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Shipping season continues to shine

This shipping season continues to be another banner year for the Port of Thunder Bay. Recent statistics show that more than 830,000 tonnes of cargo moved through the port last month.
Temperature rising

Temperature rising

Summer is heating up in Thunder Bay. With mainly sunny skies, Environment Canada reported the city’s temperature rose above 30-degrees Celsius on Tuesday with a possible high of 35C. That’s the hottest it has been in the city since 2010.

Driver involved in pedestrian hit-and-run to spend a year in jail

A Thunder Bay man arrested following a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian will spend time in prison.

Police continue to investigate fatal Highway 11 crash

The investigation continues following a fatal single-vehicle crash on Highway 11. The crash took place just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday near the Arctic Watershed, which is about 75 kilometres east of Atikokan.
Play time

Play time

In order to design the perfect playhouse, Vikki Drapeau took inspiration from her favourite childhood toy – a troll doll. The spikey-headed doll had reminded her of the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff and the bridge they had to cross.

AIDS Thunder Bay strategic plan will give organization a new name

A new strategic plan for AIDS Thunder Bay will reflect their change in focus to HIV and Hepatitis C. Officials with AIDS Thunder Bay say the new strategy is part of a three-year plan to strengthen current programs and create new ones.
Under control

Under control

Firefighters were able to bring a small house fire under control before it did any major damage. Thunder Bay Fire and Rescue responded to a call about a house fire on Mayflower Drive just before 8 p.m. on Monday.
Training leaders

Training leaders

Abdullah Alwohaibi says he hopes the Shad Valley program will brings out the best in him so he can become a mechanical engineer.
The next day

The next day

As thousands celebrated the nation’s birthday, police say they had no problems throughout the night.
House winners

House winners

Bernadette Danco and her husband Daniel had one more thing to celebrate on Canada Day. The couple from Atikokan learned Sunday that they had won the Fort William Rotary Club house lottery.