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Rota second Northern MP to be Speaker

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter OTTAWA – Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota says there will be “a whole new attention” on the riding. On Thursday, December 5, Rota was elected as Speaker …

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Christmas, in a Northern light

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI – “It’s a magical night,” said Sylviane Labonte. The Coleman woman and her family were among the first visitors to Temagami Country Christmas. This year’s …

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Connecting place and time through art

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HENWOOD TOWNSHIP – About six years ago, Bruce Cull set up his home and art studio in a quiet, wild and spectacularly pretty part of Temiskaming. …

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Cobalt photographer feeds the need again in 2020

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor COBALT – Vivid pictures of wildlife and local scenery fitting all the seasons are once again available in Wild Temiskaming. The calendar project by Cobalt photographer …

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Food drive a natural fit for Natural Resources

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – “We do one drive in mid-June and another near Christmas each year, and the public response is absolutely amazing every time.” Pete Gilboe …

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New recreation program in Cobalt

COBALT (Staff/Special) – The Cobalt Teck Park recreation committee has announced that a grant of $15,000 has been received to assist with a new program. The RBC Future Fund grant …

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Merchants Not Only Ones Hurt

“Many customers of mail order houses say that they are under no obligation to trade with their home merchants and this may be true. They overlook that fact that the …

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The art and love behind Santa Claus

By Darlene Wroe We do owe much to Coca-Cola, especially at Christmas. My parents and aunts and uncles were starting off their childhoods at the time that Michigan artist Haddon …

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NLPS soccer tournament had kids moving

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It was the beautiful game – minus the grass. They used the walls and each other to bounce balls creatively during the fifth …

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Englehart hurrying hard with event lineup

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART — The Englehart Curling Club (ECC) is a busy, happening place as it prepares to host the 69th Englehart Men’s Curling Bonspiel. It takes place …

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Cubs outpaced by Soo Greyhounds 7-4

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Six was not a lucky number for the New Liskeard Cubs. That is the winless streak number the team has after their December …

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100 Women goes over the top for Northdale

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Talk about roaring in numbers too big to ignore, it only took one hour for over 100 women to raise $11,000. It was …

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Haileybury library satellite deal in the works

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As renovations continue on what will be the city’s new consolidated library in New Liskeard, plans are being finalized to open a satellite …

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Police blotter

Shoplifting charge laid TEMISKAMING SHORES – A city resident has been charged after police say electronic devices were stolen on the weekend. Temiskaming OPP say officers were called to a …

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New grocery store set to open in Earlton

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter EARLTON — After the town went for months without a local grocery store, a new enterprise is opening in Earlton. The owner of The Roaster, Christian …

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Gay Lea acquires Thornloe Cheese

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Thornloe Cheese has a new owner. Gay Lea Foods Co-Operative Ltd. announced earlier this week that it had purchased the dairy processor from …

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Wanted: tourism entrepreneurs to offer experiences

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A new tourism opportunity hopes to open the door for businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs in the Temiskaming Shores area to attract visitors. Project …

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Improvements needed for travel grant program

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Efforts are underway for the creation of a Northern Health Travel Grant Advisory Committee. The goal of the committee would be to look into …

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Ontario Northland business case being finalized

NORTH BAY (Staff) – Changes seem to be in motion for Ontario Northland. The province is looking at transferring Ontario Northland to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, and Ontario Northland …

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ETFO preparing work-to-rule action

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – As elementary teachers in English-language public schools across Ontario prepare for work-to-rule action next week, District School Board Ontario North East schools will remain …

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