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By: chrismarchand - 20 September 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Dryden Regional Health Centre Fundraising Coordinator Chuck Schmitt spoke to council on Monday night seeking a commitment from the city for $50,000 over four years to the CT Scan Renewal Fund. [...]

Adams overwhelmed by support following emergency amputation
By: chrismarchand - 20 September 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Michael Christianson  In the late afternoon of August 19th, George Adams was brought to the Dryden Regional Health Centre (DRHC) to check an infection on his right foot.  Upon arrival to the [...]

By: chrismarchand - 20 September 2017 - 0 Comments

Calls for service up in 2016, domestic violence calls down, break and enters on the rise By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden Police Service delivered their 2016 Annual Report to Council a little later [...]

New Fitness Centre steam room popular
By: chrismarchand - 20 September 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden Pool and Fitness Centre users have a new way to unwind after a workout. The facility recently fired up a new steam room which was installed during the June shutdown, [...]

Province to model pot sales after LCBO
By: chrismarchand - 20 September 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Ontario Government released its framework for the legalization of cannabis earlier this month and many have been critical of the proposed plan. Under the guidelines The LCBO will oversee the [...]

By: chrismarchand - 20 September 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The closure of Wabigoon Public School in 2008 was a blow to the small community that’s still being felt to this day. The residents of Wabigoon and former students of [...]

By: chrismarchand - 13 September 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff On June 22, 2017 Council approved the process for Administration to pursue a costing estimate from the Ontario Provincial Police. On September 6 the eight members costing committee met for the [...]

By: chrismarchand - 13 September 2017 - 0 Comments

Local Senator Lynn Beyak emerges with more controversial rhetoric By Chris Marchand Regional leaders are feeling mostly positive toward the federal government’s recent move to split Indigenous and Northern Affairs of Canada (INAC) ministry [...]

By: chrismarchand - 13 September 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Over the past number of years Dryden has experienced a large influx in the population of deer and Council requested that a Committee be created to make a recommendation on [...]

Teacher Goulet recognized as Catholic Leader
By: chrismarchand - 13 September 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The Northwest Catholic District School Board held a Celebration of Excellence on Friday night at the Best Western in Dryden. Teachers from across the region were honoured for their years [...]