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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Another Ladies Blueberry Open Golf Tournament championship win for Bettty Ann Roy. Roy, who resides in Winnipeg, clinched what she said might just be her 10th ladies blueberry open golf crown August 2 at the Sioux Lookout Golf and Curling Club....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Lost Lake Drop-In Centre was the place to be August 7 where a Family Day BBQ was the order of the day and games and activities were served up with a huge side order of fun.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Peggy Sanders, a former school teacher, stands over two of her former students, Fran Donnelly and his wife Lil. In school, Fran would sneak into his future wife’s classroom, sit behind her at a desk just like they are pictured here, and comb her hair...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
For people walking through the grounds of the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC), a point of interest is the Memorial Garden located near the Emergency entrance at the back of the building. The idea of the garden was first conceived...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Sioux Lookout again has a museum in which to showcase its history. On August 5 the Sioux Lookout Museum officially re-opened in its new home on the second floor of the Sioux Lookout Heritage Railway Station. The community has been without a museum since
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Sioux Lookout Fire Station was the setting for the Bike, Stroller and Wheel Chair Decorating Competition on August 4. Winners in the 5 and under age category were Ethan McCord and Ella Carrigen; 6 to 10 Camryn Dumonski and Brody Edward...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The 32nd Sioux Lookout Chamber of Commerce Trade, Craft and Home Show opened its doors at the Sioux Lookout Memorial Arena August 7 and 8. During that time approximately 1200 people of all ages came to look and purchase items from the variety of goods...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Now in its third year, Sioux Travel, the Forest Inn, and SYSCO treated visitors to the town beach to a complimentary brunch on the dock. More than 150 people were served coffee, juice, fruit and pastries as part of the unique dining experience.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Community members and visitors to Sioux Lookout packed the Sioux Area Senior Activity Centre August 2 to enjoy blueberry tea and blueberry cheesecake treats.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Newly minted children’s author Michael Dubé read kids his new book My Dad, The Snowplow Man, at the Sioux Lookout Public Library on August 8. Copies of the book were available and Dubé was more than happy to write young fans a personalized message...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The LCBO in Hudson thanked customers for their patronage by offering them free coffee and doughnuts during this year’s Blueberry Festival.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Rotary Club of Sioux Lookout hosted its annual pancake breakfast at the Legion August 4, feeding more than 550 hungry diners. Guests were treated to pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice. Funds raised by the event will go to local Rotary initiatives.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Members of New Life Assembly treated the community to a free supper of pork on a bun and corn on the cob August 6 at the church. More than 300 people were served. Pastor Phil Smith said the event was all about loving Sioux Lookout.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Two hundred people attended the Legion Ladies Auxiliary annual Blueberry Bingo last Wednesday evening. Sandy Lockhart, who organizes the bingo nights and raffles for the group, said, “It was a marvelous turnout. Lots of new people and lots of old...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Wahsa Distance Education Centre sponsored an open house last Tuesday as part of this year’s Blueberry Festival. Two bouncy castles were set up for the children. Blue cakes and bannock with a special appearance by Blueberry Bert were featured...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Members of the Sioux Lookout Genealogy Club presented stories commemorating Sioux Lookout’s First World War soldiers at Northway Cemetery last week, marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. For several years the club has...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Cart rides with Ollie the horse and his driver Kathy Masotti proved popular August 9 at Cedar Bay. Approximately 150 children went for pony rides. Visitors also had an opportunity to tour the stable during the Blueberry Festival open house.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Pastor Phillip Smith of New Life Pentecostal Church, Reverend Warner Bloomfield of St. Andrew’s United Church, Father Mike Mahoney of Sacred Heart Parish, Reverend Mark Loyal of St. Mary’s Anglican Church and Pastor Nate Hochstetler of Believer’s...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Children and their parents who visited the Sioux Lookout Public Library August 5 were treated to stories and ice cream served up by library staff. Nearly 200 parents and children stopped by for the double helping of fun.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Fresh Market Foods held the third rib-cook-off under the title of Rib Gate in the parking lot of the store last Sunday evening. A crowd estimated between 500 and 1000 came during the course of the two and a half hour event to enjoy free hamburgers...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A crowd of 150 people was present at the baseball diamonds August 7 to participate in the Fifth Annual Rubber Ducky Race organized by the Sioux Lookout Figure Skating Club. All present adjourned to a fast flowing creek located across the road at the...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Rotary Club of Sioux Lookout is the proud possessor of a most unusual homemade trophy which is awarded every year at their annual golf tournament. The top of the trophy appears to be an old oil can with the rest made from various bits and pieces...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Approximately 50 people attended a performance by comedian Daren Streblow in the main tent at the town beach last Monday evening as a finale to the day’s Blueberry Festival events. His quick witty dialogue kept the audience amused. “I think he’s...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The weather was favorable as dozens of participants and spectators gathered at the Forest Inn beach for the annual Triathlon, Kids of Steel Triathlon, Duathlon and Tri-A-Try events. A grueling course of swimming, bike riding, and running was attempted...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Team Money Shot was crowned this year’s Sioux Lottery Bocce Tournament champion following one of the closest finals in the history of the event. Taking place at the bocce courts on August 3, 25 teams gave it their best shots throughout the day to...
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