Espanola Rivermen rake in the wins

ESPANOLA—The Espanola Rivermen had another successful weekend, with two wins under their belt in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play. On Friday, Espanola’s Cray Roberge,...

Winter accidents claim two lives

ESPANOLA—Two separate tragic accidents claimed lives on highways during the icy weather conditions last Friday, one on Highway 6 near Willisville and the other...

Get Ready to Go Snowmobiling Ontario Week

BARRIE—The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) and its member clubs are celebrating the coming sledding season during Get Ready to Go Snowmobiling Ontario...

Council lowers levy increase, but some worry draft budget too tight

LITTLE CURRENT—Northeast Town staff were pleased to tell to council last week that the levy increase over last year during the 2014 draft budget...

Buddy’s proprietor found guilty in Northeast Town sign bylaw case

LITTLE CURRENT—Last Thursday, Justice of the Peace (JP) Darlene Hayden delivered a verdict of guilty in the ongoing case between Buddy’s Liquidation owner Aaron...

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...