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Thursday August 27 2015
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First Nation chief plans for Big Thunder include possibly moving city Casino there LOCAL

Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins says he’s made initial contact with the province in hopes of the band someday soon taking over the mothballed Big Thunder ski facility. Ultimately Collins said he’d like to see the area...

Energy minister tours local power plant to check out advanced biomass LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Bob Chiarelli says every time he's in Thunder Bay he's reminded that the local generating station has made history twice. It was the last station...

Transit changes start on Sunday

City transit users should check for route changes beginning on Sunday. Following weeks of consultation, Thunder Bay Transit officials say they plan to implement a number of service improvements to a number of routes. Our team met with hundreds...

Sex-ed protests scheduled for Sept. 2 outside MPP offices POLITICS

Sexual-education curriculum protests appear headed to Thunder Bay. Both local constituency offices are among 92 ridings across the province slated for hour-long protests on Sept. 2, backed by the Campaign Life Coalition in response to the provincial...

Arthur Street drug raid nets city police 700 grams of Cocaine CRIME

Thunder Bay Police Service Media Release Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service's Drug Unit along with the Guns and Gang Unit arrested a Thunder Bay man at his...

UPDATE: At least two injured following Highway crash (4 PHOTOS) TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY – At least two people have been sent to the hospital following an afternoon crash on Highway 61.  Shortly after 1 p.m. OPP responded to a crash involving...

Lieutenant-Governor seeks extraordinary among the ordinary LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Ontario’s Lieutenant-Governor is on a tour to find ordinary people doing extraordinary things around the province. On Thursday Elizabeth Dowdeswell...

State of emergency in Grassy Narrows, uranium and possible carcinogens found in water HEALTH

Grassy Narrows Media Release Grassy Narrows declares State of Emergency over unsafe drinking water Turbidity exceeded limit by 120x, uranium and possible carcinogens found in samples Grassy Narrows – Today the Grassy Narrows First...

$1.35B deal to connect remote First nations to power grid FIRST NATIONS

THUNDER BAY -- A plan to connect remote First Nation communities to the grid will serve as a foundation for the future, chiefs say. Wataynikaneyap Power, owned by 20 communities,...

Bankruptcy attorney says rapper 50 Cent will try again to sell his Connecticut mansion BUSINESS

HARTFORD, Conn. - Rapper 50 Cent's bankruptcy attorney says he'll try again to sell his 50,000-square-foot Connecticut mansion. The Hartford Courant reports  Pat...

Fire guts south-side basement, cause still unknown FIRE

THUNDER BAY – An early morning fire has caused heavy damage to a south-side home. Officials with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue say firefighters responded to reports of a house fire at 295 E. Christina St. at about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters...

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