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By: chrismarchand - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Urban aboriginal voters wielding growing political clout, says DNFC Executive Director By Samantha Hawkins The Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC) is hosting an open electoral candidates meet and greet on October 16 from 6 [...]

A child is much more than just a diagnosis — St. Joseph’s School staff recognized for work to support students with Autism
By: chrismarchand - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins St. Joseph’s School in Dryden has been recognized by Child and Community Resources (CCR) for their exceptional work with children and families, and received the Lois Mahon, Real People Doing Exceptional [...]

By: chrismarchand - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) hired a new CAO effective November 10, 2014. Mr. Heinrich (Henry) Wall, the treasurer with the Municipality of Sioux Lookout for the past five years [...]

Communities partnering to organize Regional Distribution Centre for Far North
By: chrismarchand - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Three communities have joined forces to develop a regional, cooperative food and goods distribution centre, to be located at the Sioux Lookout Airport, in order to help supply nutritious, fresh and [...]

By: chrismarchand - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Presented in alphabetical order: Gordon Dingman — running for Mayor Current Municipality of Machin Mayor Gord Dingman is running for re-election in the 2014 campaign and says he is pleased with what they accomplished [...]

By: chrismarchand - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Text messaging is a form of communication that has rapidly found a place in the life of anyone with a cell phone and is a go-to medium for engaging young people. [...]

Candidates talk taxes, economic development and harmony
By: chrismarchand - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Local voters emerged from last week’s All Candidates Forum with a better sense of what the respective candidates in the 2014 Municipal election stand for. Hosted and moderated by the Dryden [...]

By: chrismarchand - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Some may remember in 2006, when Dryden last hosted the OFSAA (Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations) AA Volleyball tournaments. Blue and gold adorned shop windows and walls and Dryden made [...]

BUSINESS: Buster’s and the art of smoked meat
By: chrismarchand - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins If you’ve driven through Vermilion Bay, watched the Food Network or have talked to anyone who has, chances are you have heard of Buster’s Barbeque. Famous for their award winning barbeque [...]

Bingo’d and flamingo’d: Dryden Regional Health Centre lauds dedicated volunteers and fundraisers
By: chrismarchand - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins It was a night of celebration as the Dryden Regional Health Centre (DRHC) board and staff proudly acknowledged the hard work and dedication put forth by their many volunteers at The [...]