Annual water report: Usage down, plant operation continues to improve
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Annual water report: Usage down, plant operation continues to improve

Atikokanites used twenty percent less treated water in 2016 than a year earlier, the annual report on the Town’s drinking water system indicates. The warmer winters of 2015-16…

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Sunday Wilde and Reno Jack hit the road
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Sunday Wilde and Reno Jack hit the road

Sunday Wilde and Reno Jack have settled in back home after a whirlwind seven week tour that took them from Montreal to Memphis, and a couple of dozen…

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History comes to life for cadets in Europe
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History comes to life for cadets in Europe

PHOTO: Alannah Kim, a student from another tour group, OC Tyler Herbert, Chris Strom, Skyler Gushulak, Emlyn Cameron, Casey Rogoza, (and front) Kelyn Vos and Claire Poulin in…

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Things are probably better than you think…
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Things are probably better than you think…

Wars, terrorism, gun violence, ethnic hatred, poverty… The world is going to hell in a hand basket, right? Not so fast, says Harvard polymath Steven Pinker. Look at…

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Century old engine finds a new home in Alberta
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Century old engine finds a new home in Alberta

Once powered the Sapawe – Upper Seine gold mine here “I’m a big collector of antique engines and tractors – that’s my thing,” said Lynn Tessier, an engineer…

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Facing the wilds – with little knowledge and even less experience
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Facing the wilds – with little knowledge and even less experience

In 1912, a pair of adventure-loving New Yorkers gave up city life to settle on the shores of Steep Rock Lake. Wilderness Wife, Kathrene Pinkerton’s first-hand account of…

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