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Students reflect on Dryden’s unique assets
By: MichaelChristianson - 15 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson If you are looking for something to do in Dryden you might want to ask the grade six students from New Prospect School. For the past six months Danis Lachapelle’s class [...]

Political voices call for Wabigoon River cleanup
By: MichaelChristianson - 08 June 2016 - 0 Comments

  Both provincial and federal elected officials from the Kenora district are calling for environmental remediation efforts to remove mercury from the Wabigoon River — contamination that is associated with cases of mercury poisoning [...]

Twenty-seven cats rescued from home
By: MichaelChristianson - 08 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson June is adopt a shelter cat month at Second Chance Pet Network and now they will need the space more than ever. A recently deceased individual was found to have been [...]

Kokom’s expands to Sault Ste. Marie
By: MichaelChristianson - 08 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson It continues to be an exciting year for Kokom’s Bannock Shack. After being featured on the Food Network’s program ‘You gotta eat here’ the popular Dryden dining spot that started as [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 08 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Grade 4 and 5 students at Open Roads School have been out in the community making a difference thanks to their teacher Marissa Ferriolo. Ferriolo got her students thinking about what [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 01 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Dryden City Council has approved the 2016 budget and once again tax rates will stay the same in the city. Council voted in the document during a special meeting on May [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 01 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A Restricted Fire Zone that had been in place across Northwestern Ontario for several weeks was lifted Monday evening as the wildfire threat in the region responded to few days of [...]

Ontario Service Awards
By: MichaelChristianson - 01 June 2016 - 0 Comments

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Guide dogs give a new ‘leash on life’ for disabled
By: MichaelChristianson - 01 June 2016 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Lions Foundation of Canada hosted their annual Purina Walk for Dog Guides on May 29 at Cooper Park in Dryden. Dogs of all shapes and sizes came out for the [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 25 May 2016 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The past two weeks have held their share of critical moments for the region’s Forest Fire Management Program. While the entire nation was transfixed by the recent loss of over 1,600 [...]