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Now and Then: Can you hear what I hear?

Now and Then: Can you hear what I hear?

This past year at Christmas, our family and friends gathered around the festive table at Anglin Lake, Sask., to share in the joy and abundance of good company and good food.

Northern Neighbours Foundation has grants for community projects

A charitable foundation is accepting grant applications for community improvement projects. The Northern Neighbours Foundation is taking applications with a helping hand from the Moffat Foundation, a Winnipeg-based organization.
Bombers top Wolves 5-1 in chippy New Year's Eve game

Bombers top Wolves 5-1 in chippy New Year's Eve game

The Flin Flon Bombers rang in the new year with a 5-1 win at the Whitney Forum on New Year's Eve, taking down La Ronge for the second night in a row. Nick Shumlanski potted two goals in the victory and Eric Sinclair added three assists.
Passings: Flin Flon SPCA ambassador was a friendly feline

Passings: Flin Flon SPCA ambassador was a friendly feline

The Flin Flon, Creighton and Area SPCA has lost its hard-luck-but-gentle feline ambassador. Noah – the orange tabby cat that became the face of the local SPCA after being found nearly dead in 2013 – passed away Dec.
Profiles: Dianne Russell on facing challenges and keeping a smile

Profiles: Dianne Russell on facing challenges and keeping a smile

Dianne Russell believes people hold a preconceived notion of her as a smiley, buttoned-up, conservative businesswoman. Sure, she manages a pair of radio stations in the region in 102.9 CFAR in Flin Flon and 102.
Meet Mark Kolt, Flin Flon’s executive composer

Meet Mark Kolt, Flin Flon’s executive composer

For a decade, he was the municipal solicitor for the City of Flin Flon. Since 2005, he has sat as chief administrative officer for the city. To Mark Kolt, however, his 21 years in the community has been charmed and musical.

Here’s what they love about Christmas

What’s your favourite part of the holiday season? That’s the question The Reminder posed to some high-profile area residents ahead of the big day of family, gifts and turkey with all the trimmings.

Dear Santa: Kiddie Korner Daycare children write to Kris Kringle

Dear Santa, I have been a good girl this year. I love to play in the water table and read Christmas books. I have two pets named Nia and Micah and my favorite animal is a lion. For Christmas I would like two babies please.

Dear Santa: Letters from the children of Smiling Hearts Daycare

Dear Santa, My name is Bentley. I am 18 months old and currently attending Smiling Hearts daycare. I have been a good boy this year. For Christmas, I would like Santa to bring me some big trucks and some stacking blocks for me to build a big tower.
Profiles: Ken Pawlachuk is a man of many different hats

Profiles: Ken Pawlachuk is a man of many different hats

Ken Pawlachuk has worn many different hats, but right about now he prefers a Santa cap. “I enjoy sharing Santa this time of the year,” says Pawlachuk, who acts as one of “Santa’s helpers” each holiday season.