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By: chrismarchand - 11 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The federal and provincial governments teamed up to announce a major initiative to bring high-speed Internet to Ring of Fire region communities. The project will see the installation of buried cable [...]

By: chrismarchand - 11 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The Government of Canada announced that an agreement has been reached aimed at resolving ligation surrounding the Sixties Scoop. The Sixties Scoop refers to period in Canada’s history wherein an estimated [...]

Shepherd Wins This Space: Entrepreneur wins $12,000 in rent in Chamber contest
By: chrismarchand - 11 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A great night for local entrepreneurship unfolded, Oct. 3 at The Centre, as Dryden’s Morgan Shepherd was named the winner of the Dryden District Chamber of Commerce’s $12,000 Win This Space [...]

Soccer field building nearing completion
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By Chris Marchand The long-awaited multi-use building at North Dryden’s Rotary Soccer Field is nearing completion. The 4,600 square foot facility, featuring changerooms, washrooms and a concession area is expected to be sealed in [...]

By: chrismarchand - 11 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Submitted Close to 400 people were on hand at Thunder Bay’s Valhalla Inn for the 36th Annual Induction Dinner and Ceremonies of the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame to officially welcome in the [...]

By: chrismarchand - 11 October 2017 - 0 Comments

United Church to host service of remembrance, Oct. 15 Submitted by Pam Miller It is estimated that one of every four pregnancies will end in a loss.  About 37,000 soon-to-be-parents lose their baby along [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson During question period at the end of September Sarah Campbell voiced her concerns over the proposed Bill 152, an act to amend the Representation Act, 2015 and certain other Acts. Campbell [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Canada’s Food Guide and overall Healthy Eating Strategy is in the midst of a significant update to better reflect the needs of Canadians. The new guide is set to be released [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Submitted by the Ontario Provincial Police On September 25, 2017 at approximately 11:20 a.m. officers from the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway [...]

Pets and parking patrol
By: chrismarchand - 04 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Last April, Cody Fedorchuk stepped into the role of Animal Control/Bylaw Enforcement Officer, since then he as been patrolling Dryden’s streets and responding to calls. While Fedorchuk is mainly known for [...]