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By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden City Council has passed its 2015 budget. A proposal for a ‘cost-of-living’ tax increase to account for inflation did not survive a council vote and the residential taxation rate will [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden residents and anyone with a postal code starting with P8N will be the next to convert from door-to-door delivery to community mailboxes as part of Canada Post’s sweeping changes. [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of May 25 in the Northwest Region but FireRangers were responding to new fire reports at the time of this report. By day’s end [...]

Local band Streamline to stage 30th anniversary reunion show, May 30
By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A fixture in the local music scene for the past three decades, members of Streamline will return to the stage to play their favourites once again, Saturday, May 30. Showtime is [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The Dryden Regional Health Centre (DRHC) is eyeing with interest a task force report on recruiting and retaining nurses in rural and remote communities. The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario makes [...]

Geologists converge in Dryden
By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Last week the 61st annual meeting of the Institute on Lake Superior Geology was hosted at the Best Western Plus Dryden Hotel and Conference Centre. The meeting changes locations every year [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Myron Romaniuk of Gillions’ Insurance Brokers Ltd. and Tracy McDonald of Lake of the Woods Insurance are pleased to announce that an agreement has been signed to merge the two [...]

By: chrismarchand - 20 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A wide variety of local perspectives are emerging over efforts to reform the Provincial Land Tax (PLT). PLT rates have not been adjusted to increase revenue since the 1950s, but in [...]

By: chrismarchand - 20 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson A work-to-rule strike by Ontario’s public elementary school teachers still means business as usual for your children, with a few small changes. Schools remain open and extracurricular activities and field trips [...]

By: chrismarchand - 20 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board announced a bit of a shake-up in regards to where principals and vice-principals of regional schools will be posted for the coming year at their [...]



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