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By: MichaelChristianson - 24 May 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The busy Wabigoon Hall has some upgrades in store. FedNor announced May 18, funding of $27,685 to enable the Local Services Board of Wabigoon to make improvements to its Memorial [...]

Path of the Paddle faces major re-route
By: MichaelChristianson - 24 May 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Chris Marchand Dryden paddlers are doing their best to keep our community part of The Path of the Paddle — Northwestern Ontario’s answer to the Trans-Canada Trail. Citing concerns over effects on [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 24 May 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff During the recent audit of the City’s 2016 Financial Statement, the auditors at BDO identified an issue with regards to the treatment of HST on user fees. The city of [...]

Dryden Bible Quizzers earn high regard at Caronport
By: MichaelChristianson - 24 May 2017 - 0 Comments

  Submitted Bible Quizzing is an exciting mental and physical sport, testing recall ability, jumping speed, and strategy. There has been Bible Quizzing in Dryden for 15 years but in the last 5 years [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 17 May 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Michael Christianson The Centre was full on May 9 but it wasn’t music or a play that brought people out that evening, it was the potential closure of Fire Hall #2. City [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 17 May 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff After years of debate on the issue, The City of Dryden is taking steps forward to investigate a cost proposal from the Ontario Provincial Police to provide local policing. The [...]

Emergency training at the airport
By: MichaelChristianson - 17 May 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson A plane has crashed at the Dryden airport! That was the scenario emergency workers and city staff had to contend with during a training exercise last week. The scene on the [...]

Shock Treatment – PARTY Program delves deeper into the aftermath of alcohol-related trauma
By: MichaelChristianson - 17 May 2017 - 0 Comments

  By Sarah McCarthy An audience of students, staff and community members attended a mock disaster at Dryden High School last Wednesday. It was a team effort of local emergency units, the Grade 12 [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 17 May 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson While citizens of northwestern Ontario are out in the bush this summer, enjoying the lands and scenery they love, one thing they need to keep in mind are those tiny blood [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 10 May 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand On the cusp of a new tourist season, Kenora District Camp Owners Association (KDCA) members got together, May 5, at the Waldhof Hall to discuss issues of importance to the local [...]