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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

Mayor Hagman praises town witches

Mayor Hagman praises town witches

The mayor spoke about the festival at Monday's council meeting
Witches sweep through downtown Blind River as part of Witches Dance <b>(6 photos)</b>

Witches sweep through downtown Blind River as part of Witches Dance (6 photos)

The fifth annual event brought nearly 30 participants and an array of vendors to downtown Blind River
Instruments strike a chord with Fatima students

Instruments strike a chord with Fatima students

Elliot Lake Retirement Living grant helps put the music back in the classrooms
Smiles bring dough to Elliot Lake Lions Club

Smiles bring dough to Elliot Lake Lions Club

Elliot Lake Tim Hortons drop more than $7,000 on service club for the charities it supports
Deadline could be extended for Blind River businesses to get funding for improvements

Deadline could be extended for Blind River businesses to get funding for improvements

Council looks at extending Community Improvement Program until 2027 and increases funding limits
Huron Pines golf lands gimme with cart request

Huron Pines golf lands gimme with cart request

COVID-19 blamed for golf cart shortages, price increases - not an obstacle to Blind River council
Former log rolling champion rolls back the clock at Timber Village Museum

Former log rolling champion rolls back the clock at Timber Village Museum

During his visit, he talked about training for the championships in Blind River
World Teacher Day celebrated in style at Our Lady of Lourdes <b>(3 photos)</b>

World Teacher Day celebrated in style at Our Lady of Lourdes (3 photos)

Students expressed their gratitude to their teachers
Mayor sends fall greetings at Blind River council meeting

Mayor sends fall greetings at Blind River council meeting

She spoke about local events coming up and the Fall Festival on Oct. 16
Lourdes participates in National Day for Truth and Reconciliation <b>(8 photos)</b>

Lourdes participates in National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (8 photos)

The local school hosted a number of events as part of the day