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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
What is a public library? That is the question the Sioux Lookout Public Library is challenging its patrons to answer as it re-images itself. On August 7 the Sioux Lookout Public Library held a grand re-opening ceremony complete with ribbon cutting and..
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Between 80 and 100 people took part in the Obishikokaang (Lac Seul) Pow Wow last Saturday evening. Twenty-seven dancers weaved their way around the circle to the traditional singing and sounds of four drums led by host drum Lac Seul...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A book, entitled First Lady Nation - Stories by Aboriginal Women, was published earlier this month in two volumes by the Professional Woman Network (PWN). It details the experiences of 50 First Nations ladies from across Canada who were each asked to...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Despite the adverse weather conditions, approximately 50 community members of all ages gathered at the Peace Gardens adjacent to St. Andrew’s United Church to celebrate the fourth annual LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Pride event on...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Four initiatives in our area will benefit from Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) funding. Eabametoong First Nation will receive $44,325 to conduct a community-wide holistic planning exercise and to develop a community strategic plan...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Boaters are doing a good job on the water this summer, according to Sioux Lookout OPP. Sergeant Andrew Simpson shared, “Certainly to date we have patrolled the Sioux Lookout area waterways on numerous occasions and we have found compliance to be...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
New post office steps temporarily opened for business on August 13. Limited work will be done until August 23 when final touches will be completed on the project. A re-opening celebration is planned upon completion.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Last week staff and children from Norah Love Children’s Centre went for a horse and wagon ride to Tim Hortons.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Sioux Lookout Travel Information Centre hosted a Water & Splash Day last Wednesday afternoon. Fifteen toddlers accompanied by their parents took advantage of the Chamber of Commerce sponsored event to enjoy a sunny day and games of Toss Ring...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Blueberry Festival mascot Blueberry Bert celebrated his 32nd birthday August 4 at the town beach following the Firefighter’s Kids Day and Parade. Bert invited children to dress up in costume for the event which featured face painting, cake and lots...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Bank of Montreal held its annual Blueberry Festival Tea and Muffins customer appreciation August 6.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The hot dogs, hamburgers, pop and water were plentiful, when CIBC hosted a barbecue on Front Street August 8.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Staff of the Northern Lights Credit Union held a special BBQ August 6 outside the bank to celebrate the Blueberry Festival and appreciate customers.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The staff at Sioux-Hudson Employment Services expressed the spirit of the Blueberry Festival by providing refreshments on August 6.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
More than 100 children visited the Wasaya Airways hanger August 7 for the company’s annual paper airplane competition and BBQ. Children folded pieces of paper into aerodynamic wonders, launching them across the hanger for a chance to win prizes.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
More than 30 vehicles, new and old, all waxed to perfection, were on display at the Travel Information Centre August 10 as part of the annual Blueberry Festival Classic Car and Truck Show sponsored by Sioux-Per Auto Parts.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A large variety of homemade cookies, cakes, pastries, and cookbooks were on sale at the St Andrew’s United Church Bake Sale held in the church hall August 6 as part of this year’s Blueberry Festival.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
More than 300 people attended the St. Andrew’s United Church Fish Fry August 9 at the town beach. Church members served up a supper of Walleye, coleslaw, beans and blueberry cake. The long running annual event provided a great opportunity for people...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
John Libler defeated Dan Smith to win this year’s Blueberry Festival Singles Tennis Tournament held August 9 at the tennis courts. The previous weekend Libler teamed up with James Mansfield to win the Blueberry Festival Doubles Tennis Tournament...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Nineteen competitors took part in the 12th Annual Roy Lane 10K Road Race August 2 which began and ended at the town beach. Results were, in the order racers finished: Cory Smith 0:44:11, Simon Owen 0:44:19, Mike McCarl 0:49:32, Melissa Zarecki 0:50:27...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Northern Ontario Volleyball Association conducted a series of games at the Forest Inn volleyball courts to coincide with the 2014 Blueberry Festival. Despite adverse weather conditions, the opening Blueberry Coed 4s Beach Volleyball Tournament...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Sioux Jax took on the Hudson Hitmen last week in slo-pitch action at the ball diamonds.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Sioux Lookout Ol’ Boys punched their ticket to the Dryden Senior Soccer League mens championship final with a 3-2 win last week over the Dryden Arsenal. The Ol’ Boys will face the Dryden Juventus in that final.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Good weather made for a relaxing day at the Sioux Lookout Golf and Curling Club when the Mixed Blueberry Four Ball Best Ball Golf Tournament was played August 4.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Sioux Lookout Strikers fell 3 – 1 August 12 in Sioux Lookout to the B&B Roadhouse Breezers of Dryden. The match-up was the ladies soccer championship final for the Dryden Senior Soccer League.
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