Organizers have given up hope for the annual Tbaytel Luncheon of Hope this year.

Just two weeks into the school year, the demand for pediatric COVID-19 testing has skyrocketed in Thunder Bay.

Thunder Bay District Health Unit reported another new positive case of COVID-19 Monday, while Opposition MPPs called on the Ford government to step up efforts to contain the virus at remote First Nations.

A 24-year-old Vancouver man who died Sunday from a gun-shot wound near Dryden had not been fired upon by police, Ontario’s police watchdog says.


Much like the entire 2020 season, there were clouds hanging over the Superior Classic Car Club during Sunday’s final day of racing but they made it across the finish line.

Progress on Indigenous issues has been “significant” in some areas since the shooting death 25 years ago of Ipperwash protester Dudley George, but “there is still so much further to go,” Nishnawbe Aski Nation grand Chief Alvin Fiddler says.

A Thunder Bay woman almost threw a $75,000 winning lottery ticket in the trash.


Two weeks ago, Inge Stangier stood in the middle of her Murillo Bakery holding a bowl containing a mere 70 grams of unbleached flour. This was all that was left after producing the last of their signature breads and buns before turning off the ovens for good. Murillo Bakery has stopped opera…

Federal Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole has picked a Northwestern Ontario MP as the party’s critic for the department of Northern Affairs and FedNor.

Anishinabek Nation says it plans next spring to start a series of internet-based forums and information kits to increase awareness about the validity of Indigenous treaties and traditional rights.


From left, Robert Davidson, Mac Riobel, Pete Pevec, Gordon Mian, John Coutu, Louis Bourget and Ron Wiitala gather at their usual spot in the Cumberland Street McDonald’s restaurant parking lot for their daily meeting of the minds this month. The group, which seems to be growing in numbers, h…

The province has sent 19 “specialized” firefighters to Oregon to assist with a Canadian contingent dispatched to help the state battle massive forest fires.


Providing it passes a public health inspection, the Canada Games Complex will reopen to the public on Wednesday.

Twenty per cent of drivers under age 25 admit they either drove while under the influence of cannabis, or were a passenger in a vehicle when they knew the person at the wheel was high, a new survey has shown.

Four information sessions about a proposed palladium and copper mine on the outskirts of Marathon will be held next week.


Kevin Johnson, owner of Aly’s Mini Putt and Fun Centre, is ready with tickets for the Alyssa Hope Charity Barbecue and Celebration. The fun begins Saturday at noon and continues until 4 p.m. at Aly’s Mini Golf and Fun Centre at Boulevard Lake. The fundraising event will feature performances …

A new map covers 1,100 kilometres of a canoe, hiking and cycling route, highlighting the trail between Fort William Historical Park through Northern Ontario and into Whiteshell Provincial Park in Manitoba.

The Thunder Bay Police Service accessed the provincial COVID-19 database more than 14,000 times to protect its officers and other first responders, says the lawyer for the city’s chief of police.


Some cooler temperatures and a little frost on the ground doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to the balmy summer weather when you can find it at the Thunder Bay Botanical Conservatory.

The 24th annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign is back. The cookies are available at all Tim Hortons restaurants for $1 with proceeds going to the Thunder Bay Fire Fighters Toys for Tots Campaign and the George Jeffrey Children’s Treatment Centre. Last year, a record breaking $49.8 millio…


A Thunder Bay man is facing a series of charges after allegedly being involved in multiple collisions, including one near an elementary school on Friday.


Brian Davis made the trip from Red Rock to Thunder Bay’s city hall on Sept. 3 to honour the memory of his uncle.

Get your HAGI bingo cards and dabbers ready and tune into the 17th season of HAGI TV Bingo, which started on Sept. 12.

The Ministry of Transportation will study the prospect of replacing a curvy section of Highway 17 west of Schreiber with a much straighter route closer to Lake Superior.


PRO Kids volunteer Joshua Swearengen, centre, makes a putt with fellow volunteers Katie Burton, left, and Cole Anderson on hand to measure the distance from the hole and keep score during the Mayor's Mulligan: Putting Edition on Friday. The putt-off style contest is a fundraiser for PRO Kids.

A quick reponse from a small First Nation community led to the rescue of a family of five after their boat capsized in the Asheweig River as they were returning home from a hunting and fishing trip.


It was a bittersweet day for Lori MItchell as she said farewell to her local Salvation Army family.

A 63-year-old Thunder Bay man was charged with attempted murder Wednesday afternoon after another man was run over by a vehicle near the city and suffered serious injuries.

A fire in a rail car containing wood products caused the temporary closure of Highway 17 near White River early Wednesday.

The job of removing a big, partially-beached tugboat from Marathon’s public boat launch will begin before the end of the month.


As students walked through the halls of Ecole Elsie MacGill Public School this week, the brand new building finally felt like school to principal Heather Harris.


The Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre is set to reopen next week and city-run fall programs and activities for children and youth are also ready to begin.

The feeling of fall is in the air and that’s a trend that will continue throughout September.

Local labour union leaders and workers gathered for the Thunder Bay and District Labour Council Labour Day Car Rally on Monday to celebrate the contributions of working people and to start a new campaign aimed at all levels of government.


Students have once again come to Thunder Bay to learn and filled up the Lakehead University residences over the weekend. After moving books and bedsheets, sports equipment and clothing into the dorms, it was time for some safe fun.

The Thunder Bay area sawmill run by Resolute Forest Products shipped its four billionth board foot of construction-grade lumber on July 16.