Todesco) Northern Ontario School of Medicine – Request for Support, CampMed Ecole Saint-Joseph Parent and Catholic School Council – Request for Sidewalk Snow Removal on Churchill Avenue ...

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