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Tuesday July 7 2015
2:48 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...

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

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

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

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 Innova Park will feature training space, classrooms and offices. Local 1669...

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...

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