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Heavy snowfall causing travel difficulties

Feb 25, 2018 @ 08:04 Environment Canada’s warnings of 10-20 centimetres seems to have been a little on the light side. Snow has begun to fall, with at least half of what was expected today, has already fallen. If you are traveling be prepared for the probability of road closures.  Hwy 17 is already closed west of Marathon due to ...

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Traffic delays early Saturday Morning at the Goldwater Hill

Feb 24, 2018 @ 14:36     A Wawa-news.com reader sent these photographs this afternoon. There were minor traffic delays on the Coldwater Hill as tow trucks removed an empty salt-hauling truck from the west side (southbound lane) of the highway. The incident happened late Friday evening, and there were no injuries.  

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Parade Winners – Wawa Winter Carnival 2018

Feb 24, 2018 @ 10:25 2nd Place Winner – 2018 Wawa Winter Carnival “Escalade”.     The Scavenger Hunt was won by Gerald Langlois and Marcia De La Frenier. Editor’s Note – this article was corrected with the removal of an incorrectly identified photo of a float as being Escalade’s.

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Saturday Morning News – February 24

Feb 24, 2018 @ 09:42 Weather Today A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 2. Tonight Becoming cloudy this evening then snow at times heavy. Amount 10 to 15 cm. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this evening then increasing to 40 gusting to 60 overnight. Low minus 6. Snowfall Warning has been issued – Snowfall, with total ...

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Hwy 129 OPEN (UPDATE 17:23)

Feb 23, 2018 @ 17:23 At 4:49 Ontario511 tweeted that Highway 129 had been reopened. There has not been an update from the Superior East Detachment regarding the highway being reopend. Feb 23, 2018 @ 14:50 The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has issued a media release advising that highway 129 remains closed from Highway 667 ...

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Mixed Bag of Freezing Rain and Snow for tomorrow

Feb 23, 2018 @ 17:21 4:13 PM EST Friday 23 February 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville 10 to 20 cm of snow likely. A low pressure system will spread snow into the region beginning Saturday night into early Sunday morning. Current indications suggest that total snowfall amounts could range between ...

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Kenora OPP – Hwy 17 Closed due to Fatal Collision (UPDATE 17:08)

Feb 23, 2018 @ 17:08 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the assistance of Technical Traffic Collison Investigators (TTCI), Forensic Identification Units (FISU) and the OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17. On Friday, February 23, 2018 at approximately 8:30 a.m, the Kenora OPP was ...

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Wawa Mixed Curling Bonsiel – Begins Tonight!

Feb 23, 2018 @ 13:29 Wawa’s Annual Mixed Curling Bonspiel begins tonight with the first games starting at 6:30 p.m. There are 12 teams entered in this event. Everyone is invited to come and watch the curlers Friday and Saturday – with the final games around 8:00 pm on Saturday evening. Mixed Curling Bonspiel Start times for tonight: 6:30 PM ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 23

Feb 23, 2018 @ 12:44 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 12 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 10 14 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 8 14 BOYD, Katherine 4 6 14 SPENCER, Reg 4 6 14 SZEKELY, Marc 4 6 14 HALL, Jennifer 7 4 13 McCOY, Joe 8 3 13 Schedule for Thursday – March 1,  2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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The Wawa Ladies Bonspiel Earlybird Deadline Is February 27, 2018!

Feb 23, 2018 @ 12:31 The annual Wawa Ladies Bonspiel is fast approaching so get your brooms out and join in the fun.  The bonspiel will be held March 23 – 25, 2018. The team registration fee includes a delicious meal and live entertainment.  The theme this year is ‘Around the World’, so start thinking about your costumes for the ...

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Wawa Woman Charged with Impaired after collision

Feb 23, 2018 @ 09:01 On Thursday February 22, 2018, at approximately 5:10 p.m., officers from the Superior East (Wawa) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision in the town of Wawa Ontario. After speaking to the female driver, officers detected an odour of alcohol on her breath.   As a result Nicole KORYTKO age ...

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SJD Goes to Searchmont

Feb 23, 2018 @ 08:47     On February 14th, Valentine’s Day, 30 students hit the slopes at the Searchmont Ski Resort in Sault Ste. Marie.  After receiving lessons from qualified instructors the skiers and snowboarders enjoyed a sunny, warm day on the slopes.  Mrs. Bernath and Mr. Culhane were so impressed with how well the students persevered through some ...

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Tuesday Night Mixed Bowling League Standings – February 20

Feb 23, 2018 @ 08:33 Team Standings: Black Thunder 1st place with 45 points Men’s High Average: Marcel Lewis 184 Ladies’ High Average: Rachelle Godin 161 Bowler of the week: Chantal Magi with 150 pins over average. TEAM LEADERS:  High Series: Friends 3900 High Single: Black Thunder 1391 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: Men’s Series Flat: Marcel Lewis 715 Men’s Single Flat: Wayne ...

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Friday Morning News – February 23

Feb 23, 2018 @ 08:15 Weather Today Snow ending late this afternoon then cloudy. Amount 10 to 15 cm. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High minus 1. Tonight Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 11. Special Weather Statement – 10 to 15 centimetres of snow on tap ...

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10-15 cm of Snow expected overnight

Feb 22, 2018 @ 08:39 Special Weather Statement – Issued at 5:20 a.m. Environment Canada warns that 10 – 15 centimetres of snow is expected as a low-pressure system enters the region overnight. Snow will taper off to a few flurries Friday afternoon into early evening. Snowfall amounts are expected to be below the warning criteria of 15 centimetres per 12 hours. ...

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