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Remediation work paying off at former Cobalt mines

Remediation work paying off at former Cobalt mines

It’s been a quarter-century since Agnico Eagle Mines actively mined silver in Cobalt, yet its presence is ubiquitous as remediation of old mine workings continues. Between 1905 and 1930, 100 mines and 18 mills were operating in Cobalt.
Phone app guides visitors through Temiskaming

Phone app guides visitors through Temiskaming

With a new smartphone app designed to capture a share of the tourism market, the rich and vibrant history of Temiskaming is now at visitors’ fingertips.
Northern College eyes further auditorium upgrades

Northern College eyes further auditorium upgrades

Seating upgrades to a venerable Kirkland Lake public venue should be complete by summer’s end.
Publisher going strong after 240 titles

Publisher going strong after 240 titles

Deborah Ranchuk doesn’t seek out the books she publishes. They find her.
Kirkland Lake manufacturer aims for bigger market share

Kirkland Lake manufacturer aims for bigger market share

Maintaining the status quo doesn’t cut it with Nordex Explosives president and CEO Jim Taylor. “You’ve got to always be looking for something new. Whether it’s new clients, new ideas, or a new something, you’ve got to keep moving forward.
Suites offer comfort for weary business travellers

Suites offer comfort for weary business travellers

To say it was impulse for Nicole Guertin to purchase a century-old mansion while on a brief 2003 visit to Haileybury is a gross understatement.
Park upgrade seeks mining industry support

Park upgrade seeks mining industry support

The rock samples at RockWalk Park in Haileybury may be billions of years old, but even ancient boulders need a facelift once in a while.
Alliance giving voice to Northern farmers

Alliance giving voice to Northern farmers

A new, Temiskaming -based organization will give a pan-Northern voice to the interests of farmers across the North.
Kerr Mines, San Gold Corp. plan merger

Kerr Mines, San Gold Corp. plan merger

San Gold Corp. and Kerr Mines Inc. have entered an agreement to merge the two companies.
Temiskaming gets waterfront money

Temiskaming gets waterfront money

The City of Temiskaming Shores has received $999,000 to complete its waterfront revitalization initiative. The work will include enhancements along Lake Temiskaming in the communities of New Liskeard and Haileybury.