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Sunday, May 29, 2022

Eric Thompson

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Eric came by this job in the usual way: a troll under a bridge told him to be a reporter or his family would be eaten. Now he writes about what's happening in West Nipissing. His family remains unconsumed.

Lynx snap losing streak

The West Nipissing Lynx ended a 10-game losing streak on Friday night, Feb. 11, with a convincing 5-1 victory over the South Muskoka Shield.  It...

WN Council briefs: Proposed Weyerhaeuser development dismissed

West Nipissing council may be back to holding regular meetings, but there’s little to show for their three-hour gatherings. The Feb. 1 meeting featured...

West Nipissing Soccer League in new hands

The West Nipissing Soccer League will be under new leadership this season as they look to return to action following a two-year layoff due...

Au Château, WN General Hospital both grappling with COVID-19 outbreaks

There are over 36 cases associated with a COVID outbreak at the Au Chateau Home for the Aged, causing the home to look for...

WN Council briefs: Municipality adopts mandatory vaccine policy

West Nipissing council voted unanimously to adopt the municipality’s mandatory vaccine policy for employees at their Jan. 6 meeting.  The vote was held after a...

Fire levels Verner home, but residents safe thanks to good Samaritans

A Verner family is thankful to be alive after an early morning fire on Jan. 24 destroyed their home. West Nipissing Fire Service received a...

Town council finally convenes

At the 11th hour, the fractured West Nipissing council finally reached an agreement regarding a controversial notice of motion, which allowed them to deliberate...

COVID Update: Return to in-person learning

After a two-week delay, students across the province returned to in-person learning this Monday (Jan. 17) to some notable and controversial COVID protocols. Local health...

COVID shutdowns are back

If you thought the calendar switching to 2022 meant things would be different, the Ontario government provided a harsh reminder that we’re still in...

Action group urges council to get back to work

Fed-up locals are looking from help from higher up as they try and get West Nipissing’s dysfunctional town council to put aside their differences...

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