Local News

Hwy 101 OPEN (Wawa to Chapleau)

Feb 25, 2019 @ 4:39 Hwy 101 is now open from Wawa to Chapleau. It remains closed from Chapleau to Timmns.   Feb 24, 2019 @ 11:13 Hwy 101 is closed from Wawa to Timmins due to poor weather conditions.   Feb 24, 2019 @ 10:02 Hwy 101 is closed from Chapleau to Timmins due to poor weather conditions. Editor’s ...

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Wesdome Gold Mines – Building Canada’s Next Mid-Tier Gold Producer

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. has announced the fourth quarter  and full year 2018 financial results. Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO commented, “In 2018, we delivered at the top end of our grade guidance of 11.7 grams per tonne gold (“gpt or g/t”) (11.3 – 11.7 gpt guidance) at Eagle River, and the midpoint of our raised production guidance range of ...

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Highway 631 OPEN (White River to Hwy 11)

Feb 24, 2019 @ 10:00 Highway 631 is closed due to poor weather from White River to the Junction of Hwy 631/11. Editor’s Note – it is an offence under the Highway Traffic Act to drive on a closed highway. The total payable fine for driving on a closed highway is $110 and upon conviction, three demerit points will be added ...

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Winter Storm Warning

  2:00 AM EST Sunday 24 February 2019 Winter storm warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Major winter storm with 20 to 30 cm of snow and blowing snow today and tonight. Snow will be heavy at times through this evening with total snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 cm are likely by tonight. ...

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The United We Roll Convoy will be in Wawa today

The United We Roll Convoy has left Sault Ste. Marie (8:30 a.m.) and is now on their way to Wawa. It is anticipated that they will be in Wawa about 11. There have been live feeds available on Facebook, but with intermittent cellular service that may not be online. There were concerns last night with Angie’s car “Bandit” who had ...

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What Happened at Council – February 19

Municipal Council held two meetings on February 19th, a council meeting and a policy committee meeting. The first item on the Council Meeting was a presentation by Ms. Kadean Olgivie-Pinter, CEO of the Lady Dunn Health Centre. She gave an overview of the hospital, services and staffing for Council and the gallery. During the Announcements – Mayor Rody thanked everyone ...

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MFN Cardboard Box Race

The weather was beautiful for the last event of the Wawa Winter Carnival, the annual Michipicoten First Nation Cardboard Box Races. There was some great creativity this year with the theme “Bugs”. Winners – Biggest – Centipede, Calvary Church Furthest – Rhaina Andre with Bug Patrol Fastest – Abigail Ouellet Most Creative – Greyson Parise in the Black Spider

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SE OPP Detachment Statistics for January

During the month of January 2019, the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to approximately 500 calls for service. Some of those calls included the following: seven violence-related incidents; 14 property related occurrences; 39 motor vehicle collisions; one impaired by alcohol incident; and two warn range suspensions. Officers have also patrolled our communities and highways to ensure ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 22

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 11 13 BUCKELL, Chris 2 8 12 McCOY, Joe 3 7 12 LESCHISHIN, Mark 3 7 13 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 5 5 11 SPENCER, Diane 5 5 12 BOYD, Katherine 7 4 12 HALL, Dave 7 4 12 HOFFMANN, Jim 7 4 13 Schedule for Thursday – February 28, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Special Weather Statement – Significant winter storm for Saturday/Sunday

Special weather statement in effect Environemnt Canada is warning of a significant winter storm with 15 to 25 cm of snow and blowing snow on Sunday. “Snow, heavy at times, is expected to begin after midnight Saturday night and taper off late Sunday night. The latest analysis suggests that total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are likely by ...

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Friday Morning News – February 22

Weather – Flurries. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 13 in the morning and minus 8 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 9. Wind chill minus 7 in the evening and minus 12 ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – February 21

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 11 14 McCOY, Joe 2 9 14 TERRIS, Tom 3 8 13 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 4 7 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 7 14 MITRIKAS, Eric 6 5 14 MOORE, Bruce 6 5 14 DERESKI, Louis 8 3 13 GAMES SCHEDULE – February 25, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Terris ...

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VERNIER, Raymond

Passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday February 16, 2019 at the age of 68 years. Loving husband of Ida Vernier. Loving father of Joe Vernier (Missy) and Sheri Fudge (Charlie). Loving grandfather of Joey (Kelsi), Jessica (Dan), Faith, Jesse, Samantha (Will) and Ian. Proud great grandfather of Jude, Grace and Gwen. Son of the late Donat ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 21

Weather – Periods of light snow changing to a few flurries this morning. Local amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 12 in the morning and minus 5 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus ...

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