June 2012

Mining Deal Goes Down

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2012 15:51 PM

Another mining project in the Nestor Falls area is about to change hands. Houston Lake Mining says its selling all of its interest in its West Cedartree Gold project to Coventry Resources in a cash and shares deal. The site is located 12 kilometres away from Coventry's Cameron Gold project.

Fishing Regulation Changes

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2012 15:50 PM

A local advisory committee wants to improve and protect fishing in our area. The Fisheries Management Zone 5 Council is proposing several regulation changes effecting lakes in Dryden, south of Kenora and in the Rainy River District. Member Richard Boileau says they now want to know what the public thinks.

Long Weekend Safety Tips

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2012 15:49 PM

The long weekend is here. Sergeant Shelley Garr of the OPP Northwest division says officers will be out looking for eratic behaviour. Garr wants people to have a fun weekend and get home safe. Meanwhile, The Thunder Bay Professional Fire Fighter's Association is asking you to "use caution" if you intend to use fireworks.

MNR Talks Fire Hazard

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2012 15:47 PM

The number of forest fires in the Northwest Region is increasing. There are around 11 active fires. Nine are in the Sioux Lookout District, one in the Nipigon District and one in the Kenora area.