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Building bonanza

Building bonanza

Last year was a good one for local home builders. For the first time since 2005, and just the second time since 1994, single-detached housing starts hit 200 units in 2010, with 13 in December capping the total at 204 for the year. That’s a 23.

Early morning fire suspicious officials say

A structural fire on the grounds of the Thunder Bay Christian Fellowship on Syndicate Avenue is being deemed suspicious by Thunder Bay Fire Services. Shortly after 2 a.m.
Public planning

Public planning

The city is looking for the public’s help to develop its third strategic plan for Thunder Bay.

Inquest into death of man who died in jail set

An inquest will be held into the death of a man who was being held in custody in Thunder Bay, the area’s supervising coroner confirmed Monday.
Pictures released

Pictures released

Police have released surveillance video stills from last Friday's armed robbery at the Northern Credit Union on Red River Road.
Attracting Americans

Attracting Americans

Despite a soft U.S. American economy and a decline in American tourists to the region in the past 10 years, there is still a lot of promise in the American tourism market, said Paul Pepe.

Wilkins’ cross-ocean journey meets small delay

After some slight delays in Morocco, Thunder Bay author Charles Wilkins is set to leave on his journey of a lifetime.
Violent video

Violent video

A video showing a teenaged girl being swarmed and attacked by other teens at a movie theatre parking lot has gone viral, and now has the attention of local police.

City crews work all night, morning to repair main break

City crews had their hands full as they worked overnight in frigid temperatures to repair a water main break at the corner of Dufferin and Algoma Street The incident happened early Monday morning.
Patient focused

Patient focused

Cancer patients and those in the diagnosis stage will have a much greater say in the way they are treated under the region’s latest cancer-care strategy.