Residents share water meter concerns with Gore Bay council

GORE BAY—Residents made their concerns known on several issues in regards to the possibility of water meters being installed at homes and businesses in...

Manitoulin Amateur Radio Club wins major competition

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Amateur Radio Club are the winners of the annual Ontario QSO Party 2012 ham radio competition.“For members of our club, this type...

Provincial association looks at regional system for snowmobile clubs

ESPANOLA—The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) is looking at a proposal to go to a five region system in the province, instead of...

OSTC public meeting seeks solutions to plummeting ferry ridership

SOUTH BAYMOUTH—The Owen Sound Transportation Company (OSTC) terminal in South Baymouth was packed last evening (Wednesday, September 26) as concerned Islanders came out to...

Riding boundaries submission deadline October 1

SUDBURY—The deadline to indicate a desire to make a presentation to the Electoral Boundaries Commission on the redistribution of ridings for the 2015 election...

Human remains identified as those of missing man Alfons Jauernig

LAKE WOLSEY--The human remains discovered on Thursday, September 20 by a hunter near Lake Wolsey in Gordon Township have been identified as those of...

Young woman snags record black bear kill

SILVER WATER—A 20-year-old woman has quite the trophy in the form of a 350 pound black bear after killing the animal during her very...

Teachers’ pending withdrawal of voluntary services sends MSS students to protest line

M’CHIGEENG—The provincial government’s passing of Bill 115, the ‘Putting Students First’ Act, which cuts wages, sick days and takes away teachers ability to strike,...

Current census reveals fewer Island households, less marriages

MANITOULIN––A recent article by The Globe and Mail's beleaguered Margaret Wente commented on how Canada is a more conservative (that’s with a small c)...

Mindemoya’s Family Health Team demands promised funds flow

QUEEN’S PARK—During Question Period last week, Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha called on the Minister of Health and Long-term Care to “act now” and approve...

Woman falls from Massey bridge

MASSEY--The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information of a female in distress on the Sables River Bridge on Highway 17 in Massey, shortly after...

Manitoulin OPP investigate discovery of human remains

Hunter discovers skeletal remains while in bush WOLSEY BAY--On Thursday September 20, 2012 at 12:11 pm, Manitoulin OPP received a call from a male who...
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