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Dryden high School’s 22nd Annual Mini Pow Wow

Dryden high School’s 22nd Annual Mini Pow Wow

By Michael Christianson It was a beautiful day on Friday and outside on the Eagle’s football field Dryden High School held their 22nd annual Mini-Powwow. Sagkeeng’s Finest once again opened up the show with their dance [...]

Fire Hall #2 an issue of ‘respect’, say residents

Fire Hall #2 an issue of ‘respect’, say residents

By Chris Marchand They wouldn’t have all fit in Barclay Hall, if there were still a Barclay Hall. Around 100 residents of East Dryden instead packed the Ukrainian Hall in North Dryden to compare notes and [...]

Bringing ‘Bill’ home Dryden GM Ice Dogs capture 2016-17 SIJHL Championship

Bringing ‘Bill’ home Dryden GM Ice Dogs capture 2016-17 SIJHL Championship

  By Michael Christianson After going undefeated in the playoffs sweeping both the Fort Frances Lakers and the English River Miners the Dryden GM Ice Dogs are Bill Salonen Cup Superior International Junior Hockey League champions. [...]

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s ‘The Honouring’

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s ‘The Honouring’

Scenes from the Dryden Entertainment Series presentation of Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s The Honouring, April 4 at The Centre. Mixing modern dance with traditional movement, The Honouring pays homage to the First Nations warriors of the War [...]

New Syrian family moved by reception

New Syrian family moved by reception

By Chris Marchand “Thank you for saving my children from the war,” said Shaha Janbali to the people of Dryden through interpreter Ghada Ibrahim. A long-awaited day unfolded in the fellowship hall of Our Saviour Lutheran [...]

CT Scan fundraiser launch event raises over $350,000

CT Scan fundraiser launch event raises over $350,000

A look at the current CT Scanner at DRHC. Photos by Michael Christianson. Dryden Rotary members were on the CKDR morning show to donate money from the Dryden Rotary Radio Bingo. By Michael Christianson The Dryden [...]

Need for Speed –  Elementary students lace up for KPDSB Skating Races

Need for Speed – Elementary students lace up for KPDSB Skating Races

By Dryden Observer Staff Results from a great day of competition as area elementary schoolers gathered for the Keewatin-Patrica District School Board’s Skating Races, Feb.16. 5 year old girls 1. Emma Trout – Lac Seul 2. [...]

Residents pack dialysis town hall – Medical community committed to project

Residents pack dialysis town hall – Medical community committed to project

  By Chris Marchand Over one hundred people crammed into a small, stifling conference room was an apt setting to illustrate the indignities and hardship faced by Dryden-area renal patients and caregivers in trying to manage [...]

Dudley-Hewitt Cup coming in 2018 – Dryden GM Ice Dogs to play host to Central Canada Jr. A Championship

Dudley-Hewitt Cup coming in 2018 – Dryden GM Ice Dogs to play host to Central Canada Jr. A Championship

  By Michael Christianson Before the Dryden GM Ice Dogs game last Wednesday it was announced by Superior International Junior Hockey League commissioner Bryan Graham that Dryden will host the 2018 Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canada Jr. [...]

City ‘restructuring’ museum operations

City ‘restructuring’ museum operations

  By Michael Christianson The doors to the Dryden and District Museum have been closed since the start of the New Year. With the retirement of former museum curator Leah Gardner the museum is in a [...]