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By: chrismarchand - 11 December 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff An integrity commissioner is recommending the Township of Ignace let a municipal councillor off with a reprimand after an investigation found the elected official among several business owners who benefitted [...]

By: chrismarchand - 06 December 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Dryden will have less funding from the province to put towards much needed infrastructure next year. Each year Dryden receives funding from the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) and this year [...]

Hoshizaki House project progressing
By: chrismarchand - 06 December 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The new Hoshizaki House is coming together with a little help from the community. Spokesperson Tom Wood and Executive Director Terri Fedorchuk presented to the Rotary Club last week to give [...]

By: chrismarchand - 06 December 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Residents of the Northwest will have more options for travel between communities as the province has pledged to work with privately-owned transportation carriers to introduce bus service to parts of the [...]

Sandy Lake Ranger earns medal of bravery for life-saving actions
By: chrismarchand - 06 December 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff A Canadian Ranger from the remote community of Sandy Lake received a medal of bravery from Canada’s Governor General for his role in saving six lives in the Spring of [...]

GALLERY: All Aboard the CP Holiday Train
By: chrismarchand - 06 December 2017 - 0 Comments

The CP Holiday Train rolled into town on Saturday and the event that is normally held during the week was packed on a warm weekend day. This year marks the 19th running of the [...]

GALLERY: 2017 Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade
By: chrismarchand - 06 December 2017 - 0 Comments

Scenes from the 2017 Dryden Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade, held Friday Dec. 1. Parade floats explored themes of Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017 as 29 floats they made their way through the community along the [...]

By: chrismarchand - 06 December 2017 - 0 Comments

Submitted Wataynikaneyap Power announced today the selection of PowerTel Utilities Contractors Ltd. (“PowerTel”) as the contractor to build the 117 km Pikangikum Power Line Project, which will connect Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario’s power [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 November 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff A majority of Drydenites would support a tax increase for infrastructure; that is just one of the findings the city of Dryden is sharing from the results of their 2018 [...]

Fire claims garage on McDonald Rd.
By: chrismarchand - 29 November 2017 - 0 Comments

Oxdrift Fire Team’s Rob Puddicombe works on hot spots amidst the smouldering wreckage of a garage fire at a McDonald Rd. residence, Nov. 23.  A vehicle was lost in the fire.    Photo by [...]