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Morning News – March 1

Feb 28, 2022 at 08:56 Weather: Today – Periods of snow ending this morning then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Clearing this afternoon. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this morning. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 18 this morning and minus 8 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clear. Becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Wind ...

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Invasive Species Awareness Week

Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) is a collaborative social media campaign focused on raising awareness about invasive species and how to protect Canada’s natural spaces. ISAW is inspired by the ‘National Invasive Species Awareness Week’ in the United States, with Canada sharing the same dates as the U.S. campaign. For many years, the Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network, Forests Ontario, ...

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Morning News – February 28th

Feb 28, 2022 at 08:56 Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 33 this morning and minus 12 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight = Snow. Amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 13. Wind ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 25

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 9 1 FAHRER, Tom 2 8 1 BUCKELL, Chris 3 6 1 CORLEY, Sarah 4 5 1 McCOY, Joe 5 4 0 SWITZER, Terry 5 4 0 HALL, Dave 7 1 0 MERCER, Danny 7 1 0 Playoff Games begin March 3rd, 2022.  

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MATHISON, Garnet

February 18, 1925 – February 23, 2022 Passed away peacefully, after a very short illness, at Sault Area Hospital on February 23rd, 2022 in his 98th year. Predeceased by his loving wife Elizabeth, whom he missed dearly during the past ten years. Survived by his children Jayne, Randy (Jennifer), late Gary (Vicki), Tracy (Cindy) and Jennifer (Chad). Grandfather of David ...

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Morning News – February 26th

Feb 26, 2022 at 08:56 Weather: Today – Flurries. Local blowing snow. Local amount 5 cm. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 70. High minus 7. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Periods of snow ending near midnight then partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Local ...

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SE OPP – Wawa Man charged after collision on Mission Road

SE OPP Wawa

On February 23, 2022 at approximately 2:47 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Mission Road in Wawa. Following the collision, one vehicle fled the scene. Through investigation, the driver was located by police. As a result, Brandon BINDA, 35-years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after Domestic Dispute

SE OPP Wawa

On February 23, 2022, at approximately 10:36 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Pinewood Drive in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 35-year-old person, from Edmonton, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm – ...

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Cancellation of the 2022 Northern Nationals Drag Race

The Wawa Drag Race Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2022 Drag Races. This is due to several factors, but most importantly the realities of COVID have made planning, funding, and organizing large events extremely difficult. The Drag Race Committee has lost several members over the past 2 years, and without additional volunteers coming forward to spend ...

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WFD Called to MHS for small fire

The Wawa Fire Department was called to Michipicoten High School this afternoon for a small fire. Some students stood across the street in Queen’s Park, and others waited in the Auditorium. Some students reported smelling smoke, and others reported black coloured smoke as they went outside. From the Algoma District School Board, “This afternoon there was a fire in a ...

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Dodging a Solar Bullet

For the most part, this past February 15 seemed like any ordinary day. We recognized Flag Day as the Canadian maple leaf that was first raised in Ottawa in 1965. But things played out differently on the surface of the sun with a huge explosion known as a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) into space. The good news for us, this ...

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Habitat for Humanity SSM expanding to entire Algoma District

Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area (HFHSSMA), with the approval of Habitat Canada, will expand their service area to the entire Algoma District. Since 2002, HFHSSMA has served families from Sault Ste. Marie to as far as Heyden in the north and Echo Bay in the east. While this area covers roughly 70% of Algoma’s population, the non-profit ...

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Extreme Cold Warning

An Extreme Cold Warning is in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Manitouwadge – Hornepayne A period of very cold wind chills continues. Wind chill values near minus 40 are expected this morning. Extreme cold conditions are not expected to return tonight.  

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 35 Winner is…

Feb 25, 2022 at 8:03 Congratulations to Tanis Dawson, winner of Week 35 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#2) that was selected contained the Three of Hearts, winning $1,107. The progressive pot next week is estimated at $27,306. Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to enhance health care services at the Lady Dunn Health ...

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