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Saturday September 5 2015
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Cocaine, bath salts, mushrooms and pot snagged in Westfort search (VIDEO) CRIME

A search on Thursday of Westfort residence led Thunder Bay Police to a drug and weapons bust. In a release issued on Friday, police say their investigation in the 1900 block of W. Frederica Street netted them a small amount of cash, 69 oxycodone...

Dodge the bears this Labour Day weekend

Don’t let Yogi snatch your picnic basket this long weekend. If you’re heading out to the lake for the Labour Day long weekend, there’s chance you might...

Hospital smudging doubles over its first summer

The number of patients participating in First Nations traditional ceremonies have more than doubled in the four months since the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre...

$10,500 in fines handed out for illegal moose hunt: MNR CRIME

Ministry of Natural Resources Media Release Five Atikokan men have been fined a total of $10,500 for an illegal moose hunt.  Duane Lind, Tyler Barrett, Louis Barrett, Rick Cain and Kevin Cain pleaded guilty and were each fined $1,500...

Unemployment rate up in August: StatsCan

THUNDER BAY – The jobless rate has risen slightly, according to new numbers from Statistics Canada. The government statistics agency reports that the unemployment rate for the Thunder Bay area was at five per cent in August. That’s...

Simpson street closure coming on Wednesday TRAFFIC

Motorists will face traffic disruptions starting next week on Simpson Street. City officials on Friday said the road, between the May and Arthur streets intersection and Victoria Avenue will be closed to through traffic in order to allow crews...

Oil spill all cleaned up: Port

The Canadian Coast Guard says clean up of a fuel oil spill at the Port of Thunder Bay has been complete. About 200 litres of fuel oil was spilled on Sunday night at the Superior Elevator Terminals. You can read the original story about the...

Police arrest two in crack cocaine bust CRIME

Thunder Bay Police snagged 17 grams of crack cocaine in a late-night drug raid on Tuesday in the Academy Park area. Police say the seized drugs had a street value of about $5,100. Thunder Bay’s Francis Jake Sky, 52 and Ottawa’s...

Thunder Bay-Superior North candidates discuss appropriateness of crossing the floor

Voters in Thunder Bay-Superior North know a thing or two about members of Parliament crossing the House of Commons floor. Twice in the past decade the electorate has voted...

Treasure Exchange Days return this month LOCAL

City of Thunder Bay (PSA) Treasure Exchange Days Return September 12 and 13 Do you have gently-used items you no longer need, or are you searching for that one-of-a-kind treasure? Treasure Exchange Days are back September 12th and 13th....

Fresh Air runners won't let fire stop tradition LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- A fire couldn't stop a weekly tradition that's been more than a decade in the making. For 12 years local runners have been meeting at Fresh Air Experience...

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