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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 5

There were four new wildland fires discovered by late afternoon August 4. Sudbury 25 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare, on the west side of Scotia Lake, east of Highway 144. Chapleau 7 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare, approximately 4 kilometres northeast of Angus Lake. Timmins 6 is being held at 0.2 of a hectare, ...

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Monday Morning News – August 5

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 70 percent chance of showers early this morning and late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers this evening then partly cloudy. Risk of a ...

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In Memory – Bill Rose

  God called your; name so gently; that only you could hear; No one heard the footsteps; of the Angel drawing near… Softly from the shadows; there came a gentle call, You closed eyes; and went to sleep; you quietly left us all.   In loving memory of my husband, who passed away 13 years ago, August 6th. Too dearly ...

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Ziploc Bags and Fishing Lure Bags Litter Sandy & Long Beach

  Residents of Long Beach and Sandy Beach are questioning the arrival of what appears to be a lifetime supply of ziploc bags and plastic fishing lure bags on the beach. Sandy Beach Resident Randy Klockars spent a significant amount of time raking up the debris as shown in his photos above. On Long Beach, Shirley Hale says that residents ...

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Ladies’Night Golf Results – July 31

87 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Jenny Harvey, Guylaine Domich 37 2nd Flight Winner–Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris  42 3rd Flight Winner – Linda Guindon, Paula Valois, Louise Moran  43 4th Flight Winner –Nadine Cartledge, Marie Andree Boivin, Jen Kendrick 46 5thFlight Winner –Kathy Turyk, Karen Tait, Wendy Bonitzke 48 6thFlight Winner –Kathy Miller, Jennifer McLaughlin  53 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 3

  There was one new wildland fire discovered by late afternoon August 3. Bancroft 8 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare, it is located approximately 3 kilometres west of Red Pine Lake. At the time of this update, there are three other active wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately ...

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Sunday Morning News – August 4

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Low 13.

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 3

There were four new wildland fires discovered by late afternoon August 2. Sault Ste. Marie 9 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. It is located on the east side of highway 17, approximately 1.5 kilometres southwest of Harmony Beach. Peterborough 2 is under control at 0.2 of a hectare. It is located east of route 509, approximately 5 ...

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WTF – are you serious?

  How else do you say it? The Municipality of Wawa employees, EDC staff, everyone who worked so hard to envision, source the funding and bring to life the current waterfront enhancements must be so upset. And that is probably a huge understatement. It has been difficult with the beach sand sifting and other work that has been cramping our ...

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Friday Morning News – August 2

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 21. Humidex 25. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Low 13. News Tidbits – Celebrate Ontario 2019 has funded a number of festivals and ...

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Alamos Gold Financial Results for Second Quarter

Alamos Gold Inc.today reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. “Our operations performed well across the board in the second quarter. Gold production was in line with guidance while total cash costs were down 16% year-over-year, driving stronger margins and record cash flow from operations. This was highlighted by another record quarter of production from Island ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 1

There were no new wildland fires discovered by late afternoon July 31. At the time of this update, there are two active wildland fires in the region. Peterborough 1 is being held at 10 hectares and is located west of route 15. Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 100km southeast of Moose Factory. The forest fire ...

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Manitou Gold Provides Exploration Update

Manitou Gold Inc. is pleased to announce the initial results of the ongoing exploration work at its 100% owned properties along the Goudreau-Localsh Deformation Zone (“GLDZ”) trend, located north of Wawa, Ontario. The first set of channel samples covering a 100 metre section along strike of the recently-exposed Rockstar vein system, have been received. The gold grade of all channel ...

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Moose vs Vehicle Collision

  A late night collision between a vehicle and a moose late last night resulted in a short closure of Highway 17 about 14 kilometres south of Wawa. The highway was closed for a brief time to allow firefighters from the Wawa Fire Department to assist in extricating a person from the vehicle. Superior East OPP provided traffic control.

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