Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Thursday Morning News – June 8

Jun 8, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – After that tempting taste of summer yesterday, the weather is set to change. Increasing cloudiness with a 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 19. News tidbits – Don’t forget to go to the Goose tonight at 6 p.m. At 6:30 the Municipality will be taking a group ...

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Protecting our Water Supply

Jun 7, 2017 @ 07:59 On June 3rd,  Wawa-news received a news tip that there was a yellow plume visible in Wawa Lake just by the Ganley Street outflow. The caller was concerned about the possibility this was paint or another substance that could harm the lake. My immediate thoughts ran along the way ‘how terrible, the EDC of Wawa ...

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Wednesday Morning News – June 7

Weather – Sunny with a high of 23C today. News Tidbits – Hwy 129 remains closed for culvert replacement at Poulin Creek. Hwy 129 is closed from the Junction of 101/129 and the Junction of 129/667 (Sultan). Council meets tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chamber. Of interest to many will be the report by staff on the costs incurred ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 6

Jun 6, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – Sunny. High 24. News Tidbits – Highway 129 remains closed at this time due to a culvert failure. Earth is passing through a stream of debris creating a meteor shower during the daytime. Tomorrow it peaks, and you might be able to see some of these meteors during a narrow window of darkness before ...

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Highway 129 CLOSED due to Flooding – UPDATE 10:50 a.m.

Jun 5, 2017 @ 10:53 – The Chapleau Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have issued a press release advising that Highway 129 will be closed for an estimated two days because of a culvert collapse at Poulin Creek. Editor’s Note –  Poulin Creek is just south of the Highway 129/101 Junction. This culvert collapse and replacement will prevent travellers taking 129 ...

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Trevor Holliday speaks on the proposed Minimum Wage Increase

The Northern Ontario Party is calling out the Liberals on their political antics they are using to buy votes and to get the voters to focus their attention away from the negativity toward their leader, Kathleen Wynne. The Liberals want the voters to focus on anything other than the  Liberals’ incompetence that  has caused an unstable economy and undue economic ...

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Monday Morning News – June 5th

Jun 5, 2017 @ 07:44 Weather – Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning. A mix of sun and cloud today with a 40% chance of showers in the afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 20C. News Tidbits – World Environment Day (WED) occurs on 5 June every year, and is a chance to reconnect with nature ...

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Sunday Morning News – June 4

 Jun 4, 2017 @ 07:50 Weather – Showers ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 19.  

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Today is Safe Kids Day – June 3

Today is the annual Safe Kids Day. Everyone is invited to the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre for a family bbq, Bike Rodeo, Bike & Scooter Exchange. As well there will be information booths from Algoma Public Health, Brookfield Power, the Ministry of Natural Resources, Wawa Volunteer Department, and Superior Children’s Centre.  

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Saturday Morning News – June 3

Jun 3, 2017 @ 05:40 Weather – Sunny today with increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h near noon. High 18. News Tidbits – Today is Safe Kids Day at the MMCC.

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The Sault Turns Blue

Ontario PC candidate Ross Romano has won the Sault Ste. Marie by-election.   “Tonight we have won a riding that hasn’t been held by the PCs for over thirty years,” said Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown. “Voters have made it clear that it’s only the Ontario PC Party that will fight to make life more affordable. The PCs will be a ...

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RBC Public Information Session in Dubreuilville last Tuesday Night

Jun 1, 2017 @ 09:40   On Tuesday, May 30th, representatives from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) held a public information session in Dubreuilville regarding the closure of the branch office in Dubreuilville, and subsequent merger of the Dubreuilville Branch into the Wawa Branch. The Royal Bank has cited declining client visits at the branch, and an increase in ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 1

Weather – The rain overnight held the threat of frost off, good news for those who forgot their tender plants outside. Today is expected to be a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 12. Tonight a low of +2C with risk of frost is expected. News Tidbits – In Sault Ste. Marie this morning, ...

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