Everyone lives in a watershed and here in this part of the world, we live in what’s called the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed, a massive basin, with its beginnings (called headwaters) only a short distance west of Lake Superior. A watershed is like a bathtub or catch basin, defined by high points and ridgelines that descend into lower elevations and stream valleys.
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The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is investigating a case of COVID-19 that was reported this weekend. The individual is employed at Pioneer Ridge Long-Term Care home in Thunder Bay.
There are three new COVID-19 cases in Kenora. Two of the confirmed cases were found in the Kenora jail. The third case was in Whitedog First Nation, which is north of Kenora.
The Grand Council Treaty #3 would like to give a big congratulations to all the Treaty #3 Online Science Fair Contest Winners for last week’s theme ‘Climate Change’!
Kids Category 6-12
1st Place: Kashia N (10) from Couchiching
2nd Place: Kole N (7) from Couchiching
3rd Place: Jace K-S (10) from Wauzhushk Onigum
Youth Category 13-18
(RED LAKE, ON) - On June 2, officers from the Red Lake detachment of the OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of officers from Kenora Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) conducted an investigation into drug trafficking. As a result of the investigation, a 36 year old Red Lake man was arrested and charged with:
During these difficult and unprecedented times, there are stories that make you feel good, hopeful and cheerful. Stories that despite it all, give hope for a promising and brighter tomorrow.
The Rainy River District School Board is now accepting registrations for the 2020-21 school year online at www.rrdsb-registration.com. While schools remain closed due to COVID-19, families who have children to register for Kindergarten can register virtually, if they haven’t already done so.
Pride lives here - and is on the move to Thunder Bay. Thunder Pride Association has announced they are partnering with Borderland Pride to expand the “Pride Lives Here” campaign to Thunder Bay. The campaign is about promoting visibility of 2SLGBTIQ+ people and promoting inclusion and diversity in northwestern Ontario.
Cis McComb celebrated her 107th birthday on May 29.
This honourable and amazing event was celebrated at the Emo Health Center, where Cis makes her home.