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Bernier brings message to Temiskaming

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – With all signs pointing to an imminent federal election, the Nipissing-Timiskaming riding saw its first visit by a national leader on Saturday night. …

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Dam Duck Race returns for another year

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD – The season is fast approaching to see the annual flock of yellow ducks bobbing along the Montreal River. The Latchford Volunteer Fire Department is …

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Harvest Queen contestants sought for virtual fair

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — Are you looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to learn, laugh, share and grow? The New Liskeard Agricultural Society Fall Fair Harvest …

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Elderly woman rescued after wandering from home

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP — An elderly Coleman Township woman was rescued from a wooded area near Highway 11 after she went missing from the Marsh Bay Resort …

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Resident paves the way at Northdale

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — A donation from a Northdale Manor resident has resulted in a paved parking lot where previously a gravel lot had been located at …

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Mother loon perishes but eggs rescued

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP — What could have been a tragedy has turned into a triumph concerning a dead mother loon and her two eggs. Two common loon …

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Ups and Downs

• Thumbs up to the crowd that came out July 31 to see the leader of the People’s Party of Canada at the New Liskeard waterfront. About 40 people came …

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Young and old

By Steven Larocque “In every epoch of the world’s history changes have been going on continually. There has been no such thing as standing still. But at no time and …

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Anglers catch a line on recycling

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Four recycling bins located at Temiskaming Shores boat launches are part of a Clear Your Gear initiative that is helping to keep discarded …

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Locker Room Chatter

With Chip McDivot The Haileybury Golf Club (HGC) will play host to two bookend tournaments on the weekend of August 21. A two-man scramble will be held on Friday, August …

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Straight From The Hip

By Mike McArthur A decision by the Montreal Canadiens to pick 18-year-old Logan Mailloux from the London Knights at the 31st overall position in the annual NHL draft is raising …

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Riders end cross-country trek in memory of cyclists

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Riding bicycles was a favourite pastime of Jeffrey Splinter and Garnett Johnson. These two friends were avid cyclists, tragically killed while riding their …

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Vaccination plus public health measures considered key

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – The lifting of public health restrictions as seen in Alberta and Saskatchewan is “definitely, definitely not recommended in Ontario,” says Temiskaming’s acting medical …

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Theft falls short

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – A break-in suspect landed almost at the feet of police last week. Shortly before 2 a.m. July 29, Temiskaming OPP responded to a call about a …

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Market on upswing in Kenabeek

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter KENABEEK – “Great idea, thanks for doing it,” called a shopper as she left the inaugural Kenabeek Farmers Market. Four vendors turned out for the first …

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Latest FONOM video floats business potential

MANITOWANING (Staff) – The latest instalment in an online video series showcasing business opportunities in Northeastern Ontario voyages to Manitoulin Island. The four-minute video shines a spotlight on Henley Boats, …

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Concerns about trucks drawing water from lake

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COLEMAN TOWNSHIP – Coleman Township council has some concerns about observations made in recent weeks of pump trucks drawing water out of Loon Lake. Councillor Lois …

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Rising costs for cemetery care

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HARLEY TOWNSHIP – In order to maintain a cemetery’s peaceful and orderly setting, there are people working season-to-season and year-to-year to ensure it remains so. The …

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obalt rental units now must be licensed

COBALT (Staff) – The Town of Cobalt now requires the licensing and registration of all residential units rented in the town. The bylaw was passed at the town’s July 20 …

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