Monthly Archive

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Local News
Ryan Forbes

Lawyer fired after comments about 14-year-old

The services from a Toronto-based lawyer representing Kenora – Rainy River Districts Child & Family Services have been terminated, following claims that a 14 or 15-year-old girl is a “sexually mat... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Staff, students need to feel safe at DHS

The director of education for the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, Sean Monteith, says the situation at Dryden High School is improving, but he says more work remains. "Staff need to be able ... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

'Constructive discussion' at justice meeting

The Grand Council Treaty 3 hosted a two-day workshop last week, with a focus on reducing the number of First Nations people in the criminal justice system. Grand chief Francis Kavanaugh says more sign... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Council's mandate includes policing vote, mayor

Dryden Mayor Greg Wilson says council was given a mandate through last fall's election, in order to make a decision on the future of the city's police service, rather than put the issue to a referendu... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

UNDRIP bill passes second reading unanimously

Kiiwetinoong member Sol Mamakwa wants to see clean drinking water and better housing in First Nation communities. So, he is calling on Queen's Park to adopt the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indig read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Keewatin-Patricia waits for details

Reforms to education may help some students in the northwest. Sean Monteith from the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board explains. "The banning of cell phone use by students in classrooms for non... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Ottawa to help skills training

Ottawa is offering additional funds for skills training, through their spring budget. Kenora MP Bob Nault made the announcement, after visiting with the prime minister -- as well as the minister respo... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Safe needle disposal tips

Residents are reminded to take extra care, while discarding of used needles this spring. The health unit says you should use gloves or tongs when picking up used needles, and to put them in a hard p read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Rickford 'cleaning up the (hydro) mess'

The provincial government is promising to keep its promise by lowering hydro rates by 12 per cent, as well as limit future rate increases to the rate of inflation. Earlier this week, Energy Minister ... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Treasury Metals talks about Goliath Gold

The Goliath Gold project is working through the permitting process with the country's environmental assessment agency. After accepting the latest response for information, March 15 marked the fir... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Cigarette seizure near Dryden

Officers with the Dryden OPP detachment seized about $75,000 worth of unmarked cigarettes. They stopped a vehicle at around 5:15 p.m. for a Highway Traffic Act offence on Hwy. 17, in Wainwright Townsh... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Community’s voice heard at OPP costing consultation

Councillors with the City of Dryden are now able to take in insight from the community regarding the OPP Costing Proposal as they head towards their May 28 decision deadline. The city hosted a publi... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

$128,000 in drugs seized

Officers in Dryden have pulled over $128,000 of illegal drugs off of local streets, following the execution of a search warrant in Dryden. On March 21, 2019, at approximately 11 a.m., officers with ... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Local schools ‘building bridges’ towards cultural inclusion

Local educators have been recognized for their work to enhance diversity, respect and cultural awareness in local schools. The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board was presented with the Leonard S... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

OPP investigating Pikangikum homicide

The OPP is continuing to investigate a homicide in Pikangikum First Nation, 10 years following the death. On March 22, 2009, 33-year-old Judy Ann Quill of Pikangikum was last seen leaving a family m... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Over $3,300 for Dryden Food Bank

Staff with Dryden’s Safeway are thanking the public for all of their donations over the holiday season, as staff raised $3,398.35 to help support the Dryden Food Bank. Nationally, Safeway raised $2.7 ... read more..

Local News
Rikki Watson

Emergency crews responding to fire at Oxdrift trailer park

Fire crews from Oxdrift and Dryden are responding to a fire at a the Chomitsa trailer park off Highway 17 in Oxdrift.  Natural gas is reportedly feeding the fire. Union gas, Hydro One, the Treat... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Police target, charge distracted drivers

Police are reminding residents to focus on the roads, not their phones. OPP officers across the North West Region recently completed a distracted driving enforcement blitz, taking place between March... read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

Emergency repairs cause road closure

The City of Dryden is advising the public that Kennedy Road at Grand Trunk Avenue will be closed today until 5 p.m., as crews work to complete emergency repairs to the watermain. Throughout the dura... read more..

Local News
Rikki Watson

Pothole season is here

Spring is in the air, and with the shift from winter snow plowing to snow melting, conditions are perfect for potholes to form. Moisture seeps into the pavement and sub-base, freezes, expands and the... read more..

Local News
Rikki Watson

Assault in Dryden leads to arrest

Dryden Police have arrested a 29 year old Kingfisher Lake man. Police were called to the Comfort Inn on Government Street after a report of a fight in progress in one of the guest rooms. Upon arriva... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Sioux North open for classes

On Monday, March 18, 2019, our new school in Sioux Lookout, Sioux North High School, opened its doors to welcome students and staff for the first time. The new school has 513 pupil places with 23 cla... read more..

Local News
Rikki Watson

DPS looking for information regarding theft of truck

Dryden Police are requesting the public's assistance in solving a theft of truck. On Sunday, March 17, at 3 a.m. the owner of a 2011 grey GMC Truck parked at a residence on Wilde Street, was alerted ... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Tragedy and Heroes

Kenora fire chief Todd Skene is still working with investigators and business owners, after yesterday's fire on Main Street. "On behalf of the city, our thoughts are with the person, who passed away,... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Kiiwetinoong member lobbies for at-risk youth

Kiiwetinoong member Sol Mamakwa is lobbying for more help in the Far North, when it comes to children in care. At Queen's Park, he again questioned the government's cancellation of the child advocate'... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

House fire in Eagle River

A home in Eagle River was destroyed by fire last night, but no injuries have been reported. Machin firefighters battle a house fire in Eagle River. (Submitted) At 11 p.m. last night, they responded t... read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Housing minister wants more help from Ottawa

Across the district, a lack of affordable housing has been a top issue, as communities rebound from the last recession. With jobs available in the resource sector, as well as supporting industries, read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Conditions changing quickly for sledders

If you're thinking of going out for a tour on your snowmobile, many of the trails in the Kenora and Ignace area are closed or have limited availability this weekend. However, you may still have good read more..

Local News
Mike Aiken

Feds sign agreement with Cat Lake

Kenora MP Bob Nault says the feds are moving as fast as they can with repairs to housing at Cat Lake First Nation. "The winter road doesn't last very long, and we need to get a lot of materials up read more..

Local News
Ryan Forbes

School bus changes for Sioux Lookout

Students and families in Sioux Lookout are advised of bus service changes, as students transition from Queen Elizabeth to Sioux North next week. The Northwestern Ontario Student Services Consortium ... read more..

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