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Thursday May 28 2015
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Family of Catherine Gowan glad to ‘finally’ see case of girl’s death opened after 25 years (UPDATE) NORTHWEST

Police are now investigating the death a girl in Manitouwadge 25 years ago as a homicide. Catherine Gowan died when she was 15 on July 8, 1990. The case remained cold as no foul play was originally suspected in the girl’s death. But...

No one hurt in afternoon College Street fire FIRE

Firefighters on scene say a kitchen fire at a College Street residence on Wednesday afternoon appears to be accidental in nature. Platoon Chief Dan Hyvarinen said no one...

Developer says a lot of work has been done on waterfront hotel, construction begins this season

THUNDER BAY -- Just because the public can't see it doesn't mean work isn't being done on a new waterfront hotel the developer says. Construction on the new...

Boulevard Lake improvement could be as easy as fresh cut grass CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- Addressing the public's main concern with Boulevard Lake could be as simple as not cutting the grass. The Boulevard Lake Improvement Plan is looking to make the park and lake better for the public. With the city's second...

Horwath demands Northern municipalities have say in Hydro sell off: NDP (VIDEO) ONTARIO

Ontario NDP News Release:  NDP Leader demands premier allow Northwestern Ontario input on Hydro One sell-off Queen’s Park – Today NDP Leader Andrea Horwath demanded Premier Wynne allow Northwestern Ontario municipalities...

Provincial police investigate fire after body discovered CRIME

OPP News Release (KENORA, ON) – The Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is on the scene of a fire on Kagaki Lake Road in the Township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls. The OPP and Nestor Falls Fire Department were...

What will the city look like in 2018? Input sought for strategic plan CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- City council is looking for the public's help to decide what the city will look like in 2018. A draft corporate strategic plan was presented to city...

Thunder Bay a prime opportunity for contact centres: City CITY HALL

City of Thunder Bay Media Release: May 22, 2015 – The City is reaching out to expanding contact centres around the world to locate in the City-owned state of...

Boulevard Lake Master Plan scheduled for completion in July: City

City of Thunder Bay Media Release: May 27, 2015 – The in-progress Boulevard Lake Area Improvement Plan has moved on to its next phase after a consultation period, stakeholder meetings and a final Open House held May 26. The plan, currently...

TRAFFIC: Harbour Expressway Repaving Delayed Again TRAFFIC

City media release follows : THUNDER BAY -- The start of the resurfacing of the Harbour Expressway between Highway 11/17 and Golf Links Road has been delayed due to an equipment malfunction. The contractor in charge of the project noticed...

Bombardier keeping eyes on potential transit contract from Hamilton

THUNDER BAY -- Ideally the union representing workers at Bombardier in Thunder Bay would like to see all cities in Ontario have their transit vehicles built here. The local...

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