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Vinet pleased with Liberal cabinet, says it’s good for northwest

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE At a swearing-in ceremony held last week at Queen’s Park, freshly re-elected Premier Kathleen Wynne announced her new cabinet which, in part, includes four rookie members, eight women, and representation from all three [...]

Happy Canada Day 2014!

Despite the less than ideal weather, the Red Lake area Canada Day festivities were well attended. The events were moved from Rahill Beach to the Cochenour Hall. It was a day of fun for the family. [...]

One lane open on Hwy 618 to Madsen

By The Northern Sun News staff As of about 6:00 p.m. on June 26, one lane of Hwy 618 between Red Lake and Madsen was open to traffic. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on duty said [...]

‘Air of optimism’ in Ear Falls, says local EACOM GM

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE EACOM Timber Corporation is gearing up for an Aug. 1 start up of its sawmill operations in Ear Falls. The Northern Sun News caught up with EACOM Ear Falls’ General Manager Harrison Wicks [...]

‘Let’s Save Big Falls’ group hosts sacred water gathering

A group of locals and out-of-towners meets for a sacred water gathering at Big Falls on South Bay Road, north of Ear Falls, June 21 and 22. The group camped out and held discussions about traditional [...]