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Kris Svela

Kris Svela has worked in community newspapers for the past 36 years covering politics, human
interest, courts, municipal councils, and the wide range of other topics of community interest.
He recently moved back to Elliot Lake, where he was raised, and is covering stories from his
hometown, Blind River and points in between. If you have a story you believe is important
contact Kris through Elliot Lake Today

Recent Work by Kris

Black-legged ticks found in Elliot Lake area, one positive test

Black-legged ticks found in Elliot Lake area, one positive test

One tick tested positive for Lyme bacteria
Elliot Lakers celebrate Canada Day <b>(6 photos)</b>

Elliot Lakers celebrate Canada Day (6 photos)

Proud Canadians young and old got into the spirit of celebration with decorations
Summer Art Show opens Monday

Summer Art Show opens Monday

With COVID-19 partial restrictions in place, the gallery will operate differently from shows in past years
Our Lady of Fatima celebrates virtual graduation with two valedictorians

Our Lady of Fatima celebrates virtual graduation with two valedictorians

Valedictorians, Stephanie Corbin and Braidon Jordan, offered words of encouragement to their classmates
Blind River High School graduate moves forward despite Covid-19 restrictions

Blind River High School graduate moves forward despite Covid-19 restrictions

Grace Raddon has mixed feelings about virtual graduation
17 students honoured during Our Lady of Lourdes' virtual graduation

17 students honoured during Our Lady of Lourdes' virtual graduation

Each Grade 8 grad was presented with a gift from Our Lady of Lourdes' Catholic Parent Council
Louisa Taylor joins the century club

Louisa Taylor joins the century club

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the Governor General of Canada send her their birthday wishes
Elliot lake marks Pride Month with flag presentation <b>(3 photos)</b>

Elliot lake marks Pride Month with flag presentation (3 photos)

Pride Community member says bigger celebration being planned for July
Banners to adorn downtown Elliot Lake

Banners to adorn downtown Elliot Lake

The downtown core will have 40 banners with designs by local artists
'Racism, discrimination have no ownership in our community,' says Blind River mayor

'Racism, discrimination have no ownership in our community,' says Blind River mayor

Sally Hagman shows support for anti-racism movement during Monday's council meeting