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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Caterpillars have invaded the Sioux Lookout area. Everywhere you turn the little critters can be found, whether it be on people’s decks or the sides of their homes or hanging from trees along walkways or in the bush...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Despite best efforts of municipal workers placing sandbags and loads of sand and gravel last week, the rising waters of Pelican Lake, accompanied by additional rainfall and snarling winds, threatens to strand residents of Lakeshore...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) continues to move forward with plans for a new high school in Sioux Lookout. School board trustees met June 10 where they were updated on the project. Sean Monteith, KPDSB Director of...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The McKenzie Lumber Incorporated mill in Hudson is continuing to build its operations. Mill General Manager Don Fenelon said the mill is currently employing about 70 people. It resumed operations in January of 2013 with a skeleton crew of about...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The St. Andrew’s United Church Chapel was the setting for the 19th Boreal Classical Music Concert last week. This year’s event drew 6o lovers of classical music who were entertained by community members ranging in age from 15 to 75.These included...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is moving forward with a project to change over its street lights to LED street lights. On June 10, municipal council approved a recommendation to authorize the passing of Bylaw No. 47-14, Being a Bylaw to Authorize...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Sarah Campbell of the Ontario New Democratic Party is heading back to Queen’s Park to represent the people of Kenora-Rainy River. Campbell was re-elected Member of Provincial Parliament for this riding in the June 12 provincial election with 12,872...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A new program scheduled to start this fall at Queen Elizabeth District High School aimed at helping Aboriginal students develop business and entrepreneurial skills is garnering a lot of interest. Local business people, along with representatives from...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Lac Seul First Nation Royal Canadian Cadet Corps held its first Ceremonial Review at the Frenchman’s Head Obishkookaang Elementary School gymnasium last Thursday evening. The parade was the result of months of hard work on the part of Constable...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Frequent rainfall is keeping water levels high, according to the Lake of the Woods Control Board. Matt DeWolfe, Executive Engineer for the board, explained, “Environment Canada is reporting roughly an inch and a half of rain in the Sioux Lookout...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Sioux Lookout resident Nicholas Kowalow is no stranger to pain. The 55-year-old Ojibway man has been living in constant pain for over 20 years. Originally from Fort Hope he started working upon his arrival in Sioux Lookout as a cutter/skidder operator...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A small but appreciative audience of approximately 20 people attended a concert by Country Singer/Songwriter ElizaBeth Hill held at the Youth Centre last Saturday evening. Hill is a Mohawk from the Six Nations of the Grand River and came from...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Sioux Lookout bodybuilder Joe Harding continues to impress. In only his second competition, Harding has qualified to compete at the national level. He recently placed third in his division at the 2014 Manitoba Amateur Bodybuilding Association (MABBA)...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Sioux Lookout is represented by three womens teams this year in the Dryden Senior Soccer League, the Elites, the Legends and the Strikers. On June 10 at the QEDHS field the Sioux Lookout Strikers edged their hometown opponents, the Elites, 3-2.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Soccer season is back in full swing for teams in the Dryden Senior Soccer League. Three mens teams from Sioux Lookout are in the league this year, the Ol Boys, the Flyers, and the Hurricanes. On June 11 at the QEDHS...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
On April 28 eight-year-old Janessa (Ann Margaret) Moonias was diagnosed with diabetes by the Winnipeg Children’s Hospital. She is a caring youngster and ever since she found out about her illness she has...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Tuesday evening last week 20 members of the Legion Ladies Auxiliary attended a dinner and final meeting for the year in the upper level of the Legion. The occasion also marked the presenting of pins to those who have been members of the Auxiliary...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The rain and high water have hatched every mosquito egg laid in the last eight years, and conditions have hatched every caterpillar conceived in the last 12 years. Those, and the rain drizzling down, have turned this into a wonderful inside day, good...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Wow! I was really surprised to read the Sioux Lookout Anti-Racism job opportunities ad for a Program Coordinator in the June 11 Bulletin in which it lists “First Nations descendant” as a requirement which must be met by applicants...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
During the last week of May four students from QEDHS boarded a coach bus along with 24 other youth from the KPDSB, bound for the first annual Enterprise Olympics in Thunder Bay. Hosted by the Northern Ontario Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative, this...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Active transportation refers to any form of human-powered transportation such as walking, cycling, using a wheelchair, pushing a stroller, running, and in-line skating or skateboarding. Have you ever thought about decreasing the use of your motorized...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Brittney Cook, Sharon Bertrand, Maddie Cleroux and Dustyn Strickland answer the Question of the Week.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
C.N. Yards & Coal Chute - 1935
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Canada a ‘world leader’ in forestry, Ontario to have toughest anti-smoking laws, Court date change, Beat the heat!
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Fail to Attend Court, Unlawfully in a Dwelling House Terrence Childforever, Big Trout Lake, pleaded guilty to failing to attend court and unlawfully being in a dwelling house. He had spent 13 days in pre-trial detention. For unlawfully being in a...

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