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By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Claims emerge of a second mercury disposal site at mill By Dryden Observer Staff The provincial government says it will act quickly to address concerns of ongoing mercury contamination in the Wabigoon River. Opposition [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The dream of an improved arena will be a reality if Janice Radburn and Marnie Oliphant have anything to say about it. Under the guidance of the Dryden Recreation Action Committee [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The corporation of the City of Dryden and Domtar Corporation today announced a comprehensive agreement settling outstanding municipal taxation matters from 2009 to 2016. Under the terms of the agreement, [...]

Dryden/Sioux Lookout Confederation College graduates celebrate convocation
By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Thirty-four students from the Confederation College Dryden and Sioux Lookout Campuses crossed the stage last Friday at the 2016 Convocation Ceremony, to signify and celebrate the completion of their academic [...]

DHS celebrates the year in the performing arts
By: MichaelChristianson - 22 June 2016 - 0 Comments

  By Chris Marchand The Dryden High School Arts Council Awards Banquet is everything that it’s athletic counterpart is not, quite purposely so. It’s small, dimly lit, of a reasonable length, and as some [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 15 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden City Council were asked to examine and prioritize the city’s list of pending infrastructure projects at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. Their recommendations will steer how resources are [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 15 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson On June 6, 2016, the legal ban on physician-assisted dying expired. While the federal government has yet to pass legislation, Canadians may now legally access assisted dying under the guidelines put [...]

Bee nice – Local beekeeper advocates for bee-friendly solutions to forest-tent caterpillar scourge
By: MichaelChristianson - 15 June 2016 - 1 Comment

  By Chris Marchand A local beekeeper is expressing concern that a long overdue plague of forest tent caterpillars sweeping over the community may have residents reaching for pesticides that will kill off beneficial [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 15 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Dryden Development Corporation office manager Nicole Gale presented information to council on Monday about the Homeward Bound program and looked for direction to implement the program in the city. Homeward Bound [...]

47th Annual Eagles Athletic Awards Banquet
By: MichaelChristianson - 15 June 2016 - 0 Comments

  By Chris Marchand Some 250 Dryden High School athletes representing 20 teams were dressed to impress as they gathered to celebrate another athletic year and to recognize the very best among them, June [...]