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By: chrismarchand - 30 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand As Treasury Metals advances towards making a decision on whether to develop a gold mine at its properties near Wabigoon, a citizen stakeholders group is starting to pose concerns about the [...]

By: chrismarchand - 30 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Dryden played host to the Kenora District exploration information session last week. Organized by the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS), the goal of the session was to engage stakeholders and promote their [...]

By: chrismarchand - 30 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Fire Song, a feature length independent film, written and directed by Adam Garnet Jones, and winner of the Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize, is bringing its story to Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation [...]

BUSINESS: New parts supply role bolsters business for local truck mechanics
By: chrismarchand - 30 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand About a year-and-a-half since fire destroyed Solomon and Sons Nymark Rd. operations, the local trucking service centre has re-invented itself in the hopes of securing a long and prosperous future in [...]

‘Real Deal’ duo planning show of their own
By: chrismarchand - 30 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand While they may not have won the top prize in Wild TV’s The Search, local reality TV duo Marc McNay and Denise Dubois are transforming the experience into a show of [...]

Nuttall to seek re-election in fall
By: chrismarchand - 23 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand There will be at least a two-way race for mayor in this fall’s municipal election, following Craig Nuttall’s announcement he would seek re-election last week. Nuttall hosted a morning press conference [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Two separate motor-vehicle accidents, Monday and Saturday have resulted in the death of a 37 year-old local man and the hospitalization of a female resident. The fatality occured following a [...]

Forest fire crews deployed to hard-hit areas
By: chrismarchand - 23 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Dryden Observer Staff Ontario has pledged significant support to help western provinces deal with an active forest fire season. There are 464 personnel from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on assignment [...]

Willow test crops being tried
By: chrismarchand - 23 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Quietly last June, a group of local agriculturists and business people planted three fields of six different types of willows and poplar as part of a new study, to see about [...]

Local Producer Profile: Occupied Mind Creations aims to reduce waste
By: chrismarchand - 23 July 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins For three years now, Alicia Saunders of Occupied Mind Creations, has been creating products both baked and sewn, to not only serve her family, but provide Dryden with a taste of [...]



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