Trochu Council invited the Trochu & District Hall Board to Council's August 16 meeting to speak about a letter from a concerned citizen whose issue was having campers in the Hall parking lot. The citizen believed the camping caused an increase in noise levels and would detract from revenues at the Lions Campground. Hall Board members felt that allowing some camping in its parking lot was a convenience that was offered for those taking part in hall functions (that bring in revenue for the hal

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The Ron Gorr Memorial Arena in Torrington will hold a Gun Show for its third straight year this August 28-29. From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and until 3:00 pm on Sunday, vendors will be exhibiting guns and ammunition, both modern and antique as well as other hunting equipment, apparel, and related materials. This event is for serious collectors, hunting enthusiasts, hobbyists or the curious, for almost any age group or any gender.
Stan Taylor, the event organizer, anticipates that the show

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Paul Touzin, Inuvik to Ottawa

 

His voyage begins on the most northern road in Canada, along the Dempster Highway. Paul Touzin flies from his home in Ottawa, Ontario to an airport in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, with nothing but his bicycle and a few supplies.
Don't be too quick to judge. The man of 50-something is nothing short of prepared and experienced.
His first real biking trip was a ride through British Columbia in 1976. Paul fell in love with the adventure and has continued to ride through Canada almost every year

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Linden repair project nears completion

 

Residents of the Village of Linden have been watching, large earth movers dig out up to nine feet of a full block of First Street NW, as Foran Contracting (sub-contracted from Rubydale Asphalt) replaced the waste water main and removed the poorer quality dirt. The line itself was old and a camera view showed it to have large sags. This particular road had been slated for paving since repairs had been made a couple of years ago to stabilize it after more than half of its width started breaking

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