Important meeting will suggest policies to maintain Lake Huron levels

by Nancy McDermid KAGAWONG—Learn about the latest science regarding the upper great lake water levels on Saturday August 6 when the International Upper Great Lakes...

Manor study proposes new assisted living seniors’ units

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT-A final report of the business plan for the Manitoulin Centennial Manor, developed by SHS Consulting and C.J. Stewart Consulting Services,...

Charges laid in Wiky murder

by Alicia McCutcheon WIKWEMIKONG—Charges were laid in the July 17 murder of 29-year-old Matthew Shawande against his neighbour, Glen McGregor, who lived in the same...

Gabe Abotossaway gets breakthrough surgery

by Alicia McCutcheon SUDBURY—The photo of a smiling, bright-eyed Gabe Abotossaway with his parents, Beverly and Max Abotossaway, in his room in the intensive care...

Island med school grad comes home

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—Doctor Ben Quackenbush may be Little Current’s newest family physician, but he is no stranger to Manitoulin having grown up in...

Island abattoir funding sets plan in motion

by Nancy McDermid PROVIDENCE BAY—The Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir is now on its way to the first stages of construction following a significant funding announcement...

Apparent murder, highway mayhem, 90 weekend callouts keep police occupied

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—With the increase in traffic during Manitoulin's busy summer months comes an increase for the need of defensive driving skills and for...

Michael Mantha wins bid to represent NDP in Algoma-Manitoulin

by Nancy McDermid LITTLE CURRENT— Following a marathon of five nomination meetings held this past weekend in Wawa, Echo Bay, Bruce Mines, Little Current and...

Lifesaving surgery planned for youthful accident victim

by Alicia McCutcheon SUDBURY—On a balmy Sunday afternoon this past weekend, the support of members of the Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) First Nation reverberated through...

M’Chigeeng chief proposes remote youth treatment centre

by Alicia McCutcheon M’CHIGEENG—The death of a 22-year-old woman from an apparent drug overdose on July 3 in M’Chigeeng as the most recent in a...

Manitoulin picks assisted living as health priority

by Nancy McDermid LITTLE CURRENT—With a goal of changing how health care is experienced and delivered on Manitoulin Island, staff from the Northeast Local Health...

Island Special Olympian takes gold in 400 metre race at international event

by John Featherstone ATHENS, Greece—Manitoulin's own Special Olympian, Austin Featherstone, had his dreams come true last week when he won Canada a gold medal in...
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