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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

Email
kcsvela56@vianet.ca

Recent Work by Kris

Huron Shores council sponsors provincial ice fishing challenge

Huron Shores council sponsors provincial ice fishing challenge

The sponsorship was approved at a special meeting held Wednesday evening
St. Joseph's General has big plans to boost oncology services

St. Joseph's General has big plans to boost oncology services

Elliot Lake hospital about to embark on $1M fundraising campaign to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment
Darla Hennessey named Paul Harris Fellow

Darla Hennessey named Paul Harris Fellow

Among many accomplishments, she was recognized for her willingness to give a child an opportunity to help
Mayor Hagman praises community volunteers

Mayor Hagman praises community volunteers

'You, as volunteers for the community of Blind River, are the unsung heroes of this town. We appreciate you, we salute you, and we thank you for making our town a place to be proud of,' she said during the first council meeting of the new year
Feds grant funding for sidewalk replacement in Blind River

Feds grant funding for sidewalk replacement in Blind River

The grant will be used to upgrade sidewalk from 17 Restaurant to Milltown Motors along Highway 17
Major work underway to upgrade Blind River ice-making facilities

Major work underway to upgrade Blind River ice-making facilities

Town secured funding to upgrade the Blind River Community Centre plant; the cost of plant materials is $197,966.34 plus HST, community services director says
Hagman, Posteraro to join Matinenda Cottage Association

Hagman, Posteraro to join Matinenda Cottage Association

They will provide council with feedback on services at Matinenda boat landing
With mayor removed, council vows to continue city business <b>(updated)</b>

With mayor removed, council vows to continue city business (updated)

Integrity commissioner calls judge's ruling against Patrie an important precedent relating to improper actions meant to influence councils
Elliot Lake student makes heart-felt donation

Elliot Lake student makes heart-felt donation

Presentation from sex trade survivor inspires Grade 12 student to raise funds, hygiene products for Victim Services Algoma
'Leader in Me' program in full swing at Lourdes

'Leader in Me' program in full swing at Lourdes

The three components of 'Leader in Me' are leadership, culture, and academics; the focus of this process is to teach leadership to every student, create a culture of student empowerment