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Frozen and burst pipes a major problem this year

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE With the mercury dipping to record lows several times this winter, frozen and burst pipes have been keeping local plumbers busy and residents with curse words on the tips of their tongues. Local [...]

Think Pink

BY HEATHER COLLINS Feb. 26 marked this year’s annual Pink Shirt Day – a day created to raise awareness about bullying and anti-bullying efforts. The event originated in Berwick, Nova Scotia after a gr. 9 student [...]

Rams girls hockey out of playoffs after hard-fought game

It was a hard-fought game in semi-final high school hockey action last night in Cochenour. The Rams girls were down 3-0 after the second, then almost caught the Dryden Eagles with two goals from Mann and [...]

Pikangikum’s Project Journey takes flight

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The Red Lake detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the National Crime Prevention Centre, and the community of Pikangikum recently announced that in working together they’ve secured close to $2.4 million in [...]

High propane prices expected to settle down

BY HEATHER COLLINS A drastic rise in the cost of propane in the winter months across North America has left many who rely on the fuel baffled at the fact prices have doubled and even tripled [...]