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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Several Sioux Lookout firefighters were recently recognized by the provincial and federal governments for long service in the community. Federal fire service medals for 20 years of service with the Sioux Lookout Volunteer Fire Department were presented..
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Like many years past, Sioux Lookout has been visited throughout this spring and summer by black bears looking for easy meals. A man napping by the side of a trail recently fell victim to a roving bear and is lucky three guardian angels came to his aid.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A Muskrat Dam man is lucky to have a guardian angel, or in this case, three of them. Last Wednesday evening a 29 year old man from Muskrat Dam was sleeping next to the trail leading up to the water tower off Seventh Avenue. At about 9:30 a bear took...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Bad weather did not deter the hundreds of people who joined in the festivities that were held to celebrate the Hudson and Lac Seul Homecoming which was held from June 27 to June 29. The opening ceremony held at the Hudson Community Hall was a meet and...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
While many Canadians are aware of the abuse suffered by First Nations children by those into whose care they were entrusted under the residential school system, not many are aware that another form of abuse in those institutions existed...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
As times change, so too does the Sioux Lookout Public Library. The library received two grants this spring to help it continue to meet the needs of its patrons, according to Assistant/Children’s Librarian Mike Laverty. “We received two grants. One...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Sioux Lookout Volunteer Fire Department had a busy evening July 3 after being notified by a 911 call of a fire at 17 Lakeshore Drive. Sioux Lookout Fire Chief Rob Favot said the elderly occupant of the home, Mrs. Margaret Donnelly, was able...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Queen Elizabeth District High School students got a chance recently to get an inside look at the criminal justice system by participating in a mock trial against Dryden High School. This is the third year QEDHS and DHS have squared off against each...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Parents looking for summer fun for their children may be interested to know Cedar Bay Day Camp is up and running for another season. The program is for boys and girls from 4 to 13. Municipal Program Coordinator Marc Nielsen shared, “It’s a Monday...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Equay-wuk Women’s Group is a non-profit organization that serves the needs of women, youth and families in 31 First Nation communities in Northwestern Ontario. Incorporated in1989, it has five programs with a staff of seven people governed by...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Sixteen women recently spent a weekend in Sioux Lookout learning a variety of outdoor activities courtesy of the Sioux Lookout Anglers and Hunters (SLAH). This was the organization’s second Women’s Outdoor Weekend (WOW). The ladies enjoyed two days...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Thirty-eight teams took to the water on Sunday to compete in Sioux Lookout’s first Jr. Walleye Championship sponsored by Morgan Fuels and the Sioux Lookout Anglers and Hunters. Teams of two, an adult and a youth, spent the day fishing, then returned...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
For many people, a milestone birthday such as 50 is great cause for celebration and family members often go all out throwing their loved one a birthday party to remember. Richard Goretzki’s wife, family and friends did exactly that for his 50th...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Community members flocked to the town beach July 5 for Canada Day festivities hosted by the Sioux Lookout Lions Club. Heavy rain on July first forced the day’s activities to be postponed. Lions Club President Chris Larsh said it was nice to see...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Last Saturday evening Mary ducked behind my patio planter of lettuce to grab some pictures of me in the hot tub. It appears that I was thinking deep thoughts, or else daydreaming. Sunday morning as I clipped some lettuce for a salad I was reminded of...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Sioux Lookout Public Library kicked off their 2014 TD Summer Reading Club on July 2 with two magnificent and zany performances from Thunder Bay magician, Martin Wonderland. Three groups from the Municipal Daycare Centres and dozens of local children..
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Liz Brenn, Janine Gardener, Lois Palmer and Brian Rae answer Question of the Week.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Pictures of Dr. Mitchella when he practiced in Sioux Lookout in 1908.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Rail deal dead - conference lives on Despite the collapse of merger talks between CN and CP, the threat to northern communities remains, transportation consultant Lain Angus said last week. “It’s just different labels,” Angus said of CP’s...

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