Local News

EC – Issues Frost Advisory for much of Northern Ontario

Aug 24, 2017 @ 22:24 Issued at 10:21 PM EDT Thursday 24 August 2017 Frost advisory in effect for: Sioux Lookout – Savant Lake Armstrong – Auden – Wabakimi Park Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa Manitouwadge – Hornepayne White River – Dubreuilville Kapuskasing – Hearst Timmins – Cochrane Chapleau – Gogama Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Clear ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – August 23

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705 – 856 – 2926. We have enjoyed sharing Morning Worship with  the Congregation of St. Paul’s during the months of July & August. Only one more ...

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Ladies Golf – August 23

Number of players – 55 1st in 1st  Flight – Suzanne Lacasse, Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier – 39 2nd in 1st Flight – Helene Morin, Sue Lord, Nancy Morin – 39 3rd in 1st Flight – Josee Legault, Valerie Levesque, Sonya Gendron – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Linda Guindon, Joan Jewell, Sandra Case – 44 2nd in 2nd Flight ...

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Wesdome Gold Mines Updates on 300W Area

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. is pleased to update drilling progress in the 300W area of its wholly-owned Eagle River Mine, Wawa, Ontario. Since the up-plunge potential of the 300W area was initially recognized (Press Release dated Sept 15, 2016), drilling has continued to confirm potential (Press Release dated April 27, 2017).  We have now traced the zone 300 metres up-plunge ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 24

Weather – Clearing early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 18. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light near midnight. Wind light Friday. Waves less than one half metre. News Tidbits – A 3,000 hectare forest fire is forcing the evacuation of Poplar River First Nation Tuesday after the fire ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – August 2017

  The Wawa Community Food Bank once again wishes to acknowledge the many expressions of support we have received over the summer months. First of all, we recognise the many individuals who have provided gift cards, food or clothing items. Thank you to Lorna Chiupka, Emma Desgagne, Gordon Draper, Regis Kenny, Dave and Carol Robertson and the many anonymous donors ...

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Green Project & Wawa’s Thrift Barn Open House

  The green project would like to thank all those who stopped in at the open house held at Wawa’s Thrift Barn!     We were so excited to share our project and give some love back to the community by giving out cotton candy, timbits, toilet tank banks and yard bags! With  over 80 people stopping to say hello, ...

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The Great Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

  The Great Trail is a trail that goes from one end of Canada to the other, and we are lucky that here in Wawa, Ontario, we have a section of the trail that passes through us. There are land and water trails, and our section is a beautiful water trail that goes from Naturally Superior Adventures (NSA) to Buck’s ...

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Qu’on soit dans la chaufferie d’un hôpital ou dans une unité de soins cardiaques de pointe, on donne la priorité au patient

Chers résidents du Nord, Il y a maintenant un peu plus d’un mois que je suis devenue directrice générale intérimaire du RLISS du Nord-Est. Bien que je travaille au RLISS depuis cinq à titre de directrice principale et plus récemment, de vice-présidente du rendement et de la responsabilisation, le rôle de directrice générale m’a apporté plusieurs occasions d’apprendre de première ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 23

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h late this morning. High 12. UV index 4 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near noon and to northwest 10 this evening. Wind northwest 10 Thursday. –

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From the Branch – August 23

Yes, August is coming to a end and soon it will be September and everyone will be back and on the job. …And August 20th, has once again brought back memories from 75 years ago were our Canadian veterans took part in the Raid on Dieppe with a loss of 900 lives and more wounded and taken POW. And we will ...

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Derby Winners!

  The Salmon Derby had reasonably good weather, with anglers only getting a little wet Friday, and a foggy Saturday evening. The fog lifted late Sunday morning to reveal a beautiful afternoon of fishing. There was a little concern at the end as one angler was very late in coming off the lake on Sunday. It turned out that he ...

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Monday Morning News – August 21st

Aug 21, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 6 or high. News Tidbits – Comedian Jerry Lewis died Sunday morning of natural causes in Las Vegas. Eclipse – Wawa is in the path to see 60% of today’s solar eclipse. Start Max ...

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Saturday at the Derby

  Saturday morning was bright and clear with a little sliver of moon visible at dawn. Some anglers grabbed a quick pancake and bacon breakfast before heading out for a day of fishing in Michipicoten Bay. Quite a few anglers brought in fish yesterday, with the largest salmon being caught by Team 44 (Andre Roy and Derek Lamon) – 26.00 ...

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