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By: chrismarchand - 28 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden and area has seen the first funding announcements from the federal Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. FedNor, which is administering the funds $10.4 million regional allocation, announced a trio [...]

OPP Sgt. Marty Singleton awarded Order of Merit at Rideau Hall
By: chrismarchand - 28 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A Dryden member of the Ontario Provincial Police has become a proud MOM — Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces. Sgt. Marty Singleton received the award from His [...]

Lightning Speed: Sailing crews mix it up on Wabigoon Lake in impromptu fall regatta
By: chrismarchand - 28 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson  Wabigoon Lake and Government Dock in Dryden played host to a sailing regatta that organizers hope will become an annual event. Five teams raced their Lightning boats in the first ever [...]

Ontario apples join regional school nutrition program
By: chrismarchand - 28 September 2016 - 0 Comments

Submitted The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) Student Nutrition Program is excited to provide Ontario grown apples for school-based meal and snack programs across the region this fall. The “Fall for Ontario Apples” initiative is [...]

Raising awareness for Autism
By: chrismarchand - 28 September 2016 - 0 Comments

    By Michael Christianson Dryden held it’s first ‘Walk with me for Autism’ on a rainy Sunday morning but that wouldn’t stop the determined organizers who were happy to finally bring the event [...]

By: chrismarchand - 28 September 2016 - 0 Comments

Submitted Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is breaking ground on a new Co-op Propane storage facility in Dryden, Ont. Owned by FCL, a wholesale co-operative that serves 200 autonomous retail co-ops across Western Canada, the [...]

GALLERY: Oxdrift Auroras
By: chrismarchand - 28 September 2016 - 0 Comments

A full moon and spectacular displays of Aurora Borealis presided over the rolling hills of Oxdrift, Sept. 19 Photos by Chris Marchand [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 21 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden city council met on Monday and it was a short first meeting after an eventful summer in the city. Council unanimously passed a by law which would raise user [...]

Wood recounts year on youth exchange in Brazil
By: MichaelChristianson - 21 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Sean Wood is happy to be home and looking forward to hockey and skiing season to start up again. Wood is back home in Dryden after spending 10 months in Brazil [...]

By: chrismarchand - 15 September 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Dryden Go-Getters are looking to expand their Activity Centre at 84 St Charles Street. The Go-Getters presented to the Committee of the Whole on Monday to advise council and obtain [...]