VAL RITA-HARTY: Planning for a new grocery co-op project in the township of Val Rita-Harty is continuing as the municipality affirms further research and studies into the project's feasibility.
Kyle Lincez, The Northern Times
KAPUSKASING - The Kap Sno-Rovers annual Poker Rally is fast approaching, with the event set to take place on Feb.3.
KAPUSKASING – Former Kapuskasing strongman Maxime Boudreault recently opened a new business in the Model Town to target those in need of supplements and workout goods.
KAPUSKASING - Les Boys Sports Excellence raised $490, and a truck filled with food and gifts for the Kapuskasing Food Bank earlier in December through their first annual Reindeer Run hosted on Dec. 9.
KAPUSKASING – The Kapuskasing Breastfeeding Coalition was the recipient of $2337 raised as part of the annual Tree of Life fundraiser at Shoppers Drug Mart during its five week stay.
KAPUSKASING - The North Eastern Ontario Family and Children's Services (NEOFACS) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) partnered on Dec.9 for their annual toy drive outside of Canadian Tire at the Model City Mall.
KAPUSKASING – The Kapuskasing Figure Skating Club (KFSC) hosted one of the final Canada 150 events of the year on Dec. 10 with the Canada 150 Skating Day free skate hosted on the South Rink at the Sports Palace.
KAPUSKASING – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) challenged students from Cité des Jeunes, the Kapuskasing District High School (KDHS) and Echo du Nord on Dec.4 to games of volleyball in order to raise funds for United Way.
HEARST: One of Hearst's local businesses, Mäki Electric Home Hardware will be closing its doors on December 30.
KAPUSKASING - The T.K. Jewell Auditorium at the Kapuskasing District High School was packed on Dec.8 as Le Choeur La Borée and Le Groupe SONnord and La Borée hosted their annual Christmas Concert.
KAPUSKASING - The Remi Ski Club raised over $3,000 earlier this month during the annual Twoonie Drive fundraiser held throughout Kapuskasing.
KAPUSKASING - The parent committee of Echo Du Nord raised over $1,000 for sports programs and activities through the success of an Evening of Spirit with medium Jay Lane held on Nov. 24.
KAPUSKASING – Riverside Park in Kapuskasing is set to light up on Dec. 3 as the town will hold its annual Festival of Lights to celebrate the winter season.
KAPUSKASING - The Miss Kapuskasing Pageant is being revamped and rebranded for its 2018 return on Feb. 15, as the Miss Northern Corridor Pageant.
KAPUSKASING - It has been a fulfilling week for the Kapuskasing Food Bank as it received a combined total of 5,000 lbs. of food and over $4,000 in donations split between the Annual Kapuskasing Fire Department & Kapuskasing Minor Hockey Association Food Drive, the Zombie Walk and Dance, and the Union Gas Helping Hands in Action program.
KAPUSKASING: Canadian Tire in Kapuskasing was awarded Best Christmas Store (Small) at the annual Canadian Tire Dealer convention earlier this year for its Christmas display.
KAPUSKASING – The Kapuskasing and District Chamber of Commerce (KDCC) in partnership with the Town of Kapuskasing held a Funder's Forum on Nov. 2 at the Civic Centre.
KAPUSKASING - The Kapuskasing Indian Friendship Centre invited members of the community and local agencies to stop by on Nov. 2 to take part in an open house evening.
KAPUSKASING - The Porcupine Health Unit in Kapuskasing hosted a Senior Health Fair on Oct. 24 that provided seniors access to a variety of booths and displays featuring information on a variety of different services and programs on-hand in the area.
KAPUSKASING – Those in Kapuskasing had an opportunity to get better prepared for the upcoming winter season on Oct. 28 as Cabin Fever Motorsports and Marine held a Ski-Doo open house showcasing the latest in snowmobiles, clothing, and accessories.