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Tuesday Morning News – August 20

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Night – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers in the evening. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 11.   News Tidbits – A Soo couple managed to swim in all 5 Great Lakes in the same day. Quite an item ...

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In Honour of Carol Ann Sanders ‘Little Shell Woman’

Carol Ann Sanders 1946 – 2018 Blue Eagle Gallery, Wawa, ON   Carol was an Ontario born Canadian artist who settled in Wawa from Nanaimo, BC in 1999. A self-taught artist, she worked in acrylics on canvas board and hand drums, inspired by her life journey from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Coast. Influenced by her multi-cultural Metis heritage, ...

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“The federal carbon tax will cost you.”

This week I was successful in arranging for some actual time to be in my constituency office to tend to a wide variety of matters that I am unable to attend to while on the road. As such, finding time to actually be in my constituency office is no small task. Sometimes I need my staff to actually block off ...

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Rock Island House Concert and Dinner with Tragedy Ann

  The award-winning music of Guelph folk duo Tragedy Ann inspires chills, provokes smiles, and reminds you to breathe. With the occasional nod to alt. blues and handshake with contemporary folk-rock, Liv Cazzola and Braden Phelan intertwine the storytelling power of Tom Waits with the musical nuance of Mandolin Orange, crafting something simultaneously familiar and fresh. Rooted in passionate vocal ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 18

There was one new forest fire discovered by late afternoon on August 18. Timmins 18 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. It is located south of Lower Footprint Lake. At the time of this update, there are two other active wildland fires in the region. Timmins 15 is under control at 0.6 of a hectare. It is located ...

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Monday Morning News – August 19

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 14.

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Men’s Night Golf – August 15

 (105 Players) 1st FLIGHT: Dan Guay, Roger Gamache, Carl Chabot – 6 under par 30 2nd FLIGHT: Dave Jennings, Luc Belanger, Jim Oleynik -4 under par 32 3rd FLIGHT: Mark McCrae, Paul Vachon, Rolly Lachappelle  -2 under par 34 4th FLIGHT: Craig Spooner, Bernie Erechook – 1 under par 35 5th FLIGHT: Brandon Case, Brodie Rachael – even  par 36 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 18

There was one new forest fire discovered by late afternoon on August 17. Wawa 9 is not yet under control at 0.1 of a hectare. It is located south of Kabinakagami Lake. At the time of this update, there are five other active wildland fires in the region. Chapleau 10 is under control at 0.3 of a hectare. It is ...

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Sunday Morning News – August 18

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon with 70 percent chance of showers later this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this morning. High 22. Humidex 28. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – showers ending near midnight then partly cloudy. Risk of thunderstorms ...

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SE OPP looking for help in pedestrians being hit in White River

On August 17, 2019, at approximately 2:04 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Superior Street in White River Township, Ontario. Two pedestrians were struck by a motor vehicle on Superior Street near the intersection of Monck Street. Both pedestrians sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken by Algoma ...

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Ladies Night Golf Results – August 14

72 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Toni Rutland, Charlee Simon 37 2nd Flight Winner–Barb Leschishin, Luan Buckell, Lynne Zuliani 43 3rd Flight Winner –Marcie DLF, Tammy Oliver, Carole Moisan  44 4th Flight Winner –Chrissy McRae, Ida Vernier  47 5thFlight Winner –Jennifer McLaughlin, Laurie Oliver  50 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – Northern Lights Ford $15 cash– Maurie O’Neil Hole ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 15

There were three new fires discovered by late afternoon on August 15. Chapleau 9 is not yet under control at 0.1 of a hectare. It is located southeast of Ridout Lake. Chapleau 10 is not yet under control at 0.3 of a hectare. It is located on a small island of Kashbogama Lake. Timmins 15 is not yet under control ...

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Friday Morning News – August 16

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Low 15. News Tidbits – The new Rotary District 6290 Governor Dave Thomas visited with the Rotary Club of Wawa this week. He ...

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