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Kris Svela

Kris Svela is a freelance journalist who covers all things Elliot Lake

Recent Work by Kris

Environmental impact motion supported by Blind River council

Environmental impact motion supported by Blind River council

'Town of Blind River will ensure environmental impact is in the forefront when making decisions,' the motion states
Council declines funding for Lake Matinenda dock attendant

Council declines funding for Lake Matinenda dock attendant

Lake Matinenda Cottage Owners Association request for second dock attendant turned down
Mayor offers condolences as Blind River councillor loses battle with cancer

Mayor offers condolences as Blind River councillor loses battle with cancer

Council looks to community to fill seat of Coun. Clifford Spratt
Blind River council to consider cost-saving KPMG report recommendations

Blind River council to consider cost-saving KPMG report recommendations

Recommendations include reductions in number city council members and town committees, and reconsideration of community-funded festivals
Music dominates Rocking on the River

Music dominates Rocking on the River

Music continues Sunday in Blind River
Community Days in Blind River <b>(18 photos)</b>

Community Days in Blind River (18 photos)

Blind River is celebrating Community Days with a parade, and games, rides, food, art for sale and a beer garden on the grounds of W.C. Eaket Secondary School. Admission to the grounds is free
Blind River hosts public information sessions to talk about its issues

Blind River hosts public information sessions to talk about its issues

It was the second such session held this year
Blind River will act on beach concerns

Blind River will act on beach concerns

Concerns raised by residents of Blind River’s Sellers Beach will be dealt with by the Blind River council
Waste management plan moving ahead

Waste management plan moving ahead

The plan will include expansion of the current town landfill site, handling of recyclable material from homes and businesses and handling of sludge, construction/demolition material and hazardous waste collection
Public information sessions today

Public information sessions today

It is the second time this year the town has hosted open meetings to inform the public about what council is doing