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By: chrismarchand - 02 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Northwestern Health Unit hosted an event for seniors last Wednesday at their offices on Van Horne. “The point of the day today is to help people, especially the group 50 [...]

Hospital elects board of directors
By: chrismarchand - 02 July 2015 - 0 Comments

The Dryden Regional Health Centre elected Members of the Corporation and Officers of the Board at the Dryden Regional Health Centre for 2015-16 at its annual general meeting of the Corporation, June 17. Pictured [...]

Ice Dogs fundraising push begins with car wash
By: chrismarchand - 02 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were out raising money last Friday washing cars and cooking up some barbeque at Mirror Image on Scott Street. The event was the first of many [...]

FEATURE: Making island living more accessible
By: chrismarchand - 02 July 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Local media often asks you to call in when you have some news for us. That’s how this story begins and how a day of working at my desk quickly turned [...]

By: chrismarchand - 24 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson At the June 22 regular meeting of council Community and Development Services Manager Bob Cunningham presented a recommendation for a three-year agreement with the Dryden GM Ice Dogs for advertising opportunities [...]

What’s going on for Canada Day?
By: chrismarchand - 24 June 2015 - 1 Comment

By Dryden Observer Staff Canada is celebrating its 148th birthday on July 1 and there will lots of opportunities to get out and celebrate. Begin your day at the Dryden Legion for a pancake [...]

Dr. Porter retires, regional orthopedic program to continue with Thunder Bay surgeons
By: chrismarchand - 24 June 2015 - 1 Comment

By Chris Marchand The surgeon who made Dryden a great place to get a knee or a hip replacement is hanging up his stethoscope. Dr. John Porter, the physician at the centre of the [...]

Police search for suspect closes downtown
By: chrismarchand - 24 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden’s downtown was partially closed for several hours on Wednesday morning. In the early morning hours of June 17 the Dryden Police Service was called to a residence on Arthur [...]

By: chrismarchand - 24 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Greg Rickford commended local senator Lynn Beyak with regards to the Royal Assent of the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act. The Act amends the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act. “A [...]

Growing season begins for local students
By: chrismarchand - 24 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Dryden students got a look first hand at where food comes from. Students from St. Joseph’s, École catholique de l’Enfant-Jésus and Open Roads got to spend time at the newly constructed [...]