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Welcome home

Welcome home

A couple enjoying their empty nest became parents again when they opened their home to support a 19-year-old with an intellectual disability. Melda Ponton, 61, and her husband provided their home to support Cecily, 19, and her brother Dalennie, 16.

Court hands down $240 fine for fatal crash

A Kakabeka Falls man who pleaded guilty to careless driving following a fatal 2008 crash has been fined $240. Brian Paquette learned his fate in a Provincial Offences courtroom Friday.

HST revenue not exclusive for health: McGuinty

British Columbia plans to direct all of its HST revenues to health, but Ontario’s premier said this province will not do the same.
Loneliest numbers

Loneliest numbers

Citizens of Thunder Bay must be happy or shy about the city’s 2010 operating budget says a city councillor. Coun.

City wins tap water challenge

Thunder Bay residents overwhelmingly prefer the taste of the city’s tap water over its bottled competitor, a recent survey shows.

Fire officials investigate backyard fire

A Thunder Bay family got a scare this afternoon when a fire, possibly started by arson, broke out in their backyard. Shortly before 3 p.m.

Iceboat races face delays

Tuesday’s warm weather is not what the organizers of a local sporting event were looking for this week. The North American iceboat championship is stuck in neutral due to lack of wind on Lake Superior.

Churchill students unveil original music

The music students of Churchill High School unveiled a piece of original music they composed Tuesday. The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra performed the song, which is meant to symbolize our city.
Kindness in a cup

Kindness in a cup

A month-long class project to bring greater sense of care to the city continued with free hot chocolate at the Water Street bus terminal.
New home

New home

After a two year search, The Regional Food Distribution Association has found a new home.