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Kris Svela

Kris Svela has worked in community newspapers for the past 36 years covering politics, human
interest, courts, municipal councils, and the wide range of other topics of community interest.
He recently moved back to Elliot Lake, where he was raised, and is covering stories from his
hometown, Blind River and points in between. If you have a story you believe is important
contact Kris through Elliot Lake Today

Recent Work by Kris

Returning students find renewed school

Returning students find renewed school

From bus bay to playground spaces school upgrades are ready for students returning to the classroom at Our Lady of Lourdes French Immersion
Retirement living chips in for a new winter trail groomer

Retirement living chips in for a new winter trail groomer

Paul Eldon plans to groom trails on easy access area lakes
Time to put a smile on someone's face

Time to put a smile on someone's face

Lions Club of Elliot Lake sweetens fundraising efforts for the Children's Christmas Telethon
Blind River council requires municipal employees be vaccinated

Blind River council requires municipal employees be vaccinated

Further postpones in-person meetings in light of COVID-19 fourth wave
Group health plan cost increase approvedĀ for Blind River employees

Group health plan cost increase approvedĀ for Blind River employees

The renewal is for the 2021 and 2022 term
'Witches Dance' to cast spell on Blind River

'Witches Dance' to cast spell on Blind River

Council approved the request to close Woodward Avenue to vehicles on October 16
Trillium grant application for sports facilities on hold

Trillium grant application for sports facilities on hold

Council debate on merits of applying for funding for private tennis courts means a special meeting may be necessary
Shirvon Park upgrades to go to budget committee

Shirvon Park upgrades to go to budget committee

Council reverses decision to decommission park after neighbours petition to save it
Nature-based school will feature a yurt <b>(5 photos)</b>

Nature-based school will feature a yurt (5 photos)

Pinecone Academy will have space for about 10 pre-Kindergarten to six-year-old students
Elliot Lake hosts Labor Day fun <b>(6 photos)</b>

Elliot Lake hosts Labor Day fun (6 photos)

BBQ and activities part of first event the city has held in a year and a half