12 C
West Nipissing
Monday, May 10, 2021


Outreach program tackles homelessness in Sturgeon Falls

As homelessness increases in communities across Canada, West Nipissing is no exception. Starting at the beginning of March, Gislain Ouellette has been seeking out...

Local snowshoer headed to world stage next winter

At the end of every snowshoeing season, Jason Coleman likes to give his head coach, Wayne St-Martin a scare. “It’s been four years he’s been...

Duo trains for first full marathon in May

Andrea Bain and Liz Henning never imagined they’d be training for a marathon when the West Nipissing neighbours first started running together six years...

Beautification committee asks town for $20K investment

The Sturgeon Falls Beautification Committee is asking the municipality for a $20K contribution for 2021, to continue its efforts to enhance the town. On...

Top Chef contender thrilled with hometown support

At just 41, Stéphane Levac is one of Canada’s top chefs, and that’s the title he’ll be vying for next month on the televised...

Villa Aubin finally has an elevator thanks to tireless lobbying

After years of lobbying, the elderly residents of Villa Aubin Apartments in Sturgeon Falls finally have an elevator. The two-storey building is owned by...

Local author reveals how he retired at 29

Réjean Venne of Sturgeon Falls wrote a book to help Canadians on a path to early retirement – a path he himself has blazed....

Sculpture contest spawns striking snow art during shutdown

Théo Senecal plops down for a photo next to his snow sculpture of a beaver. Rory Senecal and her family’s winning gumball machine sculpture. The...

Colourful gorilla chilling in downtown SF

Downtown Sturgeon Falls has been hit with another splash of colour, and a gorilla in headphones. On Monday, February 15th, the latest mural went...

Backyard rinks big boon in COVID times

It’s been an especially long winter in West Nipissing. The season is always dark, frigid and seemingly endless; but that has been especially true...
West Nipissing
broken clouds
12 ° C
12 °
12 °
54 %
75 %
10 °
8 °
13 °
18 °
17 °