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Fate of Fire Hall #2 undecided

  By Michael Christianson It was revealed this week that city council is considering the closure of Fire Hall #2 which resides in East Dryden, formerly Barclay. Word of this spread quickly and at the council [...]

Social emergency response protocol in development

By Chris Marchand While local, provincial and federal officials have long planned and prepared for how to respond to natural disasters in northwestern communities, how to respond to a human catastrophe requires an altogether different kind [...]

Get prepared for the storm

By Michael Christianson Warning Preparedness Meteorologist Geoff Coulson was in Dryden last week for the fifth Northwestern Ontario Conference on Disaster Management put on by the Northwest Response Forum. He opened his talk with a recount [...]

Ice Dogs take lead in final series

Ice Dogs take lead in final series

  By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs are well on their way to bringing the Bill Salonen cup back home after two games at the Dryden Memorial Arena last weekend. Game one got underway [...]

Egli’s Open Barn

Egli’s Open Barn

Familiar springtime scenes from Egli’s Sheep Farm and Animal Park over the weekend as droves of weekend fun seekers took part in the Minnitaki farm and retailer’s free annual Open Barn event. Adorable spring lambs, baby [...]

DHS students give incoming Grade 8s a peek into high school life

DHS students give incoming Grade 8s a peek into high school life

By Sarah McCarthy Future Eagles of Fall 2017 recently gathered together at Dryden High School for grade 8 Orientation. It was a day of learning and preparing the soon to be grade 9 students as they [...]

Beyak removed from Aboriginal People’s committee

By Michael Christianson Senator Lynn Beyak was removed from the Senate’s Aboriginal People’s committee last week in the continuing fallout from comments she made about residential schools. Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose said she does not [...]

Rallying around a red dress for Brown

Rallying around a red dress for Brown

By Chris Marchand Friends, family and those involved in the search for Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation’s resident Emily Brown rallied around a landmark that had sprung up in the wake of her disappearance. Brown was reported [...]

Few answers for outfitters at bear management meeting

By Chris Marchand Press were told to leave a meeting to update regional tourism outfitters on the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s provincial black bear management strategy, Apr. 5 in Dryden. Moving what was anticipated [...]

Pride event set for June 10

By Chris Marchand Local organizers hope an upcoming Pride celebration in Dryden will raise awareness, acceptance and improve the lives of those who identify as part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer and Two-Spirited,  (LGBTQ2S+) [...]