Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

39th Wawa Salmon Derby Results

Pre-Derby Results Saturday, August 14th – Team #14, Real Leclerc & Yolaine Leclerc (14.95 lbs) – $100 Sunday, August 15th – Team #21, Steve Morin (19.6 lbs) – $100 Monday, August 16th – Team #36, Tom Moore & Mike Moore (17.7 lbs) – $50 Tuesday, August 17th – Team #7, Spencer Moyle & Allan Moyle (15.5 lbs) – $50 Wednesday, ...

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39th Wawa Salmon Derby Ends Early due to Weather

Organizers of the Wawa Salmon Derby have called off the last day of fishing for the 39th Annual Wawa Salmon Derby. Organizers cited high winds and converging currents at the mouth of the river as the reason for cancelling today’s fishing for all derby participants at 11:00 a.m. Organizers look forward to seeing all anglers return for the 40th derby ...

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Saturday Night’s Salmon Derby Standings

For the most part yesterday was a beautiful day out on Michipicoten Bay fishing for Salmon. Most of the fish on the leaderboard were caught on Friday, with the top salmon brought in by Team 28 (George Sherrard and Keith Kilty. Team 7 had the largest Salmon on Saturday and is in second place this morning, and Team 28 had ...

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APH: 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#417 – #418)

Algoma Public Health has reported 2 new cases of COVID-19 (#417 – #418), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Both cases are of close contact exposure, were tested Friday, August 20th and are self-isolating. Through contact tracing, all close contacts have been notified.

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Morning News – August 21

Weather Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with a few showers beginning this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Wind south 20 km/h increasing to 40 gusting to 70 near noon then becoming west 20 gusting to 40 late this afternoon. High 25 with the temperature falling to 20 this afternoon. Humidex 33. UV index ...

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WFD called to vehicle fire

Superior East OPP and firefighters from the Wawa Fire Department were called to a vehicle fire on Joliet Street late this morning. The blaze has been extinguished.

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Morning News – August 20

Weather Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 32. Humidex 35. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 18. Heat Warning: White River – Dubreuilville Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay, and areas as show in ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 8 Winner is…

Congratulations to Tracy Amos, winner of Week 8 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#13) she selected contained the Jack of Spades. Tracy won $189! Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to enhance health care services at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Previous Winners: Week 7 – Jeannie Desbiens, Envelop 19, Six of Hearts, $215 ...

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Morning News – August 19

Weather Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 25. Humidex 32. Tonight – Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 14. Heat Warning: White River – Dubreuilville Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are six active cases of ...

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APH: 4 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#411-#414)

Algoma Public Health is reporting 4 new cases of COVID-19 (#411 – #414), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area tonight. All individuals are self-isolating., and through Algoma Public Health’s contact tracing, all close contacts have been notified.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #411 Unknown Self-isolating August 17, 2021 Case #412 Close ...

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Michipicoten Golf Club – Junior Golf Program

  The Michipicoten Golf Club would like to take the time and thank the Rotary Club of Wawa.  For several years, the Golf Club has been looking into providing youth the opportunity to start golfing at a young age without having the financial burden of fees and equipment. Last year, the Golf Club introduced free golf to all youth 12 ...

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Morning News – August 18

Weather Mainly cloudy. Clearing near noon. Hazy. High 25. Humidex 32. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Clear. Hazy this evening. Low 15. Heat Warning – (Dubreuilville – White River – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne – Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake – Gogama – Foleyet)   Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are four active cases of COVID-19 in the ...

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Morning News – August 17

Weather Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Clear. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low 15. Heat Warning Continues – (Manitouwadge – Hornepayne)   Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are four active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. Immunization Uptake ...

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APH – 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#410)

We are reporting 1 new case of COVID-19 (#410), from Sault Ste. Marie and area. This case is on unknown exposure, and was tested August 13th. The individual is self-isolating. Through contact tracing, all close contacts have been notified.

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Serious Collision – George Street

SE OPP and Algoma EMS attended the scene of a collision between an elder person on a mobility scooter and a GMC pickup at Noon today. The driver of the mobility scooter was taken to Lady Dunn Health Centre for examination, witnesses at the scene suspect that the driver was injured, but the severity was not known. It is not ...

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