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B.C. murder suspect began life of crime with Dryden kidnapping
By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The man charged with the murder of a 17 year-old girl in Surrey, B.C. last week began what can only be described as a ‘horrific life of crime’ here in Dryden. [...]

OHA president eyeing Dryden’s health hub model
By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden may not be the centre of the health care universe, but if you’re studying how rural communities organize and integrate services to overcome the challenges of remote medicine, then Dryden [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Running for the Office of Mayor – presented in alphabetical order Shayne MacKinnon Our community needs a restart, a reboot if you will. We need to start speaking in terms of what we have rather [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Lakeshore lot development may be a local economic development priority, but getting there could involve blazing a new path through the wilderness. It’s been over four decades since the province last [...]

Seniors’ co-op housing model proposed
By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Great interest shown as seniors pack information meeting By Samantha Hawkins It was standing room only as the seniors’ housing group presented the proposed co-op model to an overwhelming number of interested parties at [...]

Bingo! Rotary Charitable Foundation surpasses $1 million in donations raised from radio bingo
By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand “It sure beats sitting somewhere selling raffle tickets,” says the gravelly voice of Clare Thompson through the cheerful din of clanking silverware at last week’s Dryden Rotary luncheon. Across from me, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins A brief look at the three candidates vying for the position of Trustee for the City of Dryden on the Keewatin Patricia District School Board.  Lisa Groves A mother of two [...]

BUSINESS: Luciano’s Italian Grill — a new take on classic Italian
By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand New local eatery Luciano’s Italian Grill is buzzing with activity in the first few weeks after opening as Dryden diners can’t contain their curiosity. Proprietors Patrick Harman and Jackie Johnson have [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The announcement came at a September 18, Special Council meeting, approving the appointment of Mr. John M. Cummings as the new Treasurer for the City of Dryden. City CAO André [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins The results are in and the Keewatin Patricia District School Board is pleased. EQAO testing, which assesses primary and junior students in reading, writing and mathematics has made Board history, with [...]



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