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By: chrismarchand - 03 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is calling on the Ontario government to rethink their sale of Hyrdo One. Last week NDP Leader Andrea Horwath urged Premier Wynne to allow Northwestern Ontario [...]

By: chrismarchand - 03 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Former Ontario NDP Leader and Kenora-Rainy River MPP Howard Hampton has announced he will seek the NDP nomination in the Kenora riding for the upcoming Federal election. “I’m excited to announce [...]

Community fundraising of increasing importance to hospital
By: chrismarchand - 03 June 2015 - 0 Comments

$30K Rotary donation to support ultrasound purchase at DRHC By Chris Marchand A sizable donation from Dryden Rotary to the Dryden Regional Health Care Centre (DRHC) shed some light on the rising importance of [...]

By: chrismarchand - 03 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The issue of whether water and sewer billing revenues belong in the city’s general coffers recently re-emerged for Dryden City Council, a little over a year since council voted in favour [...]

By: chrismarchand - 03 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Kenora MP and federal natural resources minister Greg Rickford says he’s glad to see the Harper Government’s Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act pass third reading and progress to the Senate this [...]

By: chrismarchand - 03 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The Dryden Development Corporation is sweeping out the cobwebs of its dormancy announcing a five-year economic development and implementation plan. It was announced late last week that the project was jointly [...]

Alicia Kitt shares an immigrant’s tale
By: chrismarchand - 03 June 2015 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Last week’s Living Library speaker told stories of a life well lived in three different countries. Alicia Kitt was born in Spain and grew up under the dictatorship of General Francisco [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Dryden City Council has passed its 2015 budget. A proposal for a ‘cost-of-living’ tax increase to account for inflation did not survive a council vote and the residential taxation rate will [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden residents and anyone with a postal code starting with P8N will be the next to convert from door-to-door delivery to community mailboxes as part of Canada Post’s sweeping changes. [...]

By: chrismarchand - 27 May 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of May 25 in the Northwest Region but FireRangers were responding to new fire reports at the time of this report. By day’s end [...]