Skip to content

Local News

Beyond money

Beyond money

An independent education report concludes that jurisdiction, not just money, is what is needed to help NAN fix its education issues Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s educational co-ordinator advisor says that pouring more money into the political territo
Court hears recorded 911 call as second-degree murder trial begins

Court hears recorded 911 call as second-degree murder trial begins

A murder trial jury heard Andre Wareham tell a 911 operator that he was defending himself and just wanted William Atkins to leave him alone. The second-degree murder trial for Wareham began Tuesday at the Superior Court of Justice in Thunder Bay.

OPP tracking computer scam targeting area residents

Officials with the Rainy River District OPP are urging people in the area to be aware of an ongoing computer scam. Officials say it involves a cold-call to a potential online customer, advising them of possible software problems.

Meat processing regulations hurting small business, deli owner says

The owner of a local meat processer says unnecessary safety regulations are putting him out of business. Paul Bogdala owns Simpson Meat and Deli and said he's had enough.
Urban forest management plan suggest city be proactive in tree maintenance

Urban forest management plan suggest city be proactive in tree maintenance

The city's trees are a valuable commodity that need to be protected and nurtured, says the author of a study looking at Thunder Bay's urban forest management strategy.
Traffic stop

Traffic stop

MacIntyre Coun. Trevor Giertuga took a step closer to eliminating truck traffic along Dawson Road.

Boiling oil cause of Valley Street fire

An unattended pot in the kitchen appears to be the cause of a Valley Street apartment fire yesterday. A pot of cooking oil boiled over, caught fire and ignited other items on the stove top.

Composite fire department won’t work for city, mayor says

A composite fire department wouldn’t work for Thunder Bay, says Mayor Keith Hobbs. During last week’s council meeting, Neebing Coun. Linda Rydholm asked why Sudbury’s fire budget is so much lower than Thunder Bay’s.
Jury selection begins for second-degree murder trial

Jury selection begins for second-degree murder trial

After numerous delays, lawyers have started to pick the 12 jurors for the trial of accused murderer Andre Wareham. More than a hundred people packed in the Superior Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on Monday.

Man arrested, charged with Kijiji fraud

An alleged case of failure to deliver goods sold on Kijiji has led Thunder Bay Police to charge a 35-year-old city resident with fraud.