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Operation Red Nose readies for a second year

Operation Red Nose is returning for its second year. The program launched for the first time in Thunder Bay last year, and provides a safe ride home for residents during the holiday season. The service was first introduced in December, 2009.

Shchepanik drops out of Neebing race

Neebing Ward candidate Gary Shchepanik is dropping out of the race.

Soil clean-up to cost city $1M

The city’s waterfront development manager says a $1.
Decision day

Decision day

Horizon Wind will have a definitive answer on Oct. 12 whether or not the city plans to allow the company’s proposed Nor’Wester Mountain Range wind turbine farm to go ahead.
The healing journey

The healing journey

Leona Keesic’s daughter Charity was raped and murdered at the age of 19 in their hometown of Moose Factory in 2001. The case was solved 10 days later, but Keesic’s story is rare.

Drinking water report gives city high marks

Thunder Bay’s drinking water scores high in terms of overall quality, a recent report concluded.

Traffic jammed after Simpson Street crash

Motorists faced traffic tie-ups on the city’s south-side following a Simpson Street crash Monday. The crash took place just after 11 a.m.

Police continue to investigate fatal Highway 17 crash

Police officers in Nipigon say they continue to investigate a highway crash that killed a Toronto man. Officers with the Nipigon detachment of the OPP are investigating the crash that took place Saturday at about 4 p.m.

September shipping numbers up from 2009

After a sluggish start to the year, shipping totals for the Port of Thunder Bay continue to rebound. Latest numbers from the Thunder Bay Port Authority show 540,000 tonnes of cargo moved through the port in September.

Man dies in single vehicle collision

Police are investigating a single vehicle collision that left one man dead in hospital. Nipigon OPP says a tractor-trailer was traveling down Highway 17 east of Nipigon when it went off the road and into a ditch around 4 p.m. on Saturday.