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More outages possible as Hydro upgrades continue
By: MichaelChristianson - 13 July 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The occasional lack of a redundant power supply during upgrades to Hydro One’s Dryden Transmission Station mean the community will remain susceptible to power outages until mid-August. “We’re investing over $30 [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 29 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The North West Local Health Integration Network has designated the Dryden Area Local Heath Hub as an early adopter for the creation of an Integrated Health Care Organization within the Northwest [...]

A house divided – same-sex marriage decision looming, says Anglican Archbishop
By: MichaelChristianson - 29 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A week away from an important gathering of church leadership, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, the 13th Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada appeared at Dryden’s St. Luke’s, Friday to take communion [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 29 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson For the past decade local artists have been inviting you into their studios and their creative processes. The tenth annual Frog Jog Artists Studio Tour will be held on July 9 [...]

Museum exhibit probes regional history of bush pilots
By: MichaelChristianson - 29 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Dryden and District Museum is giving you an eagle eye view this summer. ‘By the seat of your pants!’ is a travelling exhibit from the Lake of the Woods Museum [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Claims emerge of a second mercury disposal site at mill By Dryden Observer Staff The provincial government says it will act quickly to address concerns of ongoing mercury contamination in the Wabigoon River. Opposition [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The dream of an improved arena will be a reality if Janice Radburn and Marnie Oliphant have anything to say about it. Under the guidance of the Dryden Recreation Action Committee [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The corporation of the City of Dryden and Domtar Corporation today announced a comprehensive agreement settling outstanding municipal taxation matters from 2009 to 2016. Under the terms of the agreement, [...]

Dryden/Sioux Lookout Confederation College graduates celebrate convocation
By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Thirty-four students from the Confederation College Dryden and Sioux Lookout Campuses crossed the stage last Friday at the 2016 Convocation Ceremony, to signify and celebrate the completion of their academic [...]

DHS celebrates the year in the performing arts
By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

  By Chris Marchand The Dryden High School Arts Council Awards Banquet is everything that it’s athletic counterpart is not, quite purposely so. It’s small, dimly lit, of a reasonable length, and as some [...]