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Temiskaming reporting three outbreaks

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – A COVID-19 outbreak continues at a congregate living setting in South Temiskaming but is described as under control. An outbreak at Northdale Manor …

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CIVIC JUST DUCKY IN ELK LAKE

If it takes a village to raise a child, it may require almost as many to catch a flotilla of rubber ducks. Hundreds of the fundraising duckies made their way …

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SKIS AND SUDS

On a hot summer night, the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club was thinking of winter. The cross-country ski club has additional help as it plans its next season, thanks to a …

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SWEPT AWAY

The Haileybury Curling Club is a beneficiary of a $35,000 donation from the recent North on Tap craft beer festival. This year’s event – the first held since 2019 – …

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Regatta no. 73 back in the swim of things

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As a child, Frank Taylor competed in the swim races at the Twin Lakes Regatta. “And now my grandchildren do them,” said Taylor …

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Memorial bench dedicated to Temagami’s Middleton

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMAGAMI — The Temagami Family Health Team (TFHT) has honoured a long-time former board chair and community volunteer with a bench dedication ceremony at the medical …

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District’s victim services turns 25

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Special/Staff) – A Temiskaming organization that supports victims of crime and tragedy has turned 25. Victim Services of Temiskaming and District marked the milestone July 29. Located at …

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Scammers don’t take holidays

We heard this week of a local senior getting ripped off by a phone scammer. The senior was taken for a couple of thousand dollars. More worrisome than the loss …

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Changes in nature

By Darlene Wroe A week at the cabin does wonders for relaxation but also, in its own way, provides insight into important matters taking place. Something is happening in nature, …

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Referee talks challenges/rewards of officiating

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter DISTRICT — A shortage of referees and linesmen is challenging minor hockey leagues that are scrambling to put schedules together for the upcoming season, both here …

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Cubs in training, getting ready for September start

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — The Great North U18 League has finalized its 2022-23 schedule, despite the challenges of out-of-town tournaments and a lack of officials. The New …

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Night Golf shines a light for Crime Stoppers

Steven Larocque Speaker Editor TEMISKAMING SHORES – The Tri-Town and Region Crime Stoppers Night Golf fundraiser is back at the NLGC this month. “We’re a little late getting to the …

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One dies in Hwy. 11 crash

LATCHFORD (Staff) – One person is dead following a Highway 11 collision south of Latchford earlier this week. Temiskaming OPP say the identify of the deceased will be released pending …

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Early morning fire hits Latchford business

LATCHFORD (Staff) – Chopper’s Chip Stand and Grocery Store in Latchford burned early Friday morning, July 29. The Latchford Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire at 3:15 a.m. and …

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Police and residents concerned about speeding

    Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter CHARLTON-DACK/EVANTUREL – Police have issued a warning to drivers to refrain from speeding on Spruce Grove Road near the Kap-Kig-Iwan Provincial Park. In the …

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Day in Farm Country returning to rural routes

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After two and a half years of pandemic -related cancellations, Temiskaming is invited to come back to the country. The fourth edition of …

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Verger du Terroir bearing fruit

    Diane Johnston Speaker reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – As crates of dusky blue haskaps roll into the yard, even Yvan Chartrand is surprised. “Unbelievable,” he said. “When I was …

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Chamber announces student bursary recipients

DISTRICT (Staff) — The Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce (TSACC) recently announced $1,000 bursaries for three area high school students. Ryan Sloggett from Timiskaming District Secondary School (TDSS), …

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City seeing decline in insurance premium

    Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – After several years of dramatic increases in its insurance rates, the city’s costs are dropping. Temiskaming Shores council has approved a …

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City to survey decisions through “climate lens”

      TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – City staff will now look through a climate lens as they make recommendations to council on such matters as procurement, budgeting and policies. …

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