A 24 year old motorcyclist is in hospital in Winnipeg with serious injuries. Rainy River O.P.P. are investigating the crash that saw the driver of the motorcyle from Edson, Alberta, lose control half a kilometre from Highway 11 in Dawson Township. Provincial Police say the driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash at 8:30 on Sunday night.
Some good news on the forest fire front. Six fires in the Kenora, Red Lake and Nipigon districts were declared "out" yesterday. Officials with the Ministry of Natural Resources say three new fires were reported yesterday and seven the day before. Most of the new fires continue to be reported in the Red Lake District.
The two teenage girls who plead guilty to manslaughter in connection with the death of a 16 year old Sachigo Lake First Nation girl, are scheduled to appear in court today for sentencing. The girls had just met the victim who was later found dead on a trail behind the Landmark Inn near Wentworth Crescent.
A man has been charged after a boat collision on Lake of the
Woods in Northwestern Ontario. Police say a four-metre power boat sank and had its occupants thrown into the water after a colliding with a second vessel around 4 a.m Sunday. O.P.P. have charged a Kenora man with two counts of impaired operation causing bodily harm.
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