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Fire service model options presented to council

By Michael Christianson Fire Chief Ryan Murrell presented Dryden City Council with four potential models for delivery of fire service within the community at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday evening.  Murrell said they [...]

OPINION: Humboldt tragedy rocks nation to its core

OPINION: Humboldt tragedy rocks nation to its core

By Michael Christianson It’s hard to come to terms with what happened last Friday to the Humboldt Broncos. The team of young men were on their way to a playoff game when the unthinkable happened. The [...]

Roger Nesbitt to assume city’s CAO position, effective April 14

Roger Nesbitt to assume city’s CAO position, effective April 14

 By Dryden Observer Staff The City of Dryden is promoting from within to fill the Chief Administrative Officer role, recently vacated by Ernie Remillard. Last week the city announced that long-time Senior Management Team member Roger [...]

Rotary donates to school Hockey Skills program

Rotary donates to school Hockey Skills program

By Michael Christianson The Dryden Hockey Canada Skills Academy will have more equipment this year thanks to a sizeable donation to program from Dryden Rotary. Teacher and coach Bill Reid spoke to the Rotary Club last [...]

DAARN teams up with Quilters on project

DAARN teams up with Quilters on project

By Michael Christianson The Dryden Area Anti-Racism Network has teamed up with the Sunset Country Quilters Guild to make Dryden a little more welcoming for new comers. The two groups have put together welcome bags filled [...]

Provincial budget focuses on care

By Dryden Observer Staff Commentary is pouring in from across the land on the Ontario Liberals’ election time budget, which if the Wynne Liberals manage to successfully defend their government in June’s election, will feature $20.3 [...]

Walk With a Doc

Walk With a Doc

Watch that first step! A sizeable contingent of trail walkers joined Dr. Bruce Cook on the trails of Laura Howe Marsh, Saturday morning as his ‘Walk With A Doc’ initiave left the halls of Dryden High [...]

Public safety top priority as volunteer fire fighter dispute continues, says City

By Dryden Observer Staff The City of Dryden offered an update to their plans to move forward in shoring up the city’s fire service in the face of an impasse with its volunteer fire fighters who [...]

Perogy Assembly Line

Perogy Assembly Line

The ladies and men of Dryden’s Ukrainian Hall pinch together dozens upon dozens of perogies to be sold as an ongoing fundraiser. Perogy sales will continue until the end of July and anyone interested in purchasing [...]

Transgender Day of Visibility

Transgender Day of Visibility

By Dryden Observer Staff The newly formed Rainbow Alliance Dryden recently observed a new grassroots effort that took place across the planet last week. The group sent letters and ribbons to local businesses and institutions in support [...]