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Losing one of our own: Prominent citizen, entrepreneur Roy Wilson passes away at 86
By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden bid farewell to a community leader, prominent entrepreneur and benefactor, Saturday, as Roy Wilson passed away following a brief illness. He was 86. In terms of this newspaper, Wilson was [...]

New police chief Palson assumes post
By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The end of June means a changing of the guard at the Dryden Police Service. Doug Palson has taken over as the new Chief of Police. Palson’s experience includes twenty years [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff More milestones for the Dryden Seniors Co-Op Housing Group this week in their ongoing quest for a senior-friendly apartment building. Acting on behalf of the Seniors group, Northern Lights Credit [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Last week, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz trimmed the benchmark lending rate by a quarter point to 0.5 per cent, it was the second time this year the Bank of [...]

BUSINESS: A new vision for local optometry practice
By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand After many years of intensive study, Dr. Suzanne Lockyer has done what many younger professionals from Dryden don’t typically do — she’s started her career back in her hometown. As of [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand There’s no shortage of good ideas coming from a group of around 30 young professionals who met in Dryden last week to get a feel for where they’d like to see [...]

Liberal candidate Nault opens downtown office
By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Bob Nault and the Liberal party think it’s time for a change. Nault officially opened his Dryden campaign office on June 18. Although an election has yet to be officially called [...]

By: chrismarchand - 15 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Kenora riding candidate Bob Nault has pledged funding support on behalf of the Liberal Party for Shoal Lake #40’s Freedom Road project should his party be elected to power in the [...]

Rickford leads forestry innovation summit
By: chrismarchand - 15 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Industry leaders and members of government met in Kenora last week to chart a course forward through challenging times for what was once Canada’s strongest industry. Kenora MP and Federal Natural [...]

By: chrismarchand - 15 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Higher than average rates of chronic disease, addictions and poor health outcomes are exacerbating the effects of health care cuts in the Northwest, concludes a report prepared by the Ontario [...]



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