Wednesday, July 6, 2011
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A cultural database is now in place for the Kenora District. The regional cultural initiative was led by the Dryden Development Corporation. Economic Development Manager Vicki Kurz says they worked with 6-communities to gather an inventory of all our assets. Kurz says the communities will use the information gathered to better promote the area.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 10:33 AM
There is a Red Lake based operator of Atikokan's water and sewage treatment plants. Northern Waterworks has taken over from Ontario Clean Water Agency. Atikokan Mayor Dennis Brown says it wasn't because the town was unhappy with OCWA. Brown says the town will save 90-thousand dollars a year by the move.
It was one of the busiest days on record yesterday for Ministry of Natural Resources fire crews. The MNR recorded over 71-hundred lightning strikes in a 24-hour period. 27-new fires sparked and more are expected early today. The forest fire hazard remains high to extreme.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 9:50 AM