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By: chrismarchand - 13 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Elected colleagues of Dryden Mayor Craig Nuttall, who announced his forthcoming resignation from his elected office last week, say the road forward will have to be charted carefully and thoughtfully. Nuttall [...]

By: chrismarchand - 13 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Last week all four candidates of the national parties squared off in a debate hosted by Maclean’s magazine and moderated by Paul Wells. Prime Minister Stephen Harper defended his record while [...]

Experimental Lakes Area taking registration for September open house
By: chrismarchand - 13 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden residents will soon have their first chance to learn about the important freshwater research being conducted at the International Institute For Sustainable Development’s (IISD) Experimental Lakes Area since the [...]

By: chrismarchand - 13 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand An upcoming fundraising event for Eagle Lake’s Farabout Peninsula Coalition will feature a guest speaker well versed in public interest and environmental law. Jason MacLean teaches environmental law at Lakehead University. [...]

BUSINESS: The Pet Store expands product line in new, larger location
By: chrismarchand - 13 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Pet Store recently made the move to a new downtown location and they couldn’t be happier to be a part of the neighbourhood. The Pet Store moved into 16 Earl [...]

By: chrismarchand - 13 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Dryden 2015 Bass Tournament will be held in the city on August 23. “It’s becoming more and more popular every year,” says organizer Jeff Park. “People are starting to figure [...]

By: chrismarchand - 13 August 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with the Governor General on Sunday to officially dissolve parliament and begin one of the longest federal election campaigns in recent history. The campaign will [...]

Losing one of our own: Prominent citizen, entrepreneur Roy Wilson passes away at 86
By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden bid farewell to a community leader, prominent entrepreneur and benefactor, Saturday, as Roy Wilson passed away following a brief illness. He was 86. In terms of this newspaper, Wilson was [...]

New police chief Palson assumes post
By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The end of June means a changing of the guard at the Dryden Police Service. Doug Palson has taken over as the new Chief of Police. Palson’s experience includes twenty years [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff More milestones for the Dryden Seniors Co-Op Housing Group this week in their ongoing quest for a senior-friendly apartment building. Acting on behalf of the Seniors group, Northern Lights Credit [...]