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Tuesday May 5 2015
5:12 AM EDT

Human library reveals experiences through stories LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Stephen Price used to have a hard time telling people about his war experiences. When the former U.S. Army sergeant returned home from overseas duty more than five years ago he tried to internalize and not tell anybody about...

Waterfront caboose might be Silver Mountain-bound after council meeting Monday night CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- An old train might be better off in a home where people can care for it city administration says. A 1929 CN caboose has been at home on Prince Arthur's Landing for 25 years. But with no one to look after it, needing to be moved...

Options for Red River Road will be discussed through future North core studies CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- Options for Red River Road will be rolled into other studies planned for the city's North core. Coun. Trevor Giertuga brought a motion to city council...

Firefighters, water bombers control Stanley blaze as it approaches properties FIRE

THUNDER BAY – A major brush fire nearly Stanley that was threatening an area cemetery and a number of properties has been knocked down. Nearly 40 firefighters from...

Police searching for driver after cyclist hit Monday afternoon LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Police are looking for the driver of a blue four-door sedan after a cyclist was struck Monday afternoon. The cyclist was travelling west on Oliver Road hit...

Murder suspect's bail dependent on treatment centre admission LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- A murder suspect has the potential to make bail if she can be released directly into an alcohol treatment centre. Priscilla Thomas was charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Jeffrey Munroe, 35, on Jan. 25, 2014...

Are the days numbered for the city's free dump week? LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – For many city residents free week at the city’s landfill is a popular opportunity to do some spring cleaning and dispose of unneeded items. But...

OPP officer sentenced following fraud case LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- An OPP officer accused of fraud received a conditional discharge. Det.-Const. Rory Thompson, 36, was sentenced on a single count of fraud under $5,000 Monday...

Human remains found by MNR fire crew identified NORTHWEST

OPP News Release  (DRYDEN, ON) – On April 16, 2015 officers with the Dryden Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate suspected found human...

Sand trap snags stolen vehicle: OPP NORTHWEST

Sioux Lookout OPP are investigating a series of overnight property crimes as well as a vehicle theft. Police say they received two break and enter calls in the Prince and Princess Street areas followed by a theft of a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado....

Council Preview: Big questions surrounding future of Red River Road CITY HALL

Tonight’s Thunder Bay city council meeting could see the start of the end of vehicle traffic along Red River Road. Coun. Trevor Giertuga has put forward a memorandum,...

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