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'Work together'

'Work together'

One city councillor says the city needs to form a bigger partnership with the Thunder Bay and District Humane Society. “We have to work closely together,” said Larry Hebert, at-large councillor and local Humane Society board member.

Impaired driver collides with three parked vehicles

One person was sent to hospital early Saturday morning after a four-vehicle collision near Beverly Street. Thunder Bay Police said an impaired male driver struck three parked vehicles around 5 a.m. Saturday.

City councillor retires from day job

A member of Thunder Bay city council is about to have a lot more time to dedicate to his career as a public servant. Paul Pugh is celebrating retirement from his day job Friday evening.
Council to discuss ways to help paramedics during Monday meeting

Council to discuss ways to help paramedics during Monday meeting

Superior North EMS will bring forward a strategic plan that has caused concern among other municipalities and paramedics themselves, who have planned a rally outside city hall Monday.

Fire that destroyed police vehicle likely arson: NAPS

Officials with the Nishnawbe Aski Police say they suspect arson in a fire in Eabametoong that destroyed one of the police services' vehicles. The officer was alerted to the vehicle fire outside of his home early Thursday morning.
‘A terrible place’

‘A terrible place’

Thornley Christiansen was a brave young man. At 16 he joined the merchant navy. From 1942 on he crossed the north Atlantic 26 times in convoys, dodging German submarines, airplanes and Mother Nature. “It was a terrible place the North Atlantic.

Hotel to partially re-open following October fire

Officials with the Travelodge Hotel chain are getting ready to re-open parts of their hotel on Memorial Avenue, following a major fire there last month. The early-morning blaze broke out on Oct. 22.
City watches season’s first snowfall come and go

City watches season’s first snowfall come and go

Winter may be officially six weeks away, but Jack Frost paid Thunder Bay an early call on Friday, dumping enough snow on the city to colour many of its lawns white.
Veterans honoured

Veterans honoured

Ken MacAskill says he dreams of a day when Remembrance Day is not necessary.

Cliffs to host open house on Monday

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is hosting an open house on Monday, a requirement as part of the environmental assessment needed to proceed with a chromite mine in the Ring of Fire.