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Kenora police use spike belt to stop suspects

Police in Kenora had to use a spike belt Sunday morning to stop two Thunder Bay men who were later arrested and charged for trafficking narcotics.
Final preparations

Final preparations

Charles Wilkins isn’t backing down. With just more than a month to go, the local author says he still intends to row across the Atlantic Ocean – a 3,000-mile trek that begins off the coast of Morocco and concludes in Barbados.
Snow time

Snow time

It appears that winter has arrived. The light snow that began to fall in the area just before 5 p.m. Saturday marks what could be nearly a week of more winter-like weather for Thunder Bay.
Four injured in Highway crash, police say weather not a factor

Four injured in Highway crash, police say weather not a factor

Four people were injured following a two-vehicle highway crash Saturday. Depsite wet snow and rain, OPP Sgt. Ted Becker said that weather played no role in the collision that took place at Highway 102 at Townline Road just after 4 p.m. Saturday.
Local underage drinking rates drop, still higher than Ontario average

Local underage drinking rates drop, still higher than Ontario average

It appears youth drinking rates are going down in Thunder Bay, if only ever so slightly. But they aren’t keeping up with provincial rates. According to preliminary figures released by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, 64.

Lawsuit against CLE resolved

It was a lawsuit CLE officials said could threaten the future of the organization and the annual family fair. But now, the legal dispute that began in 2009 has been quietly resolved.
$3.3M investment to help address affordable-housing wait list

$3.3M investment to help address affordable-housing wait list

Though it will barely make a dent in demand, $3.37 million provided by Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services will help at least 24 First Nation families living in Thunder Bay find an affordable place to live.
LU going wireless

LU going wireless

Members of the Lakehead University community have voted overwhelmingly in favour of bringing wireless technology onto their campus. Of the 8,505 people who voted, 94 per cent said they want Wi-Fi at the school.

Recent storm reveals lack of preparedness: Hydro official

A recent windstorm that left thousands in Thunder Bay in the dark proved that many people aren't prepared for an emergency, a Thunder Bay Hydro official said Friday.

Operation Red Nose returns to combat drinking and driving

If Operation Red Nose is successful, police might find themselves with time on their hands over the holiday season. A year ago the program gave 282 rides to 680 people over 12 nights, getting them safely home after a night of festive celebrating. St.