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Mount McKay was the site of another spring forest fire. Fire Ranger crews had trouble getting to the blaze and a helicopter with a Bambi bucket was called in until crews were able to get to it. One...

Post date: April 27, 2010

City councillors voted 8-5 against allowing the internet and phone voting in the next election...here's how the final count went Monday night. Against-Mark Bentz, Joe Virdiramo, Trevor Giertuga,...

Post date: April 27, 2010

There will be no internet or phone voting in the upcoming municipal election. Councillors have voted 8-5 against the proposal. Trevor Giertuga was one of the 8 to turn thumbs down to the idea. ...

Post date: April 26, 2010

The Thunder Bay Oil Sands Consortium is no more. In its place is a new company called Thunder Bay Metal Fabricators Association. Speaking to city councillors on Monday evening board member Paul...

Post date: April 26, 2010

Former Public School trustee is looking to jump into city politics. Beatrice Metzler has declared her intention to run as a canadidate for City Council in the October municipal election. She will be...

Post date: April 26, 2010

After 31 years Shear Heaven is closing its doors. Owner Aldo Ruberto says he is retiring from the hairstyling business. He says it's been quite a ride and has learned a lot from being in business for...

Post date: April 26, 2010

Thunder Bay MP John Rafferty is optimistic about his private members bill. He says the bill is designed to add protection to workers pensions by moving them  from unsecured status to secured status...

Post date: April 26, 2010

City police had to deal with a couple of incidents over the weekend. Saturday a man walked into the south downtown salon and assaulted a receptionist before making off with her purse. No has been...

Post date: April 26, 2010

Officials at the Lappe Cemetery are cleaning up the mess after a weekend of vandalism. OPP report that several headstones were overturned , ornaments damaged and garbage thrown around. Also over the...

Post date: April 26, 2010

The Snowbirds are coming back to Thunder Bay. The Armed Forces precision flying team will entertain us May 26th. It will be part of Confederation Colleges' Aviation day according to organizer Paul de...

Post date: April 23, 2010

City councillors should be getting a break from any controversy Monday night. They won't have to deal with wind farms, bus depots or subdivision expansions. Instead they will hear a presentation from...

Post date: April 23, 2010

Employees at Wesway services in Thunder Bay are celebrating. The non profit organization provides care to those people who are close to death. It was taking part in a special pilot project that...

Post date: April 23, 2010

A bottle of scotch and some Pink Floyd. That's how Master Corporal Chris Drewes wants to relax now that he is back home in Thunder Bay. Drewes was injured in Afghanistan in the same roadside bomb...

Post date: April 23, 2010

Two people are hurt following a fire this afternoon at 960 John St. The fire is believed to have originated in a top floor bedroom of the semi-detached home. District Fire chief David Grant says one...

Post date: April 23, 2010

MPP Michael Gravelle denies accusations he and fellow MPP Bill Mauro are cutting frontline healthcare. The attack ads are aimed at the McGuinty governments' decision to cut professional allowances to...

Post date: April 23, 2010

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