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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Little Bands Native Youth Hockey Tournament is coming back to Sioux Lookout. In partnership with the Municipality of Sioux Lookout and Lac Seul First Nation, the tournament will be held at the Sioux Lookout Memorial and Lac Seul arenas on February...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
With phase one of the Sioux Lookout airport renovation and expansion project starting this month, and an expected completion date of September 2017, passengers will notice changes and delays in the coming months. The expansion, doubling the size of the..
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
A sacred fire burned bright from sunrise September 10 to sunrise the next day, with the purpose of creating a safe and healing space for people in the community touched by suicide. September 10 is world suicide prevention day each year. The Nishnawbe...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Tim Horton s smile cookies are back, and proceeds from sales of the treats are going to the Friends of Cedar Bay (FOCB) for another year. From September 12 to 18 every smile cookie purchased in Sioux Lookout will fund FOCB initiatives. The last...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Investments from the federal and provincial governments will allow for the creation of a lagoon and collection system in Frenchman s Head which will allow the community to stop using septic fields. The funding, $1,833,333 from each level of government...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Sioux Lookout was a major focal point of the development of flying in Canada. One of the prominent persons in that field of endeavor was Doc Oakes. Doc was born in Preston Hespler Ont. (now a part of Cambridge) and attended school there until he was...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
It s been said a picture is worth a thousand words. Introducing Worth a Thousand Words! A new Bulletin feature! We want to see your photos of this beautiful area we call home and we think our readers would too! Whether it s a great capture on your...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
While forest fire season is not officially over until the end of October, fire activity is slowing down. There were no new fires reported in the northwest region by the afternoon of September 9. The forest fire hazard is low across the region, and...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Carrying on the vision of Lac Seul elder Fred Thomas, six people completed a Walk for Healing and Reconciliation from Lac Seul to Sioux Lookout last week. Three people were involved with parts of the walk. Participants travelled from the Frenchman s...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Frank was born in 1898 to Oliver Belmore, who was French and Elizabeth, who was a First Nation lady. He came to Sturgeon Lake in 1909 with his parents. This was the gold rush days in the area southeast of Sioux Lookout. They settled in a bay that...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Soccer is growing in popularity across Canada and Jeremy Capay of Lac Seul First Nation is hoping to get more children and adults from northern First Nations involved in the sport. On September 11 he coordinated the 2016 Northern First Nations Cup...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Fines of $9000 and Suspensions for Careless Use of Firearms and Illegal Moose Hunt Two Petrolia men have been fined and received hunting licence suspensions for careless use of firearms and illegal moose hunting. Robert Van Vliet pleaded guilty and...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Leonard and Giacinda were early residents of Sioux Lookout. They came to Canada and met in Sioux, where they married and raised their family Leonard was born in Piazzano, Province of Abbruzzi, in Italy in 1888. He came to America at a young age, not...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
You ll soon be seeing new faces at the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC), the Hugh Allen Clinic, and within northern practices. Four Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) students joined the community for their comprehensive...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Sioux Banshees are the winners of the municipal mens baseball league championship. This was the first year the town ran a mens league. Four teams competed.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Doug Vinkle and Patty Everson performed at another lunchtime concert September 9 at St. Andrew s United Church Peace Garden. Guests were invited to bring lunches and enjoy their meals as they listened to the music, which is organized by the St. Andrew...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Work on an access road to the Cedar Bay lakeshore is underway. Construction started August 29. Gerson Agustin, municipal recreation and culture manager, explained, The work will include design and construction of the 1.05 km roadway and two parking...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
A fair amount of clutter - not uncommon for a Saturday afternoon at camp, but not likely a photo winner in any kind of formal showcase. I m so tickled with the bar concept. It s a great space saver on the deck, elevates the seating above rails of the...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
After months of meeting with constituents this summer, I ll now head back to Ottawa for the beginning of parliament on Monday, September 19. During the next session we ll be discussing important issues that will impact Canadians living in both urban...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
On September 10 the Sioux Lookout Anglers and Hunters hosted a member appreciation pig roast and family fun day at our archery range. Kim Morgan and Wally Glena took on the organizing of the day and with the help of a few of our members and...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Tony Tavares, Jeremy Capay, Cassidy Romyn and Sydney MacDonald and Aaron Kavanaugh answer this week s question.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
A black and white photograph of four float planes sitting on the water in front of several buildings. Date unknown.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
In memory of our friend and co-worker, Fulvio D. Franceschini, who passed away September 1, 2016. Fulvio worked for the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre for the past thirteen years. Fulvio will be missed as part of our lab team and as a good...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Lord blessed me before I was put on this earth, a girl child for my parents who consoled me since birth. She rocked me as a baby saved my life as a child, could change my mood in a heartbeat with one of her smiles. She was my sister, my hero, my..
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