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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 [...]

Softwood lumber tariffs a concern for region

By Chris Marchand Canadian softwood lumber producers are once again on the defensive after the United States imposed a new spate of tariffs averaging 20 per cent on Canadian lumber exports last week, the latest blow [...]

Public Works monitoring landfill usage

By Michael Christianson Continue monitoring landfill statistics for changes. That was the direction public works was told to go by council in regards to the Highway #502 landfill. Public Works manager Blake Poole says they are [...]

Sioux Lookout bus route drawing grocery shoppers

By Chris Marchand There are new affordable transportation options for travellers moving between Dryden and Sioux Lookout. Regional bussing company Kasper Mini-Bus is now running trips between Dryden and Sioux Lookout three-times daily for a price [...]

Spring brings ‘blasto’ concerns for pet owners

By Michael Christianson With the snow melting for hopefully the last time our minds are turning to spring and warmer weather, but rising temperatures bring back things for you and your pets to be cautious of, [...]

Dryden Rotary celebrates 75 years

Dryden Rotary celebrates 75 years

  By Chris Marchand In true Rotary Club fashion, not an ounce of enthusiasm was spared in the celebration of the auspicious 75th anniversary of Dryden’s chapter of the international service club. Members gathered at The [...]

Ratepayers to host meeting, May 3, to discuss potential Fire Hall #2 closure

By Chris Marchand Residents of the former Barclay Township are marshalling their best arguments in hopes of dissuading Dryden City Council from taking Dryden Fire Rescue’s Hall #2 (the former Barclay Fire Hall) out of operation. [...]

FedNor investment to fund EDO, PACE

FedNor investment to fund EDO, PACE

  By Dryden Observer Staff The city of Dryden will once again have an economic development officer. That was one of two announcements Kenora MP Bob Nault made at Dryden City Hall last week. Bob Nault [...]

Hoshizaki House kicks off campaign

Hoshizaki House kicks off campaign

  By Sarah McCarthy The Shelter, Hope & Growth campaign kicked off last Wednesday at Dryden’s Hoshizaki House. Community members gathered for a presentation and BBQ, with all the proceeds going towards purchasing necessities that are [...]

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. [...]