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Year 117 No. 2 - DRYDEN, ONTARIO - WEDNESDAY, JANuARY 15, 2014

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Waxing hut dedicated to memory of ski club pioneer See pg. 3 Classic ice fishing lures See pg. 5

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Grant Park wrestler Marcel Dufault breaks Thunder Bay wrestler Jonas Godin’s attempt to arch his shoulders off the mat during a regional wrestling meet, Jan. 10 at Dryden High School. For more photos from the event, please see page 10. Photo by Chris Marchand

Eagles girls’ hockey team on a roll See pg. 9 Bantam Drillers win division at Kathy Sanders Tournament See pg. 9 Ice Dogs make more changes at trade deadline See pg. 10

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Jesse Peters trio thaws frozen Dryden with hot funk See pg. 11 Building Bridges a celebration of regional talent See pg. 12

Museum board keeps up pressure Volunteer advisory board urges council to consider facility’s value to community during 2014 budget preparations By Chris Marchand As Dryden City Council enters its 2014 budget process with a quiver full of cost saving options from the recent Service Level Review, the Dryden and District Museum’s Advisory Board let Dryden City Council know in no uncertain terms their hopes for 2014, Monday. “Let’s keep our museum alive,” said The Museum board’s Patsy Norman in her delegation’s address to council which highlighted the current state of operations. In 2013, the museum’s budget was cut by about one-third as the facility scaled back to a single staff member, its curator. Over 1,400 visitors passed through its doors in the past year. “We have a great collection of artifacts, the venue to store those artifacts and the clientele base to appreciate them,” said Norman. “We must continue to preserve our history, for if it’s lost it cannot be retrieved.” Councillor Brian Collins praised

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“We must continue to preserve our history, for if it’s lost it cannot be retrieved...” -Patsy Norman, Dryden and District Museum Advisory Board allowed. Mayor Craig Nuttall suggested reaching out to area tourist camps whose clientele may be interested in the Dryden Buck, an unofficial Ontario record trophy animal that

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the board for their vigilance in recent months and suggested altering city policy to allow volunteers to operate the facility in the absence of the curator, which currently is not

was forfeited to the Crown in 2003 and has been a resident of the museum for many years. With recent high-level staffing changes, including the addition of new city manager André Larabie now on the scene, McGillivray says the group is looking to re-assert its presence at an important stage. “We’re also aware that it’s not just council that’s listening,” said McGillivray. “It’s the greater population as well. We did discuss whether this was a good time to do it because council has a lot on their plate already. We figured we’d jump in there. There are some new employees who may not be as familiar with the museum — our new city manager for example.” McGillivray says the most tangible way for members of the public to show their support for the continued operation of the Dryden and District Museum is to purchase memberships. “We want to remind council that we realize it comes down to the dollar,” said McGillivray. “That’s what they’re going to take into consideration. But especially with a museum there’s so much more to consider that can’t be seen as dollars and cents. We wanted to get that across.”

Dryden city council discussed taking some measure of political action in support of efforts to draw attention to a perceived

lower standard of winter road maintenance on Hwy. 502 they believe is limiting travel between Dryden and Fort Frances. In mid-December, regional bus charter company Iron Range Bus

Lines announced they would cease operating on Hwy. 502 due to poor or no maintenance and a lack of cellphone service. The move leaves school bus patrons,

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Dryden City Councillors warmed to a proposal from Dryden Youth Soccer, Monday, asking the city to donate in-kind a portion of the labour and equipment costs involved in installing sewer and water services to a long proposed multi-purpose building at North Dryden’s Rotary Fields. Appearing on behalf of Dryden Youth Soccer, Gary Nickle explained to council that in his efforts to secure a grant from the province’s Trillium Foundation for the remainder of the outstanding funds to begin construction, he became aware that applications requesting funds below the sum of $100,000 could stand a significantly greater chance of success. Looking to shave approximately $14,000 from his Trillium application in short order, Nickle approached the city in the hope councillors would consider an inkind donation of a portion of the labour and equipment costs that make up the city’s $27,000 (total) estimate to install sewer and water services to the facility. “The Trillium Foundation will view any kind of in-kind gesture on a dollar-for-dollar equivalent,” said Nickle. “So I’m here to formally ask that question.” Nickle says Dryden Youth Soccer, which serves over 500 youth, is in need of proper washroom facilities, changerooms and shelter during bad weather. He adds the building could be a missing piece of the puzzle for summer tournaments that could be as beneficial to the local economy as the annual spate of winter hockey tournaments. “I could let this application stand and maybe I’d have a 10 per cent chance of getting the $113,000,” said Nickle. “If I could get it down to $99,000, maybe my chances go up to 60 per cent. I don’t know for sure what the likelihood is, I just have to ask the question.” Upon completion the facility would be turned over to the City of Dryden. The $313,000 project would be funded by $80,000 in fundraised dollars already secured by Youth Soccer, a $100,000 donation from Dryden Rotary, $20,000 held in trust by the City of Dryden on behalf of Hydro One and hopefully, says Nickle, the remainder through a successful Ontario Trillium application. Councillors, except Brian Collins who declared conflict of interest on the matter, offered supportive comments despite the difficulties the budget constraints faced by the city. Councillors pledged to support a resolution at next Monday’s regular meeting of council to make the requested in-kind contribution conditional upon Youth Soccer’s successful application with the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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Just after 6 a.m. January 8, a Dryden couple were awoke from their sleep by the sounding of the carbon monoxide alarms. The Dryden Fire Service responded and found dangerous reading levels of CO on monitoring devices in the residence, the family stayed warm in their vehicle while Fire Service and Union Gas technicians investigated the CO source and cause. Without the activation and early warning from the carbon monoxide alarms, this Dryden couple may have become seriously ill or tragically deceased, if overcome by high levels of CO for a long period of time overnight. The Dryden Fire Service recommends all residents check their smoke alarms and install working carbon monoxide alarms on every floor of your home and especially near sleeping rooms. Replacing all life saving devices every ten years at the least or by the manufacturer’s recommendations, and the batteries in battery powered units annually is good preventative maintenance program.

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New waxing hut dedicated to memory of ski club pioneer By Chris Marchand

The newest addition to the Dryden Ski Club. This new waxing hut was constructed by club member Kurt Schmidt and dedicated to the memory of Dennis Bloomfield, a club volunteer for over 40 years. Bloomfield passed away in 2012. Photo by Chris Marchand

A new structure built to serve generations of Dryden’s Nordic skiers to come has been dedicated to the memory of one of the Dryden Ski Club’s most avid members, Dennis Bloomfield. The man behind the ‘Bloomer’s Bluff ’, a notorious climb/thrilling descent on the trail system — Dennis Bloomfield passed away in fall of 2012 after four decades of serving the club in a variety of aspects, from the executive, to trail development, to the ski patrol. The building will serve as a dedicated waxing hut for local Nordic skiers who hitherto have not had a space to delve into the waxing ritual. “I’ve wanted to have a waxing hut for years,” said builder and ski club volunteer Kurt Schmidt. “It first came into play when we started the (Dryden High School) ski team. We’d host events, or have a waxing clinic and people would be waxing on the deck or on tables and it just doesn’t work. It’s messy. Not only that, all

the rental equipment at the hill needs to be waxed. So there was a need.” Part science, part art form - wax types and techniques depend on temperature and snow conditions, factors best assessed very close to where one skis. Schmidt hosts waxing clinics to teach skiers how to get the most out of their skis. “I didn’t want just a shack,” he said. “I wanted something that looked a little nicer and fit in with the surroundings. I looked online and found a few different patterns, like this one that I manipulated a little bit. I liked the roofline and the veranda on the front. We tweaked it a bit.” It’s likely the best news all season for cross-country skiers who have endured a month-long cold snap punctuated by large dumps of snow and problems keeping grooming equipment in working order. Further challenges were overcome in the offseason as a major clean-up operation was staged to clear the Nordic trails of downed trees following a

damaging mid-July windstorm. Schmidt says the club is actively working to replace a bridge near the chalet with a structure robust enough to accommodate the club’s full-size snowcat groomer on the Nordic trails — a development that would be a game-changer for the caliber of events the club could host. Schmidt says the bridge would likely be replaced with a culvert system. “The permit (application) has been submitted, we have a couple options for funding and we’re starting to do some fundraising this season,” said Schmidt. “We’re planning to start talking to some local contractors about in-kind donation of services.” The Dryden Ski Club trails will play host to a NorWOSSA Nordic skiing event on Jan. 27. The Dryden Ski Club has also introduced night skiing on Friday nights this season. Check out their website for the latest trail reports at drydenskiclub.com or log onto their Facebook page.

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high school sports and junior ‘A’ hockey clubs taking the long way around — via Hwy. 71 near Kenora. Councillor Mary Trist broached the subject expressing her view that the city should mount an effort to reclassify the secondary highway to a designation that would demand a higher level of maintenance. “I understand that the discussion is around that road being deemed a secondary highway,” said Trist. “I’m not sure the provincial government knows about the amount of traffic that goes through there, but I’m of

the opinion that maybe that road should be reclassified.” Hwy. 502 is classified by the province as a lowvolume, Class 5 highway which allows the contractor to maintain a snow-packed surface for most of the winter — a fact that doesn’t satisfy those who travel the route daily. A 2010 document produced by Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) indicates a Class 5 designation on an Ontario highway is reserved for roads that bear a posted speed limit of 61-70 km/ph and travelled on by only 50-199 vehicles per day. Poised to attend 2014’s OGRA meeting in Toron-

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Collin suggested council craft a letter to the Minister of Transportation in conjunction with regional school boards and Iron Range Bus Lines to seek some resolution to the situation which has yet to improve. “The part that concerns me is that the other end (of Hwy. 502) is clear,” said Collins. “We have as much snow as they do. We need better maintenance at this end.”

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Tournament celebrates 14th year Dryden Girls Hockey Association’s Gary Nickle is joined by Marg Sanders to drop the puck opening the 14th annual Kathy Sanders Memorial Hockey Tournament, Jan. 9 at Dryden Memorial Arena. For more on the tournament, see page 9. Photo by Chris Marchand

n hindsight, sprayfoam was a very good idea. II shudder, or perhaps more accurately, shiver to think what may have been happening inside the formerly wood shaving and newspaper lined walls of my 100 year-old home had they not been gutted and refilled with better stuff this past summer. Now, tight as a drum, I’ve become the draft hunter, sensitive to the slightest change in air pressure and temperature gradient, my questing hand running over doorframes and window trim like an astronaut seeking to preserve precious atmosphere from the frigid black vacuum of space. It’s not a bad analogy. Much ado was made about daytime temperatures on Mars registering higher than our own. There is a wonderful kind of doomed solidarity in feeling like you live on the moon. I love the extreme cold. In recent weeks I was stunned speechless by the beauty of a sunset over Wabigoon Lake at -35C - the cold drawing the moisture from the slushy lake through the snow into a strange haze that softened colours into hues I’d never before seen in nature. The question was asked recently on a national radio call-in show, ‘Are we as a nation getting soft, when it comes to winter?’ As much as I’d like to consider myself as rugged as a polar explorer, I have trouble complaining about the lack of fortitude displayed by my fellow Canadians during this wicked cold snap without being one of the hundreds of thousands of people affected by power outages in Southern Ontario and New Brunswick throughout the holidays. If anyone gets to complain, it’s them. It’s weather such as this that reveals our vulnerabilities — the easily broken thread by which we cling to civilization and how easily that is broken. Somewhere in our ability to accept that high level of uncertainty and to take care of each other under such circumstances you will find one kind of answer to the question of ‘what does it mean to be Canadian?’ As for the highways, I can’t help but sympathize with the unpopular viewpoint that there is more at play in our highways situation than a lack of effort on the part of the roads maintenance contractor. A straight month of temperatures that failed to rise above -20C render many of the tools at their disposal, like road salt, ineffective. Combine a wait-and-see ethic towards deploying equipment in a timely, proactive manner with the unforgiving temperatures we’re experiencing and is it any wonder why we’re seeing a snow-packed Trans-Canada two weeks since the last snowfall? Most seasoned winter drivers know that driving on bad roads is not the problem, so much as it is driving in proximity to others on bad roads. The existential philospher Jean-Paul Sartre famously said, “Hell, is other people.” Truer words have not been spoken for those who find themselves wedged into a column of tight slow moving traffic on a road covered in snow and black ice. If anything, this is the mark of our times. Whereas we once could rely upon a greater level of safety from our public institutions, we need to adapt to a higher level of self-reliance and awareness of the limitations of ‘public’ services. - Chris Marchand

Settlers or Frontiersmen very community or E workplace has a ‘culture’, a unique way of living and working together, of looking at the world, of behaving. The culture is built rather quickly when the place is first coming together, based on the culture people bring with them, and their shared experiences. However, once gelled, the culture changes very slowly, individuals who move in automatically adopt the culture already there. It takes massive immigration of folks of a different background, or a major crisis to seriously change the culture of the place. A good example as to how a culture develops is in the monkey story being circulated in a political context. In case you haven’t heard it, I paraphrase it as follows. The claim is that an experiment was conducted in which a cage was filled with, say, 10 monkeys. A stepladder is in the middle of the cage, and set up so that if anyone steps on the stepladder, all the mon-

keys in the cage will get a blast of cold water. Then a bunch of bananas is suspended over the stepladder. It only takes a few blasts of cold water until the monkeys gang up and drag down and beat up any monkey who approaches the stepladder. Then the monkeys are replaced, one at a time. Each new monkey sees the bananas, and tries to climb the ladder and is beaten up. The interesting point is that after all the original monkeys are gone, so no monkey in the cage has ever been blasted with cold water, the practice of beating up any monkey who attempts to climb the stepladder still goes on. It has become part of the local culture. The folks who spread

out across the land to form Canada, 120 years ago more or less, were either settlers, or frontiersmen, according to the following definitions. Settlers are people who came to a location to make a home and a community, as a place to ‘settle down’ and raise a family, and expect to die there. Frontiersmen are people who moved to take advantage of opportunities, a job or resources to be exploited, and who would move on once the job or opportunity disappeared, and expect to eventually move ‘back home’. Settlers would build their farms or businesses, houses, communities, and hunker down and weather it out when times got tough. Most importantly, settlers invest in their community. Frontiersmen generally do not, and in time of hardship just move on to the next opportunity. Dryden district (rural handily outnumbered urban in the early years) was originally founded by settlers, folks who came

Three Dog Nights and exploding tree mornings ecember 2013 was the coldest D December in Dryden in 13 years.

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here to have their own land, to be free of the elites, and our entrepreneurial culture is the result. The other centers in our world (Ontario west of Thunder Bay) were all founded by frontiersmen, railroaders, fur traders, miners, trappers, prospectors. That accounts for what several consultants over the years have found quite remarkable, our ‘sense of place’ — the importance we place on this our home, our love of our piece of the world and our way of life — a much stronger part of our local culture than is found in other places the consultants had studied. Tommy Jones called it our ‘Sense of Community’. And that is why our community is not experiencing the wild population swings we have seen in Frontiersmen-populated, resource-based communities as their industry waxes and wanes. This is our home, we are here to stay. More to come on this theme.

How cold was it? Cold as a witch's _ _ _ _ , cold enough to freeze the _ _ _ _ _ off a brass monkey, and my personal favourite: It was so cold, I saw a lawyer with his hands in his own pockets. People have colourful ways of describing how cold it was. In Australia the cowboys are called drovers and the ranches are cattle stations. The drovers have crews of small dogs called heelers, called that because they nip the heels of the cattle to herd them. If the drovers are out on the land on a cold night they call a dog over to lay on their sleeping bag. On a colder night the cowboys have two dogs on and that band named themselves after a really cold night- a " three dog night ". When it's really cold here trees start to explode. They usually don't blow apart, they split from root to top,

but it sounds like an explosion when the water freezing inside the tree tears it apart. The phenomenon is catastrophic. You see trees in the bush that are partly split with charring on them from a lightning strike. Those trees sometimes heal and live a long time. A tree that splits from the cold is much more damaged and doesn't survive long. I don't know if all species of trees can split from intense cold but aspen, black poplar and birch all can hardwoods that have a lot of moisture in them. The tree most likely to split here is Balsam Poplar ( black poplar ) that has the highest water content of

all the trees here. The trees that do split can crack at any time of the day or night, but you're more likely to hear a black poplar in the swamp explode about 2 hours after daylight on a sunny frigid morning. The sun starts to warm one side of the tree a little bit causing immense strain inside the tree. The loud flat crack of a tree exploding sounds just like a high powered rifle. Not feeling the global warming for a year and a half now, last year was the coldest in at least 5 years in chiphandling and this year is shaping up to be even colder. One of my daughters said: "They changed global warming to climate change five years ago." You can hear Three Dog Night on the radio at lunchtime: "Shambala", "One" (One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do...) and "Joy To The World" (Jeremiah was a bullfrog...). They had a lot of hits in the late 60s and early 70s.

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icking favourite lures is like choosing between your kids. It really can’t be P done. On some days, you might like one better than the other. Some will fall out of grace, but they almost always get back in. Through the ups and downs, you always love them all. So when my boxes of ice fishing lures, collected over nearly four decades of winter fishing, get emptied out, it is like a big family. There are all shapes and sizes, for everything from perch to lake trout. Yet a few of these lures have really stood the test of time. Here are three of my favourite classics. Swedish Pimple I’m not exactly sure why the Swedish Pimple is named what it is, but it sure is a tough one to forget. The long slender spoon is a winter classic, and is used throughout North America, for every type of fish under the ice. The traditional Swedish Pimple is silver side with a red plastic flicker at the treble hook. It is a narrow, three sided, spoons and falls in a tight but erratic way when jigged. The first angler I ever saw fish with a Swedish Pimple was my late Grandfather Ora Ellis. Gramps was from southern Ontario, but loved to ice fish lake trout more than just about anything in life, except, maybe, deer hunting. Ora fished with only a foot long stick that he wrapped his 20 pound test line around. On the end of the line he had a snap and a one ounce silver Swedish Pimple. He never used bait or a second line. The spoon would be slowly worked down, counting each foot, until it was on bottom. Then the stick fisherman would do his work. It got to be a joke with my Dad and I that gramps would out-fish both of us combined. Lake trout would commit suicide on his Swedish Pimple. A killer lure for sure. Airplane Jig Not sure when my eyes first landed on an Airplane jig, but it was many years ago. Likely in the old Canadian Tire store in Port Arthur in the 1970s. As a kid, I’d stare for hours at the lures on the wall there, but I digress. The Airplane jig is aptly named. It looks more or less like a tiny plane with two rounded wings. The “wings” have a treble on either side and there is a large single hook at the back of the jig. There is generally white bucktail hair at the back. This

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Shown from top to bottom: Jigging Rapala, Airplane Jig and Swedish Pimple G. Ellis photo design makes the Airplane jig among the oddest looking lures ever invented. However, it is also completely deadly on lake trout, pike and even walleye. About a decade ago or so, a large group of well known American anglers came up to Thunder Bay for a few days of winter fishing. John Peterson, the president of Northland Tackle, was among them. Peterson used an Airplane jig almost exclusively on that trip, and proved to be a maestro with it. He waved his jigging up and down, right then left, like he was consulting an unseen orchestra beneath the ice. This apparently made the lakers hear whale music, as he kicked our butts hard. No winter lake trout box is complete without a white Airplane jig or two. Jigging Rapala Here is another crazy looking, but classic, ice fishing lure. The Jigging Rapala has been around for decades, and has literally caught every fish in the swim. If you’ve never seen one, imagine a minnow with a hook sticking out of both the front and back with, and a treble dangling from the middle. This lure is tied on in the centre of the bait and hangs like a Christmas tree ornament. Despite the odd look of the Jigging Rapala, it is an incredible fish catcher. Just about every species, from crappie to northern pike, will slam a Jigging Rapala. It really has one of the more unusual actions you’ll ever see. It can also be used with the addition of a minnow head on the centre treble and it doesn’t impact the action. These lures come in every conceivable colour and size, so be prepared to make choices. But this is a good one. Those are three classics, but there are many more yet. Perhaps down the line I’ll examine a couple other ice fishing lures that are worth taking along for the ride.

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Re-investment at Baywash Mayor Craig Nuttall joined Baywash owners Ian Sveinson (left), Steve Hatfield (right) and Mike Sveinson, along with Ice Dogs hockey players Drew Walske (second from left) and Zachery Kercz for a grand re-opening of sorts, Jan. 6. The local carwash recently invested in new technology - purchasing a Condor Touchless car wash unit for their automated bay. The new unit uses less water than previous models and features an off-board dryer. (Note Steve Hatfield’s image was sourced from another photograph and added digitally by request in the post-production of this image.) Photo illustration by Chris Marchand

City News RECYCLING PROGRAM INFORMATION Recycle collection is scheduled on a bi-weekly basis. B & M Delivery (223-3298) will continue with recycle collection. They will leave any material in the blue box that is not acceptable or recyclable. Blue boxes may be purchased at the Public Works Office, 159 King Street at a cost of $9.00. If you have any questions please feel free to call B & M Delivery or Public Works. Recycle material will not be collected from businesses as part of the residential collection. Commercial recycle collection may be obtained from private contractors who offer this service. The City of Dryden Public Works Department would like to remind all residents that in order for recyclable material to be picked up, the proper Recycling Bin or container must be used. This means that the container must be Blue preferably with a recycling slogan or the universal recycling symbol on it. These containers are available to be purchased at numerous businesses throughout Dryden including the Public Works office located at 159 King Street. Recyclable material not left in proper containers will be left behind. We thank you for your continued support of this environmentally friendly program. For more information and a list of recyclable materials log onto our website at www.dryden.ca or call Public Works at 223-2367. Please ensure the full garbage tag is on bag for pick up. Bags with partial tags will NOT be picked up. SCHEDULE FOR BI-WEEKLY RECYCLING PICK-UP (HAVE BLUE BOX OUT BY 7:00 A.M.) February 2014

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Goldcorp intends to purchase Osisko Mining Submitted Canadian gold miner Goldcorp Inc. expects its annual gold production to expand by up to 18 per cent this year despite plans to curtail costs and capital spending in the next two years, the company revealed last week. Goldcorp announced this morning that it plans to buy Osisko Mining Corp. in a cash and stock deal valued at $2.6 billion. Osisko Mining Ltd is the proponent behind the Hammond Reef project located 23 kilometres northeast of Atikokan. The Vancouver-based company, which is one of the world's largest gold miners, plans to produce between three million and 3.15 million ounces of gold this year, achieving growth of between 13 per cent and 18 per cent. The increase will come

from higher grades at its flagship Peñasquito operations in Mexico, the ramp-up of Pueblo Viejo in the Dominican Republic and the expected start of gold production at Cerro Negro in Argentina and Éléonore in Quebec. The gold miner projects that silver production will grow at a rapid rate this year as well, reaching between 34 million and 36 million ounces, of which about 22 million to 25 million ounces will be extracted at Peñasquito. Goldcorp forecasts annual capital expenditure of $2.3 billion to $2.5 billion this year, of which some 60 per cent will be earmarked for projects and 40 per cent for operations. Cash costs are forecast to range between $950 and $1,000 per ounce in 2014, against an average of $1,065 per ounce in 2013.

Public Notice City of Dryden dog owners are reminded they must on or before February 1, 2014, licence their dog(s), pay the associated licensing fee and affix to the dog a numbered metal tag supplied by the Corporation. The tag must be securely attached to the dog’s collar or harness at all times. 2014 Dog Licence Fees 1st Dog = $30.00 2nd Dog = $35.00 Neutered 1st Dog = $25.00 2nd Dog = $30.00 Neutered & Microchipped 1st Dog = $20.00 2nd Dog = $25.00 Current dog owners will receive a renewal form for the year 2014 dog licence fee based on 2013 records. The City provides convenient options including forwarding payment by mail, an after hours drop box or you may make your payment in person at City Hall. All new dog owners are reminded that a licence is required. As per Chapter 14 - Animals of the Municipal Code of The City of Dryden a fine of $60.00 may be imposed for not licensing your dog and paying the associated fee. Dryden Police Service Robert Davis Chief of Police

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RE: THE WINNIPEG FOUNDATION (MOFFAT FAMILY FUND) GRANT OPPORTUNITY Registered charitable organizations within the City of Dryden are invited to submit project proposals supporting community-based projects which will see tangible results in improved lives and realized potential for children and their families. The fund is directed to programs giving children and families an equal chance in society. As one of the communities to receive a grant through the Moffat Family Fund, recommended eligible projects will be reviewed and selections made by an external committee comprised of volunteers from the community. The recommended projects will be forwarded to the Winnipeg Foundation for consideration by the Moffat Family for possible funding. Submission Deadline: 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Office of the City Clerk 30 Van Horne Avenue Dryden ON P8N 2A7 Attn: Debra Kincaid, Acting City Clerk Terms of reference may be obtained on the City of Dryden website www.dryden.ca under Quick Links - Tenders and RFPs or at City Hall, Finance Dept., 30 Van Horne Avenue, Dryden ON, P8N 2A7. For futher information, please contact Michelle Deschene, City of Dryden, at (807) 223-1117.

THe COrPOraTIOn OF THe CITy OF DryDen COunCIL MeeTInG SCHeDuLe Committee of the Whole - 7:00pm Every Second Monday of each Month. Open Meeting of Council - 7:00pm Third Monday of each Month. Please note, that when the day for a meeting is a public or civic holiday, the Committee/Council shall meet on the Tuesday following. City Hall, Council Chambers 30 Van Horne Avenue. www.dryden.ca

Public Notice Re: Dryden Police Services Board Public Meeting The Dryden Police Services Board invites the residents of Dryden to attend a Public Meeting on Thursday, January 16, 2014 to hear information concerning an Application to the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) to close the Dryden Police Service Communications Centre as per Section 40 of The Police Services Act. In attendance that evening will be members of the Dryden Police Services Board, Dryden Police Chief Rob Davis, Owen Sound Police Chief Bill Sornberger and Dryden Police Services Board legal counsel Bob Edwards. Residents will also have the opportunity to speak at the meeting to provide their comments or to ask questions. Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. Place: Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services 24 Duke Street The Public Meeting will consist of: 1. An overview of the Section 40 application to close the Dryden Police Service Communications Centre. 2. The new 911 Dispatch Model for the City of Dryden by the Owen Sound Police Service. The Next Step for the Community: 1. OCPC will hold a Public Meeting and Hearing in early 2014 (date to be confirmed) in the City of Dryden to hear presentations from the Dryden Police Services Board, Dryden Police Association, the City of Dryden and any interested members of the public. The City of Dryden looks forward to your participation in this process. City of Dryden 30 Van Horne Avenue Dryden, ON P8N 2A7

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$72,500 in fines for illegal activities at local lodge Submitted by the Ministry of Natural Resources Eleven people have plead guilty to a total of 68 charges and have been fined $72,500 for offences that took place at a hunting and fishing lodge near Dryden. Steve Herbeck, former owner and operator of 1216818 Ontario Inc., carrying on business as Andy Myers Lodge, on Eagle Lake, west of Dryden, was fined a total of $7,500 and his business was fined a total of $27,000 for 22 offences. He is not allowed to hunt in Ontario for ten years. Danny Herbeck and Chris Federman, both lodge employees, were fined $7,000 each for their offences and cannot hunt for the next four and eight years respectively. At the time of the offences, all three men lived in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Andy Bouchard of Waldhof, Ontario, pleaded guilty to three hunting offences and was fined $4,000. He is not allowed to hunt in Ontario for one year. Scott Munford of Vermilion Bay, Ontario, pleaded guilty to six charges under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and was fined $7,000. He is not

allowed to hunt in Ontario for two years. Calum Ritchie of Waldhof, Ontario, pleaded guilty to two charges and was fined $2,000. He is not allowed to hunt in Ontario for one year. Tammy Pelletier of Waldhof, Ontario, pleaded guilty to two charges and was fined $2,500. She is not allowed to hunt in Ontario for one year. Bouchard, Munford, Ritchie and Pelletier were all lodge employees at the time of the offences. George Lindsay of Wedderburn Ranfurly, New Zealand pleaded guilty to three hunting offences and was fined $3,000. He is not allowed to hunt in Ontario for one year. Travis Runde of Mineral Point, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for two firearm offences. He cannot hunt in Ontario for one year. Don Rabideau Jr. of Morrisonville, New York, pleaded guilty to four hunting offences and was fined $3,000. He is not allowed to hunt in Ontario for one year. Lindsay, Runde, and Rabideau Jr. were all lodge guests. Ron Jaeger of Eagle

River, Ontario, pleaded guilty to one offence and was fined $500. The 11 people listed above pleaded guilty to a total of 68 charges under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, Ontario Fishery Regulations and Migratory Birds Convention Act. Their offences included: - unlawfully hunting wolf -unlawfully using a hunting licence belonging to another person - making a false statement in a document -making a false statement to a conservation officer -having a loaded firearm in a vehicle -possessing uncased firearms at night -discharging a firearm from a roadway -unlawfully selling game wildlife -unlawfully selling migratory birds -fishing with more than one fishing line -failing to comply with the requirements for an Ontario Hunting and Fishing Licence Issuer, and -possessing an overlimit of Canada geese. The court heard that Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officers conducted a two-year covert investigation in cooper-

ation with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the departments of Natural Resources for Wisconsin, Michigan, New York and Minnesota, and the New Zealand Commission of Wildlife. Conservation officers discovered that Steve Herbeck and his staff encouraged clients to hunt wolves without a licence. Staff then used their own resident licences to validate the wolf or arranged for guests to buy licences afterward. Steve Herbeck allowed guests to fish without a licence and later sold them backdated fishing licences. As part of their package, guests were fed grouse and mallard duck and advised they were fed American elk, all of which the lodge was not allowed to sell. Steve Herbeck also took guests muskellunge fishing and used more than the allowable amount of fishing rods. Justices of the Peace Daisy Hoppe and Edith Baas heard the cases between January 15 and December 17, 2013, in the Ontario Court of Justice, Dryden.

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GCD Drillers claim bantam gold at Kathy Sanders Memorial Tournament Submitted

Eagles girls’ hockey on a roll Red Lake Ram Sarah Dodic challenges the Dryden Eagles’ Liv Carter during the second period of NorWOSSA regular season matchup, Friday at Dryden Memorial Arena. Dryden won the game 3-2 with goals scored by Elizabeth Carter, Jess Carter and Cassidy Hoedl. On Sunday, the Eagles claimed a 8-0 shut-out win versus Sioux Lookout’s Queen Elizabeth District High School. Photo by Chris Marchand

In tournament action this weekend, the Dryden Girls Hockey Association hosted the 14th annual Kathy Sanders Memorial Tournament. In the Peewee division, the Kenora Black Widows took home the gold medal with an exciting 3-0 win over the hometown Dryden Petro Can team. Scoring for the Black Widows were Nutley, White and Favrieau. Winning the bronze medal game were the Thunder Bay Hurricanes with a big 5-0 win over the Thunder Bay Sharks. Scoring for the Hurricanes were Carangi (3), Blasizzo and Yesno. In the Bantam division the Dryden GCD Drillers beat the Fort Frances Wild with a 74 effort. Scoring for the Drillers were Balla (3), Morrison (2), Boyko and Oscroft while Noga and Visser each recorded a pair of goals. The Dryden Petro Pass Warriors won the bronze medal game with a 6-1 win

The bantam GCD Drillers beat the Fort Frances Wild 7-4 in their division final to claim gold and the weekend’s top local finish in the 14th annual Kathy Submitted photo Sanders Memorial Tournament. over the Emo Express. Scoring for the Petro Pass Warriors were Carter (3), Lynch (2) and Corvello. In Midget play, the Schreiber North Stars beat the Dryden Calypso Clippers 7-4 en route to their gold medal victory. Schreiber North Star goals were scored by Wilson (3), Figliomeni, Tessier and Hewson. Scoring for the silver medalists, the Calypso Clippers, were Wintle (2), Allen and Hoedl. The bronze medal match saw Dryden’s

Statoil Heroes edging out the Thunder Bay Magic 2-1. Liv Carter scored the pair of goals for the Statoil Heroes while Cleghorn got on the scoresheet for the Magic. Tournament organizers would like to thank all the teams for safely making the trip to Dryden to have a fun weekend of hockey. A huge thanks goes out to the tournament’s major sponsors. The event could also not be held without the sponsorship of a variety of local businesses.

KPDSB Kindergarten Registration Week January 27-31, 2014²Register your child now for September 2014! At the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, we know that you have choices when it comes to choosing a school for your child. As the largest school board in the region, our schools are able WRRIIHUVWXGHQWVDQGWKHLUIDPLOLHVRSSRUWXQLWLHVWKDW\RXZRQ¶WILQGDQ\ZKHUHHOVH

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Caring and dedicated teachers and staff that always put students first!

Many of our schools offer specialized programing that is only available to KPDSB students!

Interactive touch screen whiteboards and wireless internet access in all elementary classrooms!

The safety of our students is always our top priority!

We are the only school board in the region to offer a variety of summer camps available only to our students!

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What can our Dryden area public schools offer to you and your child? New Prospect Public School - 223-4713

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New Prospect Public School has a beautiful playground and offers an exciting Experiential Education program. Students take advantage our huge 10 acre playground that includes a soccer field and large school garden. Our students have the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities such as skiing and snowshoeing both on our property and on the community trails that boarder our school property.

Open Roads Public School offers programs to reach a multitude of learning styles. Through the Explore Program, the athletic and adventurous student can enjoy a variety of activities including hockey camp, Canada Fitness training, dogsledding, canoeing, camping, quinzee building as well as learning to play the djembe drum.

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Want to know more? Please contact any of our Dryden area public schools to schedule a tour, to register your child, or to find out more about our programming!

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Ice Dogs add more offence, goaltending at trade deadline By Dryden Observer Staff

Wrestlers converge at DHS

Dryden High School wrestlers hosted a home meet, Friday, that drew participants from as far as Winnipeg and Thunder Bay. Main: Dryden High School’s Nick Fenton on the defensive against Fred Augustine of Sioux Lookout’s Queen Elizabeth District High School. Left: DHS wrestler Stephan Philippot tries to take control of his opponent. Above (right) DHS’ Cristian Moline wrestles Churchill’s Brandon Fiddler of Thunder Bay. Photos by Chris Marchand

Some last minute tweaking continued with the Dryden Ice Dogs lineup last week as the Superior International Junior Hockey League’s trade deadline passed. The Ice Dogs orchestrated a goaltending shake-up adding former Espanola Riverman Joakim Juntras to the mix in the place of Robert Kopytek-MacKenzie. The team also picked up Brett (1993) and Alex (1995) Hester of Wakaganish, Quebec. The elder Hester has 100 games of experience in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Both players were acquired from La Tuque Wolves, an ‘AAA’ franchise. Looking to the west, defenceman Quentin McShane (1994) comes to the Ice Dogs from the Chilliwack Chiefs of the BCHL. Another 1994-born player, forward Nolan Kinney will add a noticeable

physical presence to the club at 6’3” and 200 lbs. Departing players include David Lamanna — released to Schomberg Juveniles; Mikko KeskiPukkila, traded to the Nanaimo Buccaneers; and releases Braeden Foote and Patrick King. Folowing a 6-3 home ice win over the English River Miners, Jan. 8 the Dryden Ice Dogs travelled to Thunder Bay to re-engage the Thunder Bay North Stars. The North Stars claimed both wins 3-1 on Friday and 4-3 in overtime on Saturday. The club faces a doubleheader on the road in Ear Falls Friday and Saturday versus the English River Miners.


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Peters trio thaws frozen town with hot funk Soulful trio balances evening set with clever covers and impressive originals By Chris Marchand s it any coincidence I that the Jesse Peters Trio’s arrival in Dryden was accompanied by a 20degree rise in ambient temperature. Whether the soulful Edmonton trio had anything to do with it or not, their evening’s songlist took the Dryden Entertainment Series out of the deep freeze for 2014 and into the slow cooker with an evening of skilled interpretations of well-loved classic tunes and some impressive originals. Front man Jesse Peters, bassist Travis Switzer and drummer Thom Bennett warmed up in the afternoon with a set tailored to DHS and Open Roads Fine Arts Music students - tak-

ing time to discuss the history of some of the rich musical concepts that influence their original songwriting in the jazz, soul and funk vein. The evening show was a carefully crafted balance that introduced plenty of impressive Sinatrainspired original material while rewarding the crowd with some jazz-infused covers of classic songs like James Taylor’s ‘Fire and Rain’, Paul Simon’s ‘Slip Slidin’ Away’, Ben E. King’s ‘Stand By Me’ and a glorious solo-piano encore of Ray Charles’ ‘Georgia On My Mind’ to name a few. The three-piece format was a tightly-tuned machine, driven by Bennett on the drums — his eyes focused on some point

Jesse Peters (piano) and Travis Switzer (bass) perform an afternoon set geared towards music students at Dryden High School and the Open Roads Fine Arts program. The musicians took the opportunity to talk about music history and their influences Phot o by C hri s Marchand in creating original material.

in the distance as he locked into an altered state, possessed by time. His dark, dry cymbals looked to be of some rare vintage and seemed to have a story of their own to tell. Switzer too was a sensitive, dynamic player on his six-string bass and kept things visually interesting as he was the only one with the freedom to move around the stage. Peters’ gifted vocals and virtuosity on the piano was the real draw of the evening, a point proved song after song in a set that built to a rewarding and soulful apex at night’s end. His songs ‘Ace Up My Sleeve’ and ‘Love is Real’ and jazzy ode to Internet trolls ‘Dear Anonymous’ were standout selections. The Dryden Entertainment Series continues on Feb. 4 presenting accomplished Canadian roots music band Blackie and the Rodeo Kings - comprised of Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson.

FirsT BaBY oF 2014 Mathemagic? By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden Children’s Delight Series is proud to present Mr. E and the Mathemagic, Jan. 17 at New Prospect School. The Friday night show will begin at 6:30 p.m. Mr. E has not always been a fan of math, but thankfully, his career as a magician has allowed him to discover Mathemagic. Geometry, numbers, measurements, calculations, fractions and problem-solving are one big headache

Children’s Delight series presents the wonders of Mr. E, Jan. 17 for Mr. E. With the help of Mathemagic, he is able to understand these confusing concepts using a magicallydifferent approach. Throughout the show, Mr. E captivates the attention of his audience with the use of incredible and innovative magic tricks. In order to keep the show interactive and upbeat, audience members assist Mr. E on stage in almost all of his routines. Not only is the crowd blown away, but they walk away with newfound knowledge. Math has never been so magical.

The Dryden Observer presented gifts donated by local businesses to the winner of the New Year's Baby 2014 contest. Proud parents Eryn Prince and Matthew Caston of Dryden welcomed their daughter Bryar on January 2nd, 2014.

Tuesday, February 4th 7:30 p.m. Dryden Performing Arts Centre Tickets: $33.90

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Available: online at http://www.thecentreonline.ca, in person at the Centre; or at the door Blackie & The Rodeo Kings originally formed in 1996 when Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Lee HARVeY OsMOND (aka Tom Wilson) came together to record a tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett. Deeply committed to solo careers, they had no intentions of putting these on hold, to turn Blackie into an ongoing concern. Now into their second decade, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings has evolved into one of the finest rootsoriented bands in North America.

Thank You to the following businesses for their generous donations: All That Is • B & B Roadhouse Bar and Grill Beverley Robinson Photography • Cap-C City of Dryden • Dr. Lisa Turcotte, Optometrist Dryden Coin & Jewellery • Dryden GM Dryden Regional Health Centre • Ella Lynn’s First Impression • Garden Market IGA Holiday Inn Express • Home Hardware Building Centre The Dryden Observer • The Little Toy Box • Masala Restaurant Novel Ideas • Pizza Hut • Safeway Trans Canada Motel & Restaurant • Walmart

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Multi-media show a celebration of regional talent Building Bridges a chance to see some top area artists, Jan. 31

Photojournalists Adrienne Fox Keesic (left) and Brent Wesley will present photographs from their ‘I Am Indigenous’ documentary photo project. Photos courtesy www.iamindigenous.blogspot.com

By Chris Marchand An upcoming show will combine music, filmmaking and photography from accomplished regional artists into one night of entertainment at The Centre, Jan. 31. Presented by emerging local cross-cultural group DAARN, ‘Building Bridges, Ozhitoonan Aazhoganan will feature a musical performance by Red Lake ex-

with the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra. With three albums under her belt, Hovorka is settling into a country music niche lately after claiming six Aboriginal Peoples’ Choice Awards in 2012 for her album Interwoven Roots. Wawatay News’ 2012 Newsmaker Of The Year, Michelle Desrosier is an award-winning filmmaker whose background as a social worker informs her drama and documentary film work. Co-owner of Thunderstone Pictures, she works as a producer, director, writer, and occasionally even as an actor. Derosier

Originally from Eagle Lake First Nation, social worker turned filmmaker Michelle Desrosier will make a film presentation.

Musician Shy-Anne Hovorka, originally from Red Lake, will perform at File photo the event. pat Shy-Anne Hovorka, the presentation of an original film by Thunderstone Pictures’ Michelle Derosier (originally from Eagle Lake) and a photo exhibit entitled “I Am Indigenous”, by photojournalists Adrienne Fox-Keesic and Brent Wesley of Sioux Lookout. The multi-media event will run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. DAARN member

Photo courtesy www.thunderstonepictures.com

Leanne Bullock says the evening is a chance to shine a light on some strong artistic work being done by regional artists who happen to be of Aboriginal descent. “The goal is really just to give the community a great night of entertainment,” said Bullock. “It’s more of a coming together of people with everybody enjoying award-winning music, film

and photography. In this case in particular, these are all Aboriginal success stories. We don’t want to target just Aboriginal people to come to the concert. We want everybody to come out and enjoy it together.” No stranger to the stage in Dryden, Thunder Bay’s Shy-Anne Hovorka has previously performed in Dryden in open mics in the early days to appearances

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Thank you I would like to thank all the staff and caregivers at Princess Court for the wonderful care you are giving Gloria. A special thanks to Dr. Cortens. Thank you to the volunteers in the Tuck Shop and all the people in Dryden who have helped me during this crisis.

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Thank You The family of George Schneider would like to thank friends and family for the phone calls and kind messages over the last few weeks. Also for the flowers, food, and donations made in Dad’s memory. A special thanks to the staff and volunteers at Princess Court, Barb Lindquist, Nathalie Legros, staff at Revere, Carmelle Noiseux and the rest of the staff at Grace Haven for all the help and support over the last few years. Many thanks also to the volunteers with the Kenora/Rainy River District Palliative Care Volunteer Program in Dryden.

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Obituaries Allan Hawthorne – March 21, 1930 - January 5, 2014

It is with incredible sadness and heavy hearts the family of Allan Gilbert Hawthorne announce his passing on Sunday,

January 5, 2014 with his children at his side. Born in Verdun, Quebec March 21, 1930 to Frances and Andrew Hawthorne, Allan grew up with three brothers and is survived by his youngest brother John of Mississauga, Ontario and Naples, Florida; sister-in-law Sara Hawthorne of London, Ontario as well as numerous nieces and nephews. At a young age Al showed a gift for building and at 16 he constructed his own dinghy sailboat hanging out on the St. Lawrence River. He travelled to the Dryden area in 1956 and began working in the St. Regis Bag Factory.

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soon moved into their home on Richan Road and built a camp on Thaddeus Lake where they raised their family. In 1970 Al met and married Aura Davidson. In their life together on the Richan Road countryside and at the camp at Thaddeus they enjoyed family and friends, outdoor life including hunting, fishing, sailing, gardening, berry picking, minnow trapping and their border collies Max and Beau. Al is survived by his children: Ronald, Brenda Miller (Murray), Sandy Chambers (Kelly); his step-children: Ken Davidson (Roma), Patricia

Haverluck (Blake), Donald Davidson (Gloria), Lynn Smyth, Kathy Carruthers (Wayne) and Joanna Tanner (Mark). He was very proud of his grandchildren: William (Jesse) and Darren (Vero), Curtis, Kyle and Rebecca; step grandchildren: Kristine, Allen, Suzanne, Laurie, Michelle and Christopher, Kim and John Allen, Vanessa and Mathew, Kori and Nyla, David and Jessie, and Debra and Deanna. He was predeceased by his dearly beloved wife Aura; his brothers Richard and Bob; his parents and step-son Richard Davidson.

We would like to thank all the staff of the Dryden Regional Health Center for their excellent care of Dad, especially Drs Viherjoki and Whittaker. As per Dad’s wishes cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held at the cottage on Thaddeus Lake at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Second Chance Pet Network or the Ontario Lung Association through Stevens Funeral Home P.O. Box 412 Dryden, ON P8N 2Z1. Condolences may be posted at w w w. s t e v e n s f u n e r a l homes.ca

Lynelle Joy Wisneski (nee Slobodian) – July 4, 1967 - January 5, 2014

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He soon was hired by Saville Construction and there began his career as a carpenter, moving on to become a young Carpenter Foreman on various projects including the Atomic Energy Building in Petawawa, Ontario in 1963; the Lakefront Holiday Inn in Kenora in 1964; the #3 Recovery Building at Dryden Paper Company in 1964; Griffin Mine in 1966; Canada Safeway and the Trans Canada Pipeline in Dryden in 1970 and the New Dryden Mill Reed Paper from 1979 to 1982 to mention just a few. Al fell in love with Loretta Wice and they

Lynelle Joy Wisneski (nee Slobodian). In the early hours of January 5, 2014, our beautiful Lynelle slipped away peacefully with her loving husband Joel by her side. Her radiant spirit lives on in her beloved daughters Caroline, Jaden, and Katrina. Born July 4, 1967, Lynelle was raised in St. James. She was a quiet leader developing many

friendships throughout her years of schooling. After high school, her sense of adventure took her to France with her best friend Joanne Clark, where they worked in the Au Pair program. She returned to Winnipeg, graduating with distinction in Economics from the U of M, 1989. There she met Joel, the love of her life and they married in 1991. Lynelle's passion for learning inspired her to become a certified financial planner, and later a talented day trader and investor. A number of organizations benefited from her strong business sense and analytical skills including V&F Transformer in Chicago, and most recently Veritus Disability and Career Management in Winnipeg. She also supported Joel in

his career endeavours and working alongside him was a great source of satisfaction to her. Their first child, Caroline (1996), was born in Chicago where they lived for seven exciting years building a home and forming a community of dear friends. They returned to Winnipeg in 1997. The births of Jaden (2001) and Katrina (2002) completed their family. She was an imaginative, patient, and loving mother whose flair for the dramatic filled family and friends' lives with joy and laughter. Occasions became magical experiences with her incredible wit, enthusiasm, and attention to detail. She encouraged her daughters to participate in many activities, and attended their events right through December 2013. She was so very proud of

their accomplishments. Her interest in following sports began early in life, with her favourite teams defining the seasons. She, along with her father and sister Joanna, became trivia buffs extraordinaire and rarely did a stat escape them. She was a true renaissance woman who could discuss any topic with great enthusiasm. She enjoyed a mutual love of the arts with her mother and sister Kathleen. Her consuming love, understanding and passion for her many friends was peppered with her great sense of humour. They returned that love a thousand fold. Lynelle was predeceased by her father Joseph Slobodian and is survived by her mother Ingrid Slobodian; sister Kathleen Clarke (Paul), sister Joanna Grant (Kevin); parents-in-law,

Marvin and Carol Wisneski; Joel's brothers Jim, Robert (Chantal), and Chad (Kimberly); beloved nieces and nephews, Charles, Daniel, Allison, Gavan, Lianna, Michael, Kayla, and soon-to-arrive baby Grant, as well as many dear aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Lynelle's fierce determination carried her through her illness. Many family and friends walked that journey with her. We are forever grateful for this love and support. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice. A celebration of Lynelle's life was held Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Neil Bardal Centre, 3030 Notre Dame Avenue (across from Brookside Cemetery). NEIL BARDAL FUNERAL CENTRE 204-9492200 neilbardalinc.com

Anne Anderson Smith – February 18, 1938 - January 8, 2014

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Phone: 223-8808 “Keeping health care close to home” Grace Haven 35 Van Horne Avenue Dryden, Ontario P8N 3B4 E-mail: gracehaven@drytel.net Web: www.gracehaven.ca Phone: 807-223-5278 Fax: 807-223-5273 Second Chance Pet Network “Dryden’s Animal Shelter” Box 343 Dryden, ON P8N 2Z1 223-3335

It is with sadness that the family announce the passing of Anne Anderson Smith (nee Hontz) on January 8, 2014 at Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre. Born in Fort William February 18, 1938, she

enjoyed gardening and for many years sold produce at the Farmer’s Market at the Fort William Curling Club and Wilson Street market. In 1984 she moved to Vermilion Bay until last June when she returned to Thunder Bay to be near her family. Anne is survived by sons Robert (Debbie) and Ray (Patti), grandchildren Bobbi-Lee, Christopher, Barry, Stephen and Carolyn. Anne was predeceased by husbands Al Anderson in 1976 and Harold Smith in 1999. Cremation has taken place. Private service to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Northern Cancer Fund.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation Northern Cancer Fund & Northern Cardiac Fund 980 Oliver Road Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6V4 1-877-696-7223 www.healthsciencesfoundation.ca

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Thank You The family of the late Randy Lichty would like to express our heartfelt thanks to those who came from near and far to attend his service. Thank you to our family, friends, neighbours and co-workers for your kind words and prayers. Also thank you to those who sent expressions of sympathy via email, phone calls, cards, visits, rides, gifts, floral arrangements, food, snow plowing or made donations. A special thanks to Donnalee and Robert Monty, the O.P.P. as well as Bob and Matt from Stevens Funeral Homes. To all the staff at Princess Court for your understanding and thoughtfulness towards Wilma, Larry and family. Your kindness was very much appreciated, thank you. To Pastor Velma Henderson, thank you for the lovely service and to the luncheon ladies at the Full Gospel Church. The love and support has been amazing and will never be forgotten. We would not have been able to get through this most difficult time without your kindness and support. God bless you all. Larry, Carol, Gina, Dave, Lisa, Jeff and families


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(M)Bad Ink (16) (Th)STIHL Timbersports (M) To Be Announced (Tu) SportsNation (19) (W)Peep and the Big Wide World/ Pocoyo (Th, F, M, Tu) Peep and the Big Wide World (21) (W)Rally (Th)Dew Tour Highlights (F)FIS Snowboard Magazine (24) (W)Gold Rush (Th)Dude, You’re Screwed (M, F)Alaska: The Last Frontier (Tu)Klondike

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (F) Four Weddings (M)To Be Announced (Tu)Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids (30) (W)Pawn Stars UK (Th) Pawn Stars (F)Ancient Aliens (M)Museum Secrets (Tu) Appalachian Outlaws (39) The King of Queens (47) Sidekick (70) Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (19) [2:10]Thomas & Friends (19) [2:20]Charlie and Lola

2:30 p.m. (4) Cyberchase (15) (M)Bad Ink (16) (Th)Motoring (F)Premier

League World (19) Zerby Derby (21) (W)Rally (F)NFL Game Day (Tu)Rugby Highlights (26) Austin and Ally (28) (W)I Found the Gown (Th) Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (Tu)Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids (30) (Th)Pawn Stars (39) The King of Queens (47) Scaredy Squirrel (19) [2:35]Ella the Elephant (19) [2:50] (W, F, M)Beats in Bites (Tu, Th)Pop It!

3:00 p.m. (2) (5) The Dr. Oz Show (4) Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman (8) The Queen Latifah Show (9) Best Recipes Ever (12) Dr. Phil (13) The Talk (14) Judge Judy (15) (W, Th, F, Tu)The First 48

(M)Bad Ink (16) (Th, F)Curling (Tu)That’s Hockey 2 Nite

Hunters (F)Moonshiners (M) Deadliest Catch (26) (W)Liv and Maddie (Th) Austin and Ally (F)Phineas and Ferb (M)Jessie (Tu)A.N.T. Farm (28) (W, F, Tu)Four Weddings (Th)Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (M)To Be Announced (30) (W)Pawn Stars (Th) American Restoration (F) American Pickers (M)Museum Secrets (Tu)Counting Cars (39) Community (47) SpongeBob SquarePants (48) CityLine (70) Touched By An Angel (19) [3:25] (W)The Sci Squad Detective Agency (Th)The Media Lab (Tu)Drew’s Magic Tricks

3:30 p.m. (4) WordGirl (9) In the Kitchen With Stefano

Faita (14) Judge Judy (15) (M)Bad Ink (16) (Tu)That’s Hockey 2 Nite (19) Arthur (21) (M)Poker (26) (W)Liv and Maddie (Th)

Austin and Ally (F)Shake It Up (M)Jessie (Tu)A.N.T. Farm (28) (Th)Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (30) (W)Pawn Stars (Th) American Restoration (Tu) Counting Cars (39) Community (47) (W)Monsters vs. Aliens (Th) Rabbids Invasion (F)Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (M)Sanjay and Craig (Tu)Numb Chucks

Monday

Sunday

6:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

(2) 7 Action News at 7 (4) Nightly Business Report (5) KARE 11 News at 6:00 p.m. (7) Wheel of Fortune (12) WCCO 4 News at 6:00 p.m. (14) The Big Bang Theory (15) Duck Dynasty (19) Time Team (21) Bobsleigh FIBT 4-Man (24) Daily Planet (26) Phineas and Ferb (28) Bakery Boss: Bigger &

(2) 7 Action News at 7 (4) Nightly Business Report (5) KARE 11 News at 6:00 p.m. (7) Wheel of Fortune (12) WCCO 4 News at 6:00 p.m. (14) The Big Bang Theory (15) Storage Wars (16) Hockey NHL Ottawa

Batter (30) Canadian Pickers (39) The Big Bang Theory (47) The Haunted Hathaways (48) Modern Family (70) Murder, She Wrote

(24) Daily Planet (26) Shake It Up (28) Escaping the Prophet (30) Appalachian Outlaws (39) The Big Bang Theory (47) Life With Boys (48) Modern Family (70) Murder, She Wrote

6:00 p.m. (2) (48) America’s Funniest

Home Videos (4) Doc Martin (5) Dateline NBC (7) (12) 60 Minutes (15) Duck Dynasty (16) Top 100 Bloopers of 2013 (19) Amazing Planet (21) Darts Premier League (24) Manufactured (26) Wizards of Waverly Place (28) Dateline: Real Life Mysteries (30) Pawn Stars (39) The Big Bang Theory (70) Day of Discovery

6:30 p.m. (8) Fishing With Gussy (13) Global National (13) (7:00)News Hour (15) Duck Dynasty (24) How It’s Made (26) A.N.T. Farm (30) Pawn Stars (39) The Big Bang Theory (70) Jack Van Impe

7:00 p.m. The Bachelor Doc Martin Bridesmaids (2011) Catch Me If You Can (2002) The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (9) Heartland (12) NCIS: Los Angeles (15) Duck Dynasty (16) Top 100 Plays of 2013 (19) Wartime Farm (24) Gold Rush (26) Shake It Up (28) Sister Wives (30) Appalachian Outlaws (39) Modern Family (48) Storage Wars Canada (70) Turning Point With Dr. David Jeremiah (2) (4) (5) (7) (8)

7:30 p.m. Duck Dynasty UFC Ultimate Knockouts Austin and Ally Modern Family Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong! (48) Meet the Family (70) Amazing Facts (15) (21) (26) (39) (47)

8:00 p.m. (2) (48) Revenge (4) Masterpiece Classic (9) Four Rooms (12) The Mentalist (13) Border Security:

Canada’s Front Line (15) Duck Dynasty (16) Curling Continental Cup Skins Game (19) The Choir: Sing While You Work (21) Oil Change (24) Gold Rush (26) Really Me (28) Sister Wives (30) Pawn Stars UK (39) Ocean’s Eleven (2001) (47) Extreme Babysitting (70) Leading the Way

8:30 p.m. (13) Border Security:

Canada’s Front Line Duck Dynasty Wingin’ It Splatalot Joyce Meyer

(15) (26) (47) (70)

9:00 p.m. (2) (48) Betrayal (4) Masterpiece Mystery! (8) (12) (13) The Good Wife (9) Dragons’ Den (14) NFL Post-game Show (15) Duck Dynasty (19) The Story of Wales (21) Sportsnet Connected (24) Alaska: The Last Frontier (26) Johnny Tsunami (1999) (28) 90 Day Fiancé (30) American Restoration (47) Mr. Young (70) Joel Osteen

9:30 p.m. (14) (15) (47) (70)

The Following Duck Dynasty Life With Boys Beyond Today

10:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News (5) KARE 11 News (7) Evening News at 11:00

p.m. (8) News Final (9) CBC News: The National (12) WCCO 4 News (13) The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (15) Duck Dynasty (19) Warrendale (1966) (21) Poker Saturday Night (24) Gold Rush (28) Sister Wives (30) Pawn Stars (47) Mr. Young (48) CityNews Weekends (70) Jewish Sparks

10:30 p.m. (2) Sunday Sports Update (5) (10:35)Minnesota Bound (8) The West Block (12) (10:35)WCCO 4 News (16) SportsCentre (26) The Elephant Princess (30) Pawn Stars (39) Seinfeld (47) Life With Boys (48) CityNews Weekends (70) Peter Popoff Ministries

Dryden Observer: Jan 19, 2014 (19) [3:55] (W, F, M)I’m a Creepy Crawly (Tu)I’m a Dinosaur

4:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News (4) Wild Kratts (5) KARE 11 News (7) Sportsline (8) ‘Til Debt Do Us Part (9) Dragons’ Den (12) The Ellen DeGeneres Show (13) The Queen Latifah Show (14) The People’s Court (15) (W)Duck Dynasty (Th)Crazy

Hearts: Nashville (Tu, F)The First 48 (M)Bad Ink (16) (W, M, Tu)Off the Record (19) (W)Dino Dan (Tu, Th)Dino Dan: Trek’s Adventures (M, F) Martha Speaks (21) (W)Poker (Th)Oil Change (F)UFC Ultimate Knockouts (Tu) Sportsnet Magazine’s the Big Book of Sports Lists (24) (W)Dangerous Flights (Th) Close Encounters (F) Moonshiners (M)Manufactured (Tu)Highway Thru Hell (26) (W)Jessie (Th)Dog With a Blog (F)A.N.T. Farm (M)Phineas and Ferb (Tu)Austin and Ally (28) (Tu, W)Long Island Medium (Th)Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (F)Four Weddings (M)To Be Announced (30) M*A*S*H (39) Seinfeld (47) Fairly Odd Parents (48) CityNews at Five (70) The Waltons (19) [4:25] (W)Mark’s Moments (Th)Tumbletown Reads (Tu) Tumbletown Tales

4:30 p.m. (4) (W)Growing a Greener World

(Th)American Black Journal (M) Discover the D (Tu)Wider World

Tuesday

6:30 p.m. (2) Let’s Ask America (4) Great Getaways (5) (8) Entertainment Tonight (7) Jeopardy! (9) The Rick Mercer Report (12) Wheel of Fortune (13) Global National (13) (7:00)News Hour (14) The Big Bang Theory (15) Duck Dynasty (26) Phineas and Ferb (39) The Big Bang Theory (47) Extreme Babysitting (48) Modern Family

7:00 p.m. (2) The Bachelor (4) Antiques Roadshow (5) Hollywood Game Night (7) Hart of Dixie (8) (14) Sleepy Hollow (9) George Stroumboulopoulos

Tonight (12) (48) How I Met Your Mother (15) Duck Dynasty (19) The Agenda With Steve

Paikin (21) Alpine Skiing FIS World Cup

Senators vs. Washington Capitals (19) Memory (21) Forrest Griffin: The

Ultimate Fighter

6:30 p.m. (2) Let’s Ask America (4) Detroit Performs (5) (8) Entertainment Tonight (7) Jeopardy! (9) The Rick Mercer Report (12) Wheel of Fortune (13) Global National (13) (7:00)News Hour (14) (39) The Big Bang Theory (15) Storage Wars (26) Good Luck Charlie (47) Mr. Young (48) Modern Family

7:00 p.m. (2) Marvel’s Agents of

S.H.I.E.L.D. (4) New Car Preview (5) The Biggest Loser (7) The Originals (8) (12) NCIS (9) George Stroumboulopoulos

Tonight (14) (48) Dads (15) Storage Wars (19) The Agenda With Steve

Women’s Giant Slalom

Paikin

(24) Gold Rush (26) Phineas and Ferb (28) Cake Boss (30) Hardcore Heroes (39) Meet the Browns (47) Japanizi: Going, Going,

(24) Gold Rush: The Dirt (26) Good Luck Charlie (28) My 600-lb Life (30) Counting Cars (39) Meet the Browns (47) America’s Funniest Home

Gong!

Videos

(70) EastEnders

(70) EastEnders

7:30 p.m. (9) Coronation Street (12) (48) 2 Broke Girls (15) Duck Dynasty (26) Phineas and Ferb (28) Cake Boss (39) House of Payne (47) Splatalot (70) Keeping Up Appearances

7:30 p.m. (9) Coronation Street (14) (48) Brooklyn Nine-Nine (15) Storage Wars (21) Hockeycentral (26) A.N.T. Farm (30) Counting Cars (39) House of Payne (70) Jam and Jerusalem

8:00 p.m. (4) Antiques Roadshow (5) Hollywood Game Night (7) Assault on Precinct 13

(2005) (8) (14) Sleepy Hollow (9) Murdoch Mysteries (12) (48) Mike & Molly (13) Entertainment Tonight

Canada (15) Bad Ink (19) Redesign My Brain (21) Alpine Skiing FIS World Cup Men’s Downhill (24) Klondike (26) Phineas and Ferb (28) Cake Boss (30) Appalachian Outlaws (39) Meet the Browns (47) Extreme Babysitting (70) theZoomer

8:30 p.m. (12) (48) Mom (13) Entertainment Tonight (15) Bad Ink (26) Connor Undercover (28) Cake Boss (39) House of Payne (47) Splatalot

9:00 p.m. (2) Castle (4) Independent Lens (5) (8) (13) The Blacklist (9) The Best Laid Plans (12) Intelligence (14) 13 WHAM News at 10 p.m.

on Fox Rochester (15) Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne (21) Sportsnet Connected (26) Good Luck Charlie (28) Bakery Boss (30) Counting Cars (39) Modern Family (47) Splatalot (48) Shameless (70) Fabulous Fashionistas

9:30 p.m. (15) Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne (26) Jessie (30) Counting Cars (47) Zoink’d

10:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News (5) KARE 11 News at 10 p.m. (7) Evening News at 11:00 p.m. (8) News Hour Final (9) CBC News: The National (12) WCCO 4 News (13) Sleepy Hollow (14) The Arsenio Hall Show (15) Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne (21) Hockeycentral (24) Gold Rush (26) Wizards of Waverly Place (28) Cake Boss (30) Canadian Pickers (39) Family Guy (47) Mr. Young (48) CityNews Tonight (70) The Conspiracy Show With

8:00 p.m. (2) The Goldbergs (4) American Masters Salinger (7) Supernatural (8) (12) NCIS: Los Angeles (9) The Rick Mercer Report (13) Entertainment Tonight

Canada (14) (48) New Girl (15) Storage Wars (19) Redesign My Brain (21) Hockey NHL Toronto Maple

Leafs vs. Colorado Avalanche (24) Klondike (26) Wingin’ It (28) My 600-lb Life (30) Pawn Stars (39) Meet the Browns (47) Extreme Babysitting (70) Charlie & Me (2008)

8:30 p.m. (2) Trophy Wife (9) 22 Minutes (13) Entertainment Tonight (14) (48) The Mindy Project (15) Storage Wars (26) Connor Undercover (30) Pawn Stars (39) House of Payne (47) Splatalot

9:00 p.m. (2) (48) Killer Women (5) (8) (13) Chicago Fire (7) CSI: Miami (9) Arctic Air (12) Person of Interest (14) 13 WHAM News at 10 p.m.

on Fox Rochester (15) Storage Wars (19) (9:05)Brain Doctors (26) Good Luck Charlie (28) Escaping the Prophet (30) Pawn Stars UK (39) Modern Family (47) Splatalot

9:30 p.m. (15) Storage Wars (26) Jessie (39) Seinfeld (47) Zoink’d

10:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News (5) KARE 11 News at 10 p.m. (7) Evening News at 11:00 p.m. (8) News Hour Final (9) CBC News: The National (12) WCCO 4 News (13) NCIS (14) The Arsenio Hall Show (15) Crazy Hearts: Nashville (19) (10:10)The Agenda With

Richard Syrett

Steve Paikin (24) Dangerous Flights (26) Wizards of Waverly Place (28) My 600-lb Life (30) Hardcore Heroes (39) Family Guy (47) Mr. Young (48) CityNews Tonight (70) The Conspiracy Show With Richard Syrett

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Dryden Observer: Jan 21, 2014

(5) Jeopardy! (7) Square Off (8) The Young and the Restless (15) (W)Duck Dynasty (M)Bad

(28) (Tu, W)Sister Wives (Th) Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (F) Four Weddings (M)To Be Announced (30) (W)Pawn Stars UK (Th)Ice Pilots NWT (F)Ancient Aliens (M)Bomb Hunters (Tu)Hardcore Heroes (39) The Middle (47) (W)The Haunted Hathaways (Th)The Thundermans (F) SpongeBob SquarePants (M) Sam & Cat (Tu)Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong! (70) Road to Avonlea

Ink (16) (W, M, Tu)Pardon the

Interruption (19) (W, Th, Tu)Jack (M, F)

Finding Stuff Out (21) (F)UFC Central (M)Ski TV:

FIS Freestyle (Tu)Hockey Central (24) (Th)Close Encounters (M) How It’s Made (26) (W)Jessie (Th)Dog With a Blog (F)Good Luck Charlie (M) Phineas and Ferb (Tu)Austin and Ally (28) (Tu, W)Long Island Medium (Th)Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (30) M*A*S*H (39) The Middle (47) SpongeBob SquarePants (19) [4:55] (W, Th, Tu)Pop It! (F) Making Stuff (M)Zooville (48) [5:00]CityNews at Six

5:00 p.m. (2) 7 Action News (4) PBS NewsHour (5) KARE 11 News at 5 p.m. (7) Evening News at 6:00 p.m. (9) CBC News: Winnipeg (12) WCCO 4 News (13) The Young and the Restless (14) Modern Family (15) (W, Th, M)Duck Dynasty (F)

The First 48 (Tu)Storage Wars (16) (W, M, Tu)SportsCentre (19) Wild Kratts (21) Sportsnet Connected (24) How It’s Made (26) (W)A.N.T. Farm (Th, F)Liv and Maddie (M)Phineas and Ferb (Tu)Good Luck Charlie

5:30 p.m. (2) ABC World News With Diane

Sawyer (5) NBC Nightly News (8) Global National (12) CBS Evening News (14) (39) Modern Family (15) (M, Th)Duck Dynasty (Tu)

Storage Wars (16) (Th, F)SportsCentre (M)NFL

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15 11:00 p.m. (70) Blue Valley Songbird (1999)

A popular Nashville performer tries one more attempt at getting wider recognition. 12:30 a.m.

(7) The Red House (1947) A strange old house containing many mysteries provides constant fear for a farmer.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 7:00 p.m.

(7) Felicia’s Journey (1999) A British caterer may have sinister motives when he befriends a young pregnant woman.

8:00 p.m. (70) Columbo: Death Lends A

Hand (1971) A cheating wife is killed by a private investigator who was trying to blackmail her. 11:00 p.m. (70) Columbo: Death Lends A

Hand (1971) A cheating wife is killed by a private investigator who was trying to blackmail her. 11:30 p.m. (39) Observe and Report (2009)

The head of mall security makes it his mission to stop a flasher from exposing himself. FRIDAY, JANUARY 17 6:00 p.m.

(47) The Neverending Story

(1984) A lonely young boy discovers an old book which draws him into the world of Fantasia. 7:00 p.m.

(4) The Hot Rock (1972) When

misfits get together to steal a huge, priceless diamond, their plans go awry. 8:50 p.m.

(26) Motocrossed (2001) A

15-year-old girl poses as her twin brother to ride in an all-important motocross race. 9:00 p.m.

(4) Ten Little Indians (1966) Ten

strangers find themselves stranded in a mansion and one of them is a killer. 11:00 p.m.

(19) The Four Feathers (2002) An

officer resigns his post before battle and receives tokens of cowardice from friends. (47) The Neverending Story (1984) A lonely young boy discovers an old book which draws him into the world of Fantasia. (70) Bonneville (2006) Three women take a road trip to deliver ashes. SATURDAY, JANUARY 18 1:00 p.m.

(7) His Girl Friday (1940) A ruth-

less editor will do anything to keep his star reporter from getting married. 3:00 p.m.

(7) The Iron Duke (1934) The story

of the Duke of Wellington and his heroism in saving Louis XVIII. (8) You Don’t Mess With the Zohan (2008) An Israeli Special Agent moves to New York to pursue his dream of becoming a hair stylist. 4:00 p.m. (13) You Don’t Mess With the

Zohan (2008) An Israeli Special Agent moves to New York to pursue his dream of becoming a hair stylist. 7:00 p.m.

(2) Hancock (2008) An alcoholic superhero has a chance encounter with a public relations person. (7) Music and Lyrics (2007) A popular singer from the past has the chance to become famous again by a new age singer. (47) The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1991) A young boy escapes into a world of fantasy through a book where he must save an empress.

8:00 p.m.

(30) Gladiator (2000) A Roman general becomes a gladiator when the Emperor dies and his son usurps the throne. (39) Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008) Nick meets a girl while trying to forget his ex and has a night he’ll never forget.

9:00 p.m.

(26) Cadet Kelly (2002) A young

girl’s mother remarries the head of the George Washington Military Academy. SUNDAY, JANUARY 19 12:00 p.m.

(47) The Karate Kid (1984) A dis-

placed and naïve teenager is taught karate to defend himself against trained bullies. 12:30 p.m.

(7) Made for Each Other (1939)

A young married couple struggles to keep their love alive. 1:30 p.m.

(14) The Pledge (2001) A policeman

on the verge of retirement vows to catch a young girl’s brutal killer. 2:30 p.m.

(7) City of Angels (1998) An angel sent to comfort a dying man finds himself falling in love with the man’s doctor. (47) The Karate Kid Part II (1986) Miyagi returns to his homeland with Daniel to visit his dying father and face old foes.

5:00 p.m.

(9) Bolt (2008) A dog believes he has superpowers and learns the truth when he accidentally gets lost. (47) The Next Karate Kid (1994) A troubled and recently orphaned girl is taught self-esteem and martial arts by Miyagi.

7:00 p.m.

(5) Bridesmaids (2011) A broke

woman tries to bluff her way through her best friend’s bridesmaid rituals. (7) Catch Me If You Can (2002) A forger attempts to stay one step ahead of the lawman determined to bring him to justice. 8:00 p.m.

(39) Ocean’s Eleven (2001) A

gang of thieves devise a plan to rob an underground vault that serves three casinos. 9:00 p.m.

(26) Johnny Tsunami (1999) A

Hawaiian surfing sensation is uprooted from home and moved to New England. 11:00 p.m.

(47) The Next Karate Kid (1994)

A troubled and recently orphaned girl is taught self-esteem and martial arts by Miyagi. 12:30 a.m.

(39) Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

(2009) A bachelor is haunted by the ghosts of his ex girlfriends and learns to change his ways. MONDAY, JANUARY 20 8:00 p.m. (7) Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) An officer must unite cops and criminals to protect a precinct that comes under assault.

11:00 p.m. (70) The Madness of King

George (1994) King George III of England struggles to retain his authority as he spirals into illness. 11:30 p.m.

(39) I Love You, Man (2009) A man

searches for a male friend to act as his best man for his upcoming wedding.

Monday Night Countdown (19) (W)Junior Vets (Th)A World of Wonders (Tu, F)WordGirl (M) Heads Up! (24) How It’s Made (26) (Tu, W)Good Luck Charlie (Th, F)Liv and Maddie (M) Phineas and Ferb (28) (Th)Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (47) (W, Th, Tu)Sam & Cat (F) SpongeBob SquarePants (M) Some Assembly Required (19) [5:45] (Th)The Prime Radicals (19) [5:55] (Tu)Transform It! (8) [6:00]Evening News (13) [6:00]Early News

(1933) A historical chronicle of the life and loves of the 16th-century British king.

Dryden Observer: Jan 15, 2014 to Jan 21, 2014

Dryden Observer: Movies Jan 15, 2014 to Jan 21, 2014

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21 8:00 p.m.

(70) Charlie & Me (2008) When her grandfather suffers a heart attack, a young girl makes some tough decisions.

11:00 p.m.

(70) Henry V (1989) While battling

the French, Henry V sacrifices both friend and foe in his rise to power. 11:30 p.m.

(39) Righteous Kill (2008) Two vet-

eran detectives hunt a killer who leaves poetic notes behind. 12:30 a.m.

(7) The Private Life of Henry VIII


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WISE – In loving memory of Tristen December 5, 1997 - January 14, 2012. Fondly loved and deeply mourned; Heart of my heart I miss you so. Often my darling, my tears will flow; Dimming your picture before my eyes; But “never” the ones in my heart that lies. The stars seem dim as I whisper low; “My ‘precious’ boy, I miss you so!” Forever in our hearts! – Love, Gramma & Papa Bob

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The Alzheimer Society is seeking a Client Services Coordinator to provide information, education and support to families and individuals affected with dementia, as well as providing education and awareness in the community. Key Responsibilities: • Focusing on the individual needs of each client, which may include providing individual and/or group support and education, as well as advocacy for community support services • Initiate and maintain public education activities including individual sessions, group formats, formal training sessions to increase awareness and understanding of dementia Qualifications: • Must hold a diploma/degree in Social Services, healthcare or education with related experience • Previous experience providing education and support to individuals and families • Previous experience in conducting presentations, facilitating group sessions or educational programs • Must have a valid driver’s licence, regular access to a vehicle and willing to travel as required • Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia is an asset For a complete job description, please visit www.alzheimer.ca/krr Please send a cover letter/resume to the following email address: rossana@alzheimerkrr.com or fax at (807) 468-9013 Those selected for an interview will be contacted, Thank you.


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Careers PLANT PROTECTION OFFICER Domtar Inc., Dryden Operations, is currently seeking a Plant Protection Officer to join the Dryden team. As a member of the Plant Protection team, you are responsible for site access security, first aid and emergency response for the Mill. This position requires those in the role to work twelve hour rotating shifts. As our ideal candidate your qualifications include: • The ability to demonstrate strong safety and environmental values. • Must hold both a valid St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid certificate or its equivalent; and a CPR/AED certificate • Preference will be given to those who also hold a valid Ontario Private Security Guard License, issued by the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. • A class G driver’s licence is required. If you are interested in an opportunity to work with an organization that is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a full range of employee benefits and a competitive wage package, consider joining our Team. Please forward your resume, in confidence, by January 24, 2014 to:

Mill Entry Level Operations Positions – Dryden (Spareboard) Domtar Inc., Dryden Pulp Operations, is currently accepting resumes for Mill Operations Entry Level Positions to work in its Dryden Pulp Mill. Your qualifications must include: • Grade 12 diploma (with courses in Gr.12 Chemistry and Mathematics). • A positive work attitude and keen sense of responsibility, particularly with respect to safety and environmental policies and procedures. • The ability to work shifts and weekends. • Previous industrial work experience preferred. • Effective communication skills both verbal and written.

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erika.pouru@domtar.com erika.pouru@domtar.com We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

OPERATIONS FORESTER Domtar Inc., Dryden Operations, is currently seeking an experienced individual to become part of our Forestlands team while contributing to our ongoing success. A progressive community set between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Dryden offers excellent medical, educational and recreational facilities. Reporting to the Dryden Forestlands Fibre Team Leader, this position will develop and implement a fibre supply plan that meets cost and inventory objectives. Key Responsibilities • Act as NW Ontario Forestlands representative to traditional purchase fibre suppliers • Protect Domtar’s interest and reputation around safety and environmental concerns • Ownership of purchase chip supply production and cost targets • Manage Domtar’s core purchase chip suppliers in developing reliable chip flows Qualifications • Results-focused team player with demonstrated leadership capabilities. • Safety advocate with demonstrated behaviours in safety. • Strong knowledge of and commitment to environmental values. • Solid operational skills with Forest Information System technology. • Forestry degree or suitable combination of education and experience. Eligibility to apply for Ontario RPF status is considered an asset. • Minimum of 5 years’ experience related to aspects of this role. • Communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a diverse group of customers and fibre suppliers. • Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills. • FOIP Inspector certification or ability to obtain certification. • Scaling license would be an asset. If you are interested in an opportunity to work with an organization that is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a full range of employee benefits and a competitive wage package, consider joining our Team. Please forward your resume, in confidence, by January 24, 2014 to erika.pouru@domtar.com. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

GIS SPECIALIST Domtar Inc., Dryden Operations, is currently seeking an experienced individual to become part of our Forestlands team while contributing to our ongoing success. A progressive community set between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Dryden offers excellent medical, educational and recreational facilities. Reporting to the Area Leader, this position provides leadership and expertise in the management and delivery of information services to the Forestlands team and maintains the integrity of Forestlands information databases and information system. Key Responsibilities • Strategic leadership and management of Geographic Information System (SDE) • Improve and maintain the integrity of the GIS data • Provide leadership, guidance and support to operational teams for information technology needs • Perform complex mapping and data analysis tasks, including spatial analysis, geo-processing, developing scripts and models (model builder / Python) • Design, develop, and maintain geo-databases • Support team in managing and processing data for use in analysis and reporting • Produce and maintain operational map templates Qualifications • Strong beliefs and behaviours in safety and environmental values • Post-secondary education in Forestry and / or GIS, or equivalent experience • Demonstrated focus on delivering business results • 3-5 Years Geographic Information System (GIS) experience • Strong knowledge of the Ontario Forest Management Planning requirements eg, FIM, FMPM • Strong analytical skills and geo-processing experience • Excellent organization, communication and team skills • Experience with ArcSDE, server management, SQL and ArcWorkstation (coverages) would be a definite asset If you are interested in an opportunity to work with an organization that is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a full range of employee benefits and a competitive wage package, consider joining our Team. Please forward your resume, in confidence, by January 24, 2014 to erika.pouru@domtar.com. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN/TECHNOLOGIST Domtar Inc., Dryden Operations, is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineering Technician/Technologist to join the Dryden team. A progressive community set between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Dryden offers excellent medical, educational and recreational facilities. Your Role: • Under the supervision of an Engineer, provide the technical knowledge and skills required to initiate, plan, develop and execute major maintenance and capital projects for the Dryden Mill site. • Assist in field supervision of projects and support start-up. Prerequisites: • A Mechanical/Civil Engineering Technician/Technologist. • A safety-oriented mindset with the desire to enforce and follow mill safety and environmental policies and procedures. • Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Excellent computer skills. Experience with Auto CAD an asset. • Strong organizational and time management skills. • A self-starter with the ability to work with minimal direction. If you are interested in an opportunity to work with an organization that is an Equal Opportunity Employer please e-mail your cover letter and resume, in confidence, by January 24, 2014 to: erika.pouru@domtar.com We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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On The hOrizOn ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Footprints group meets 8 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 175 Cecil Ave. Parking in rear of back alley, rear entrance. 223-5864. tf BEGINNING AGAIN AL-ANON every Monday – 7 p.m. – Back door of United Church – choir room. Call 223-4466. tf ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS UPTOWN AA GROUP, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday (open) 8:00 p.m., St. Luke’s Church, 50 Van Horne Ave., Dryden, ON 223-3002. tf CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY SUPPORT ROOM is open Monday-Friday – 8 a.m. until 10 a.m., located at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. Volunteers are available to offer support to patients and their families. Also available are information pamphlets, wigs and hats. Please feel free to make use of these services or phone 223-8892 and leave a message. tf ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION LADIES AUXILIARY BRANCH #63 general meeting is every first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion upper hall. tf DRYDEN DIABETES CENTRE Walk-in clinics held at the DDC offices in the Dryden Area Family Health Team building every Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. For information regarding upcoming clinics and other services, please check the public service notices on local cable or call DDC at 223-8208. tf DRYDEN SADDLE CLUB meeting the second Tuesday of every month, 7:00 p.m. at the Multi-plex Building at the Agricultural Fairgrounds. tf

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CMHA PEER SUPPORT DROPIN CENTRE 52 Van Horne Ave., Back entrance. Call 223-8841 ex 24 or 25 for Drop-in hours/ tf THE FRIENDLY CIRCLE OF WABIGOON WOMEN, monthly meetings 10:00 a.m. first Tuesday of each month at Wabigoon Memorial Hall, Hwy. 17. New members most welcome. tf DRYDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY regular meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month commencing at 7:00 p.m. at the GoGetters Centre. For more information visit our website at h t t p : / / w w w. g a r d e n ontario.org/site.php/dryden or phone 807-937-5060. tf SUNSET COUNTRY QUILTERS’ GUILD, meeting at Go-Getters Drop-In Centre, 84 St. Charles every fourth Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. tf BRAIN INJURY SERVICE help and support monthly meetings. For more information call Lynne Ouwehand 220-1490. tf AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY OF DRYDEN meeting, second Wednesday of September, November, December, January, March, May, June, 7:30 p.m., Training Centre, Dryden Fire Hall, tf Colonization Avenue.

SUNSET AREA VCARS - Victim Services - 34 G King Street. Call 223-5935 or drop in Monday to Thursday. tf FREE CHILD CAR SEAT INSPECTIONS every Thursday at the Dryden Fire Hall from 1-3 p.m. Call 223-1178. Appointments not always necessary, but appreciated. tf THE KINETTES CLUB OF DRYDEN meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday of each month. Phone Kelly at 223-3715 for more info. tf DRYDEN DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Dryden Go-Getters on St. Charles. For more information phone Gail Tamblin-Hall 937-6681. tf PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP Meeting held the 4th Monday of every second month. Call Doreen for info 223-8870. tf MS SUPPORT GROUP meetings held the last Thursday of every month. Call Doreen for info 2238870. Everyone Welcome. tf SUNSET COUNTRY KENNEL CLUB Regular meetings held monthly. Contact Dawn at 2168131 for more information. Everyone welcome. tf LA LECHE LEAGUE CANADA Dryden group meetings for pregnant or breastfeeding moms and babies: 4th Tuesday, at 10 a.m. at St. Luke’s Church, 50 Van Horne Ave. Call Colleen at 223-5592. tf ROTARY CLUB OF DRYDEN Meets weekly on Wednesdays from noon to 1:00 p.m. at Masala’s Restaurant. For further information contact 223-7812. tf DRYDEN SUNSET WOODCARVERS meeting, every Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Dryden High School Carpentry Shop. tf NEW MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP Have you been diagnosed with MS or are a caregiver for someone with MS? Would you like to become part of a group that provides members with an opportunity to discuss common issues related to MS, including strategies in how to cope better with the disease? Do you live in the Dryden area? If you have answered yes to all three questions, the MS Society, Client Services Ontario Division would like to hear from you. For more information on how to become a group member, please contact Carrie Chun, Client Services Coordinator at 1-800-2687582 ext. 3133 or e-mail carrie.chun.@mssociety.ca tf TOASTMASTER Are you looking to improve your public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly supportive environment? The Dryden Toastmasters meet every Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. at the Best Western starting Sept. 5/13 until June 2014. Guests are always welcome and our self-paced program allows you to join at any time of the year. For more info. Contact Jeff at 223-5760 or e-mail DrydenTM@hotmail.com tf

DRYDEN AREA LUTHERAN PARISH 175 Cecil Ave., Dryden, 223-6025 Fax 807-223-7476 www.lutheranparish.org Sunday Worship Our Saviour, Dryden ..... 9:30 a.m. St. Mark, Vermilion Bay ............. 11:30 a.m. Pastor – James Wood tf ST. JOSEPH’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 102 Van Horne Ave. Dryden 223-2602 SUNDAY MASSES: Saturday – 5:00 p.m. Sunday – 10:00 a.m. Rev. Alan Campeau – Pastor tf OUR LADY OF FATIMA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Hwy. 17, Vermilion Bay 223-2602 SUNDAY MASS: Friday – 5:30 p.m. Rev. Alan Campeau – Pastor tf IMMACULATE CONCEPTION ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 496 Pine St., Ignace, ON 223-2602 SUNDAY MASS: Saturday – 10:00 a.m. Rev. Alan Campeau – Pastor tf EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH Hwy. 17 West, Dryden – 937-4478 www.emmanuelbaptistchurch.net Pastor Jake Letkeman Family Sunday School ......... 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ............... 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ................. 6:30 p.m. Wed. Bible Study & Prayer ... 7:00 p.m. “Sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ” tf EVANGELICAL MISSION CHURCH, 55 Willow Street Vermilion Bay * Sunday School – 10:00 a.m * Worship Service – 11:00 a.m * Awana Club – 6:30 p.m. Thursday * Bible Study – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday * Youth Group – 7:00 p.m. Friday Everyone Welcome tf FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Adam Hall 58 King St. www.firstbaptistchurchdryden.com Christian Education ............ 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship.................10:30 a.m. Check out the website, or call for more details on: various Bible Studies, Youth Group, special events & what we believe. tf DRYDEN FREE METHODIST CHURCH 261 Van Horne Avenue Pastor Doug Wightman Sunday School – 10:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship – 11:00 a.m. For info on other activities Phone 223-2755 Handicapped Accessible tf FIRST UNITED CHURCH 23 Van Horne Avenue Sunday Worship – 10:00 a.m. – Sunday School, Nursery Rev. Hewitt T. Holmes EVERYONE WELCOME Handicapped Accessible Ph. 223-2119 tf

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CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS: Sandy Beach Rd. Sunday 10:30-1:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. tf DRYDEN FULL GOSPEL CHURCH 599 Government St. SUNDAY MEETINGS 11:00 a.m. - Morning Worship “Belong, Grow, Engage” Church Office 223-5504 Pastor Nikolas Amodeo Assistant Pastor Velma Henderson Handicapped Accessible tf NEW LIFE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH 99 Albert St., 223-4905 10:30 a.m. - Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. - Children’s Ministry Pastor Jonathan King “You are loved!” tf ST. LUKE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH 50 Van Horne Ave. Sunday Services 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. 1st Sunday of each month Contempory Style Service 10:30 a.m. Communion at 11:00 a.m. Thursdays Everyone welcome 223-6413 Fr. Dick Kennedy tf ST. JOHN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH WABIGOON Sunday Services the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Sunday School the 2nd Sunday of each month at 10:30 a.m. EVERYONE IS WELCOME AT THE “LITTLE CHURCH”! (Call 223-2511 for more information) tf UNITED PENTECOSTAL, Dryden, Sunday School and Adult Bible Classes, 10-11:30 a.m. Prayer 6:30 p.m. Evening Service 7:00 p.m. Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer. Pastor Rudi Giesbrecht tf UPPER FALLS BAPTIST CHURCH “The Friendly Little Church” 5 minutes north of Vermilion Bay on Hwy. 105 Sunday School – 10:00 a.m. all ages Worship Service – 11:00 a.m. Bible Believing Bible Preaching Awana Charter EVERYONE WELCOME tf

TIMBERS COMMUNITY CHURCH 223-8809 timberscc@gmail.com 6:00 p.m. – New Prospect School Christian & Missionary Alliance tf

➢ Top Soil ➢ Sand & Gravel ➢ Potable Water ➢ Rural Garbage Collection

Phone 223-3298 ➢ Snow Removal

esign DFor Living

SALES LTD. “Your carpet & flooring specialists” 275 Government Rd., Dryden

Phone 223-4000 Fax 223-5676 ©

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Plan No. SHSW01868

EFFICIENT AND COMFORTABLE

This space could be yours! Call advertising at 223-2390

Ranch styling comes to life in this efficient-to-build design. Back-to-back plumbing is an efficient design detail. The entry opens to a spacious living room and, straight back, the wide family room with a beamed ceiling. A snack-bar pass-through to the kitchen makes meal times easy. There is also a nook to accommodate a dinette set. Three bedrooms include the master suite with its private bath. Do you prefer a frontfacing garage, or a crawlspace foundation instead of a basement? No problem — the choices are yours to make. To see more details on this plan, visit www.selectfloorplans.ca/dfl and enter the plan number above. Use advanced search features to browse thousands of other home designs, including bungalow, two-storey, multi-level, and cottage country homes. Order blueprints online or call 1-800-663-6739 for more information on how to order and modify plans.

Total finished area: 1,536 sq. ft.

To use cheque or money order, make payable to: Design for Living c/o The Dryden Observer Suite 348 19567 Fraser Highway Surrey, BC, Canada V3S 9A4 ©

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Sunset Flooring Centre

Cabinets and Countertops

49 Whyte Ave. Dryden, ON

Authorized Dealer for

Carpet ~ vinyl ~ hardwood ~ laminates ~ ceramic tile ~ cork ~ bamboo-area rugs "Professional installation available"

and

Unit #1, 333 Government St. Dryden, ON P8N 2P4

(807) 223-6869 ph (807) 223-4531 fx

509 Government Street 223-3381

Ph. 223-8900


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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014

THE DRYDEN OBSERVER

Service Directory Accommodations

Contractors

S I G N S

12/14

Take a break at the Lake! HANDEE-MAN Planning a wedding, reunion or just a getaway? ROOF, SIDING, DECKS, INTERIOR & EXTERIOR, GENERAL CONTRACTING

Come and stay in one of our fully equipped cabins at Indian Point Camp

Louis Robichaud

1-807-937-6988

Owner

10/13

216-875611/13

www.handee-man.ca

Automotive 12/14

GOATS USED AUTO PARTS

Legal

Financial

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Miscellaneous

Call or Text 204-955-7832 or 204-505-0617 for appointment 05/14

DRYDEN, ON (GOAT)

GEt on the web web design web hosting Call Dave at 223-2381

01/14

Chartered Professional Accountants

HARDWOOD, CERAMICS, LAMINATE VINYL, TILE, CORK GARNET EYJOLFSON

Canada’s #1 Rust Protection.

Telephone

Hoover Electric

Fax

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Marriage

Blinds By Melina

e-mail: sewwhatprintwear@shaw.ca

“Your Window Décor Consultant” Custom Made Blinds Just For You!

(807) 223-5987 (807) 223-5471

Melina Jansen, Consultant Call for your appointment today!

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02/14

Phone: (807) 223-3007 Cell: (807) 221-9453 City of Dryden Civil Marriage Services

158 Grand Trunk Ave. Dryden, Ont. P8N 2W6

Hall Rental

Community Hall Rental in Oxdrift

Rob 223-4434

To Book, call Wendy at 937-2611

electrical repairs & installations commercial • residential alarm • electric heat

Civil Marriages are becoming a popular option for couples wanting their wedding to be a reflection of their lifestyles and interests.

6/14

Custom Framing • Shadow Boxes Jersey Mounting • Drymounting

We offer you a personalized service, 7 days a week at the location of your choice.

137 Main St S, Kenora 807 468 6755 www.tangledtree.ca

Mardi Plomp, Marriage Commissioner – City of Dryden 6/14

BE YOURS!!!

Custom embroidery & Screen Printing • Corporate • Sports Teams • Custom Work • Team Apparel • Tourism Resort Specialists

Phone 216-6544 05/14

01/15

operated by 712480 Ont. Inc.

Carpet & Duct Cleaning

03/14

6/14

rogersauto@shaw.ca

D

Phone: 223-5550

Partners J. W. (Willie) Winters, C.P.A. Garry W. E. Fuerst, C.P.A.

KROWN KENORA 02/14

02/12

45 King Street, Suite 2 Dryden, Ontario P8N 1B7

CERTIFIED FLOOR COVERING INSTALLATIONS

807-548-8132

New Location 61 King St., Suite #5

Winters & Company

PHONE: (807) 221-8474 DRYDEN, ONTARIO

05/14

LOVELAND UPHOLSTERY & REPAIRS, TARPS, 937s/E-6ve6ning6s9 ETC. ay

Dav i d d Lo v e l an

• Real Estate • Wills • Estates • Business Law

goatsusedparts@gmail.com

121 Rabbit Lake Rd. Kenora, ON

Miscellaneous

BRENDA LEIGH BELL Law Office

TIMSON TAX & BOOKKEEPING SERVICE

223-2390

05/14

A DIVISION OF ALEX WILSON COLDSTREAM LTD.

32 COLONIZATION AVE., PH 221-5465

BE YOURS!!! CALL

220-4628

LINK SIGNS

www.indianpointcamp.com

HIGHWAY BILLBOARDS BACK-LIT BUSINESS SIGNS POP-UP SHOW DISPLAYS VEHICLE WRAPS DECALS

Bring in this ad for 10% off your order!

Call 223-1147 to book now!

CALL

(Fairgrounds) by contacting the DDAS office at:

HWY. 17 E. Kenora,ON (807) 548-2793

info@drydenfair.ca

A-1 John’s Renovations For all your renovation needs: 227-2767

06/14

(leave a message) www.drydenfair.ca

01/14

Heating & A/C

6/14

BRISSON ELECTRIC • Commercial • Residential • Maintenance • Emergency Service • Generator & Transfer Switch repairs & installations • Boom truck for outside lighting & sign repairs • Energy efficient lighting upgrades • Fire alarm & security system installation & repairs

Jason’s Cell (807) 221-8189 Justin’s Cell (807) 221-8110 Home: (807) 937-6502 Fax: 807-937-4787 jasonfediuk@drytel.net 05/14 11/14

CHICKS WITH BRUSHES

BE YOURS!!!

BE YOURS!!!

CALL

CALL

MIKE BOBAY CARPENTRY 937-6631

937-5995

EMERGENCY SERVICE

(807) 220-3009 • WASHERS • DRYERS • FRIDGES • RANGES • DISHWASHERS

Regular meetings of the Board of Directors are held on the 4th Wednesday each month except July, August and December at 5:30 p.m. in the Hospital Board Room 58 Goodall Street, DRYDEN

HONEST, DEPENDABLE IN-HOME SERVICE

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Karen Beauchamp Certified General Accountant • Financial Statements • Payrolls • Personal Tax Returns • Monthly Bookkeeping • Corporate Tax Returns • Computer Service

Member - Canadian Investor Protection Fund www.edwardjones.com

Dryden & District

Jewellery 05/14

Rings & Things Affordable Diamonds

H&R BLOCK

CALL

Member – Canadian Investor Protection Fund

50 Carlson Road, Neebing, ON P7L 0B5

Phone: 807-577-2227 Fax: 807-577-4912 Toll Free: 1-866-826-9005

06/14

We Prepare All Types of Returns ■ Business Income & Expense ■ Rental Statements ■ Commission ■ Trust & Estate ■ HST Returns We Also offer ■ Bookkeeping ■ Payroll

06/14

Caroline

Weekly 220-4662 Specials Golden Mile Plaza

223-2390 Printing

Injured Workers’ Support Group

25C King St., Dryden,

AWCL printing

PH: 807.223.5220 Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. E-mail: ddiwsg@shaw.ca

25 King St. Dryden, ON P8N 1X3 Tel: 807-223-4944 Fax: 807-223-7111

Landscaping

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Peer Support Meetings every Monday 7:00 p.m. except holidays

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223-2390

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223-2390

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Brochures / Calendars Letterhead / Envelopes Flyers / Catalogues/ Rack Cards Business Cards / Presentation Folders

For ALL Your Printing Needs! 223-2381

· Call · sales@awcl.ca · Fax 223-2907 · 32 Colonization Ave.

Big or Small

reasons to advertise in the Service Directory

VERY ECONOMICAL $ Advertise for as low as

2

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Miscellaneous

MAINTENANCE

06/14

6/14

BE YOURS!!!

REPAIRS

FREE ESTIMATES CALL: NORBERT GRAF

807-223-8735

KELLY POLLOCK Appliance Service Technician

DRYDEN REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE

CUSTOM HOMES

937-6896

6/14

ADVANCED APPLIANCE REPAIR SERVICING ALL BRANDS OF APPLIANCES

janet.shaffer@edwardjones.com www.edwardjones.com

GRAF’S PLUMBING & HEATING RENOVATIONS

224 Government St. Dryden, ON

Repairs-Appliances

Financial Advisor

George’s Carpentry

Call George Edison

• Reasonable Rates • Great Service

No Insurance, Registration, Licence Required

05/14

scootalongdryden@hotmail.com

Working together for your financial future Janet Shaffer

up-to-date knowledge of building products is your advantage

6/14

RR #3 Dryden, Ont. P8N 3G2

Serving Dryden & Northwestern Ontario

05/14

D. McDonald Carpentry

All Makes of Carpentry • Trenching Landscaping • Backhoeing • Unistone • Snowplowing Free Estimates RMB80

Monday - Friday • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 46 Princess Street

06/14

12/13

Financial

• Roofing • Siding • Soffit & Fascia • Garages • Cottages • Renovations • Free Estimates Call 807-937-6065 Handyman, no job too small

Ph. 221-8414

Investments

41E Duke St. Dryden, ON P8N 1E6 PH. (807) 223-8369 FAX 866-587-0166

05/14

Optometrists

Recreation

04/14

FREE ESTIMATES

20 years experience

01/14

MOVING

Phone: 223-6895

for a free estimate

Evelyn: 807-221-9731 Bev: 807-220-5505

FREE ESTIMATES

Gadd’s

By Appointment Saturday appointments available

223-2390

223-2390

**Canadian Made** Free In-Home Consultation

We buy steel, aluminum, brass & copper

221-2020

Dr. Lisa Turcotte Dr. George Elliott

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RENOVATIONS • NEW CONSTRUCTION

Interior/Exterior Painting Technique/Colour Design

65 King Street

10/14

Bryan Davies Cell 807-221-9888 • Office 807-223-4200

Optometrist

807-223-6766

REASONABLE RATES ~ FREE ESTIMATES NO JOB TOO SMALL CALL JOHN

Dr. Brian Lockyer

(preferred method) or Phone

• Bathrooms • Basements • Cupboards • Flooring (Laminate & Ceramic) • Painting • Drywall

Davies Salvage & Recycle

Have you had your eyes examined lately?

02/14

Over 30 Years Experience

~ Windows ~ Exterior Doors ~ Interior Doors ~ Garden Doors ~ Patio Doors ~ Sealed Units ~ Inserts

Medical

05/14

Contractors

SEE US FOR:

To rent our facility or for general information contact the D&D Agricultural Society

SPECIALIZING IN 01/14 FIBERGLASS BOATS OR ANY TYPE OF FIBERGLASS REPAIRS ‧Insurance work ‧Replacement of FIBERGLASS REPAIR rotten wood No storage fees for work over the winter

12/14

223-2390

6.46 per week

Your ad will appear weekly for a minimum of a 6 month period.

3

ENHANCE your ad with spot colour for as low as

10.63

$

per week


Dryden Observer, Jan. 15, 2014