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By: chrismarchand - 10 December 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins You may remember the overwhelming sigh of relief that came from most watching the drama unfold with the local Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) as it was saved in April of 2014 [...]

Council sworn in
By: chrismarchand - 04 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Newly elected and re-elected look forward to getting on with municipal affairs By Chris Marchand The City of Dryden’s newly elected council are on the job, sworn into office Monday night before a sizeable [...]

FEATURE — Everything was beautiful: A tale of growing up in the remote North
By: chrismarchand - 04 December 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins It was a beautiful beginning to the Dryden Public Library and Dryden Area Anti-Racism Network’s (DAARN) Living Library, as Ky Harper, Lady of the River, told her inspiring story about growing [...]

By: chrismarchand - 04 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Forest company says high fibre costs at root of failed attempts to sell  Fort Frances mill By Samantha Hawkins Resolute Forestry Products has announced their plans to heat critical areas of the Fort Frances [...]

DHS Com. Tech Students spur fundraising calendar project
By: chrismarchand - 04 December 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand There’s a show business saying, ‘Never work with kids or animals.’ But Dryden High School Communications Tech teacher David Darling saw value to his students in the combination of these volatile [...]

Supreme Court denies Montague appeal
By: chrismarchand - 26 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Former local gunsmith and firearms activist Bruce Montague has suffered another demoralizing setback on his journey towards putting his life back together after a failed charter challenge and incarceration on firearms [...]

By: chrismarchand - 26 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Kenora/Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell called out Ontario Natural Resources Minister Bill Mauro out for a lack of action or committment to keeping the heat on at Resolute’s Fort Frances [...]

By: chrismarchand - 26 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff It appears not everybody was feeling the love for OFSAA. On its opening morning at Dryden High School, the provincial ‘AA’ high school boys volleyball championship had to deal with [...]

By: chrismarchand - 26 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The snow is falling and the carols are playing throughout the stores, it is that time of year again, time to gear up and get ready for the Canadian Pacific [...]

BUSINESS: Two decades in the ‘Zone
By: chrismarchand - 26 November 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins When Tammy Reid agreed to open the Bulk Zone in Dryden, a place she had never been, 20 years ago, little did she know it would turn into such a passion [...]