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Tbnewswatch Local News
Thursday May 28 2015
1:47 PM EDT

Three years ago city declared state of emergency for May 2012 flood LOCAL

Three years ago the city, along with Oliver-Paipoonge and Conmee, declared a state of emergency following overnight and morning floods. The area saw 108 millimetres of rain in less than 36 hours, which led to road washouts across the region....

Hornepayne First Nation counter-sues NAN for $3.4 million FIRST NATIONS

THUNDER BAY -- Hornepayne First Nation elders are counter-suing Nishnawbe Aski Nation for $3.4 million. The suit was filed Thursday in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice,...

Energy Board keeping close watch on pipeline, but improvements could be made LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The National Energy Board says it's constantly monitoring pipelines in the country, but could always do better. NEB chair and CEO Peter Watson was in...

Truck stolen, crashed and ditched near Highway 614: OPP CRIME

OPP News Release:  (MANITOUWADGE, ON) –On May 24, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment received information regarding a pickup truck that was missing and being reported as stolen. The vehicle was...

Police force program to fight post-traumatic stress LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Police work can sometimes lead to struggles with post-traumatic stress.  So in an effort to help officers cope with daily stresses they often face, the...

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...

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