Local News

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Chapleau/Missinabie Lake Area

Jun 10, 2017 @ 17:17 Severe thunderstorm warning for Chapleau issued by Environment Canada (EC) at 04:57 p.m. EDT Saturday 10 June 2017. Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet At 4:57 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for Agawa/Lake Superior Provincial Park

Jun 10, 2017 @ 17:12 4:53 PM EDT Saturday 10 June 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Provincial Park Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, ...

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Letter – Spring Fling a Success & Wawa Music Festival

Jun 10, 2017 @ 12:11 I would like to thank the performers and sponsors who helped to make our SpringFling such a success this year. I have enjoyed wonderful feedback from the community and am very proud to have been a part of it again this year. I would especially like to thank The Home Building Center and Young’s General ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 8

Jun 10, 2017 @ 11:27 (102 Players) 1st FLIGHT: Francis Dechamplain, Joey Dechamplain, Jessy Dechamplain-5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Jarret Asselin, Dalton Bernath, Maxime Samson-3 under par 333 3rd FLIGHT: Luco Legault, Bubba Gagne, Eric Levesque-even par 36 4th FLIGHT: Joe McCoy, Glen Williams, Gary Mercier-3 under par 33 5th FLIGHT: Paul Bernath, Sandy Bernath, Dawson Bernath- 4 under ...

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Strawberry Moon or Rose Moon

Jun 10, 2017 @ 07:35     Yesterday at 9:10 a.m. it was the June full moon. Here in Wawa, it was visible in the night sky about 9:45 p.m. just over William Teddy Park/Surluga Hill. As full moon’s go it was a small one, or Apogee moon. The Farmer’s Almanac explains “This mini moon occurs only once every year, when the ...

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Saturday Morning News

Weather – Mainly cloudy today with showers beginning this morning. There is a risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 60 this afternoon. High 24. Humidex 27. News Tidbits – The New Goose is on its way, and the 4th Annual Wawa Music Festival is only 3 weeks away, tickets should be on sale soon.

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Hwy 129 – OPEN

Jun 9, 2017 @ 14:35 Without any fanfare or OPP press releases Highway 129 was opened at 2 p.m. Notification was made only via a tweet “Ouverte: #Chapleau: #RTE129 – #RTE667 à #RTE101 Sud Jct, voie en direction Nord & l’accotement , toutes les voies sont ouvertes. #ONRtes“. One lane had been opened at 12:15 p.m. Highway 129 had been closed for ...

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TREMBLAY, Mona

Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Thursday June 8, 2017 at the age of 70 years. Beloved wife of Jean-Claude Tremblay. Loving mother of Brigitte Tremblay (Gérard Lévesque), Nathalie Tremblay and Ginette Tremblay-Blais (Laurent Blais). Proud grandmother Krystel, Jason (Christina), Michaël, Casandra (Mathieu), Stacey (Brad), Joanie (Mathieu), Andy (Tabitha), Alexandre (Megan), Mathieu (Vanessa) and Noémie (André). Adored ...

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Farewell, Goose – ‘Fly Away Home’

Jun 9, 2017 @ 10:00   Last night, June 8th, 2017, the Municipality of Wawa held a farewell gathering for the Wawa Goose. This, the second version of the goose, is retiring. Its replacement will be revealed July 1st as part of the Canada Day Celebrations.     At 6 p.m. the crowd began to arrive. By 6:30 over 150 ...

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Red Pine Adds Land Package at its Wawa Gold Project

Jun 9, 2017 @ 8:10 Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces that it has secured an additional 58 hectares at its Wawa Gold Project, bringing its total land package to 5,568 hectares (Figure 1). Quentin Yarie, President and CEO of Red Pine, stated, “We have added the area situated directly to the west of the Surluga Deposit to our land package. Securing ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Talent, Shoots & Scores!

Jun 9, 2017 @ 08:09 SJD’s got talent – instrumental, vocals,  dancing, magical and comical talent that is! On Friday, May 5th, students, from as young as Senior Kindergarten  to our older students sang, played the piano and guitar, danced, and performed magic for an audience made up of students, staff, parents and grandparents. What a show!  We can’t wait for ...

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Friday Morning News – June 9

Jun 9, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – It is a little cool this morning, but temperatures are expected to a high of 19C. A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. News tidbits – Don’t forget the Annual Legion Golf Tournament this weekend. There is a possibility of a trip to Las Vegas if you get a ...

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