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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

Blind River hazardous waste event sees increase in participation

Blind River hazardous waste event sees increase in participation

Report was presented to council on September 8
Blind River preparing for arena reopening

Blind River preparing for arena reopening

The facility has went through some upgrades in preparation for the reopening
New Blind River exhibit features work of Elliot Lake artists

New Blind River exhibit features work of Elliot Lake artists

'Kaleidoscope' runs until October 30 at Timber Village Museum
Today's the day to get rid of your household hazardous waste

Today's the day to get rid of your household hazardous waste

Accepted items include paint, batteries and gas
Blind River to receive nearly $290,000 as part of Safe Restart Agreement

Blind River to receive nearly $290,000 as part of Safe Restart Agreement

The money is part of an agreement with the federal and provincial government to assist provincial municipalities coping with lost revenue due to COVID-19
Pride motorcade makes its way through Elliot Lake <b>(6 photos)</b>

Pride motorcade makes its way through Elliot Lake (6 photos)

Saturday saw a pride motorcade through some of the streets of Elliot Lake
Pride hits the streets of Elliot Lake this weekend

Pride hits the streets of Elliot Lake this weekend

Elliot Lake Pride set to host its first-ever pride motorcade
Rollover forces closure of Highway 108

Rollover forces closure of Highway 108

Police are telling motorists the highway could be closed for some time
Banner project officially unfurled <b>(4 photos)</b>

Banner project officially unfurled (4 photos)

Banner designs chosen from entries submitted by children, youth, and veterans
Local small businesses to benefit from'Big Spend'

Local small businesses to benefit from'Big Spend'

Initiative aims at having at least one-million Canadians make one or more purchases at a local small business on Saturday, July 25