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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid as Impaired driver arrives at Golf Course

On September 21, 2023, shortly after 5:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Mississauga First Nation responded to a complaint of an impaired driver that had just arrived at the local golf course in the Town of Blind River. A short time later police attended the driving range and located the suspect. While ...

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BRANT, Raymonde Hélène Blais

(October 7, 1932 – September 21, 2023) – Raymonde Hélène Blais was born and raised in Hearst, Ontario. Our mother met Dad in Wawa where they spent their life until 2009 when they moved to Sault Ste. Marie. She is predeceased by her husband, Mike, in May 2013. She leaves behind her four loving daughters, Martha Brant (Perry), Paulette O’Brien ...

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Saturday Morning News – September 23rd

Sep 23, 2023 at 07:57 Weather: Rainfall Warning Today – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers early this morning with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h late this morning. High 22. Humidex 27. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Low 13. Northeast Region Forest Fire Update: There are 33 active wildland fires in the ...

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Rainfall Warning (Pukaskway, White River & Wawa)

Environment Canada issued a Rainfall warning at 6:54 this morning. Rain, at times heavy, is expected. Slow-moving showers and thunderstorms will be capable of producing locally heavy rainfall this morning. Local rainfall amounts in excess of 50 mm can be expected. The area that is expected to be affected is shown to the right. For information concerning flooding, please consult ...

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Iris Place to Reopen

Iris Place in Wawa is a drop-in center for individuals living with a wide range of mental health and addiction issues. Through participation our members are given the opportunity to rejoin worlds of friendships, family, work, education and access services and supports they may need. After a 2-week closure, Iris Place is reopening its doors on September 25, 2023 with ...

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Ontario Reaches Tentative Agreement With ETFO Education Workers

Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement (Friday, September 22nd, 2023) regarding a tentative central agreement with the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Education Workers. “From day one, my focus has been keeping kids in class. We are taking an important step towards delivering on this priority by announcing another tentative central agreement with the ETFO Education ...

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Men’s Night Golf – September 21st

114 players 1st FLIGHT: 1st: Joey, Francis & Jessy Dechamplain – 30 2nd: Tim Lesarge, Mike Hogan, Tanner Paddock – 32 3rd: Joey, Jessy & Francis Dechamplain – 33 2nd FLIGHT: 1st: Rob Vernier, Steve Jozin, Karl Benstead – 33 2nd: Dylan Buckell, Chris Buckell, Allain Bouffard – 33 3rd: Anders Dereski, Michel Lemoyne, Spare – 33 3rd FLIGHT: 1st: ...

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Ladies Night Golf – September 20th

69 Players 1st FLIGHT: 1st: Charlee Simon, Suzanne Lacasse, Lise Noel – 36 2nd: Linda Guindon, Louise Moran, Paula Valois – 41 3rd: Anna Lisa Klockars, Kim Melbourne, Jerah Fresque – 41 2nd FLIGHT: 1st: Lise Noel, Nicole Jones, Spare – 42 2nd: Lynn Dee Eason, Sue Switzer, Spare – 43 3rd: Chrystal Morden, Jody McRae, Spare – 43 3rd ...

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Friday Morning News – September 22

Sep 22, 2023 at 07:57 Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. Humidex 25. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Low 13. Northeast Forest Fire Update: ...

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Thursday Morning News – September 21

Sep 21, 2023 at 07:57 Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 20. Humidex 25. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Fog patches developing before morning. Low 14. Northeast Forest Fire Update: There are 33 active fires (33 yesterday) in the Northeast Region, 2 are under control and 31 are being observed. The ...

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Busy… Busy… Busy…BUSY!

That is what the Foundation is since we have a new full time coordinator, Alisha Allin. Alisha joined the foundation in mid- August. She brings a vast amount of fundraising, marketing and business experience with her. She is very eager to work with the Board to enhance and grow the foundation. The next six weeks are full of activities and ...

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Ladies Golf – September 13th

84 Players 1st FLIGHT: 1st : Charlee Simon, Suzanne Lacasse, Guylaine Domich – 36 2nd : Lise Noel, Toni Rutland, Guylaine Domich – 37 3rd :Lise Noel, Toni Rutland, Caroline Desgagne – 40 2nd FLIGHT: 1st : Silvana Dereski, Sherri Egan, Paula Provost – 41 2nd : Sue Lord, Ashley Coonbs, Chanelle Charron – 42 3rd : Lynne Zuliani, Luan ...

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CLEARY, Patricia

Patricia Cleary, retired elementary school teacher and librarian, died Saturday, August 12, 2023, at the Royal Ascot Care Centre in Vancouver, BC at 87 years of age after a very brief illness. Family was with her at the time. Patricia is predeceased by her loving and devoted husband Michael and by her brother William (Bill) Ruthven Snider. She is survived ...

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RIOPEL, Doris

15 décembre 1940 – 17 septembre 2023 C’est avec un cœur lourd que nous annonçons le décès de notre chère maman, grand-maman et arrière-grand-maman à l’âge de 82 ans, le 17 septembre 2023 à l’hôpital général de Chapleau entourée de sa famille. Son sourire lumineux et son amour inébranlable pour sa famille resterons à jamais gravés dans nos mémoires. Sa ...

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SE OPP White River – Complaint leads to Impaired Charges

One individual has been charged with impaired driving after a traffic complaint from a concerned motorist. On September 17, 2023, shortly after 5:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired driver on Highway 17, south of White River. Police located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic ...

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