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By: chrismarchand - 18 February 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre added a new tool to its arsenal this week with the arrival and installation of the $3.5 million, 28-tonne cyclotron. The new machine will [...]

By: chrismarchand - 18 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted The Rotary club of Dryden will be running events throughout the year to celebrate 110 years since the birth of Rotary, now a worldwide service club with 1.2 million members in over 200 [...]

By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2015 - 1 Comment

By Chris Marchand City of Dryden Fire Chief Ken Kurz appeared before council, Monday to re-submit a request to appoint a dozen new firefighter trainees in an effort to begin their training as soon [...]

By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand After several years of battling the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) for its failure to protect northern forestry communities from massive losses in industrial assessment, Dryden Mayor Craig Nuttall says he [...]

Wabigoon home lost to fire
By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff No one was injured in a structure fire that claimed a Wabigoon residence, Feb. 5. A Wabigoon resident called 911 around 12:30 p.m. after observing smoke coming from a house [...]

By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted On Jan. 8, at approximately 7:30 a.m. officers with the Pickle Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a non-responsive male that had been located at a residence on Lakeview [...]

By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The province has completed phase one of consultations on the Moose Project and is now inviting Ontarians to provide feedback on proposed changes the government is putting forward to help [...]

Fundraiser for Machin’s Miles
By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Vermilion Bay residents Scott McEwen and Lori Miles are humbled by great support for a fundraising dinner held Feb. 7 at the Lions Hall. Despite the snowy weather the event [...]

From Farm to Fork: Local Food Co-Op teams up with chef to develop a taste for local honey
By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted It was another night of making history in Dryden as the Cloverbelt Local Food Co-Op (CLFC) teamed up with Kano Reid and Cherrybell Hideout to bring the very first Farm to Fork event, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 12 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted Greg Rickford, MP-Kenora met with mayors of the Kenora District Municipal Association to discuss creating jobs and opportunities for Canadians as part of a series of cross-country pre-budget roundtable discussions. “I always value [...]