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Kris Svela

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

Recent Work by Kris

Blind River to upgrade bike trail, MTO to foot the bill

Blind River to upgrade bike trail, MTO to foot the bill

Trail is currently unusable by cyclists and difficult to walk
Councillor wants answers regarding Blind River Dam co-gen station

Councillor wants answers regarding Blind River Dam co-gen station

Municipal expenses have gone from $5,901 to a projected $109,635 this year
Blind River concert series gets the go-ahead

Blind River concert series gets the go-ahead

Rotary Club of Blind River to host live music every Thursday throughout July and August
As boating season approaches, Blind River council addresses marina concerns

As boating season approaches, Blind River council addresses marina concerns

New signage in the works, summer staff has been hired
Blind River Town Council announces public information meeting

Blind River Town Council announces public information meeting

Mayor invites residents to bring questions, concerns and find out the latest information about the town's plans
Ribfest is underway <b>(13 photos)</b>

Ribfest is underway (13 photos)

Event runs until 11 p.m. with live music, a beer garden and other activities
Grills Gone Wild as rib fest approaches

Grills Gone Wild as rib fest approaches

The annual event begins at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday
New partnership promotes development while respecting heritage, culture: Chief Elaine Johnston

New partnership promotes development while respecting heritage, culture: Chief Elaine Johnston

Elliot Lake and Serpent River First Nation to make new corporate entity official on June 21
Joining forces for an art show

Joining forces for an art show

Some of the artists displaced by roof collapse at the civic centre have joined together for an art sale this weekend
Blind River's largest employer set to hire more staff

Blind River's largest employer set to hire more staff

Despite low price of uranium, Cameco Corporation will increase production