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Conflict of interest matter wraps up

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – City council has been informed that the conflict of interest complaint involving the mayor has concluded. The parties agreed to resolve the matter …

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Wall created to honour veterans

COBALT (Staff) – A Veterans Wall of Honour is being created at the Bunker Military Museum in Cobalt. A wall of stones is being painted in the entranceway of the …

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Lake officially ice-free as of last week

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – In 129 years, Lake Temiskaming has been declared ice-free only twice on May 4. Now, make that three. The official date for an ice-free Lake Temiskaming …

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MOTHER’S DAY TREATS

The icing passed the taste test for three-year-old Bexleigh Howey at a cookie decorating session at Open Studio Libre in Haileybury. She was joined by grandmother Lynda Howey and mother …

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NLPS raises funds for Ronald McDonald House

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 at NLPS learned a valuable lesson in kindness when they donated funds to Ronald McDonald House Charities …

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GROOMER SUPPORT

The Englehart Nordic Ski Club is in need of a new trail groomer for its cross-country trails located at Kap-Kig-Iwan Provincial Park. The Frog’s Breath Foundation made a generous donation …

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LTC outbreaks under control

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Three of Temiskaming’s five long-term care homes continue to be under outbreak status. But in an interview yesterday (May 24), Dr. Glenn Corneil, …

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Everyone is needed now

The provincial election is coming to its conclusion and voters are encouraged to make their stance known by participating. It has been a difficult past term with everyone thrown completely …

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A crowning achievement

By Diane Johnston Mention “Queen,” and I may start humming We will…we will…rock you. But I’m more likely to picture pastel hats and sensible handbags. That Queen, unlike the late …

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Hikers find their path on 141km Highland Trail

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter LATCHFORD — They sought out a road less travelled and it has made all the difference. The difference is a group of ten participants hiked for …

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Youth Slo-Pitch League back on the diamonds

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — The sights and sounds of slo-pitch and the call of “batter up” will ring out once again at local ball diamonds this summer. The …

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Locker Room Chatter

With Chip McDivot Members and guests will have noticed the activity above the Golf Shop at the Haileybury Golf Club (HGC). Renovations are past the half-way mark on replacing the …

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Timmins 1 fire now “being held”

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter DISTRICT – Recent rainfall helped efforts to fight a forest fire west of Elk Lake that at one point prompted an advisory to evacuate Shining Tree. …

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Canoe Festival rudderless for another year

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI — After getting cancelled the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Temagami Canoe Festival is once again grounded for 2022. “We were …

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Campaign aims for safer streets and roads

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – City council has supported a national campaign urging drivers to consider all users of the road when they get behind the wheel. At its recent meeting, …

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Summer Jobs program offers opportunities for youth

DISTRICT (Staff) — Youth seeking employment in the Nipissing-Timiskaming district now have the opportunity to access 500 job opportunities with the Canada Summer Jobs program. “Residents aged 15 to 30 …

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New roofs on housing units

DISTRICT (Staff) – Roofing projects at the social housing units in Englehart and Earlton will be going on this year. A third roofing project was slated for 100 Market Street …

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Who’s running in Timiskaming-Cochrane

DISTRICT (Staff) – The provincial election has been called for June 2 and Timiskaming-Cochrane voters have a huge slate of candidates from which to choose. Following are candidate profiles, in …

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Four of eight candidates show up to face voters

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – About 50 people turned out for the Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce Meet the Candidates Night May 11. The event, …

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Cobalt bylaw needs some rewording, staff told

  Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT – Cobalt’s rental unit licensing bylaw is being sent back to staff for some modification of the wording. The Cobalt committee-of-the-whole discussed the bylaw …

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