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Tuesday July 7 2015
11:25 AM EDT

Traffic stop nets police pot, cocaine, magic mushrooms and cash CRIME

Thunder Bay Police have seized $8,400 worth of narcotics following a traffic stop early Monday morning on Balmoral Street. After pulling a driver over for a speeding infraction, police say they observed a large Ziploc bag filled with what they...

City looks to alter some southside bus routes LOCAL

The city is looking to reduce confusion and improve some of its bus routes. The Crosstown, Mainline, East End, Northwood and Airport routes would see changes on the proposed...

Man charged with break and enter, intent to steal firearm NORTHWEST

FORT FRANCES, Ont. -- A Couchiching First Nation man is in police custody after a break and enter incident in Fort Frances on July 4. The 35-year-old is accused of breaking into a domicile whose residents were home, early Saturday morning. ...

Investigation into Great West Timber on hold until owner moves ahead with demolition LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The case remains open, but progress is at a standstill in the investigation into the cause of last month's massive fire at Great West Timber. The blaze...

Take it easy or stay indoors health unit says as region gets rare air quality warning HEALTH

THUNDER BAY -- The local health unit is advising people with breathing problems or heart conditions to take it easy or stay indoors after Western wildfires caused an air advisory for Thunder Bay. Air Quality Ontario issued a moderate risk warning...

Shelter House in need of people to lend a helping hand LOCAL

Last summer, Michael Quibell cooked 10 meals straight for Shelter House's 200 clients all by himself. On Monday, volunteers relieved part of the weight of preparing...

Fatal collision in Couchiching kills two NORTHWEST

First Nations across Northwestern Ontario are in mourning after two men died following a two-vehicle collision in Couchiching First Nation early Friday morning.   A 23-year-old Whitesand First Nation man and a 30-year-old from Pic Mobert First...

New construction on union hall, apartments, nightclub starting up in city CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- The city is seeing some new construction this summer including a $5 million union hall for local carpenters. The 6,000 square foot two-storey building in...

LETTER: Amend Municipal Election Act before online voting LETTER

To the editor, I find it highly ironic that editorial comments from this publication and members of city council say we are finally moving into the 21st Century by going with online voting for the next municipal election. Before considering...

Solid waste strategy leads to new city management position CITY HALL

The city is adding a new manager as its solid waste strategy shapes up. Under the comprehensive solid waste management strategy, approved in principle by city council last...

Police describe spectacular late-night Algoma Street crash POLICE

A Thunder Bay driver was airborne and then travelled about 20 metres, police said Monday, describing a spectacular late-night crash that destroyed a planter Sunday on Algoma...

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