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Harte Gold appoints New General Manager

Harte Gold has appointed Gordon K. Reed, P.Eng., as General Manager of the Sugar Zone Mine. Mr. Reed is a mining engineer with over 35 years’ operating and contracting experience in a variety of high grade underground mining environments. Most recently Mr. Reed served as General Manager of the Seabee Mine in La Ronge, Saskatchewan. Mr. Reed has also worked ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 17

Weather – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Flurries beginning this morning. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 16 in the morning and minus 23 in the afternoon. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 27. Wind chill minus 23 in ...

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Snow Squall Watch from Searchmont to Lake Superior Park Tonight

A Snow Squall Watch for Northern Ontario has been issued by Environment Canada at 3:50 p.m. from Searchmont to Lake Superior Park. Snow squalls are likely to develop tonight and continue on Thursday. Under the heaviest snow squall bands local snowfall accumulations of 15cm in 12 hours are likely. Environment Canada warns that travel may be hazardous due to sudden ...

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What Happened at Council – January 15

At the Municipal Council Meeting of January 5th, Mayor Rody called the meeting to order and noted that all members of Council were present. During the announcements he gave his appreciation to the staff and the public who enjoyed the Parade of Lights, decorated their homes, and went to the MMCC to enjoy cinnamon rolls and hot chocolate. After approving ...

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Between the Covers – January 16th

Come on in and check out our great selection of books, magazines, DVD’s, Blu-rays, Audiobooks, French books, and more.  And don’t forget our awesome Children’s collection and our growing Graphic Novel collection! NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are “Guilt” by Amanda Robson; “The New Iberia Blues” by James Lee Burke; “Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich and ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 16

Weather – Sunny. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature falling to minus 25 this morning then rising. Wind chill minus 36 in the morning and minus 26 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of flurries overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 22. Wind ...

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Weather Advisory Ends for Wawa and points North, continues for points South

Weather Advisory for Northern Ontario Updated by Environment Canada at 10:29 P.M. EST Tuesday 15 January 2019. ——————————————————————— WEATHER ADVISORY FOR: =NEW= Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls Chapleau – Gogama Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake.   WEATHER ADVISORY ENDED ...

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Winter weather travel advisory expands

Weather advisory for Northern Ontario Updated by Environment Canada at 8:22 p.m. EST Tuesday 15 January 2019. ——————————————————————— Weather advisory for: =New= Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay =New= Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls =New= Gogama – Foleyet =New= Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Marathon – Schreiber Wawa – White ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

6:53 PM EST Tuesday 15 January 2019 Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this evening. Brief but intense snowfall could affect road conditions and visibilities this evening. Sudden reduced visibilities due to heavy snow are likely this evening as a cold front moves over the area. ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne- Sunday Drive results in Impaired Charges

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a pickup truck driving extremely slow and crossing centre line on Third Avenue in Hornepayne, Ontario. A traffic stop was initiated to ensure the sobriety of the driver. After speaking with the driver, officers demanded a breath sample to ...

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SE OPP White River – Suspend ed Driver caught Stunt Driving

On Thursday, January 10, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting stationary radar on Highway 17 in White River Township, Ontario. Officers observed an eastbound motor vehicle driving at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. As a result of the investigation, Wenhao WANG, 21 years of age from North ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – January 15

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 7 9 McCOY, Joe 1 7 9 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 3 6 9 TERRIS, Tom 4 5 8 LESCHISHIN, Mark 5 4 9 MITRIKAS, Eric 6 3 9 DERESKI, Louis 7 2 8 MOORE, Bruce 8 1 9 GAMES SCHEDULE – January 21, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Fahrer ...

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Friday Mixed Bowling League Stats – January 11

Men’s High Single – Dave Casavant ( 318 ) Women’s High Single – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 283 ) Men’s High Triple – Dave Casavant ( 717 ) Women’s High Triple – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 695 ) Team High Single ( Hdcp’d ) – Wilderness Helicopters Strike Force – ( 1412 ) Team High Triple ( Hdcp’d ) – ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – January 15

CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT PRESENTATIONS REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of the Agenda (resolution) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS Library Board Meeting – Monday, January 21, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., Wawa Public Library Corporate Planning / Policy Manual Committee Meeting – Tuesday, January 22, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., Council Chambers Heritage ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 15

Weather – Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning late this morning. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 20 in the morning and minus 10 in the afternoon. Tonight – Periods of snow ending after midnight then clearing. Amount 2 cm. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming ...

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