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Thursday September 3 2015
5:27 PM EDT

Crash sends vehicle onto homeowner’s lawn TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY -- Two people suffered minor injuries after a two vehicle crash Wednesday evening. A car and a pickup truck collided off of High and Inchiquin Streets, sending one vehicle onto a sidewalk and the other into the backyard lawn of a nearby...

Local members of Merchant Navy remembered with flag ceremony CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- Thornley Christiansen was the last surviving Merchant Navy officer in Thunder Bay. He died last September at age 87. Christianson and roughly 30 other Thunder Bay residents served during the Second World War, running supplies across...

City looking into free parking for veterans CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- The city of Thunder Bay could be on its way to giving its veterans a free pass, at least when it comes to parking. Coun. Joe Virdiramo tabled a motion this week that would ask city administration to look at providing free parking...

Contractor wasn't meeting deadlines waterfront condo project developer says LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- ReSolve Group President Gisele MacDonald says Man-Shield Construction was not meeting their deadlines, which led to the decision to remove them as the general contractor on two waterfront condominium projects. Each building has 51...

Man dies after jumping off Keewatin Bridge POLICE

Kenora OPP media release follows:    (KENORA, ON)  On August 30, 2015 at approximately 7:30 p.m, members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report that a male had jumped off the Keewatin...

Calls from refugees begging to come to Thunder Bay received every day LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Every day there are people begging to come to Thunder Bay. Phone calls from people hiding in church basements in France, emails from girls looking to escape...

Heat warning issued for parts of Northwest WEATHER

It isn’t unbearably hot in Thunder Bay right now, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the region isn’t sweating out this Thursday. According to Environment...

18-year-old driver charged with not having licence, running stop sign CRIME

THUNDER BAY – A driver involved in a dramatic crash on the city’s northside has been charged, and the truck he was driving reported stolen. Thunder Bay Police...

Police continue search for killer one year after body discovered on city bike path LOCAL

It’s been a rough 12 months, says John Shawinimash. A year ago, in the early morning hours of Sept. 3, 2014,  the body of his son, 32-year-old Will Wapoose,...

Fire can’t stop Fresh Air, business sets up tent outside of burned storefront BUSINESS

THUNDER BAY – A local business is showing its resiliency. After its store was destroyed by a Friday evening fire last week, the business owners of Fresh Air Experience...

Neighbourhood bear back on its way to the forest (UPDATE) LOCAL

UPDATE: According to the Thunder Bay Police Service the bear has been tranquilized by the MNR, and is back on its way to the forest. THUNDER BAY – The dimly lit...

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