Local News

OPP Remind Drivers of Construction North of Sault Ste. Marie

Jun 26, 2017 @ 08:02 With summer travel about to begin, the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists that a reduced speed zone is in effect until October 26, 2017.   Highway 17 from 2.3 km south of Highway 552 northerly for 29.9 kilometres to the Chippewa River Bridge is a designated ...

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Monday Morning News – June 26

Jun 26, 2017 @ 07:46 Weather – A few showers ending this evening then partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Low 6.   News Tidbits – The union representing LCBO workers says it has reached a tentative deal with management.  

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SMITHAM, Paul E.

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday June 24, 2017 at the age of 75 years. Beloved husband of Thelma (nee Penhale) for nearly 51 years and best friend and high school sweethearts for 58 years. Adored father of Elaine Smitham and Wayne Smitham. Proud grandfather of Aria, Spencer and the late baby Justin. Dear son of ...

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Sunday Morning News – June 25th

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 19. UV index 6 or high.   News Tidbits – The line painters are out on the new pavement between the MMCC and the junction of Hwy 101/17.

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ERECHOOK, Nestor John

Very peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday June 23, 2017 in his 96th year. Loving companion of Ann Hicks, the late Gayle Katzenback and the former husband of Ruth Erechook. The most loving father of Ken “Butch” (Luanne), Richard “Dick” (Anne), Bernie (Lori), Beth Vachon (Paul), Debbie Kienitz (Ralph), the late ...

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Wawa Fishing Derby Donations to Foundation Exceed $19,000

  Lady Dunn Health Centre would like to thank the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby for their generous donation of $3,820.00. Since 2012, they have contributed $19,920.00 towards the purchase of medical equipment for the Lady Dunn Health Centre. “The Lady Dunn Health Centre provides health care services throughout our community. The Ice Fishing Derby donation will help to ensure that ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 22

93 Players 1st FLIGHT: Jacob Gauthier, Mitch Cousineau -8 under par 28 2nd FLIGHT: Pat Brunette, Dave Marshall, Max Dechamplain-2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Dave Jennings, Luco Legault, Luc Belanger-4 under par 32 4th FLIGHT: Al MacDonald, James Morden, Jeff Lamon-5 under par 31 5th FLIGHT: Bubba Gagne, Eric Levesque, Jim Oleynik-2 under par 34 6th FLIGHT: Danny Mathias, ...

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Birth – Ewan Cartledge

Ben and Nadine Cartledge are happy to announce the arrival of their son Ewan, weighing 7 lbs 7 ounces and 21 inches long on June 2nd, 2017.   Proud grandparents Catherine and Neil, and Jack and Sandra look forward to spoiling Ewan.   Special thanks to the caring staff at Health Sciences North and the team at Sudbury Community Midwives. ...

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Friday Morning News – June 23

Jun 23, 2017 @ 07:41 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. UV index 7 or high. News tidbits – York Regional Police has begun investigation into the Thunder Bay indigenous teens deaths. Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service will be assisting in the ...

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Running for PTSD!

Jun 22, 2017 @ 12:56 Despite the pouring rain, Chris Burry completed his 10km run in 1:06:50.17. That doesn’t seem like much, but Chris is a volunteer firefighter for the Wawa Fire Department, and he did the run in his bunker gear!   Chris explained that he took on this challenge to draw attention to PTSD. Since 2014, 135 Canadian ...

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Our New Goose – in 10 Days…

Jun 22, 2017 @ 11:14   A walk out to the Goose Monument yesterday was a treat. After the pouring rain, cool (cold) breeze and fog – the sun and warmth was beautiful.   The work is progressing on the Goose Monument base. All the panels have been secured to an angle iron framework, and the men are using their creativity ...

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Thank you Dorothy!

Jun 22, 2017 @ 09:41 The Wawa Economic Development Office would like to thank Dorothy Egan for her hard work and kind heart. Dorothy offered to weed the EDC garden in front of the office, which is no small feat. The garden looks beautiful and we couldn’t be happier! Our building looks fantastic and is sure to attract new business ...

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Ladies Golf – June 21st

Jun 22, 2017 @ 08:17 Number of players – 69 1st in 1st Flight – Edie Levesque, Evra Levesque, Valerie Levesque – 41 2nd in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier, spare – 42 3rd in 1st Flight – Stephanie Gauthier, Chantel Cousineau, Colette DeChamplain – 43 1st in 2nd Flight – Vanessa Moynihan, Josee Legault, Chantal Turcotte – ...

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