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By: chrismarchand - 09 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A report discussing the results of a community consultation process on the idea of bringing students in Grades 7 and 8 into Dryden High School will have to wait unit May [...]

By: chrismarchand - 09 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Keep shaking your head. There’s more incomprehensible intrigue emerging from in-camera proceedings of Dryden City Council last week. Incomprehensible because the single most important aspect of the story that would illuminate [...]

Hydro rates hurting Ontarians, says protest group
By: chrismarchand - 09 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins It’s not a new story, but one that continues to get many people’s blood boiling, the cost of hydro in Northwestern Ontario. Rallying to fight against hydro rates has taken on [...]

Notable names in Entertainment Series’ upcoming season
By: chrismarchand - 09 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins It’s the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Dryden Performing Arts Centre and next year’s line up for the Dryden Entertainment Series (DES) promises to deliver. Wendy Wiedenhoeft, DES committee [...]

By: chrismarchand - 09 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden’s Community Garden is heading into spring with an effort to make the healthy activity of gardening more accessible to those confined to a wheelchair. The Community Garden is offering four [...]

Where’s the beef? Milkwell Farms talks local farming
By: chrismarchand - 09 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Paul and Maria Wildhaber took over Milkwell Farms from Paul’s father in 1997. Initially a dairy farm, Paul and Maria ran it as such until they made the switch to beef [...]

By: chrismarchand - 09 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins The KPDSB announced April 2, their plans to construct a new secondary school in Sioux Lookout. The announcement was made by five Grade 9 students at QEDHS who would hopefully be [...]

By: chrismarchand - 09 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The Standard Insurance in Dryden is once again challenging local businesses show their community spirit with their 7th annual Easter Food Drive in support of the Dryden Food Bank. Local [...]

By: chrismarchand - 02 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Negotiators have cleared a major hurdle in the effort to develop mining in the Far North’s Ring Of Fire chromite deposit. Representatives from nine Matawa First Nations communities signed a [...]

By: chrismarchand - 02 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Ignace is among the front-runners of communities being considered to host a deep geological repository to store the nation’s nuclear waste. It recently become one of four communities to proceed onto [...]



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