Local News

The Backyard Astronomer – Close Approach of Mars

Jun 22, 2018 @ 11:04   Hands down the biggest celestial event of the year will take place on the night of July 27 – the closest approach of Mars since 2003. The red planet is now seen rising in the south-east at midnight local time and will continue rising a bit earlier each night until the big night when ...

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Hwy17 CLOSED (Hwy64 (West Nipissing) and Hwy11 NorthBay UPDATE 10:54

Jun 22, 2018 @ 10:54 Members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with North Bay Fire Department and the North Bay Ambulance Service responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on June 17, 2018 at approximately 1:08 p.m. The collision occurred on Highway 17, west of North Bay, Ontario. A westbound motor vehicle collided ...

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Ladies Night Golf – June 20

Number of players – 60 1st in 1st Flight – Alexis Alexopoulos, Charlee Simon – 36 2nd in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse, Johanna Rowe – 39(retro) 3rd in 1st Flight – Gerry Rose, Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson – 39 1st in 2nd Flight -Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris, Debbie MacDonnell – 43(retro) 2nd in 2nd Flight – Linda ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 21

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 20. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to east 10 early this morning then becoming light near noon. Wind becoming variable 10 near noon Friday.Waves one half to one metre subsiding to less than one half metre this morning. News Tidbits – Today is June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. ...

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Learning Opportunities All Summer Long

Jun 20, 2018 @ 10:37 This summer, the Algoma District School Board (ADSB) will offer students of all ages a variety of program options. These opportunities were outlined by ADSB Superintendents at the final board meeting held on Tuesday, June 12th. All of these summer learning opportunities, aside from VexIQ Summer Camp, are offered at no charge. eLearning Summer School  ...

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Groupe régional travaillant pour améliorer Internet pour tous – Votre entrée requise

Jun 20, 2018 @ 10:29 Le réseau régional à large bande du Nord-Est Supérieur (NSRBN) vise à construire un réseau à large bande dans chaque communauté pour améliorer la croissance économique, la résilience et l’accès amélioré aux services de santé et d’éducation. La disponibilité d’une bande passante adéquate et abordable pour tous les citoyens et les parties prenantes est importante ...

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Regional Group Working to Improve Internet for All –YOUR Input Required

Jun 20, 2018 @ 10:27 The Northeast Superior Regional Broadband Network (NSRBN) is focused on building a broadband network in every community to improve economic growth, resiliency and improved access to health and education services. The availability of adequate and affordable broadband for all citizens and stakeholders is important to the future of the entire region. As part of the ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – June 20

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 Mini Summer Thrift Shop Thurs. June 21 – 5 – 9 Fri. June 22 – 1- 4 & 5:30 – 8:30 Sat. June ...

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Wednesday Morning News – June 20

Jun 20, 2018 @ 08:04 Weather – Mainly sunny. High 23. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind light becoming northeast 10 knots this afternoon then becoming light Thursday morning. Waves less than one half metre. News Tidbits – Congratulations to recent lottery winners: Melissa Kelly of Goulais River won $1 million MaxMillions prize in the June 1, 2018 Lotto Max draw. ...

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SE OPP officer charged in collision

Jun 19, 2018 @ 10:13 An on-duty uniform member from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has been charged after a collision that occurred at 7:30 p.m. on Friday June 8, 2018 on Highway 17 in the Township of Alanen, District of Algoma. The officer was travelling in the southbound lane of Highway 17 when he ...

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Visite au site historique Fort William

Jun 19, 2018 @ 08:16     Dix élèves de l’école secondaire catholique Saint-Joseph (Wawa), accompagnés de Mme Carole Bouffard et M. James Stewart, se sont rendus au site historique du Fort William à Thunder Bay. Costumés comme des voyageurs arrivant au fort en 1815, les élèves se sont mis dans la peau des gens qui habitaient à l’époque de ...

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Visit to Fort William Historical Park

Jun 19, 2018 @ 08:15     Ten students from École secondaire catholique Saint-Joseph (Wawa), along with teachers Ms. Carole Bouffard and Mr. James Stewart, made their way to the Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay. Dressed like voyageurs arriving to the fort in 1815, students were able to get a feel for what life was like during the ...

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Wawa Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario!

Jun 19, 2018 @ 08:02   It is almost exactly one year ago that Members of the Superior East OPP Detachments and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service (SSMPS) held the Wawa Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario in Wawa.   The Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) is the largest public awareness vehicle and grass-roots fundraiser for Special ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 19

Jun 19, 2018 @ 07:52 Weather – Sunny. High 22. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind northeast 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming northwest 10 Wednesday evening. Waves less than one half metre building to one half metre Wednesday evening. News Tidbits – Rock Island will be hosting a Dinner and a Concert this Saturday. MD Dunn ...

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