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By: MichaelChristianson - 27 July 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Golfers gathered at the annual Martin Anderson Golf Tournament on Saturday at Anderson’s Homestead Golf Course and those who knew best took time to reflect on the legacy of a kind [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 27 July 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson You may have noticed groups of people out walking together in Dryden, more than normal. You probably also noticed they are looking at their phones a lot. Last week Pokémon GO [...]

Murray brings home the cup
By: MichaelChristianson - 27 July 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Goaltender Matt Murray returned home to Thunder Bay last week a champion, and he had the prize to prove it. On July 19, Murray brought the Stanley Cup to Intercity Shopping [...]

Walking through the history of Dryden
By: MichaelChristianson - 27 July 2016 - 0 Comments

During the middle of July the Dryden Genealogical Society held their annual spirit walk at the Dryden Cemetery; large groups came out on two separate evenings to hear stories of those who lived here [...]

More outages possible as Hydro upgrades continue
By: MichaelChristianson - 13 July 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The occasional lack of a redundant power supply during upgrades to Hydro One’s Dryden Transmission Station mean the community will remain susceptible to power outages until mid-August. “We’re investing over $30 [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 29 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The North West Local Health Integration Network has designated the Dryden Area Local Heath Hub as an early adopter for the creation of an Integrated Health Care Organization within the Northwest [...]

A house divided – same-sex marriage decision looming, says Anglican Archbishop
By: MichaelChristianson - 29 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A week away from an important gathering of church leadership, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, the 13th Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada appeared at Dryden’s St. Luke’s, Friday to take communion [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 29 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson For the past decade local artists have been inviting you into their studios and their creative processes. The tenth annual Frog Jog Artists Studio Tour will be held on July 9 [...]

Museum exhibit probes regional history of bush pilots
By: MichaelChristianson - 29 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Dryden and District Museum is giving you an eagle eye view this summer. ‘By the seat of your pants!’ is a travelling exhibit from the Lake of the Woods Museum [...]

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 [...]