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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Ron Davies, 62, stands beside his Pelto Road home where the waters of Abram Lake have nearly reached his residence. Lake waters have made their way past his home and made a pond of his yard in which he has seen turtles, frogs, geese and even jackfish...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Voters in the Sioux Lookout area will join their fellow Ontarians in heading to the election polls June 12. To assist voters with their decisions, The Sioux Lookout Bulletin asked the Kenora-Rainy River candidates the following questions...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples with their unique heritage, cultural diversity, and contributions to Canadian society are recognized every year with the annual celebration on June 21 of National Aboriginal Day. What does it mean to...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Stormy weather did not deter the 52 live music enthusiasts who came to the Legion for the second Open Stage music event last Friday evening. Local musicians Migwin & Monika, Doug Vinkle, Klaus Rossler, Jon Anderson, Yvonne Wood, Reilly Scott, Kingsley..
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
On Wednesday, May 28 staff from RBC as well as volunteers from Friends of Cedar Bay got together to do a much needed clean up at the stable. This was part of the RBC initiative Day of Service grant. Volunteers all needed to spend some time helping out...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Many community members enjoyed a lively presentation by Watoto African Children’s Choir at New Life Assembly May 16. The group of children and adults from Uganda was about mid-way through a six-month tour across Canada sharing the true message of...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The fifth annual community fish fry takes place Sunday, June 8 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Sioux Lookout town beach, as part of the Sioux Lookout Anglers & Hunters Walleye Weekend. The fish fry, hosted by ARAMARK and the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health..
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Tracy Rowsell, business operations manager and Captain of the store Relay for Life team, commented on the event. “We held it just to build some excitement around Relay for Life and to get our customers talking about it. Hopefully a lot of people will...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The 906 Machin Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron (906 RCACS) held its Annual Ceremonial Review last Wednesday evening in the Queen Elizabeth District High School gymnasium. A total of 30 cadets, 15 from Sioux Lookout and 15 from Vermilion Bay, executed...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A sunny day heralded the first of the Northwest Farmers Markets for 2014, which was held May 30 at the grounds adjacent to the Travel Information Centre. This year 11 stall holders were on hand to offer a variety of goods ranging from jewelry, flowers...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
On May 1 the Kenora District Services Board held its regular board meeting. Items on the agenda included requests for funding for nine projects from the communities of Kenora, Dryden, Red Lake, Ignace and Sioux Lookout. The programs are designed to...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The Queen Elizabeth District High School boys and girls soccer teams travelled to Red Lake last week to compete in the NorWOSSA final. The girls lost 2-0 against Rainy River High School in the semi-final. The boys team beat Rainy River High School...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A new addition has been placed in Sioux Lookout’s downtown. People passing by the Centennial Centre will notice a bicycle rack now sits ready for use in front of the building. Municipal Parks and Recreation Manager Gerson Agustin commented, “A few...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The Governor General, David Johnston presented the Medal of Bravery to five members of the Thunder Bay Police Service on April 24 at his official residence, Rideau Hall in Ottawa. Among the recipients, was Constable Kevin Carroll the son of...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Brent Wesley came upon this sight recently and shared the following recollection, “A view of Sioux Mountain on the evening of May 20. As I was driving by I stopped and took a photo with my iPhone. But it was such an amazing view that I had to get my...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Queen Elizabeth District High School honoured its top athletes last Thursday evening at the Legion. Coaches praised the hard work and dedication of athletes as well as thanking parents and caregivers for supporting their children. One of this...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
June 1st dawn arrived wrapped warmly in a soft silk blanket of fog. Appreciation of the serene beauty led easily to lingering over a second cup of coffee, marveling and meditating in this early summer wonderland. At 6 o’clock I walked soundlessly...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
We would like to invite you to participate in the 16th Annual Bearskin Airlines Charity Golf Classic, taking place on Thursday, June 26 at the Sioux Lookout Golf & Curling Club. This year’s event is dedicated to honouring and remembering Harvey...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Have you noticed how the most critical issues facing the residents of our area, North Ontario West (NOW), sometimes referred to as northwestern Ontario, gets little or no attention during this present Provincial Election run. In my opinion, among key...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
I applaud those who make the effort to write a letter to the local newspaper, and most recently those who question the “proposed” location of the new school. During the great hoopla and fanfare with the announcement of the replacement of our...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Michelle Varey, Cynthia Suprovich, Olivia Triskle and Robert Elliott answers Question of the Week.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Pictures of Doctor Mitchella when he used to practice in Sioux Lookout in 1908.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Abandoned kittens found in library Normally the realm of literary felines like The Cat in the Hat and Puss ‘n’ Boots, the Sioux Lookout Public Library became the temporary home of two real life kittens early Monday. Near 7:30 a.m. Monday,...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Mischief Under $5000, Breach of Recognizance Perry Muckuck, 37, pleaded guilty to mischief under $5000 and breaching his recognizance by failing to keep the peace and be of good behavior. On the mischief charge he was sentenced to 30 days custody...