Archive for 'Photos'

GALLERY: Frozen frames from Dryden Ski Club

GALLERY: Frozen frames from Dryden Ski Club

Snowboarder Wyatt Gouliquer blasts down Main run under the lights at Dryden Ski Club, Friday Jan. 31. The club has moved its night skiing to Fridays for 2014 and despite the frigid weather, is seeing plently [...]

GALLERY: 106th Annual Dryden District Agricultural Society

GALLERY: 106th Annual Dryden District Agricultural Society

Images for the Dryden District Agricultural Society’s 106th Annual Dryden Fall Fair, Aug. 21-23. [...]

GALLERY: Electrical storm, Aug. 21

GALLERY: Electrical storm, Aug. 21

Scenes from Tuesday evening’s electrical storm, taken from King St. in downtown Dryden. The same storm left over 3,500 Hydro One customers in the Kenora area without power for an extended period. Photos by Chris Marchand [...]

GALLERY: Growth year for Trout Forest Music Festival

GALLERY: Growth year for Trout Forest Music Festival

The fattest, juiciest Trout By Chris Marchand Darkness had nearly settled over Ear Falls Waterfront Park by the time I had cranked all the do-hickeys and buttoned down the canvas flaps. Just across the highway at [...]

GALLERY: Eagle Lake Pow Wow 2013

GALLERY: Eagle Lake Pow Wow 2013

By Chris Marchand Hundreds flocked to the shores of Eagle Lake this past weekend for one of the region’s largest and most inclusive First Nation cultural events in the region. The Eagle Lake Pow Wow celebrated [...]

PHOTO FEATURE – Ghost Falls

PHOTO FEATURE – Ghost Falls

Armed with a remote shutter release and a variable neutral density filter to slow down his daytime exposures, Observer editor Chris Marchand hiked to the semi-remote Ghost Falls, which runs between Ghost Lake and Mavis Lake, [...]

Ladies raise big bucks at Shake Your Booty For Colon Cancer gala

Ladies raise big bucks at Shake Your Booty For Colon Cancer gala

By Jon Thompson The cash is still settling from Friday night’s Shake Your Booty For Colon Cancer gala at the arena but organizers believe they’ve met their $85,000-target. The fifth annual cancer fundraising event aimed to [...]

GALLERY: Shrine Circus hits Dryden

GALLERY: Shrine Circus hits Dryden

  Dryden Khartum Shriners enjoyed a great turnout for their 80th annual Shrine Circus spectacular, Monday, May 13 at Dryden Memorial Arena. Led by local Potentate Andrew Skene, the long-standing tradition raises money for Shriner’s Children’s [...]

GALLERY: Regional District Fire Rescue School

GALLERY: Regional District Fire Rescue School

Scenes from a busy weekend of instruction and training for firefighters from around the region as the Dryden Fire Service hosted the Regional District Fire School, April 13-14. [...]