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By: chrismarchand - 18 September 2013 - 1 Comment

By Jon Thompson All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) will be allowed on city streets but riders won’t be out late. On Sept. 16, City Council passed a variation of its snowmobile bylaw that will apply [...]

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By Jon Thompson The head of the Northwestern Health Unit is headed for retirement. Dr. James Arthurs, who joined the health unit as its medical officer of health in 2009 has announced he will [...]

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By Jon Thompson Ninety-two per cent of public school students exiting Full Day Kindergarten in the Northwest can already read. The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board released figures at it first board meeting of the [...]

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By Jon Thompson Ontario’s environmental lobby intends to force the province to reverse its decision on excusing industry from the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Ecojustice lawyers filed a Divisional Court lawsuit on behalf of [...]

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By Jon Thompson Paper lined the walls at the Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services building where Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) social workers had gathered on Sept. 9 to make a long step. Under “strengths,” [...]

By: chrismarchand - 11 September 2013 - 1 Comment

By Jon Thompson The City will not put the newly formed Business Group behind the wheel of this autumn’s Operational and Service Review. City Council was battered on Sept. 9 after a Sept. 4 [...]

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By Dryden Observer Staff A post-mortem exam will determine the cause of death of a Vermilion Bay man who passed away while driving a stock car at the Emo Speedway, Sept. 7. EMS and [...]

By: chrismarchand - 11 September 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson The groundwork and funding are now in place to ensure the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) can operate under Ontario’s watch until a long-term agreement with a third party is reached. During [...]

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By Jon Thompson The NDP propped up the Liberal provincial budget this spring amid a series of promises on decreasing the cost of auto insurance and installing a new financial accountability office. As she [...]

By: chrismarchand - 11 September 2013 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff There are heavy hearts this week at Dryden Regional Health Centre (DRHC) as the hospital mourns the passing of longtime community physician Dr. Mark Dahmer. Hospital CEO Wade Petranik described [...]



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