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Gull Bay members get ready for Thursday election

Members of the Gull Bay First Nation are getting ready to go to the polls to elect a new chief and council. The community, which has about 800 eligible voters, is located about two hours north of Thunder Bay off Highway 527.

Knife wielding man holds up fast food restaurant

Local police officials say they are investigating a south-side armed robbery. Officials with the Thunder Bay Police Service say officers are investigating the robbery that took place around 10:30 p.m. at a Subway restaurant on 595 W. Arthur St.
Life saving facility

Life saving facility

Mike Nitz said without the state-of-the-art facilities at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, their son Jaxon might not be alive today.
Influential admin?

Influential admin?

Newly elected Coun. Ken Boshcoff doesn’t think the city’s planning manager has any place making recommendations of who she thinks would be the best fit for council to appoint to the committee of adjustment.
Sworn in

Sworn in

Optimism and the smell of sweet grass were in the air as Thunder Bay’s new city council took its seats Monday night.

Tight-deadline tax bills a mistake, ministry says

Officials with the Ministry of Revenue say a computer system error is to blame for a recent mail out that gave some rural residents less than three days to pay their provincial land taxes.
Santa bus is coming

Santa bus is coming

With three busloads of food collected during last year’s Santa Bus campaign, Thunder Bay Transit hopes to bring in even more donations this year.
Path to settlement was long, difficult says FWFN chief

Path to settlement was long, difficult says FWFN chief

The approval of the Neebing specific claim settlement was an uphill battle for the community, says the Chief of Fort William First Nation.
Taking on wait times

Taking on wait times

The area’s EMS and regional hospital have taken a page from the Toronto playbook to cut down on wait times often experienced during a patient’s transfer.

Mayor, council to be sworn in tonight

Thunder Bay's new mayor and council will be officially sworn into office Monday night. The event will include a smudging ceremony, greetings from former mayors and the Oath of Allegiance.