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Hospital looking at off-grid alternatives in face of mounting electricity costs

By Michael Christianson The Dryden Regional Health Centre is exploring some options to help them keep the lights on and their focus on patients. Documents obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) reveal that the electricity [...]

The Year in Crime: Police Services chief offers perspectives on local policing challenges

The Year in Crime: Police Services chief offers perspectives on local policing challenges

By Chris Marchand The Chief of Dryden’s Police Service is offering some perspective on what appears to some to be an unnerving escalation of crime in Dryden over recent months. Chief Doug Palson says there are [...]

City launches new website

City launches new website

By Dryden Observer Staff After over six months of preparation, the City of Dryden is proud to announce the newly launched municipal website, www.dryden.ca Over thirty staff and members of the public participated in building the [...]

Buster’s Barbecue to re-establish restaurant in Fort Vermilion

By Michael Christianson When Buster’s Barbeque burned down in the winter of 2016 the future of the business was uncertain; now the owners of Buster’s are ramping up to reopen inside a staple of the community, [...]

City budget recommends no tax increase

By Michael Christianson Council is set to vote for the 2018 budget on December 18, which is on schedule for the timeline presented last June. After numerous senior management team meetings and two drafts of the [...]

Ski Club to re-open ‘Senior’ rope tow after over a decade

Ski Club to re-open ‘Senior’ rope tow after over a decade

By Chris Marchand There are exciting times ahead for the Dryden Ski Club as the 2017-18 season will see the return of a long-lost lift and some challenging terrain. After a frustrating process that ranged over [...]

Wilson offers year-end address on state of Dryden

Wilson offers year-end address on state of Dryden

Submitted by Greg Wilson, Dryden Mayor Having served as your mayor for the past two years, a direct report to the citizens of Dryden seems appropriate as we bid farewell to 2017.   2017 Successes Aggressive $3.9 Million [...]

NWMO pares down candidate communities for deep geologic waste repository project

Ignace remains in running, Blind River and Elliot Lake no longer part of site selection process Submitted The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) will focus efforts on fewer areas in the site selection process for a [...]

DRHC auctions signed Jets Jerseys for CT Scan

DRHC auctions signed Jets Jerseys for CT Scan

The Dryden Regional Health Centre is auctioning off signed Winnipeg Jets jerseys with proceeds going directly to the CT Scan Fund. Visit the DRHC Facebook page to see all the jerseys and bid on your favourite. [...]

Kennedy first winner of city photo contest

Kennedy first winner of city photo contest

Submitted With the first month of the City of Dryden’s “Celebrate Dryden” Photo Contest well underway, the City is happy to announce that Jane Kennedy of Dryden is the first winner of the contest.  Jane submitted [...]