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Rebranded: Elliot Lake Red Wings

SUDBURY, Ont. – Elliot Lake’s Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League franchise in set to return to with a new brand. The club has changed their name to the Elliot Lake Red Wings as they’re returning to the NOJHL with an … Continue reading

Prayer Walk and billboard unveiling tomorrow

Charlene Ann Owl’s daughter, Charisse, died in November from an overdose. A mother of four children, she was only 28. Charlene announced a $2,000 reward earlier this month for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual that … Continue reading

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Funeral for Prince Phillip tomorrow

The funeral plans for Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, who died a week ago Friday aged 99, have been finalized.  The ceremonial royal funeral will be held at St George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, at 10:00 … Continue reading

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Sables-Spanish Rivers welcomes new councillor

Sables-Spanish Rivers Township welcomed a new councillor this week. Edith Fairburn out of Webbwood was the successful applicant to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Susan Sonnenburg earlier this year. Council welcomed Fairburn to her first meeting Wednesday … Continue reading

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Woman provides restitution to Espanola Legion

Although there was no admission of guilt, a former Espanola woman has paid restitution to the Espanola Royal Canadian Legion Branch #39. In a plea deal with the Crown, Anita Everett, who now resides in Elliot Lake, has paid the … Continue reading

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NPD granted emergency debate on Laurentian University crisis – LU president speaks out

The feds held an emergency debate on the Laurentian University crisis yesterday. NDP MP Charlie Angus from Timmins-James Bay says the institution, which has given generations of youth access to quality education is being ripped apart with devastating impacts. He … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake renews fire protection contract with the province

The City of Elliot Lake has held agreements with the Ministry of Natural Resources since 1974 and has renewed the contract once again. City fire chief John Thomas who is also the Director of Emergency Services says the city is … Continue reading

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Miners sought for study on COPD and workplace compensation

A woman carrying out a study for her PHD is looking for miners who developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after working as an underground miner in Northern Ontario. Sherry Mongeau is looking for voluntary participants to take part in a … Continue reading

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Cell phone rates

You could see your cell phone charges start to drop, after the federal broadcast regulator opened up the industry to more competition. The CRTC has decided to allow smaller companies access to the national cell phone transmission networks at wholesale … Continue reading

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The COVID REPORT

A look at the local numbers Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting 23 new cases of COVID-19, 20 in Greater Sudbury and three in the Sudbury District. Considering resolved cases, there are now 206 active cases in the agency’s … Continue reading

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