Thursday Morning News – February 9

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Weather – Flurries ending early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this morning. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 33.

Roads – Highway 17 from Sault Ste. Marie to Montreal River is snow covered with bare and wet road, snow packed sections. From Montreal River to Wawa and on to the Paint Lake Road the highway is snow packed. From the Paint Lake Road to White River the highway is partly snow packed with bare and wet road sections.

Local – The Rotary Club of Wawa is hosting the 2017 Great White North Conference over the next couple of days. Rotary District 6290 Exchange Students come to Wawa every other year to enjoy and learn about Northern Ontario. The highlight of this conference is learning where the ‘Outbounds’ go next year, and the ‘Fun Day’ where the students get to experience outdoor experiences, such as snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing.

The book sale at the Wawa Public Library continues today. There are some really great books to add to your winter reading collection.

Coyotes continue to be seen within the town limits. Be careful and watch your pets when they are outside.

The Wawa Winter Carnival is fast approaching! Get ready for a great weekend of things to do!

Looking for something to do to celebrate Valentine’s Day? The Wawa Baptist Church (out at the Mission) on Saturday, February 11, at 5:00 p.m. is holding all adult singles and couples Valentine Spaghetti Dinner and Games Night. Give Mike and email mjpaquette@gmail.com for more information.

District – MPP Michael Mantha is holding the grand opening of his new constituency office in Elliot Lake at 18 Mary Walk in the Lower Plaza on Thursday, February 16th, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  Everyone is welcome.

Province – Loblaw’s has increased the range of their recall of PC Organic baby food pouches. If you use these products, check here for more information.

Loblaws has also warned PC Plus Rewards point collectors to update and strengthen their passwords after a security breach.

 

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