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Temiskaming advised to stay vigilant

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – While the pace of new COVID-19 cases has slowed, Temiskaming’s acting medical officer of health says the public must heed the ban on …

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Building 101 Experiences, one by one

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Do you want to give yoga a try? Learn to make Australian scones or cook with maple syrup? Hear stories from a century …

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Craft beer festival tapped out again

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – For the second year in a row, the North On Tap craft beer festival has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Held at the Haileybury …

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FUN ON THE SLIDE

Payton Laframboise, at right, and Ryder Preston had a blast as they got ready to zoom down the double slides together at the playground in Earlton Sunday, May 2. The …

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New funding for New Horizons program

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Several groups in the Temiskaming region received New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding to support and enhance seniors’ services. The announcement was …

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Local woman recounts COVID-19 diagnosis

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — For well over a year we’ve been hearing about the novel coronavirus with many unable to relate to an actual COVID-19 diagnosis. But a …

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Skepticism turns to shock for latest 50/50 winner

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Katryna Malick was at first skeptical when Temiskaming Hospital Foundation manager Lesley Langford informed her she had won the foundation’s April 50/50 draw. …

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National Nursing Week

May 10-16 is National Nursing Week in Canada. Here in the second year of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have come to more fully appreciate the work and dedication of …

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Having a flutter

By Diane Johnston I suspect I wasn’t the only one who scrambled to find that little yellow scrap of paper when the lottery gods announced that a $15 million ticket …

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Straight From The Hip

With Mike McArthur It’s time for the garbage to start because when it comes to dirty hockey in the NHL there’s no big surprise as nothing changes and, with the …

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Locker Room Chatter

With Chip McDivott The itch to get on the links continues to be scratched by many. While considerable pressure is being placed on the provincial government to re-open outdoor recreation, …

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Straight From The Hip

With Mike McArthur When it comes to Patrick Marleau overtaking an icon like Gordie Howe for the most games played in the NHL regardless of the era, it should also …

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Fire damages home on Probyn Street

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A Temiskaming Shores resident has been charged with arson in connection with a fire at a three-apartment residence in Haileybury on the weekend. …

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Police Blotter

Drug charges TEMISKAMING SHORES – Drug-related charges have been laid against two people after police stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction on the weekend. Temiskaming OPP say officers made …

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Countdown begins

OTTAWA (Special) – Canadians can stand up – or rather, go online, call or mail in – and be counted. The 2021 census of population and agriculture officially began May …

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Improved palliative care for Latchford area patients

By Jamie Mountain Local Journalism Initiative Reporter LATCHFORD – The Latchford Medical Clinic is now able to provide even better care for its palliative cancer patients with a recent addition …

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New store all the buzz in New Liskeard

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Vape it, roll it, smoke it or eat it – now legally in Temiskaming Shores. Local residents won’t have far to travel to …

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Cobalt has three per cent tax increase this year

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt has passed its 2021 budget with an average three per cent increase to ratepayers. In dollars, this means an average $25 increase over …

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Cobalt looking at updating its official plan

COBALT (Staff) – Cobalt is now finalizing its 2022 budget, and part of the proposed budget includes hiring a planner to update the town’s existing official plan. Cobalt Mayor George …

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Unpaid bills will add up

COBALT (Staff) – If you owe unpaid fees to the Town of Cobalt for any reason, they will be attached to your tax bill. An additional $25 charge will also …

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