From The Archives:
Wednesday, June 16, 2004
Water levels expected to continue rising
As many people have no doubt noticed, water levels are above normal for this time of year and that can cause flooding.
Pickle Lake, Sioux Lookout heroes recognized for bravery
OPP Pickle Lake Constable Kim Franklin can remember the sinking feeling every time he saw the stranded boater go beneath the surface of the water.
Meno-Ya-Win seeks second surgeon, more doctors
A search for a second general surgeon is hoped to yield positive results to relieve the workload of Sioux Lookout’s existing surgeon, shorten waiting lists and reduce the need to fly patients to Thunder Bay or Winnipeg for surgery, according to hospital staff.
Still above water
With water levels up this spring many area lakes and rivers are spilling over their banks. As of June 17 the pathway at the walking bridge by the Travel Information Centre remained above water but would have been sunk last year as the pathway has been raised five inches since last summer.