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By: chrismarchand - 02 April 2013 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The nominations are in and the Dryden District Chamber of Commerce is prepping for the 16th annual Business Excellence Awards Gala. The event will take place Saturday April 27, 2013 [...]

By: jont - 28 March 2013 - 2 Comments

Dryden Observer Staff   The annual Public Sector Salary Disclosure of government employees earning more than $100,000 annually was released on Thursday, including employees working in Dryden. The more commonly known Sunshine List increased [...]

Incident a flashpoint for local race relations
By: chrismarchand - 27 March 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson An assault in the Dryden McDonald’s has stirred an appetite to confront race relations in this city. Days after the Northern Bands Hockey Tournament, social media exploded with a video depicting [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 March 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson The economic development agency for Northern Ontario might once again stand alone. Language in the federal budget suggests Parliament intends to amend the Public Salaries Act to give FedNor its own [...]

MNR ‘snow’ program offers insights into winter severity on wildlife populations
By: chrismarchand - 27 March 2013 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand One step to either side of the well-trodden path to the MNR’s snow study site is evidence enough of winter’s challenges on local wildlife. Even with my weight distributed on six [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 March 2013 - 1 Comment

By Jon Thompson A local barber whose business proposal didn’t make the cut with the City of Dryden is shearing in Sioux Lookout. Kyle Szachury feels abandoned by the city after he trained with [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 March 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell and her NDP caucus have already been persuasive in attracting the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs to Northwestern Ontario for pre-budget consultations. Whether they’ll [...]

PARTY program a reality check for DHS students
By: chrismarchand - 27 March 2013 - 0 Comments

Grade 10 students at Dryden High School got a reality check about the dangers of drunk, drugged or distracted driving, March 20 at Dryden Regional Health Centre. Numerous agencies like the Dryden Fire/Rescue Service, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 22 March 2013 - 0 Comments

Dryden Police Service have arrested a 22 year-old Geraldton man after a video of an assault in a local restaurant sparked a social media firestorm earlier this week. The man made arrangements to turn [...]

By: chrismarchand - 19 March 2013 - 0 Comments

Council trying to whittle down potential tax increase in latest budget draft By Jon Thompson City manager Joe van Koeverden brought a $535,000 operating deficit before City Council on Mar. 18, a budget would [...]

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