From The Archives:
Wednesday, October 2, 2002
MNR protects islands for eternity
Over a thousand islands on Lac Seul are collectively one of 378 protected areas outlined in Ontario’s Living Legacy Land Use Strategy in 1999. Until Oct. 19 Ministry of Natural Resources staff in Sioux Lookout are seeking comments and information on the islands from the public – information that will be used to develop a Statement of Conservation Interest.
Gordon wins Lac Seul election for Chief
At 1:30 a.m. Sept. 27 after counting votes for five hours, Electoral Officer Doreen Quedent announced in the band hall at Frenchman’s Head, Lac Seul First Nation, “I would like to introduce the new chief.” David Gordon, who had waited with his wife Janet in the hall all night, heard his named called out.
Municipal Strategic Plan will mean clear direction and better accountability
If the Town and Bill Dawes didn’t get the crowd they expected, the upside was a more intimate and informal setting to engage in a lively discussion. Public meetings held in Sioux Lookout Council Chambers Sept. 25 allowed residents to discuss a draft version of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout’s new Strategic Plan.
Two-year-old Blake Windego rides high in the saddle of Robin the pony. Horseback rides were one of the events children enjoyed at last weekend’s fall festival at Cedar Bay, organized by Beth Dasno of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout.