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Winners of SAH 5-Car Draw

Winners were drawn Saturday night at the Sault Area Hospital. Car or Cash Winners: Earl Crack (Ticket No. 1188) won a Hyundai Accent or $15,000. Keith Good (Ticket No. 11953) chooses a Volkswagen Beetle or $30,000. Glen and Regina Lewis (Ticket No. 11522) pick $30,000 or a Honda CR-V. John Kucher (Ticket No. 05394) can opt for $35,000 or a ...

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Monday Morning News – June 24

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 19. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Showers. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 13. News Tidbits – The Huron-Superior Catholic District School ...

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Gruenwald, Kaspar ‘Hans’

September 10, 1935 – June 13, 2019 It is with sad hearts that we say good-bye to Hans, my dear husband, Pop’s to Jens, stepdad, Gramps, Poppa to the wee ones, and a friend to so many. He was born in Austria on September 10th, 1935, the youngest of 11. He came to Canada at the age of 23 to visit ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 21

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there are two wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 8 is being held at 3.5 hectares. It is located northwest of Fort Severn in the Far North. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. It is “not under control”. The fire remains approximately ...

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Rock Island Dinner and House Concert – June 23

  Rose-Erin Stokes will be visiting Rock Island Lodge tomorrow night, and Judy is once again planning a delicious meal. From Rose-Erin’s website. ” When listening to the hauntingly beautiful melodies on Wherever I Go, the debut full-length album by Rose-Erin Stokes, you can’t help but be transfixed by every lilting note, every phrase and every plucked string. There is ...

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Saturday Morning News Tidbits – June 22

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 22. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Low 10. News Tidbits – Tonight is the Annual LDHCF Wine Tasting. If you would like to go, A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. The Gr 7/8 class from St. Joseph ...

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Dr. Park says ‘Pair your Fitness with Tech’

With our successful participation in the Community Better Challenge and the For the Health of It wellness challenge coming to an end, I remind everyone about the wonderful benefits of maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. While fluctuating motivation may be a significant hurdle for many of us, consider incorporating technology tools such as lifestyle apps to enrich the outdoors experience to help you ...

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Climate change is national emergency, so let’s build the TMX!

I could almost hear some of you saying after my last article, “Really? Collaboration, decency, respect and love? After all these articles, that bullshit is all you have to offer?” I spoke about decency and respect, because all societies and civilizations are built on a set of explicit and implicit rules for formal interaction, which often seem inauthentic, but which ...

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Who Remembers Gowan?

I’ll bet many of you do; he was a Canadian pop idol in the mid-’80s with A Criminal Mind and my personal favourite Moonlight Desires. Well, a few of you might have thought he stopped making music and retired into the forest to rest on his laurels…………..but that’s not the case. Lawrence Gowan has been the lead singer for about the last 20 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – June 20

There were no new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. At the time of this update, there are two wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 8 is a 3.5-hectare fire located northwest of Fort Severn in the Far North. Timmins 2 covers 4,645 hectares. It is “not under control”. The fire remains approximately 4 kilometres west of ...

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Ladies’ Night Golf Results – June 19  

72 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier 39 2nd Flight Winner–Lynn Dee Eason, Mary Lynn McKenna, Sue Switzer 44 3rd Flight Winner –Chrissy McRae, Cathy Cyr, Ida Vernier  45 4th Flight Winner –Marcelle Terris, Beth Vachon, Brenda Tait  47 5thFlight Winner –Carm Tait, Joan Jewell, Sandra Case 53 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – ...

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FENLON, Patricia “Auntie Pattie”

Patricia passed away suddenly at the Sault Area Hospital on Friday, May 17, 2019, at the age of 52 after suffering long term complications of diabetes.  She goes now to join her beloved daughter, Hope and her father, Jim. Patricia will be missed by her mother Gina, cousins, aunts, uncles, family and friends. Auntie Pattie will be missed by her ...

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Bye Bye Beach House

  In August of 2016 it was disappointing to hear the update from Assistant Director Alex Patterson about the Wawa Beach House at Dr. Rose’s. For several years the beach house had been closed. Despite the lack of washroom facilities, Dr. Rose’s Beach continued to be the most popular beach in Wawa. At that time we were told that the ...

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Are you ready for the Canada Day Weekend in Wawa?

Canada Day Weekend is almost here and Wawa is the place to be! Join us at the new Wawa Goose Nest Market for the grand opening Friday, June 28th at 4 pm.  There will a special ceremony for this new amazing community business hub.  The Wawa music fest will be playing tunes all weekend, stand up paddle boards and the ...

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