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Monday July 6 2015
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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...

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...

Glance at Crime: Nine weapons offences, 28 assaults and a pair of robberies CRIME

THUNDER BAY -- City police responded to more than 275 incidents during the week of Monday, June 29, 2015 through Sunday, July 5, 2015. Thunder Bay Police Service statistics...

OPP marine patrol dish out series of charges to boaters NORTHWEST

OPP News Release (RED LAKE, ON) – On July 1, 2015 Red Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were on Marine patrol within the Municipality of Red Lake.   While on patrol the OPP officers laid several charges to operators...

Vehicle stop leads to laundry list of charges for driver CRIME

OPP News Release (GREENSTONE, ON) – On June 27, 2015 at approximately 10:38pm, a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Greenstone Detachment conducted a traffic stop for speeding on Highway 11 in the area of Hardrock Road, Municipality...

Traffic moving on Highway 61 after major crash (UPDATE) TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY -- Traffic is once again flowing on Highway 61 after a major collision this morning. The highway was closed in both directions near Chippewa Road according...

Bear complaints on the rise: OPP NORTHWEST

OPP News Release BEAR COMPLAINTS ON THE RISE IN GREENSTONE (GREENSTONE, ON) – As is the case every summer, bear complaints are on the rise in the Municipality...

Despite Liberal promises, Shoal Lake 40 Chief says he’ll work with Canada FIRST NATIONS

The chief of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation is pleased to hear the Liberals would fund an all-season road to his community if the Grits form the next government, but he’s...

Atikokan Mayor disapproves of MNR comments on mine EA ENVIRONMENT

ATIKOKAN -- Atikokan's mayor is pledging unfettered support for a nearby mine that received a scathing provincial response to its environmental assessment. The Ministry...

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