Chi-Cheemaun ridership down, but only slightly

OWEN SOUND—The Chi-Cheemaun passenger statistics for the 2014 season are complete, and the numbers continue to drop, but the reduction in the numbers are...

Meeting with Transportation Minister Glen Murray gets mixed reviews

ESPANOLA—Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Mike Mantha said he remains hopeful that a recent meeting he arranged between Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray and the mayors of...

Canadian Coast Guard looks to the private sector for buoy management in local waters

MANITOULIN—The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) will be looking to the private sector to take over the management of buoys in the Manitoulin area. “The CCG...

Hydro One plans power outage for November 28

MANITOULIN­­––Central and Western Manitoulin residents will see another hydro outage on Thursday, November 28. Hydro One, in a press release explained that customers in Billings,...

UPDATED–Highway 6 closed between Espanola and Little Current after fatal accident

UPDATE 4:44pm November 22-13 ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE Hwy 6 has been re-opened between Espanola and Little Current. Motorist travelling to Sudbury can expect delays due to...

Cockburn Island suffering from predator problems

COCKBURN ISLAND— “We have serious hunter problems on Cockburn Island,” were the opening remarks made by Ian Anderson at the November 5 meeting of...

Local residents raise concerns with Manitoulin Isle not being included in spring bear hunt

MANITOULIN—While the province of Ontario has announced it has reinstated a spring bear hunt pilot project to address the bear problem issue in some...

Small Flock Poultry Farmers of Canada rep calls for changes to chicken industry

PROVIDENCE BAY—In an open letter to all members of the Chicken Farmers of Ontario, Providence Bay resident Glenn Black, president of the Small Flock...

Town takes action to curtail speeding drivers in downtown Gore Bay

GORE BAY—Gore Bay council is taking action to curtail speeding by drivers on streets in its downtown area. At a meeting last week, council considered...

Museum curator sheds light on accused JFK assassin

KAGAWONG—Rick Nelson, curator of the Old Mill Museum in Kagawong, told the Recorder last week that when the museum held its annual History Night...

OPP thanks motorists ahead of Festive RIDE campaign

Will not let guard down with impaired drivers ONTARIO--The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is taking the rare step of thanking Ontario drivers ahead of their...

Island resident recalls Philippine community devastated by typhoon

MANITOULIN—Typhoon Haiyan, the super storm that slammed into the Philippines, has left more than 1.9 million victims homeless and the death toll from the...