Despite the work of fire crews to limit the spread of the forest fire threatening the community of Red Lake, the blaze is still just two kilometres from the municipality.

The Delaney Arena was a busy place in the last few weeks, but there is no hockey and ice. The centre is hosting Thunder Bay's summer camp programs that ordinarily take place at Chippewa Park each summer.

A Fort Frances man is facing charges after OPP received complaints of an alleged impaired driver in an Emo grocery store parking lot.


As Kelly Amell watched water bombers disappear into the smoky horizon from a Red Lake coffee shop parking lot, she knew it was time to pack her vehicle and evacuate the community.

Leeann Ryder, left, and Chris Horychuk stand by the trophy after capturing the championship at the City Mixed Doubles tournament at the Thunder Bay Community Tennis Centre over the weekend. Ryder and Horychuk defeated Brendan Boudreau and Laurel Augruso 6-3, 6-3, in the final. Earlier, Ryder…