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Thursday, June 30, 2022


Sturgeon Falls welcomes Ukrainian refugees

Nearly four months ago, Illia Kaminskyi and Mahmud Adilov received the rudest awakening imaginable, spurred out of bed by the sounds of air raid...

A little ‘background’ on Bob’s Burgers

Martin Deschatelets, originally of Sturgeon Falls, is now used to seeing his name on the big screen. The artist, now living in Ottawa, has...

Roberge sworn in as Ward 7 councillor

Norm Roberge was officially sworn in as the West Nipissing municipal councillor for Ward 7 on Tuesday, June 21, nearly two years after former...

Parting shots: Roberge appointed to Verner seat, but no kudos to childish council members

Guest Editorial When I moved to West Nipissing in October 2020, the hot topic in town was the recent vacancy of the Ward 7 seat...

New fire chief no stranger to West Nipissing

West Nipissing announced the appointment of its new fire chief on June 15th. Frank Loeffen, the current Fire Chief for East Ferris, will be...

Vanthof wins fourth mandate to represent Timiskaming-Cochrane

As predicted by most, incumbent John Vanthof won the provincial election in Timiskaming-Cochrane on June 2.  Vanthof, of the Ontario New Democratic Party (NDP), has...

Six candidates apply for vacant Verner seat

Six residents have thrown their hat in the ring to be appointed as the next councillor for Ward 7, a seat that sat vacant...

Child charged after OLS tipi slashed

West Nipissing OPP have charged a 12-year-old with three counts of mischief after a newly erected tipi at Our Lady of Sorrows School was...

Literacy Alliance bids farewell to retiring CEO

Nanditta Colbear has officially retired from the Literacy Alliance of West Nipissing. Colbear took the position of CEO on March 23, 2011. Under her...

Lynx get lots of local names in GMHL Draft

The West Nipissing Lynx selected 16 players in the GMHL’s 2022 Entry Draft on Sunday May 29, as next year’s roster is starting to...
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