Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 17. UV index 5 or moderate. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northeast 10 knots veering to east 10 early this morning then backing to northeast 10 early this evening. Wind increasing to east 20 near noon Thursday and to east 30 Thursday evening. Waves one half metre subsiding to less ...Read More »
From the Branch – September 19
Sep 19, 2018 @ 08:08 So the branch had their first Membership Meeting and there are quite a few things on their future agenda. One important thing is Remembrance Day, as this year is the 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1. This week, from September 16-20 is LEGION WEEK and a very good week to join! Our Ladies Auxiliary will ...Read More »
Algoma Public Health Releases Report on Health in Algoma
Algoma Public Health has released a new report regarding the health status of Algoma. This report will help to identify key health issues across the district and describe who is most affected in our population. The report includes information on life expectancy, maternal health, injuries, child and youth health, infectious disease, substance use and mental health and chronic disease. There ...Read More »
Online Training Coming Soon for Ontario Snowmobilers
Sep 18, 2018 @ 08:09 Snowmobile safety and licensing courses have historically been taught in-class – soon they will be available as an online training course. Snowmobilers have had to travel to other communities to get the courses. “We recognize that safety is critical and it starts with proper rider training and licensing,” says John Yakabuski, Minister of Transportation. “We ...Read More »
LDHCF at the 2018 Blueberry Fall Fair
Sep 18, 2018 @ 08:05 Jim White and Susan Switzer, Foundation Directors display the table runner prize at the Fall Fair. On Saturday at the 2018 Blueberry Fall Fair, Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation board directors had a booth to promote the Dream Vacation Lottery. Visitors to the booth were invited to enter their name for a free draw ...Read More »
Tuesday Morning News – September 20
Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of drizzle this morning. High 11. UV index 4 or moderate. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to northeast 15 early this morning then backing to north 15 near noon. Wind veering to northeast 15 this evening then diminishing to east 10 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming light near noon ...Read More »
End Polio Now!
Rotary International has declared October 24, 2018, World Polio Day. To be part of this occasion the Rotary Club of Wawa will be hosting a special event. Stay Tuned! Each week from now until October 12th we will be submitting a column on Wawa-news citing the progress over the years of the Polio Eradication Program undertaken by Rotary International in the late ...Read More »
Wawa: We Have a Problem
Sep 17, 2018 @ 09:15 As great as the gardening season has been, members of the community garden are disappointed at having been repeatedly victimized by unknown visitors. Crops have been pulled up by garden raiding or left to waste somewhere on the garden property through isolate acts of vandalism. The community garden has evolved into a collective of ...Read More »
Attention All Students! Two New Youth Groups in Wawa!
Wawa now has two new youth groups meeting on Sundays and alternate Mondays! Youth in grades 4 to 7 are invited to come out to the Drop Zone Junior Youth on Sundays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Calvary Pentecostal Church (12 Government Rd). Come play games, like pool, foosball, ping pong, or Xbox, have a snack, and listen to ...Read More »
Monday Morning News – September 17
Weather – A few showers with thunderstorms ending this morning then mainly cloudy and 40 percent chance of showers late this morning and early this afternoon then 30 percent chance of drizzle late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this morning and early this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Local amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind becoming north 20 ...Read More »
Government for the People?
As a northern MPP I freely admit to readers that my northern NDP colleagues and I have a natural tendency when in Queen’s Park to primarily focus upon how matters affect the people living in northern regions of this province. Of course we care deeply about what is going on all across the province as we are all dedicated to ...Read More »
40-50mm of Rain Possible Today – UPDATE
Sep 15, 2018 @ 14:45 The Special Weather Statement for Wawa, Pukaskwa Park, White River and Dubreuilvill was ended at 1:07 p.m. Sep 15, 2018 @ 09:54 8:10 AM EDT Saturday 15 September 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Local 40 to 50 mm of rain possible today. An area of ...Read More »
Saturday Morning News – September 15
Weather – Showers with thunderstorms ending near noon then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Local amount 30 to 40 mm. High 19. UV index 5 or moderate. Marine Weather – Wind variable 10 knots becoming east 10 this morning then backing to northeast 10 early this evening. Wind veering to southeast 10 overnight then ...Read More »
Cemetery Gate Looks Beautiful!
Last year the Municipality installed fencing and a gate to help keep snowmobiles out of the cemetery during the winter – and damaging the monuments there. The fencing and gate looked beautiful, but the name “St. Margaret Mary” was impossible to read being that everything was black. The photo to the right shows the gate. The letters have now ...Read More »
Accommodations for Workers and Contractors Opens in Marathon
GMS Camps & Catering Limited Partnership held the grand opening of its facilities here in Marathon on Wednesday, September 13th. GMS Camps is a partnership between two area First Nations, Pic Mobert First Nation and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, and along with Sudbury-based Morris Group, to help meet the demand for local accommodations for itinerant workers in the area. “We’re excited ...Read More »