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By: MichaelChristianson - 29 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff A search for a missing Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation member over the weekend uncovered the body of a deceased woman whose identity has yet to be confirmed. On Saturday March [...]

Connecting through Wenjack’s story
By: MichaelChristianson - 29 March 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Chris Marchand A cathartic evening of powerful emotions unfolded at The Centre, March 21, as a crowd bore witness to a panel of Indian Residential School survivors after a screening of the [...]

Hair today, gone tomorrow
By: MichaelChristianson - 29 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson You would be hard pressed to find a dry eye in the gym on Friday at New Prospect School, it was an emotional day inspired by one little boy. Grade 4 [...]

Still in motion
By: MichaelChristianson - 29 March 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Michael Christianson Last year Shoppers Drug Mart shut down the wheelchair component of their home health care business and sold off selected assets from the wheelchair business to Motion Specialties. Today Motion [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 22 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Senator Lynn Beyak stood her ground last week after comments she made to the Senate on Canada’s Residential School System drew sharp criticism, demands for her resignation as well as her [...]

Carbon monoxide alarm saves Arbourjade resident
By: MichaelChristianson - 22 March 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Dryden Observer Staff Oxdrift firefighters are crediting a carbon monoxide alarm for averting a bad situation for some residents of Arbourjade Trailer Park. Oxdrift Fire responded to a report of a carbon [...]

The Dressurection – Local social worker looking for a deserving youth to pass on prom dress
By: MichaelChristianson - 22 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Prom and graduation is quickly approaching and while many high school students dream of a magical night not everyone can afford all the costs associated with the event; one local social [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 15 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson City Clerk Debra Kincaid and Community Transportation Coordinator Erin Wiedenhoeft presented to Council at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday evening. The pair was there to update council on [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 15 March 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Chief librarian Dayna DeBenedet and Library Chair Lucille Ayers presented their 2016 annual report to council last night on behalf of the library. It was another impressive year at the [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 08 March 2017 - 0 Comments

Reckless Revival: Part Four in a Series on Youth Drinking and Impaired Driving Throughout this extended examination of local youth culture in all its dangers and complexity, one set of voices has been missing [...]