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Derby Winners!

  The Salmon Derby had reasonably good weather, with anglers only getting a little wet Friday, and a foggy Saturday evening. The fog lifted late Sunday morning to reveal a beautiful afternoon of fishing. There was a little concern at the end as one angler was very late in coming off the lake on Sunday. It turned out that he ...

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Monday Morning News – August 21st

Aug 21, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 6 or high. News Tidbits – Comedian Jerry Lewis died Sunday morning of natural causes in Las Vegas. Eclipse – Wawa is in the path to see 60% of today’s solar eclipse. Start Max ...

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Saturday at the Derby

  Saturday morning was bright and clear with a little sliver of moon visible at dawn. Some anglers grabbed a quick pancake and bacon breakfast before heading out for a day of fishing in Michipicoten Bay. Quite a few anglers brought in fish yesterday, with the largest salmon being caught by Team 44 (Andre Roy and Derek Lamon) – 26.00 ...

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Friday at the Derby

  After the rain on Thursday, and early Friday morning, it looked like it would be a very wet Wawa Salmon Derby this year. The weather cleared for afternoon, and other than a few showers the weather was pretty good.   The anglers attended the Participants Meeting chaired by Chuck Farand, and then everyone headed out to the lake. At ...

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Saturday Morning News – August 19

Weather – Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this afternoon. High 22. Humidex 25. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming southwest 10 near noon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 overnight then backing to south 15 Sunday ...

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Friday Morning News – August 18

Aug 18, 2017 @ 07:49 Weather – Showers with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this morning. High 17. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind east 15 knots diminishing to variable 10 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 late this morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 near noon then diminishing ...

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More Green Time and Less Screen Time

  As a family physician, I’m often asked by parents: “How much screen time is too much screen time? Well parents, this summer I want you to think about upping your child’s “green-time” and dropping their “screen-time.” In fact, if they are younger than 2 years of age, the Canadian Paediatric Society does not recommend any screen time at all. If ...

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35th Annual Wawa Salmon Derby is This Weekend!

It’s raining! Well, it’s the Salmon Derby Weekend and the are forecasting rainy weather until tomorrow morning. Then it should be a mix of sun and cloud for Saturday, and Sunday – looking pretty good. If you have a boat and a buddy – get your entry in. The largest Salmon could bring you not only a lot of fish, ...

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Rain – Heavy at Times Expected

Aug 17, 2017 @ 09:01 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rain at times heavy will begin this morning and continue into Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are expected from this event. Thunderstorms are also possible, and any location which receives multiple thunderstorms may receive higher rainfall amounts. ...

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New tips received to help Identify in 3D Facial Reconstruction

On July 26, 2017, several photos and video of a three-dimensional clay facial reconstruction created by the OPP Forensic Artist were released to the media and on a number of social media platforms. To date, the OPP missing persons’ hotline has received 36 fresh tips from the public. The total number of impressions or times the content was displayed on Facebook, Twitter and ...

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Ladies Night Golf – August 16

Number of players – 72 1st in 1st  Flight – Toni Rutland, Guylaine Domich, spare – 38 2nd in 1st Flight – Marcie DeLaFranier, Tammy Valliere, Carole Moisan – 39 3rd in 1st Flight – Evra Levesque, Chantal Turcotte, Josee Legault – 41 1st in 2nd Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, Gerry Rose – 41 2nd in 2nd Flight – ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 17

Aug 17, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – Cloudy. Rain beginning this morning. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High 19. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 early this morning then backing to east 25 near noon. Wind veering to southeast ...

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6th Annual Northern Nationals

    The Wawa Municipal Airport was for the sixth time, the scene of the Northern Nationals. The pouring rain on Thursday cancelled the parade, and had everyone worried about racing. Despite the dark skies Friday morning and brief showers, the racing was a go and continued without stop all weekend.   This was billed as the richest Super Pro ...

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What Happened at Council – August 8

At last week’s Council Meeting of August 8, A presentation was heard from Ms. Dalyce Rutland who was asking for a refund on a parking ticket that she had received last winter. She recounted the story of going outside to bring her vehicle into her driveway. Unfortunately, there was a timber wolf in her driveway so she remained inside her ...

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