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Rolling thunder

Rolling thunder

The roar of more than 700 Harley Davidson motorcycles was heard across the city on Saturday. Hundreds of spectators watched as riders of the 23rd annual Ontario Provincial Harley Owners Rally rolled out of the Victoria Inn Hotel.
Coming to the rescue

Coming to the rescue

Sondi Ryersee has a gun in her hands. As the commanding officer with the Canadian Coast Guard, Ryersee took the 9mm handgun from the man she just rescued.
Party of the century

Party of the century

It’s not everyday a community gets to celebrate 100 years. That’s why the Amethyst Harbour Camper’s Association is going all out. The group, which represents around 130 camps on Shuniah’s Amethyst Harbour is holding two days worth of events.

Nearly half of evacuees heading home

First Nation evacuees in Thunder Bay continue to wait for their turn to head home, as the Province is working on transporting over 3,000 evacuated residents back to their communities.

After 160 years, Band celebrates ownership of traditional homeland

After going 160 years without ownership of their traditional homeland, the members of Sand Point First Nation are now celebrating. The band's 230 members now have a reserve on the shores of Lake Nipigon.

Police to keep close watch on road, waterways during long weekend

While many area residents are preparing their boats and barbecues for the long weekend, the Thunder Bay OPP are preparing for a busy three days on the region's highways.

Police officer wrestles jar off bear’s head

There's been another bizarre incident involving a black bear with its head stuck in a plastic jar. OPP in Sioux Lookout were called Friday morning after a report of a mother bear and two cubs in a residential area.
Rain brings relief as fires continue to burn across region

Rain brings relief as fires continue to burn across region

Recent rain in the north has brought a temporary break for firefighters. There are still 97 active fires in the Northwest region, but Ministry of Natural Resources fire information officer Deb MacLean said the fire situation in the north has settled.
Area highway construction could mean 4,000 jobs

Area highway construction could mean 4,000 jobs

More than $600 million for highway improvements in Northern Ontario could mean up to 4,000 jobs over the next two years.

Unused fireworks will highlight waterfront grand opening event: city

The remaining Canada Day fireworks will be used for a waterfront grand opening event, city officials confirmed Friday.
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