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Tuesday July 7 2015
5:56 PM EDT

Traffic stop nets police pot, cocaine, magic mushrooms and cash CRIME

Thunder Bay Police have seized $8,400 worth of narcotics following a traffic stop early Monday morning on Balmoral Street. After pulling a driver over for a speeding infraction, police say they observed a large Ziploc bag filled with what they...

Wacky Wings development delayed as residents appeal to Ontario Municipal Board CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- A proposed Wacky Wings in Thunder Bay is being held up by an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board. City council approved the rezoning of the former...

CITY: Conservatory returns to normal operating hours LOCAL

City of Thunder Bay media release follows:   Conservatory Returns to Normal Operating Hours The City’s Botanical Conservatory will be returning to its...

Local port celebrates another big month of shipping activity BUSINESS

The Thunder Bay Port Authority continues to see record cargo. The port’s CEO, Tim Heney, says last month more than 750,000 tonnes of grain came through, which is about 18 per cent above the five-year average for June. Heney also says...

Regional hospital's manager of telemedicine awarded for commitment HEALTH

Trina Diner has long been a champion of telemedicine and now she has the award to prove it. The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's manager of telemedicine...

City looks to alter some southside bus routes LOCAL

The city is looking to reduce confusion and improve some of its bus routes. The Crosstown, Mainline, East End, Northwood and Airport routes would see changes on the proposed...

Man charged with break and enter, intent to steal firearm NORTHWEST

FORT FRANCES, Ont. -- A Couchiching First Nation man is in police custody after a break and enter incident in Fort Frances on July 4. The 35-year-old is accused of breaking into a domicile whose residents were home, early Saturday morning. ...

Investigation into Great West Timber on hold until owner moves ahead with demolition LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The case remains open, but progress is at a standstill in the investigation into the cause of last month's massive fire at Great West Timber. The blaze...

Take it easy or stay indoors health unit says as region gets rare air quality warning HEALTH

THUNDER BAY -- The local health unit is advising people with breathing problems or heart conditions to take it easy or stay indoors after Western wildfires caused an air advisory for Thunder Bay. Air Quality Ontario issued a moderate risk warning...

Shelter House in need of people to lend a helping hand LOCAL

Last summer, Michael Quibell cooked 10 meals straight for Shelter House's 200 clients all by himself. On Monday, volunteers relieved part of the weight of preparing...

Fatal collision in Couchiching kills two NORTHWEST

First Nations across Northwestern Ontario are in mourning after two men died following a two-vehicle collision in Couchiching First Nation early Friday morning.   A 23-year-old Whitesand First Nation man and a 30-year-old from Pic Mobert First...

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