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Tops 2013: The year in photo galleries, January-June

Monday, December 30, 2013   by: SooToday.com Staff

It was quite the year for Sault Ste. Marie, and SooToday.com and our readers were there to capture every moment.

Without further ado, here is the first half of 2013 as seen through the lenses of readers and staff:

January

Idle No More was at full strength, including this march in downtown Sault Ste. Marie.

Tragedy struck as a fatal house fire burned on Base Line Road.

Local Soolebrity Trixie Hardy celebrated her 90th birthday.

PUC completed their big move.

February

Bon Soo kicked off with a bang!

Fire destroyed the vacant offices of the Northern Breweries building downtown.

Beauty and the Beast came to town.

As did the Tragically Hip.

Bon Soo concluded with the annual Polar Bear Swim. Brrrr.

March

A monument was unveiled for the students of the residential school system.

Shawn Desman rocked the Machine Shop.

The 8th annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow was held at Algoma University.

April

Team Jacobs received the key to the city by Mayor Amaroso after their Brier win and silver medal at the Ford Men’s Curling Championship.

BB King played Kewadin.

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield took an incredible photo of Sault Ste. Marie from space.

An albino deer was spotted again on St. Joseph Island.

May

The Midway at the Pee-Wee was back!

We all smile in the same language, 7th annual Passport to Unity.

The 49th Field Regiment celebrated 100 years in Sault Ste. Marie.

June

Fireworks lit up the city for National Aboriginal Day.

Foxes!

Huey Lewis rocked Kewadin.

Readers shared stunning photos of a large thunder storm.

27th Annual International Bridge Walk brought the two Saults together once again.

 

Check back Tuesday for the top 2013 photo galleries July-December.




 

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northernmale 12/30/2013 11:53:15 PM Report

In all fairness to the family that lost there mom in the house fire, was it really necessary to post all the pictures. I am sure they do not need this sad reminder going into the new year.
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