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West Nipissing
Monday, May 10, 2021


Family returns from memorial to find home ablaze, everything lost

A house fire in Cache Bay on Saturday evening, April 24, destroyed the Young Street home of Line Bigras and Roch Rochon. The family...

Sparking a connection with the younger generation

Two generations of a Nipissing First Nation family have teamed up to create their own children’s book, one that teaches understanding of Indigenous culture...

Police board welcomes two new members, crime stats stay level

The West Nipissing Police Service Board (PSB) welcomed two new provincial appointees on April 7, bringing the board to its full complement of 5...

Local students left in the lurch as Laurentian restructuring continues

For years, Laurentian University has been the most feasible choice for a new generation of West Nipissing students, francophone and anglophone alike, that want...

District hospitals make room for COVID patients transferred from south

The North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit is the only region in Ontario with a new case rate currently below 40 per 100,000 people,...

New mural honours healthcare ‘angels’

A new set of wings have gone up in Sturgeon Falls – wings of protection and care during times of COVID. The new mural,...

Local opioid-related deaths more than double during pandemic

A startling increase in opioid-related deaths in the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit area during COVID-19 has prompted a number of responses...

Homesteaders settle in Field, growing their farm and business

Small hold farms, or homesteading, is becoming a way of life for more families in West Nipissing as people move into the area to...

Family Health Team in peril after employee steals $460,000

A Field woman has been sentenced to two years of house arrest after defrauding the West Nipissing Family Health Team of over $460,000 while...

Pitching in to clean up West Nipissing

The response to a local clean-up campaign through Pitch-In Canada has been no less than stellar so far, as over 100 persons, families and...
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