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Red Pine Provides Update on its Wawa Gold Project

Red Pine Exploration Inc., in anticipation of the revised resource estimate for the Surluga Deposit, provides the following update on its Wawa Gold Project, located 2 kilometers southeast of Wawa, Ontario. The Company has now finished compiling the results from its 2018/19 drill program that will be included in the new resource estimate for the Surluga Deposit expected at the ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 28

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Clearing early this afternoon. High 16. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight- Clear. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Low plus 3. News Tidbits – Premier Doug Ford has acknowledged SSM’s request to build and operate a Level 3 withdrawal management facility in Sault Ste. Marie.

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Another beautiful sunset!

  Two beautiful sunsets in a row! Wawa’s sunset is at 9:25 p.n. with the ‘Golden Hour’ beginning at 8:38. My thanks to Joel for correcting my times – I was still on Maryland time when I posted that tomorrow’s sunset is at 8:46 p.n. with the ‘Golden Hour’ beginning at 8:06.

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It’s pink boa time!

In less than a week, one of Broadway’s longest-running shows, Mamma Mia, will begin a four day run of performances by Superior Heights OnStage, the theatre company at the Community Theatre Centre (White Pines), comprised entirely of students — onstage and backstage.   “It’s such a great story and the music is so catchy, it’s the kind of show you ...

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Beautiful Sunset Last Night

What a beautiful sunset last night over Wawa and Wawa Lake. It was amazing watching the sky catch fire, and then watch the color fade away. Even the ducks enjoyed a late evening cruise on the glassy waters.

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Congratulations For The Health of It participants

Congratulations For The Health of It participants, you have completed the community challenge!   Winners for week 4 are: Chrystal Morden, Diane Spencer, Sharon Boucher, Anne Owen, Laura Moffatt, and Lonna Rilley.   Thank you so much for your participation in this year’s challenge! Algoma Public Health will be sending out a survey later this week. Also, the poker walk scores ...

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Sometimes the cure is worse than the disease

Northerners tend to be very fond of the early days of spring. You know, the days just before the leaves come out. I say this because Northerners also know what comes along immediately after the opening of the leaves – Blackflies! So I decided to make the most of these fleeting blackfly-free–daysand get some work done around my camp. While doing ...

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Last Week was National Safe Boating Awareness Week

Conservation officers remind you that life jackets save lives. Did you know wearing a life jacket or personal floatation device can save your life? Over 65 per cent of all preventable fatal drownings take place in rivers and lakes and that’s why Ontario’s conservation officers are reminding the public to be safe on Ontario waters. Boating safety: Always remember to wear ...

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Monday Morning News – May 27

Weather – Mainly cloudy. High 15. UV index 7 or high. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy. Low 6. News Tidbits – Everyone is hopeful that Spring is here, and the OPP are reminding everyone that their studded winter tires must be off their vehicles before June 1, 2019. Studded tires can be used between September 1 and May ...

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It must be so boring…

Karin Grundt writes in her most recent Garbologists report, “It must be so boring reading every week about the mess we volunteers pick up — and I will top it this time with the final results of our cleanup. We cleaned from Tim Hortons, past the Wawa Goose, Pinewood Drive, Jone’s Powersports to the entrance of the Mission (approx 7 kilometres). ...

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Livestock Hauling Pigs Overturns on Agawa Hill

  Early Thursday evening a livestock hauler carrying little pigs overturned on the Agawa Hill just after the entrance to the Agawa Bay Scenic Lookout. Estimates are that the truck was carrying 2,500 10-12 pound pigs.   The southbound lane was closed because the tractor had remained on the roadway, with the trailer of pigs laying on the steep embankment. ...

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Ladies’ Night Golf Starts Wednesday, May 29

The first night for Ladies’ Night at Michipicoten Golf Course is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29. All ladies are welcome to come out and golf on Wednesdays through till Labour Day. Teams of 3 can phone for a tee time weekly on the previous Friday at 8 am. The clubhouse number to call is 705-856-7409. Friday, May 24 is the first ...

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Police ask for assistance in Hwy 17 Fatal Collision

On May 25, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of the Town of White River, Ontario. The collision occurred between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a pedestrian. The pedestrian is deceased as a result of the collision. A Technical Collision Investigator (TCI) ...

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Fatal Collision between Commercial Motor Vehicle and pedestrian closes highway

At 10 a.m. Superior East OPP issued a media release. This morning, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of White River, Ontario. Community Safety/Media Relations Officer PC Trevor Tremblay stated “The collision occurred between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a pedestrian. The pedestrian is deceased as a result of the ...

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