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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

Donation narrows gap to fundraising goal for new CT scanner

Donation narrows gap to fundraising goal for new CT scanner

The hospital CEO said the hospital has been looking at different CT Scanner models
Blind River mayor commends local seniors and their commitment to community

Blind River mayor commends local seniors and their commitment to community

'I see youth and vitality and certainly not a group of people ready to spend their days just taking naps,' she said during a recent luncheon
Our Lady of Lourdes celebrates the season with Christmas Feast

Our Lady of Lourdes celebrates the season with Christmas Feast

Grade 7/8 students will help prepare the meal
Winter storm shuts down city transit service

Winter storm shuts down city transit service

Buses will resume Thursday, says city CAO
Visit Santa today at Collins Hall

Visit Santa today at Collins Hall

Workshop hosted by school council and staff of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School
Local volleyball teams capture tournament titles

Local volleyball teams capture tournament titles

Teams from Elliot Lake's Our Lady of Lourdes captured title wins in a recent volleyball tournament held locally
Blind River Council votes to defer decision on committee cuts

Blind River Council votes to defer decision on committee cuts

KPMG has recommended cutting 18 committees as a cost saving measure
Mayor invites Blind Riverites to join upcoming holiday festivities

Mayor invites Blind Riverites to join upcoming holiday festivities

Have your photo taken with Santa Friday night
Purchase of new museum display cases approved

Purchase of new museum display cases approved

Council approves a spend of up to $5,000 for the display cases
Snow removal from several Blind River sites dropped

Snow removal from several Blind River sites dropped

Snow will be piling up at Hillside Cemetery, the Tourist Information and old Timber Village Museum site and about three kilometres of Boom Camp Road beyond the Ski Club starting this winter