Home/News/2014 Archives/The Sioux Lookout Bulletin - Vol. 23 - No. 26 - May 7, 2014 Print This Page
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Many people have already started seeds for this year’s garden. Beginning gardeners looking to develop their green thumbs need look no further than The Sioux Lookout Community Garden (pictured) or the Sioux Lookout Horticultural Society for a helping...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The numbers are in and probably to no one’s surprise Sioux Lookout experienced one of the coldest, snowiest winters on record. Peter Kimbell, a warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment Canada, looked at temperature and precipitation...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Despite the cold weather, 150 people of all ages gathered in the parking lot across from the Royal Canadian Legion last Wednesday in preparation for a march to commemorate the Yellow Ribbon Walk for Life for Suicide Prevention and Awareness. The first...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Sioux Lookouters will join their fellow Ontarians in heading to the polls on June 12. Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell said she supports the decision of her NDP party leader Andrea Horwath not to support the proposed budget announced last week by...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A group of 11 interested people gathered on the top floor of the Centennial Centre last Thursday evening to share stories about their lives and experiences in Sioux Lookout. The Sioux Lookout First Nations Women’s Hand Drumming Group opened the...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Students from Pelican Falls First Nations High School and Queen Elizabeth District High School gathered in the music room at QEDHS last Friday for a workshop by a group of local musicians as part of National Youth Arts Week. Mel Stewart, Patty Everson..
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is seeking quotes for the installation of a concrete foundation for the new Sioux Lookout gateway sign. Peter Moyer, P.Eng, Director of Infrastructure and Development for the municipality, commented, “We want the...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The Sioux Lookout Horticultural Society has been in existence since 1948. We belong to District 14 of the Ontario Horticultural Association. Our mandate is to provide information, generate interest in gardening, and educate local garden enthusiasts to...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Several First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout area have been approved by the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) for Aboriginal Community Energy Plan (ACEP) funding. A press release from OPA explains, “The ACEP program assists First Nations and...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Sioux Lookout OPP are encouraging residents to turn in at the Tourist Information Centre any unused prescription medication at a special prescription drug drop-off at the Travel Information Centre May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. An officer will be on...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Army Reservist 20-year-old Private MacKenzie McKay from Sioux Lookout recently participated, along with 350 other reservists from Saskatchewan, Manitoba and North-west Ontario, in Exercise Bison Warrior 2014 which ran from April 26 - May 3 and was...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
More than 70 ladies packed the Forest Inn Rainforest Room May 2 for the Sioux Lookout Blueberry Festival’s first major fundraiser of the year, a ladies night out purse auction. Twenty purses with accessories such as jewelry, candles, tea were...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A traditional song accompanied with drumming, followed by a prayer from Elder Juliette Blackhawk, heralded the official re-opening of the Sioux Lookout Youth Centre by the Nishnawabe-Gamik Friendship Centre in partnership with the Municipality on the...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The Youth Centre last Saturday evening was the setting for a concert that featured five young performers, Gabriel Fiddler, Nigel Morris, Mark Macabeo, Pierce Fiddler and Brandon Johnson. Also on hand to entertain the audience of 46 people were veteran...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Approximately 90 people came together at the Sioux Lookout Golf and Curling Club (SLGCC) on the evening of May 3 for a special curling wind-up and golf kick-off potluck dinner organized by the SLGCC Curling Committee. The evening included presentations..
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Keeping your septic system working properly is vital, so you want to do everything possible to keep it working its best. To make sure your septic system will remain in optimum working condition, there are a few simple things you can do, both day to day...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Is your green thumb a few shades off? The Sioux Lookout community garden can help. Many people today are eating healthier and helping people achieve that goal is the purpose of the community garden. Joanne Peacock, a Northwestern Health Unit health...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
For many people, spring means cleaning up homes and yards. However some people may have questions about what they can throw out. Municipal Public Works Manager Andrew Jewell reminds, “Yard waste consisting of branches, leaves and grass clippings can...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
From April 28 to May 4, Canada will celebrate Rail Safety Week under the theme See Tracks? Think Train! CN Police will mark Rail Safety Week with a public awareness campaign aimed at reducing the number of trespassing and crossing related accidents...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A visual arts workshop was held in the art room of Queen Elizabeth District High School last Saturday afternoon. Local artist and workshop teacher, 17 year old Santana Paleske, showed the 10 children who attended some introductory basics about...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Baby Falcons. From left, Bill Maskerine, Bill Clarke, Fred Maskerine, Ed Husack, Kingby Zeweniuk, Len Caroll, Gord Sonds and Jewell Pierson.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
As I sat at the rail bar on our deck one afternoon last week, overlooking the lake, my wine chilling in the glass between sips, I marveled at the marigold skeletons in the flower box standing guard over the fading ice of Pelican Lake. Each spring...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
AKG’s latest appeal denied “Native people throwing their own people in the street.” That’s how one Anokeewin Kenomadee Gamik (AKG) trainee described the decision to discontinue funding to the AKG Training Centre. Last Thursday Gordon...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Question answered by Beth McKinlay, Lucy Lawson, Sheila Suprovich and Patty Everson

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