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By: chrismarchand - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Text messaging is a form of communication that has rapidly found a place in the life of anyone with a cell phone and is a go-to medium for engaging young people. [...]

Candidates talk taxes, economic development and harmony
By: chrismarchand - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Local voters emerged from last week’s All Candidates Forum with a better sense of what the respective candidates in the 2014 Municipal election stand for. Hosted and moderated by the Dryden [...]

By: chrismarchand - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Some may remember in 2006, when Dryden last hosted the OFSAA (Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations) AA Volleyball tournaments. Blue and gold adorned shop windows and walls and Dryden made [...]

BUSINESS: Buster’s and the art of smoked meat
By: chrismarchand - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins If you’ve driven through Vermilion Bay, watched the Food Network or have talked to anyone who has, chances are you have heard of Buster’s Barbeque. Famous for their award winning barbeque [...]

Bingo’d and flamingo’d: Dryden Regional Health Centre lauds dedicated volunteers and fundraisers
By: chrismarchand - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins It was a night of celebration as the Dryden Regional Health Centre (DRHC) board and staff proudly acknowledged the hard work and dedication put forth by their many volunteers at The [...]

B.C. murder suspect began life of crime with Dryden kidnapping
By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The man charged with the murder of a 17 year-old girl in Surrey, B.C. last week began what can only be described as a ‘horrific life of crime’ here in Dryden. [...]

OHA president eyeing Dryden’s health hub model
By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden may not be the centre of the health care universe, but if you’re studying how rural communities organize and integrate services to overcome the challenges of remote medicine, then Dryden [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 1 Comment

Running for the Office of Mayor – presented in alphabetical order Shayne MacKinnon Our community needs a restart, a reboot if you will. We need to start speaking in terms of what we have rather [...]

By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Lakeshore lot development may be a local economic development priority, but getting there could involve blazing a new path through the wilderness. It’s been over four decades since the province last [...]

Seniors’ co-op housing model proposed
By: chrismarchand - 01 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Great interest shown as seniors pack information meeting By Samantha Hawkins It was standing room only as the seniors’ housing group presented the proposed co-op model to an overwhelming number of interested parties at [...]