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Docks closed until further notice

The City of Dryden is advising the public that the Van Horne Landing is closed until further notice, as crews work to perform maintenance repairs to the dock. Travellers are advised to use caution in…

Former Treaty Three commander sworn in

Former Detachment Commander for the Treaty Three Police Service for northwestern Ontario, Terry McCaffrey, has been sworn into his duties as the new Chief of Police for the Wikwemikong Tribal Police…

Rain slows forest fire season

Recent rain in the region has slowed down the forest fire season for local firefighters. The Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services branch of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says…

School bus route resumes

Wabigoon Lake Road and Larson Bay area students will once again have access to their school bus. The Northwest Student Services Consortium has announced that they have received confirmation from the…

Dryden Fire Service working to reduce false alarms

The Dryden Fire Service is trying to reduce the number of false alarm calls they receive. Fire Chief Ryan Murrell explained how they intend to do that. "The best way that we can work on false alarms…

McKelvie located

Dryden Police Service is thanking the public for their help in locating Megan Holly McKelvie. She's been found safe. She had been missing since last Wednesday from the Van Horne Avenue area. Anybody…

Parliament resumes

Ottawa is bustling once again as parliament resumes. Kenora MP Bob Nault says the Liberal government will be focusing on the things they would like to accomplish before the election next fall. "I…

Dryden woman missing

Dryden residents are asked to help police, as they look for a missing woman. Megan Holly McKelvie, 30, has been missing since last Wednesday. She was last seen at around 3 p.m. on Van Horne Avenue.…

Charges laid

On August 16, at about 12:45 p.m., officers from the Dryden detachment of the OPP located an eastbound stolen motor vehicle on Hwy. 17 in Eton Township west of Dryden. The vehicle was originally…

Jewelry scam charges laid

Dryden police officers found suspect with a range of fake items, including rings, watches and necklaces on Friday. Two men from the Toronto area are set to appear in Dryden court at the end of…

Changes to Dryden school bus route

The Northwest Student Services Consortium has decided Hutchison Bus Lines DR30 will not service the Wabigoon Lake Rd/Larson Bay area. The decision was made due concern from families about the unsafe…

Softwood influenced by NAFTA, Nault

Softwood lumber producers are paying close attention, as trade negotiators focus on a new deal with the Americans. The dispute resolution provisions in NAFTA are also important for a new agreement on…

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