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Who Remembers Gowan?

I’ll bet many of you do; he was a Canadian pop idol in the mid-’80s with A Criminal Mind and my personal favourite Moonlight Desires. Well, a few of you might have thought he stopped making music and retired into the forest to rest on his laurels…………..but that’s not the case. Lawrence Gowan has been the lead singer for about the last 20 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 20

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there are two wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 8 is a 3.5-hectare fire located northwest of Fort Severn in the Far North. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. It is “not under control”. The fire remains approximately 4 kilometres west of ...

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Ladies’ Night Golf Results – June 19  

72 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier 39 2nd Flight Winner–Lynn Dee Eason, Mary Lynn McKenna, Sue Switzer 44 3rd Flight Winner –Chrissy McRae, Cathy Cyr, Ida Vernier  45 4th Flight Winner –Marcelle Terris, Beth Vachon, Brenda Tait  47 5thFlight Winner –Carm Tait, Joan Jewell, Sandra Case 53 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – ...

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FENLON, Patricia “Auntie Pattie”

Patricia passed away suddenly at the Sault Area Hospital on Friday, May 17, 2019, at the age of 52 after suffering long term complications of diabetes.  She goes now to join her beloved daughter, Hope and her father, Jim. Patricia will be missed by her mother Gina, cousins, aunts, uncles, family and friends. Auntie Pattie will be missed by her ...

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Bye Bye Beach House

  In August of 2016 it was disappointing to hear the update from Assistant Director Alex Patterson about the Wawa Beach House at Dr. Rose’s. For several years the beach house had been closed. Despite the lack of washroom facilities, Dr. Rose’s Beach continued to be the most popular beach in Wawa. At that time we were told that the ...

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Are you ready for the Canada Day Weekend in Wawa?

Canada Day Weekend is almost here and Wawa is the place to be! Join us at the new Wawa Goose Nest Market for the grand opening Friday, June 28th at 4 pm.  There will a special ceremony for this new amazing community business hub.  The Wawa music fest will be playing tunes all weekend, stand up paddle boards and the ...

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Safe Kids Day – Gallery

    Safe Kids Day is always a great success for not only the kids but the adults. The kids have an opportunity to participate in a bike rodeo, look at different exhibits, and then the most exciting… use a hose to knock off a bottle from a pylon with a fire hose! This ia an annual event that volunteers ...

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On the Beach

  This inukshuk stands on the beach overlooking Wawa Lake. Less than a foot tall, it seems much larger in these photos. It was made from the stones that line the new bioswales.  

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MHS “Pasta” Money on to Charity Dinner

On Wednesday, June 12th, the MHS Hospitality Class held a pasta dinner with all the proceeds to go the CHADWIC Home. A delicious dinner Caesar Salad, Penne with Meat Sauce and dessert was served.   As a result of this very successful event, the MHS Hospitality Class will be donating over $500 to CHADWIC Home. People were entered into the draw if they ...

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Autograph’s Steve Lynch Speaks…

to Wawa. the Canadian Soo and all da Yoopers out there! Get ready to Turn Up Your Radios……………as Slaughter and Autograph will be taking the stage in St. Ignace, Michigan on Saturday, June 29 at 8 pm with an outdoor show, and during the very popular Car show weekend. Make sure to get a loan as tickets are outrageously priced at $10 ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 20

Weather – Sunny. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots near noon then veering to north 10 near midnight. Wind becoming light near noon Friday. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Low 6. News Tidbits – Darren Emond an artist from Wawa is part of Sault Ste. Marie’s new Downtown Association and Future SSM’s Downtown ...

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Karate in Wawa Tournament – Results

Thanks to the support of their many sponsors, hard-working volunteers, and exceptional competitors, Michipicoten Wado Kai held their first Karate in Wawa Tournament. This marks the return of sport karate to Wawa and harkens back to a decade ago when they hosted their last Ken Brown Memorial Tournament. Organizer Matt Larrett explained, “It was such a treat to see the ...

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The LDHC Foundation’s 2019 Summer Wine Tasting Event Is Fast Approaching!

This year the Summer Wine Tasting Event is being held at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre on Saturday, June 22 from 8:00 – 10:30 pm. To celebrate the Foundation’s 10th anniversary, an extra special evening has been planned. With wines and beers to taste, delicious appetizers to sample, live music to listen to and commemorative goblets to buy it promises ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – June 19

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. Last Sunday we observed Trinity Sunday which introduces the Trinity Season & is the first Sunday after Pentecost. Sat.     June 22   Prayer Shawl Ministry ...

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