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Traditional tech explored by DHS Alt. Ed. students

Traditional tech explored by DHS Alt. Ed. students

By Chris Marchand When European explorers in the Arctic tried to emulate the traditional Inuit ice sled, Qamutiik, they thought nails might work better than the lashings favoured by the locals. In their conceit, they missed [...]

Legion honours Vimy Ridge centennial

Legion honours Vimy Ridge centennial

By Sarah McCarthy  Dryden’s events to commemorate, honour and remember the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge took place this past Saturday April 8th.  There was a ceremony at the Municipal Cenotaph followed by [...]

Hoshizaki House to launch shelter campaign with upcoming events

Submitted Hoshizaki House Shelter for abused women and children is announcing the kick off of their fundraising campaign – Shelter, Hope and Growth. The Government of Canada and Ontario announced funding to replace the existing shelter. [...]

City settles with Canadian Tire on assessment

By Michael Christianson In March Dryden City Council approved Minutes of Settlement associated with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) and Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC) with regard to appeals filed [...]

Pinewood school site to host housing project

By Dryden Observer Staff The former Pinewood School has a new owner. The Kenora District Services Board (KDSB), in partnership with the Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services(OAHS) and the Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC), has purchased the [...]

August flood damages exceed $600K

City seeks to share costs of damaged infrastructure with province By Dryden Observer Staff A severe storm on August 12, 2016 in Dryden led to flooding that affected hundreds of local residents. Infrastructure in the municipality [...]

Legion event to mark Vimy’s 100th anniversary

Submitted Let us remember the Battle of Vimy Ridge. One hundred years ago, in the mud and the blood and the horrors of World War One, Canada came of age. On Easter Monday, the 9th of [...]

Gear for Grad is back!

Gear for Grad is back!

  By Michael Christianson As mentioned last week in the Observer prom and graduation season is around the corner and one group in the city has worked for the last six years to get the grads [...]

Local LDS church elects new leaders

Local LDS church elects new leaders

  By Chris Marchand The local branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has chosen some new leadership from among its ranks. The local congregation of around 50 members recently installed Klaus Haessler [...]

Cameron Wade Bouchard

Cameron Wade Bouchard

Cameron Wade Bouchard passed suddenly on March 28th, 2017. Cameron is survived by his Father and Step Mother, Donald and Joanna Bouchard. His Mother Ruthann Foulger, his children Sophia(10), Chloe(8), Cameron JR(6), and his step children [...]