×

Election Results

Click HERE to view full results

Snowmobiles reminded of courtesy

Snowmobile

With freshly groomed trails across the region, those heading out on snowmobiles are asked to be considerate. Sunset Trail Riders president Bruce McGregor notes there are restrictions for those travelling through town.

"The hours of travel through town are seven in the morning to eleven o'clock at night. That's something that people have to be familiar with because the restrictions on the town corridor are in place to not interrupt peoples lives with the noise," he said.

McGregor also notes that alcohol can not be consumed while snowmobiling.

"I would ask that everyone obeys the by-laws. There's also a zero tolerance for alcohol. We all don't mind having a drink but there is no alcohol allowed on the trails," he said.

Those who are using trails that cross over bodies of water are reminded to be aware of the thickness of the ice, locations of ice ridges and other factors. Trails have been opened up across the region, with most trails in the Sioux Lookout and Dryden areas open to full use. In Kenora, smaller trails have been opened to full use, but many main trails are still classified as limited use.

For more information:
OFSC trail report

Share This:

  • health minister ontario

    Associate Health Minister talks e-cigarette regulations

    Tuesday November 25, 2014

    The provincial government is moving to regulate electronic cigarettes. Associate Health Minister Dipika Damerla announced the proposed law y

  • windows - dufresne's

    Delays on Duke Street possible today, tomorrow

    Monday November 24, 2014

    Dryden residents will have to take extra care this week, when they're walking or driving downtown. Dufresne furniture is installing new wind

  • Ryan Graham

    Jet Stream returning to Dryden

    Tuesday November 25, 2014

    Dryden High School Music teacher Ryan Graham is very excited about an upcoming concert. He explains what's going on. "Really proud to say th

  • Dryden fire high school

    Dryden youth charged with arson

    Tuesday November 25, 2014

    A Dryden youth has been charged with arson, following an incident at Dryden High School on Thursday morning.Dryden fire and police were call

  • health minister ontario

    E-cigarettes focus of health plan

    Monday November 24, 2014

    Ontario is introducing legislation today to protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential harms of electronic cigarettes, know

  • fire - dryden

    Quick response by firefighters Sunday

    Monday November 24, 2014

    Quick action by Dryden firefighters helped prevent significant damage to property yesterday. Fire chief Ken Kurz says an outdoor electrical

  • LIGHTS FROM REAR

    RIDE program begins today

    Monday November 24, 2014

    The Christmas party season is upon us and that means the OPP are once again rolling out their RIDE campaign. Constable Ronni Grosenick spoke

  • sandy beach prizes

    PI Bar raises over $2,000 for Sandy Beach Ball Diamonds

    Monday November 24, 2014

    The Patricia Inn Bar held a special fundraiser over the weekend. They invited businesses and residents to get together and raise money for t

  • Chad Gropp

    Kenora chamber needs your nominations

    Monday November 24, 2014

    The Kenora District Chamber of Commerce is looking for nominations. They're once again gearing up for their business awards. Anyone can nomi

  • ice cnadles

    Push on for Festival of the Lights

    Monday November 24, 2014

    The push continues for ice candles in Kenora. The Lake of the Woods Museum is encouraging residents to buy the candles that light up the Lak

Search Local News Archives