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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

Next public information meeting planned for Blind River

Next public information meeting planned for Blind River

Meeting scheduled for January 28 at the Community Centre
Area educators brave the cold during today's protest

Area educators brave the cold during today's protest

Teachers, support workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation took part in the one-day withdrawal of services
Chicken and rib lovers rejoice. Swiss Chalet finally opens next week

Chicken and rib lovers rejoice. Swiss Chalet finally opens next week

Chain restaurant set to open in former Jackleggers Bar and Grill location
Hospital cafeteria temporarily closing for renovations

Hospital cafeteria temporarily closing for renovations

St. Joseph’s Hospital announces cafeteria closure until March 16 to facilitate renovation starting Monday
Elliot Lake digs out from under two-day snow storm

Elliot Lake digs out from under two-day snow storm

Crews busy clearing streets, sidewalks
Power outage reported in Axmith Road area

Power outage reported in Axmith Road area

Hydro One estimates power will be restored by 9:15 p.m.
Look who won the Elliot Lake Lions Club sleigh draw!

Look who won the Elliot Lake Lions Club sleigh draw!

Funds raised support St. Joseph's Foundation, the food bank and Salvation Army
The halls are decked in Elliot Lake <b>(9 photos)</b>

The halls are decked in Elliot Lake (9 photos)

'Tis the season
'God Squad' helps spread kindness and joy <b>(3 photos)</b>

'God Squad' helps spread kindness and joy (3 photos)

Students from Our Lady of Lourdes French Immersion Catholic School collected donations for St. Vincent Place
Officers, local business go above and beyond to spread Christmas cheer

Officers, local business go above and beyond to spread Christmas cheer

Food, clothing donated to area family in need