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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 [...]

Test results indicate possible mercury dump site

Test results indicate possible mercury dump site

Group demands provincial investigation after uncovering evidence supporting whistleblower’s claims By Chris Marchand Canadian Environmental group Earthroots says it has evidence to support the claims of a former Dryden mill worker who said he helped bury [...]

New Years Baby 2017

New Years Baby 2017

Congratulations to Alyssa and Mac Potter whose newborn son Bowen Mackenzie Potter is Dryden’s 2017 New Year’s Baby. Bowen weighed in at 9lbs, 0 ounces and arrived Jan. 3 at 11:20 p.m. The couple received a [...]

A bright start to 2017

A bright start to 2017

Kids and parents enjoy a fireworks show during a New Years Eve sliding party at Camp Brigitte, just north of Dryden.           Photo by Chris Marchand [...]

Beacon of Hope

Beacon of Hope

A single, brightly lit pine stands like a beacon in the darkness of Geraldine and Mario Savian’s forested property on Lakeside  Dr.           Photo by Chris Marchand [...]

Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus Parade

Scenes from Friday’s Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade. The parade features dozens of float from local groups, businesses and institutions who worked on a theme of A Fairytale Christmas. Photos by Chris Marchand [...]