Island women named ‘Heroes in Health’ by Anishinabek Nation

SAULT STE. MARIE—Two Manitoulin Island area Anishinabek health workers have been honoured for their dedication in health services. Beverly Nahwegahbow, of Whitefish River First Nation...
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Kagawong rare woodpecker sighting draws myriad fanciers

BILLINGS TOWNSHIP—Interest in bird watching has increased dramatically since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic but has long been an activity enjoyed by those...

Navajo NASA engineer visits Wiikwemkoong robotics team, encourages them to “dream bigger”

WIIKWEMKOONG—Navajo NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory mechanical engineer Aaron Yazzie was born in Tuba City, Arizona, a small town in the Navajo Nation, but he...

Fundraising gala being held for Manitoulin Pet Rescue February 11

MANITOULIN—With an ever-increasing need for the services it provides to help cats and dogs, but with the costs that come with it as well...

Northeast Town Council passes 2023 budget with 6.8% to levy

NORTHEAST TOWN—After weeks of deliberations and a public meeting, council for the Town of Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands passed its 2023 budget with...

Police pursuit results in multiple charges of a minor

LITTLE CURRENT—A young person is being charged with multiple offences after stealing a vehicle and refusing to stop for police. On January 22 at approximately...

Press Release: GSPS Requesting Assistance to Locate Vehicle and Identify Driver in Hit and...

(Greater Sudbury, ON)– Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS) is requesting the public’s assistance to locate the vehicle and identify the driver involved in a hit...

Press Release: Public Health & Sudbury Districts Confirms XXB COVID-19 Variants Detected in Our...

The new Omicron sub-variant, XBB (including XBB.1.5) has been detected in the Public Health Sudbury & Districts service area. Some reports show that XXB...

OPP, WTPS investigate violent, threatening text messages

WIIKWEMKOONG—On January 15 at approximately 2:45 pm, Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service (WTPS) responded to a complaint of violent text messages. The messages included images of...

Manitoulin Island enters Ontario Ice Fishing Challenge 2023

MANITOULIN ISLAND—Wikwemikong Tourism has partnered with the Explore Manitoulin and the Wiikwemkoong Anglers to enter Manitoulin Island into the Ontario Ice Fishing Challenge. This...

Baby Carl is Island’s 2023 New Year’s babe

MANITOWANING—A bouncing baby boy named Carl has come to join siblings Tyler and Travis in the Albrecht family. Manitowaning’s Neil and Ruth Albrecht’s youngest...

Let’s Meet the Island Quilt Guild Members

Our quilter this month is Lauren MacDonald who resides in Silver Water. She was inspired to quilt by watching her grandmother making quilts, and...