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Sunday August 30 2015
11:56 AM EDT

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...

Neys Provincial Park celebrates 50 years

It's hard to believe this used to be a prisoner of war camp.  The beautiful beaches of Neys that were once a forced home to German prisoners captured in World War...

Thunder Bay wins Coors Light Games

No one keeps score in backyard games. Horeshoes and murderball have always been played for fun -- until now. Now, Thunder Bay is known as backyard game champions. .  ...

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...

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