Silver Water post office to remain open for service

SILVER WATER—While the process of finding a new postmaster for the Silver Water post office takes place, the Canada Post Corporation has confirmed that...

Evansville couple awarded by OPP for lifesaving efforts

MANITOULN–An Evansville couple were presented with lifesaving awards by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) this week.Art Hayden received a St. John Award and a...

Hwy 540 being operated safely, MTO rep states

WESTERN MANITOULIN—While Western Manitoulin residents are upset with road conditions on Highway 540, the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) says that the highway is operating...

Spring Bay family survives suspected arson

Credit family’s dogs with sounding 2 am alarm, saving family SPRING BAY—The Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police detachment is investigating a suspected case of arson at...

With election looming, Sheg FN council still won’t meet

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—With the official final day of the Sheguiandah First Nation’s current council looming near (October 29) and the date for elections set...

Wiky Zombie Walk raises funds for the Fostering Futures Fund

WIKWEMIKONG—A new Halloween tradition started in Wikemikong earlier this month with the first annual Wiky Zombie Walk, which brought out over 180 undead and...

Spring Bay and Manitowaning both win Harvest Glory Days

MANITOULIN—The first Harvest Glory Days friendly community challenge has been judged, as promised, following Thanksgiving Weekend and with surprising and unexpected results.There are a...

West Enders furious with road conditions

WESTERN MANITOULIN—Western Manitoulin residents are furious and say they are taking their lives in their hands and risking damage to their vehicles travelling on...

Grand council chief calls on government to stop education experiment

ONTARIO—The Government of Canada must stop experimenting with the lives of First Nations children, according to Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee.Chief Madahbee...

Island reps speak against proposed deep geological repository in Kincardine

KINCARDINE—Two Manitoulin residents are among the long list of speakers at the joint review panel in consideration of Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) proposed deep...

Lakeview students partner with Manitoulin Streams on creek project

M’CHIGEENG—Students at Lakeview School in M’Chigeeng will soon be working with Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association on a project to be undertaken at the M’Chigeeng...

No parole for minimum 13 years following plea of guilt in murder charge

WIKWEMIKONG—A 22-year-old Wikwemikong man has been sentenced for the 2011 second degree murder of Matthew Shawande in Wikwemikong.Glen McGregor of Wikwemikong First Nation pleaded...
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