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Fire destroys garage
By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff There were some uncertain moments for residents of Albert St. early Monday morning as a garage caught fire, forcing the evacuation of surrounding residents. Around 1:30 a.m. Aug. 31 Dryden [...]

By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The stage is set in the Kenora riding for one of the most interesting election campaigns in the nation and the Dryden Area Young Professionals Network and Dryden District Chamber [...]

By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

Community turnaround a long-term project, says outgoing Mayor By Michael Christianson Craig Nuttall spent his last day as Mayor of Dryden at city hall with members of council, administration as well as other well [...]

By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff A First Nations-led effort to expand electrical grid connections to 16 remote communities achieved a milestone last week, announcing a three-way partnership agreement. Owned by 20 First Nations communities, Wataynikaneyap [...]

By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff A significant amount of illegal drugs were seized by Dryden OPP from a tractor-trailer unit last week. On August 26, 2015 at approximately 1:30 a.m. members of the Ontario Provincial [...]

By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The ‘Making Ontario Roads Safer Act’ came into effect on September 1 and there are five new traffic laws that you should be aware of on the roads. The ‘move [...]

On the Campaign Trail
By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

Nault: Liberal government would make historic  infrastructure investment Last week the Liberal Party announced that a Trudeau-led government will nearly double federal infrastructure investment to almost $125 billion – from the current $65 billion – over the next [...]

BUSINESS: Local hotel celebrates 40 years
By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand From Canadian Prime Ministers to pee wee hockey players — a business that’s been the face of Dryden to travellers for generations recognized an important milestone last week. The Best Western [...]

New Shriners Children’s Hospital tour most impressive, says Skene
By: chrismarchand - 02 September 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A trip inside Montreal’s newly constructed Shriners Hospital For Children — Canada, was a great reminder of how the organization’s fundraising dollars are being used for local Shriner Andrew Skene. The [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The owners of a Fort Frances area furniture manufacturing business faced an Ontario Labour Board hearing in Toronto early this week to answer for complaints after shutting down their operation [...]



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