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Morning News – August 10

Aug 10, 2023 at 07:57 Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h late this afternoon. High 20. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 10. Forest Fire Update: There are 36 (45 yesterday) ...

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Marathon OPP – Investigation continues into Fatal Collision

One individual has been pronounced deceased following a collision involving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a passenger motor vehicle. On August 7, 2023, just before 1:00 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment along with Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision involving a passenger motor vehicle and a ...

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Wawa Public Library Thanks The Rotary Club of Wawa!

A huge thank you to the Rotary Club for their very generous donation to the Summer Reading Programs. This donation goes towards books for the TDSRC as well as craft supplies needed and prizes for the various activities throughout the summer. Thank you for your unwavering support of the Wawa Public Library and the children’s programs!

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Resident charged with Uttering Threats

One person is facing criminal charges after causing a disturbance outside a residence in Wawa. On August 6, 2023, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a threats occurrence on Hillcrest Avenue in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Katie GIPSON, 35 years-of-age, of Wawa, was arrested and ...

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Sault College Announces New Vice President, Academics, Innovation and Student Services

Sault College is proud and excited to announce that Sherri Smith has been the successful candidate for the position of Vice President, Academics, Innovation, and Student Services. Sherri has been an instrumental part of our team for 16 years, consistently demonstrated strong leadership, and a passion for our mission. Her promotion from within reflects our belief in nurturing and recognizing ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Individual charged in Break and Enter

An individual is facing multiple charges after breaking into a business in Wawa. On August 2, 2023, shortly after 1:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a break and enter to a business on Pinewood Drive in Wawa. During the break and enter, damage was done to an exterior door, ...

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Between the Covers – August 9

New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are; “The Parrot and the Igloo” by David Lipsky, “Circle of Death” by James Patterson and Brian Sitts, “Queen of Exiles” by Vanessa Riley and “Flags On the Bayou” by James Lee Burke.. En Français, nous avons “Les Cent Ans avec Lenni et Margot” par Marianne Cronin. New Movies on the Shelf ...

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Morning News – August 9

Aug 9, 2023 at 07:57 Weather: Today – Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers this morning and early this afternoon. Clearing this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High 22. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Clear early this evening then partly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers overnight. Risk of ...

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Scott Cook & Pamela Mae – Folksingers to Play Rock Island August 9

Scott and Pamela are folksingers from Edmonton who will be playing at Rock Island tomorrow night, August 9th. Scott explained that they have been traveling pretty steadily in our campervan Roadetta since the start of 2022, been through 42 states and 7 provinces, but that’ll be their first stop in Wawa, and they are pretty excited about it. They were ...

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Morning News – August 8

Aug 8, 2023 at 07:57 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness near midnight then 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Risk of a thunderstorm overnight. Low 13. Forest Fire ...

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Hwy 17 (White River to Marathon) OPEN

Aug 7, 2023 at 22:19 Highway 17 is now open. ON511 is no longer showing it closed. Aug 7, 2023 at 20:40 Hwy 17 is now open one lane from White River to Marathon. Near Hemlo at distance marker 862, the westbound lane is closed due to a collision. Traffic control is in place. Please use caution in the area. ...

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Nipigon OPP – Investigation continues into theft of vehicles

On the 4th and 5th of August, 2023, officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received 2 reports of thefts of motor vehicles from an industrial site in Nipigon Township. It was determined on these dates persons attended the property and removed 3 vehicles, a trailer and brush/tree clearing equipment. Damage was also caused to other ...

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Morning News – August 7

Aug 7, 2023 at 07:57 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 25. Humidex 27. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Low 14. Forest Fire Update: There are 42 active ...

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