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Monday, May 12, 2014
Twenty-one members of the Sioux Lookout Volunteer Fire Department had an opportunity to upgrade their ice water rescue skills last week thanks to a new member of the department Tim Wheeler and his wife moved to Sioux Lookout in September...
Monday, May 12, 2014
The Rotary Club of Sioux Lookout “End of Winter” barrel sank through the ice of Pelican Lake on Mother’s Day, May 11, at 3:48 p.m. Official ice-out, when the very last hint of ice disappears, should follow in a few days. The latest recorded ice out...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Queen Elizabeth District High School (QEDHS) will offer a pilot course this fall aimed at helping Aboriginal students develop business and entrepreneurial skills. The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) is one of only a few school...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Sioux Lookout residents are being asked to mark May 21 on their calendars and not be alarmed if they see students evacuating school buses that day. For the second time this school year, in conjunction with the school bus operators, the Northwestern...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Exchange students Paolo Costi and Pierre-Emmanuel Bataille are enjoying their time at Queen Elizabeth District High School while experiencing Sioux Lookout and Canada. Grade 12 student Costi of Italy is here through the ASSE International Student...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Catholic Education Week is an annual event celebrated in May throughout Ontario. This year, the Ontario Student Trustees Association (OSTA-AECO) organized the event with the theme Strengthening Students through the Church taking the form of a Mass that wa
Monday, May 12, 2014
Approximately 400 people of all ages came through the doors of the Recreation Centre gymnasium last Saturday morning for the third annual Mother’s Day Market held to raise money for the Sioux Lookout Gymnastics Club. A total of 56 tables were manned...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Two Sioux Lookout athletes have been working hard to develop their bodies to the pinnacle of perfection. Joseph Harding, 28, and Allison Moore, 30, both competed in the Manitoba Amateur Bodybuilding Association (MABBA) Provincial Qualifier...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Pelican Falls First Nations High School students squared off in an old-fashioned log-sawing contest May 2 at the school. Ryan Kwandibens and Derek Kakekagumick achieved the fastest time for the boys. On the girls side, Carley Meekis and Krista Meekis...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Numeracy Night and Kindergarten Open House were held at Sioux Mountain Public School on the evening of May 7. Approximately 100 children and parents were in attendance to enjoy a chili and bun dinner made by the students. Math orientated games were avail
Monday, May 12, 2014
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 78, is looking for youth aged 10 to 18 to attend the athletic camp located at the International Peace Gardens in Manitoba. This is the 53rd year that this camp has been operating during the...
Monday, May 12, 2014
On May 4 the 10th Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon was held at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg. The event was inaugurated in 2005 and is held annually to raise money for Cops for Cancer which is given to the Canadian Cancer Society to support...
Monday, May 12, 2014
The Sioux Ice Hawks are celebrating a successful season. Made up of Novice hockey players, girls and boys seven and eight years old, the team includes Aboriginal youth from Sioux Lookout and area as well as Eagle Lake, Fort Frances and Kenora...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Squash players took to the courts at the Sioux Lookout Recreation Centre over the weekend to compete in Sioux Lookout’s second annual squash tournament. Municipal Parks and Recreation Manager Gerson Agustin commented on the co-ed tournament...
Monday, May 12, 2014
A traditional Aboriginal arts and craft workshop was held in the new cultural room at Sioux Mountain Public School last Wednesday afternoon. The activity was attended by 10 students accompanied by their parents and hosted by Catriona Dooley who taught...
Monday, May 12, 2014
No one was injured in a fire earlier this week which destroyed one house and severely damaged another on Drayton Road. Sioux Lookout Fire Chief Rob Favot said the Sioux Lookout Volunteer Fire Department was notified of the blaze through a 911 call...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Our Kindergarten class participated in Mental Health Week. For Canadian Mental Health Awareness Week, we read the book, I CAN believe in Myself by Miriam Laundry. Our entire school was given this book to set a Guinness World Record for children...
Monday, May 12, 2014
The first Sunday in May was a great day for a walk - overcast, cool, snowy and brutal for a spring day - but a beauty for a little hike. I decided to treat Rosie and Boomer to a walk to camp. Through a series of old trails and some dead reckoning...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Picture hundreds of people – friends, families, co-workers and cancer survivors – united together for one night for one common cause. Every three minutes another Canadian is faced with fighting cancer. That is why hundreds of people in Sioux...
Monday, May 12, 2014
In regard to the petition for the proposed location of the new high school, it is nice to see someone else is concerned. I would request to the powers that be to consider the unused part of the MNR water base as the new location. I understand it...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Selina Meekis unemployed June 12. It will rain a lot and that will help it melt.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Left to Right - Bill Plunket, Jack Toes, Bill Keefe, George Gheer, Charlie Campbell.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Top Stories: Focus groups key to future of area’s health care, Business as usual - AKG looks ahead, Grin and Bear it
Monday, May 12, 2014
Unlawfully in a Dwelling House Kyle Williams, 21, Sioux Lookout, pleaded guilty to unlawfully being in a dwelling house. He was sentenced to 30 days custody and was given credit for eight days in pre-trial detention.

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