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East Algoma OPP – Arrest Made in Theft

On January 5, 2023, at approximately 7:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a retail store on Ontario Avenue in Elliot Lake regarding a theft that had just occurred. The complainant reported a person at the cash causing a disturbance. The person had tried to use a stolen credit card and then jumped over the counter ...

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Morning News – January 10

Jan 10, 2023 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. Wind east 20 km/h becoming light late this morning. High minus 7. Wind chill -24 this morning and -12 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Periods of light snow beginning after midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -12. Wind chill near -15. News Tidbits:  Minister ...

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Area Road Conditions – January 10

Jan 10, 2023 at 07:36 Here are the road conditions for the Wawa area as posted by ON511. This posting is much later than usual due to Wawa-news waiting for some road conditions to be updated. The bolded sections have not had the road conditions updated since 9:39 last night.   Primary Condition Secondary Condition visibility drifting Highway 101 From ...

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CHADWIC Home receives generous donation from former Wawa Resident!

CHADWIC Home is thrilled to announce that we have received a very generous donation of $50,000 from Joe Carapella, a former Wawa resident and well-respected real estate developer currently living in London, Ontario.   Paula Valois, Executive Director of CHADWIC Home says that she received a phone call from Mr. Carapella in the summer of 2022 and they had a ...

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Algoma OPP – Driver charged after speeding more than 150km/h

On January 8, 2023, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members from the Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), responded to several traffic complaints of a pick-up truck travelling at a high rate of speed and forcing oncoming traffic to the shoulder on Highway 17 east of the Town of Bruce Mines. A short time later, police observed the pick-up ...

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SE OPP Dubreuilville – Charges Laid after Domestic Dispute

SE OPP Wawa

On January 2, 2023, at approximately 2:42 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute in Dubreuilville. As a result of the investigation, a 51-year-old person, from Garden River, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault with a Weapon – Spousal, contrary to section 267(a) of ...

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Morning News – January 9

Jan 9, 2023 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy. 40% chance of flurries early this morning. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. High -10. Wind chill -22 this morning and -13 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy this evening. Wind becoming ...

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Area Road Conditions – January 9

Jan 9, 2023 at 06:18 Here are the road conditions for the Wawa area as posted by ON511. Primary Condition Secondary Condition visibility drifting Date & Time Highway 101 From Highway 144 to Shawmere River Partly snow covered Partly ice covered Good No 23-1-9 5:36 AM Highway 101 From Shawmere River to Highway 651 Bare and dry road Bare and ...

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Red Pine Exploration Project intersects significant mineralization

Red Pine Exploration Inc. is pleased to report results from its continuing exploration program. Hole SD-22-396 intersected significant mineralization in the Surluga North Vein Network above the Jubilee Shear Zone (hanging wall) of the current resources of the Wawa Gold Project. All reported drill widths are core length unless otherwise stated. High-grade mineralization in the Surluga North Vein Network extended ...

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Wawa Mixed Curling – January 6

Team Rank Wins G.P. FAHRER, Tom 1 5 6 McCOY, Joe 1 5 6 TERRIS, Tom 1 5 6 BUCKELL, Chris 4 2 5 HALL, Dave 4 2 5 STOYCHEFF, Peter 4 2 5 SWITZER, Anya 7 1 5 SMIT, Brandon 8 0 6 Game schedule for January 12th: Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 SMIT FAHRER McCOY ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling – January 6

RANK WINS G.P. LESCHISHIN, Barb 1 5 6 BONITZKE, Wendy 2 4 5 BUSSINEAU, Denise 3 3 3 SPENCER, Diane 3 3 6 CHIUPKA, Lorna 5 2 6 AMOS, Tracy 5 2 5 MATHIAS, Danette 7 1 6 PARSONS, Rochelle 7 1 5   Game Schedule for Schedule January 10, 2023.   Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 ...

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Morning News – January 7

Jan 7, 2023 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy. 40% chance of flurries early this morning. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. High -10. Wind chill -22 this morning and -13 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy this evening. Wind becoming ...

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OPP Festive Ride Results

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) throughout the North East Region (NER) were out from November 17, 2022 to January 2, 2023 conducting Festive RIDE check points. As challenging as the weather has been in some areas, OPP officers were undeterred as they worked to take impaired drivers and other alcohol/drug-related driving offenders off the road, so travelers could ...

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