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Sunday August 30 2015
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Hospital hopes to make offer to a CEO candidate this fall HEALTH

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre officials say they hope to be in position to make an offer to a new president and CEO later this fall. But there’s still plenty of work to get to that point said Susan Fraser, head of the search...

OPP: Red Lake break and enter

The Red Lake Detatchment of the Ontario Provincial Police is looking for information on a break and enter in a local residence.  Between 1 p.m. on Aug. 26 and 7 a.m. on Aug. 27, a police release says one or more suspects forced entry to a...

Fort Frances fire extinguished

Fire crews have extinguished Fort Frances Fire Number 18, along the shore of Rainy Lake near Red Gut Bay.  The fire lit on Saturday and was held to 0.1 hectares.  The forest fire hazard is moderate in the northwest sectors of the...

$7-million Lotto 6-49 jackpot bought "somewhere in Ontario"

TORONTO - There is one winning ticket for the $7-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw. The ticket was purchased somewhere in Ontario. The grand prize for the next 6-49 draw on Sept. 2 will be approximately $5-million. The...

Council to consider motion opposing Energy East

THUNDER BAY -- A controversial proposed pipeline will flow to council Monday night as Coun. Paul Pugh is asking that the city oppose the project. The Energy East pipeline...

Thunder Bay Muslims open their doors to open minds RELIGION

In the bouncy castle on the street outside Thunder Bay Masjid, children of all backgrounds played together through Saturday afternoon. They learned to write their names in Arabic...

Fresh Air, Cyclepath owner vows return after "suspicious" fire

Even though his cycle and ski shop was badly burned in a fire on Friday night, Fresh Air Experience owner Peter Tofinetti wasn't about to take Saturday off work. Tofinetti...

Candidates react: Is re-opening shuttered Veteran’s Affairs offices viable?

Among promises to deliver lifelong pensions for injured veterans this week, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau promised to re-open nine Veteran's Affairs offices across the country...

Steelhead Association fights erosion on McIntyre River

THUNDER BAY  -- What's good for the fish is good for the river. It's part of why the North Shore Steelhead Association has been trying for more than five years...

Colour and nature in woodland art

THUNDER BAY -- Colour matters in woodland art and that's what bringing schools back to Ringo Fiddler. Flipping through the pages of the first colouring book he's...

Police investigating Friday fire at Fresh Air Experience, Cyclepath FIRE

THUNDER BAY – Officials are calling a Friday night fire that badly damaged a longtime local business "suspicious."  Heavy smoke and flames were pouring...

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