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By: chrismarchand - 05 June 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Despite a driving need for revenue, Dryden City Council delivered the ‘zero’ per cent budget residents overwhelmingly asked for in public budget consultations last week. It was close, however. With staff [...]

By: chrismarchand - 05 June 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand They say you can’t keep a good idea down. A group of local residents are charting a new approach towards making a senior’s life lease building project a reality in Dryden. [...]

Public provides clear direction at budget meeting
By: chrismarchand - 05 June 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand An evening of spirited discussion ensued at the City of Dryden, 2014 Public Budget Consultation, held May 27 at the Legion Hall. Following a presentation of the 2014 budget from City [...]

By: chrismarchand - 05 June 2014 - 0 Comments

A two-part question: Well-built and maintained roads are an important part of life to the relatively isolated residents of the northwest. The provincial government has acknowledged to some degree the widely-held view of residents [...]

By: chrismarchand - 05 June 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins After twelve years of dedication to the Machin Fire Department, Volunteer Fire Chief Rob Wisneski handed in his resignation on May 12, 2014. Feeling that family and business have to come [...]

By: chrismarchand - 05 June 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Local organization, Cloverbelt Local Food Co-Op is taking the initiative, after seeing a rapid decline in area farming over the last decade, and building a community greenhouse. This ambitious project is [...]

Peterbilt Dryden breathes new life into long vacant building
By: chrismarchand - 05 June 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins After sitting empty for a number of years, the old NAPA building on Highway 17 has been given a new lease on life thanks to Peterbilt Dryden, a division of Thunder [...]

By: chrismarchand - 05 June 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff If you listen closely, you can almost hear the sounds of distant drums growing louder across the Wabigoon River. 2014 marks the tenth anniversary of the Dryden Kinsmen Canada Day [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 May 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is opening a line of communication with The City Dryden as the neighbouring community of Ignace advances through a seven-year selection process, one of 15 [...]

By: chrismarchand - 29 May 2014 - 0 Comments

A strong health care system is essential to attracting the talent, expertise, and business necessary to grow the Northern Ontario economy.  Small, rural and northern hospitals are a critical component of the local health [...]