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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

Sun shines as locals celebrate Canada Day

Sun shines as locals celebrate Canada Day

After today's festivities, Saturday will see the city host the Uranium Heritage Festival
Timber Village Museum holds the Teddy Bear Picnic

Timber Village Museum holds the Teddy Bear Picnic

Pack a lunch, your favourite teddy bear and picnic blanket to take part
OPP urges residents, visitors, to use lifesaving gear

OPP urges residents, visitors, to use lifesaving gear

Proper use of approved safety devices in canoes, kayaks, ATVs, on-road vehicles and power boats
Former priest plans local read Saturday

Former priest plans local read Saturday

Rick Prashaw is in Elliot Lake today at the Masonic Hall from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Bea Jensen Pavilion officially open <b>(8 photos)</b>

Bea Jensen Pavilion officially open (8 photos)

Opening celebrated Bea Jensen’s numerous contributions to Blind River through volunteer work, working as a teacher and advocate for teacher’s and children’s rights and as the organizer of the popular Senior games which operated for 14 years
Algoma Family Services donates Pride bench

Algoma Family Services donates Pride bench

Bench dedicated to well-known Elliot Laker, lawyer and Pride advocate Douglas Elliott
Blind River Mayor annoyed by vandalism

Blind River Mayor annoyed by vandalism

Mayor Hagman appeals to vandals to seek help for anger issues
Elliot Lake students make clean water donation

Elliot Lake students make clean water donation

Initiative came from student concerned about lack of clean drinking water in Indigenous communities
OPP record checks go online

OPP record checks go online

Move should significantly streamline process, says commissioner
Rotary welcome packages ready for distribution in Blind River

Rotary welcome packages ready for distribution in Blind River

Packages will help new people will learn about local merchants and services available in the area