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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 20

There was one new fire confirmed by the afternoon of September 20. Algonquin Park 29 is 0.1 of a hectare and is located near North Tea Lake. The fire is now under control. The fire hazard ranges from low to high across the Northeast. Some areas in the eastern portion of the region are showing a high hazard. For up ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 20

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 19. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The fire hazard ranges from low to high across the Northeast. Some areas in the central and eastern portion of the region are showing a high hazard. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, ...

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Former Greyhound Has Fond Memories of the Soo

I have been asked from time to time to write an article inquiring on what former Soo Greyhounds are up to these days and pick their brain on their experience in our fine community when they were young men. A fluke, if you will have put this ‘ball in motion’ as a friend of mine, let me know her brother-in-law ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 18

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 18. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is generally low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfire.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire ...

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Between the Covers – September 18

The Wawa Public Library is once again doing our part to raise money for the Alzheimer Society.  During the weeks of September 16th and September 23rd, 2019 all coffee sales will be donated to the Alzheimer Society.  The price for a coffee at the library is $1.00. We will have treats available during this time so feel free to pop ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – September 18

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. Sat.   Sept.   21   Prayer Shawl Ministry  – 3 p.m. Sun.   Sept.   22   Official Board Meeting Sun.    Sept.  29    Morning Worship in Chapleau to hear ...

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From the Branch – September 18

The first Membership meeting was very interesting and resident Mary Anne Pearson that the tenders for the Branch lift will close on September 23th. With a bit more paperwork and things could be starting on this access project. Comrade Dick Watson is starting to work on a Christmas Dinner with entertainment. The first early birds have paid their 2020 Dues ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 18

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 17. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is generally low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map atOntario.ca/forestfire.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire practices! Choose ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 16

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 16. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is generally low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map atOntario.ca/forestfire.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire practices! Choose ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 15

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 15. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is predominantly low with an area of moderate hazard near Fort Severn in the Far North. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfire. ...

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The last thing we need are self-serving elected officials

A while ago I was bemoaning to my former teacher friend how exhausting my schedule has been this summer. But I also realized that travelling and attending meetings and events six days a week is really just a part of the job. My friend said immediately that he understood what I was saying because back when he was a teacher ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 15

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 14. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is low across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfires.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire practices! Choose the site ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 13

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 13. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is predominantly low across the region, with the exception of the Far North and the southeastern portion of the region, which are both showing a moderate hazard, as well as areas to the east ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 13

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 12. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is predominantly low across the region, with the exception of an area along the western shore of James Bay, as well as the southeasternmost portion of the region, which are both showing a moderate ...

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Between the Covers – September 11

NEW BOOKS on the 7- Day Shelf this week are; “The Huntress” by Kate Quinn, “Summer of ‘69” by Elin Hilderbrand and “Gone Too Long” by Lori Roy. There are some great reads on the 7-Day Shelf! Come on in and check it out!! STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER ARE “Map of the Heart” by Susan Wiggs, “The Rome Affair” ...

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