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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Sioux Lookout’s new Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Management Headquarters is ready for the 2014 forest fire season. The $13.7 million, almost 17,000 square foot facility has been in use by Fire Management Headquarters management and...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A group of Gulls congregate around a patch of open water near the Town Beach. The return of the feisty birds along with warmer temperatures and the beginnings of area waterways opening up are sure signs spring is finally here.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations and has, since its debut in1924 at a YMCA located in Santa Ana California...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has announced that 17 communities have been chosen to participate in this year’s saveonenergy Aboriginal Conservation Program. Locally Fort Severn, Kingfisher Lake and Webequie First Nations are taking part...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Eabametoong First Nation (Fort Hope) will be getting a new police facility to replace its existing one. On April 14, Kenora MP Greg Rickford, on behalf of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Steven Blaney, announced $1.82 million...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
I would like to begin by wishing all of my constituents a very happy spring. I know that this past winter has been long, hard and expensive for the majority of us, and we are all very deserving of a little sunshine, warmth, and of course, the lower...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Three area communities have received Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) funding for their projects. Grants were recently announced for applications due by November 1, 2013. Fort Severn First Nation will receive $15,000 over one year to build a swim...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Spring in Sioux Lookout - Photos
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Community members joined students attending Bimaychikamah School in Slate Falls First Nation for a winter carnival April 3. Winter carnival activities were held in front of the school where three large fire pits provided warmth and an opportunity to...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Ministry of Natural Resources employees and local volunteers helped bag, transport and release thousands of young trout into area lakes April 16 for the enjoyment of local anglers. A helicopter was used to transport and release 1000 Splake into both...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Spring is a time when the snow begins to melt and the community looks forward to spending more leisure time outdoors. It is however not without hazards as Sioux Lookout couple Alex and Elaine McLeod found out when snow falling off their roof demolished...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Municipal Economic Development Updates Sioux Lookout’s new Economic Development Officer Vicki Blanchard went over Sioux Lookout’s four economic pillars, health care and social services, tourism economy, arts, heritage and heritage economy and...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A banquet was held last Wednesday evening at the 5th Avenue Restaurant by Sioux Lookout Municipal Council to show their appreciation for the time and effort put in by the volunteers who serve on their local committees. Volunteers, along with members...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
All trails closed for the season. See you on the trails next year! Have a great summer! Thank you to the volunteers who worked hard on the trails this year. It was a tough one with very cold weather and lots of snow! Thank you to the permit buyers...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Sioux Mechanical Steelheads won their third straight Sioux Lookout Hockey League championship on April 17 at the Sioux Lookout Memorial Arena. The Steelheads beat the Sioux Lookout Mayhem 6-4 to sweep the best-of-five championship final.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Over 200 parents, junior players and friends attended a Sioux Lookout Minor Hockey Association (SLMHA) Awards Banquet which was held at the Legion last Wednesday evening. Pizza, vegetables and fruit were served to those who attended after which awards...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
One fine September day last year an email from a special friend in British Columbia popped into my box. It was so unexpected – Marilyn and I haven’t talked for a couple years – and so warm and touching on a cold, rainy day at camp that I wrote back...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Relay for Life Sioux Lookout – Sign up Your Team Now Even if it doesn’t quite look like spring outside yet, Relay for Life is just around the corner! Relay for Life is an overnight, non-competitive team relay to benefit the Canadian Cancer...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
SLGCC First Annual Pot Luck Supper On May 3 the Sioux Lookout Golf and Curling Club (SLGCC) is holding their First Annual Pot Luck Supper. There is no cover charge and the event is open to everyone. If you currently are a member of the SLGCC golf and...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
What sorts of activities would you like to see at the Youth Centre? Micha Macabeo QEDHS student I would like to see a music club where people get together to make music, learn instruments, record their own songs and discuss music. A lot of people lik
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
CN/CP merger opposed Communities feel railroaded Communities from around northern Ontario met by phone last week to discuss the proposed CN/CP Rail merger. Last Thursday, ten citizens of Sioux Lookout joined a teleconference - linking ten northern...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possess Property Obtained by Crime Alex Murdock, 28, pleaded guilty to possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possessing morphine for the purpose of trafficking and possessing property obtained...