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this week in history

JULY 2, 1986: Neil McLean Raven retires this week after 36 years as a police officer, 19 of them as Deep River’s chief of police. Deep River’s force was in a state of upheaval at the time of Raven’s arrival and only Constable Aksel Ahokas remained of the original force. Raven rebuilt the force from scratch and there have been few changes in personnel since.

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Town declares council seat vacant

Laurentian Hills council has officially taken the first step to fill the vacant seat on council left by former Councillor Dennis Hyde. > continue reading      

McDonald delights with Nobel talk

Art McDonald, as readers know, received the Nobel Prize in Physics last year, for his work on the discovery of neutrino oscillations. There’s a lot of science behind that story, but Art and Janet McDonald were also able to weave …

Questions remain on Ottawa River designation

Ten years after it was nominated, and seven years after it was apparently approved, it seems there is still confusion about what’s happening, if anything, on the designation of the Ottawa as one of Canada’s heritage rivers. > continue reading …

CNL, professionals moving forward

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the union representing scientists and engineers at Chalk River say they want to build a “new working relationship” as they meet at the bargaining table in talks on a new contract. > continue reading     …