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Brent Sleightholm

Brent Sleightholm comes to ElliotLakeToday following a 40-year-plus journalism career in.Ontario, mostly in.the field of radio news. He has also published two.books of non-fiction. As a reporter, Brent has covered everything from amateur and professional sports, to politics, entertainment, police and courts, to human interest stories and government issues. His greatest love professionally is interviewing newsmakers to discover the stories behind the headlines.

Recent Work by Brent

Council asked to help fund municipal asset management upgrade

Council asked to help fund municipal asset management upgrade

In a report, Director of Public Works Darryl Halloch is asking council to commit $12,000 to the program
Huron Shores hosts hazardous waste day in Blind River

Huron Shores hosts hazardous waste day in Blind River

On Saturday, July 25, bring household and special waste to the Tourist Information Centre free of charge
Elliot Lakers rewarded for national spirit <b>(8 photos)</b>

Elliot Lakers rewarded for national spirit (8 photos)

Homes, yards, bikes get decked out for city-hosted Canada Day contest
Land sale focus of special Elliot Lake Council meeting

Land sale focus of special Elliot Lake Council meeting

Council meeting is scheduled forĀ 2:30 p.m. via ZOOM
Elliot Lake Emergency Food Bank vandalized

Elliot Lake Emergency Food Bank vandalized

Eggs, milk and other food products were scattered throughout the main workspace, says food bank director
Sixty Elliot Lake Secondary Grads receive OSSD diplomas virtually this year

Sixty Elliot Lake Secondary Grads receive OSSD diplomas virtually this year

Among graduates were three Construction SHSM students
Following provincial guidelines, Elliot Lake long-term care homes re-opening to visitors

Following provincial guidelines, Elliot Lake long-term care homes re-opening to visitors

Protocols include calling ahead to book an appointment, arriving no more than five minutes before the appointment and wearing a face-covering at all times during the visit
Espanola Council sides with Integrity Commissioner: orders councillor pay cut

Espanola Council sides with Integrity Commissioner: orders councillor pay cut

Councillor Maureen Van Alstine's pay has been suspended for 90 days
Best hope for coronavirus vaccine is early 2021, says family Health Team doc

Best hope for coronavirus vaccine is early 2021, says family Health Team doc

Dr. Cathy Groh urges vigilance in fight against COVID-19, warns of possible second wave
Council takes budget break, sees different Canada Day in Elliot Lake this year

Council takes budget break, sees different Canada Day in Elliot Lake this year

Celebrations will include virtual fireworks as well as a home and yard decorating contest