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Cobalt may add a doctor next summer

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Plans are in place for an additional doctor to set up shop in Cobalt effective July 2020. Dr. Eric Besner has expressed interest in …

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Harvest Queen Pageant a “royal” experience

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — It’ll be a truly “royal” experience when 500 or more onlookers pack themselves into the Horne Granite Centre to witness the crowning of …

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Harvest Queen had an “exciting” year

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — One year in the life of a busy teen, who won the 2018 Fall Fair Harvest Queen Pageant, is one year filled with …

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Midway attracts young and old to the Fall Fair

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A right of passage, fall fairs mark the changing of the seasons involving the harvest. When that big ole Ferris wheel goes up …

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Working together for search and rescue

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP – A large five-part search and rescue training exercise recently took place over Ontario and local search and rescuers were fully involved in the …

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New Liskeard event fun for the family

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The days are shorter, the nights cooler and the 117th edition of the New Liskeard Fall Fair, hosted by the New Liskeard Agricultural Society, is upon …

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Rejuvenated Englehart Fair played to all ages

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor ENGLEHART – A little rain didn’t have a big impact on the 110th annual Englehart Fall Fair. The event saw good crowds and strong community support …

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Remembering our IPM

By Gordon Brock At least one national newspaper columnist at the time compared this Temiskaming event to the iconic 1969 Woodstock Music Festival. We’ll get to that later. As the …

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About our future

The federal election is fast approaching. Over the past years, the question has been growing whether democracy is working as it should. With the prevalence of social media, too much …

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39th annual Fox Run hits the road Sunday

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Terry Fox was a person who dedicated himself to raising awareness about cancer and the need to fund research to find a cure for …

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Lions speeding into new season

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — They are young and fast and ready to begin their new season in the Abitibi-Témiscaminque Hyundai Midget BB League. The New Liskeard Lions …

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Cubs gearing up for new campaign

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – Depth may be the extra player on the ice for the New Liskeard Cubs this season. The Great North Midget League (GNML) team …

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October 21 officially called as Election Day

DISTRICT (Staff) – It’s confirmed: the 2019 federal election will be taking place Monday, October 21. Federal leaders are rallying for the campaign kick-off, which, as of the time this …

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Charges laid for stolen property/drug possession

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Four adults and one youth have been arrested in relation to a break, enter and theft of residence in Temiskaming Shores that occurred on August 17, …

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Preparing for remote patient access unit

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter ENGLEHART – The Timiskaming Emergency Medical Services is ready to proceed with the purchase of a remote patient access unit. Just under $80,000 has been accumulated …

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Roof work part of Northern College prep

TIMMINS (Special) – As students begin classes at Northern College campuses this week, there have been some improvements to the facilities. More than $1.5 million was spent on preventative maintenance …

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New pricing structure coming to Ontario Northland

NORTH BAY (Special) — Ontario Northland announced it will be providing savings options for customers by introducing new pricing structures on all passenger travel effective September 4, 2019. There will …

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Cobalt seeking applicants to join council

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt council is inviting applications to fill its vacant councillor’s seat. At council’s committee-of-the-whole meeting Tuesday, September 3, chief administrative officer Brian Walker stated …

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Nipissing-Timiskaming fielding PPC candidate

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Nipissing-Timiskaming’s candidate for the new People’s Party of Canada believes his chances in the riding are “excellent.” Local results in the upcoming federal …

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City undertaking recreation master plan

Diane Johnston Speaker reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A New Brunswick firm has been hired to develop a long-term recreation master plan for Temiskaming Shores. The plan will assess the city’s …

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