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By: MichaelChristianson - 27 April 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The Northwest Catholic District School Board (TNCDSB) hosted a gymnasium full of parents to pose the question, ‘would you send your child to a Catholic secondary school in Dryden?’, April 20 [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 27 April 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Rates of impaired driving and alcohol-related collisions have risen sharply in the Dryden and Ignace area. Ontario Provincial Police have released statistics that show while impaired driving rates across the province [...]

Tour For Humanity bus spreading a message of tolerance
By: MichaelChristianson - 27 April 2016 - 0 Comments

Daniella Lurion of Tour For Humanity speaks to DHS students in a mobile classroom inside a motor coach, April 19. Photos by Michael Christianson By Michael Christianson Area students took time out of their [...]

District Masons gather in Dryden
By: MichaelChristianson - 27 April 2016 - 0 Comments

Approximately 70 Masons from the Northwest District travelled to Dryden’s Golden Star Lodge #484, Saturday for their annual district meeting. Local lodge members greeted their guests with a pig roast dinner and an engaging [...]

Dryden Rotary Club awards Paul Harris Fellowships
By: MichaelChristianson - 27 April 2016 - 0 Comments

The Dryden Rotary Club took a moment to recognize members both within and outside their group last week, awarding several Paul Harris Fellowships. Named for the founder of Rotary International, the recognition is awarded [...]

CLFC serves food security for lunch
By: MichaelChristianson - 27 April 2016 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins The Cloverbelt Local Food Co-Op (CLFC) brought Food Security to the forefront of the conversation last week as they hosted a luncheon to unveil their new GIS mapping system to local, [...]

Trainer Mike Tongi returns to Dryden
By: MichaelChristianson - 27 April 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Mike Tongi is coming back to Dryden with the goal of making you healthier. Tongi lived in Dryden over five years ago before moving to Penticton where he had great success [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 20 April 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson At the beginning of the month Ontario unanimously passed legislation that recognizes post-traumatic stress disorder as work related illness for police, firefighters and paramedics. “Definitely for all the emergency services it’s [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 20 April 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The City of Dryden has a few more weeks before it must repay $7.9 million in retroactive taxes to Domtar’s Dryden Mill Operations. Councillor Roger Valley is looking to the May [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 20 April 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Last week the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a unanimous decision in the Daniels case. The ruling means that tens of thousands of Métis and non-status Indians are now the [...]