Local News

Hwy 17 CLOSED (East of Batchewana River Bridge)

Dec 31, 2017 @ 20:25 Ontario511 tweeted at 7:57 p.m.: “Hwy17 is closed in both directions east of Batchewana River Bridge due to a collision.” Earlier at 7:12 p.m. OPPCommunicationsNER tweeted:  “COLLISION: #Hwy17 is BLOCKED in both directions East of #Batchewana River Bridge #BatchewanaBay – Single vehicle, Emergency crews enroute.” There is no other information available at this time, Wawa-news ...

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Extreme Cold Weather Continues across Northern Ontario

Dec 31, 2017 @ 08:29 4:57 AM EST Sunday 31 December 2017 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A prolonged period of very cold wind chills continues. A cold Arctic air mass continues to keep a strong frigid grip over Northern Ontario. Wind chill values of minus 40 or colder are occurring ...

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Sunday Morning News – December 31

Dec 31, 2017 @ 08:05 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 20. Wind chill minus 40 this morning and minus 32 this afternoon. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 29. Wind chill minus 38. Roads 2017-12-31 – morning ...

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BARLOW, Calvin Mitchell

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Calvin, on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the age of 30. He leaves behind his devoted and loving partner Marina Baglien. Beloved son of Kate and the late Jeff Barlow, loving brother and best friend of Lee Barlow. He graduated from Cambrian College in Sudbury, ...

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Saturday Morning News – December 30

Weather Today – Flurries and local snow squalls ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High minus 19. Wind chill minus 34. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. ...

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Extreme Cold Continues around Wawa

Dec 30, 2017 @ 08:16 5:16 AM EST Saturday 30 December 2017 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville Kenor – Nestor Falls Dryden – Ignace Red Lake – Ear Falls Sioux Lookout – Savant Lake Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Kapuskasing – Hearst Timmins – Cochrane Chapleau – Gogama Kirkland – New Liskeard – Temagami A prolonged ...

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Traffic Delays north of Wawa

Dec 29, 2017 @ 10:42 a.m. Tweets are advising of a lane closure 60 kms north of Wawa (Hammer Lake area). There may be traffic delays. Wawa-news expects that the highway will be closed for a short time to allow the tow truck to remove the tractor and trailer.  

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Travelling West – Snow Squall Warning for Marathon/Schreiber

Dec 29, 2017 @ 09:34 8:20 AM EST Friday 29 December 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Current information suggests that snowsquall conditions have developed near Terrace Bay. ...

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Cold Continues for White River & Dubreuilville – Extreme Cold Warning

Dec 29, 2017 @ 09:31 5:10 AM EST Friday 29 December 2017 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville A period of very cold wind chills continues. A huge Arctic air mass continues to keep a strong frigid grip over Northern Ontario. Wind chill values near minus 40 or below are expected in most areas early this ...

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Friday Morning News – December 29

Dec 29, 2017 @ 09:29 Weather – Flurries with risk of snow squalls. Local amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 33 this morning. Tonight, the flurries ending late in the evening then partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Risk of snow squalls this evening. Local amount 2 cm. Wind up ...

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Another Cold Night Expected – Extreme Cold Warning Continues

Dec 28, 2017 @ 20:51 3:40 PM EST Thursday 28 December 2017 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville A period of very cold wind chills continues. Wind chill values near minus 40 or below are expected again tonight. Wind chills will moderate during Friday daytime hours. However, wind chill values near minus 40 or below will ...

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Extreme Cold Warning Remains in Effect for most of Northern Ontario

Dec 28, 2017 @ 08:56 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A period of very cold wind chills continues. Extreme wind chill values of minus 40 or below are occurring this morning. Wind chills will moderate during daytime hours today. However, wind chill values near minus 40 or below are expected in ...

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Thursday Morning News – December 28

Dec 28, 2017 @ 08:23 Weather – Extreme cold warning in effect. Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 18. Wind chill minus 40. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 26. Wind chill minus 36. Roads 2017-12-28 – morning report 8:21 101 Timmins ...

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KEEN, Christopher Gerald “Jerry” (AKA Phoof-Man)

Unexpectedly at home on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at the age of 53.  Father of Amanda Anderson and late baby Alex Keen.  Grandfather of Cheyenne whom he always spoke highly of.  Predeceased by his parents Alex and Victoria Keen.  Dear brother of Gina Keen (Kenny) and David Keen (Gloria).  Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He was an ...

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