Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Farmer’s Market – June 20

  Rob will be at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre Saturday and Sunday from 9 – 5 (Saturday) and Sunday from 9 – ? depending of produce left for sale. Please remember social distancing as you shop.  

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Morning News Tidbits – June 20

Weather – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Fog patches near Lake Superior. High 20. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Periods of rain with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches near Lake Superior. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Low 16. Marine Forecast – Wind light becoming northeast 10 knots this ...

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Wawa 4 burns close to Dubreuilville

Wawa 4 is noted as having been started Jun 19, 2020 7:15 PM. At the time of this report it is burning at 4 hectares, about 5 kilometres east of Dubreuilville, The smoke is visible from the community. The MNR has resources already deployed to fight the fire. A helicopter and water bomber have been observed at work. There was ...

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The Moose are Out!

  The moose are out in full force. In what appears to be record numbers, many residents have reported to Wawa news that the moose are out and about, taking refuge from the flies by standing near the highway. There may be more of a breeze standing just out of the treeline, ditches, and sometimes even in the middle of ...

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Heat Warnings Continue

Heat Warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Fraserdale – Pledger Lake Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Little Abitibi – Kesagami Lake Fort Albany Moosonee The heat event is expected to continue through tonight. A hot airmass will bring temperatures near or above 30 degrees today with minimum temperatures near 18 degrees tonight. Cooler air will be ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 19

Weather – Increasing cloudiness early this morning. 60 percent chance of showers with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches near Lake Superior. High 22. Humidex 28. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Fog patches near Lake Superior. Low 12. Marine Forecast – Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then ...

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St. Monica’s to resume Mass this weekend – Safety Guidelines in Place

St. Monica’s Church  is welcoming parishioners back to weekend mass. The church will be open for Mass: Saturday – June 20, 7:00 PM Sunday – June 21, 9:00 AM Parishioners are asked to follow these general guidelines, they have been established to safeguard you and the community. If you feel sick or have elevated temperature, cough or other symptoms you ...

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Tired of Cooking? Pork Chops & Sticky Rhubarb Cake

If you are anything like me – cooking meals for years on end, you have no idea of what to cook next. Here is a dish that I enjoy. If you panfry the meat, remember to save the drippings. Your dog might just love the treat – but I love to fry some leftover rice, chopped fresh mushrooms, brocoli, and ...

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Heat Warning

Environment Canada has a heat warning in effect for all the regions shown to the right. The extreme heat is expected to continue to Saturday. Environment Canada warns that a hot airmass will bring temperatures near or above 30 degrees with lows near 18 degrees into the first half of the weekend. Cooler air is expected Sunday. As the temperature ...

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In Wawa’s Backyard – June 18

  During this time of social/physical distancing teenagers are finding ways to fill time. Trynity goes for long walks in the bush and brings back a record of where we are; Wawa’s Backyard. This series of photos features a hike to Government Dock. The ‘new green’ is out in full force as is all the blackflies. No moose were seen, ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 18

Weather – Sunny. High 24. Humidex 28. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 13. Marine Forecast – Wind south 15 knots backing to southeast 15 near noon then diminishing to south 10 this evening. Wind becoming light overnight. Wind light Friday. Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre or less near midnight. Statistics from Algoma ...

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Construction Continues – Mission Road

  Construction continues on Mission Road. All the pavement and curbs have been removed. Entrances have been preserved for businesses, although the dust is a pain. Please drive with care and watch out for workers.  

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Black Lives Matter – Wawa

  On Friday, June 12, a number of Wawa residents gathered for a peaceful demonstration of concern and solidarity against racism. Wawa-news spoke with Dawn Charbonneau who organized the event with Mary Harbocian. I asked her how she felt about how the event would be received,  “Yes! I wasn’t sure how many to expect so I was happy that people ...

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