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Trailblazers reopen snowmobile trails

Trailblazers reopen snowmobile trails

Sault Trailblazers announced today that colder temperatures have allowed them to reopen local snowmobile trails for use by their permit buyers.
Funding announcement Saturday at Searchmount

Funding announcement Saturday at Searchmount

Sault MP Carmen Provenzano and Algoma District MP Brent St. Denis will be at Searchmount Ski Resort on Saturday to make an announcement about Fednor funding. The 11 a.m. announcement will coincide with a celebration of the end of Spring Break.
Managers running Sault Jail

Managers running Sault Jail

Managers are running the Sault Ste. Marie Jail after essential workers there, members of the striking Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), walked off the job in a health and safety complaint.
Hospitals review lifting visitor restrictions

Hospitals review lifting visitor restrictions

Flu-related visitor restrictions at Sault Area Hospitals may be lifted as early as Friday. Meanwhile, the Tendercare nursing home in Sault Ste.
Big screen pay-per-view wrestling comes to Soo

Big screen pay-per-view wrestling comes to Soo

Starting with this Sunday's WrestleMania X8 event, big-screen pay-per-view wrestling arrives in the Soo this weekend.
Local OPSEU workers on strike

Local OPSEU workers on strike

More than 100 members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union set up a picket line this morning at the Soo's Roberta Bondar Building, as a strike by began by provincial public service workers.
Live webcam view of OPSEU pickets

Live webcam view of OPSEU pickets

A live webcam view of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union picket line at the Roberta Bondar Building on Bay Street can be accessed by clicking here.
Sault population drops 6.9 percent

Sault population drops 6.9 percent

At 8:30 a.m. this morning, Statistics Canada released the first data sets from the 2001 Census. The City of Sault Ste. Marie's population is 74,566, down 6.9 percent from the last federal census, done in 1996. Then, our population was 80,054.
Population drop proves need for incentives: Mayor

Population drop proves need for incentives: Mayor

The 6.9 percent drop in Sault Ste. Marie's official population won't directly affect municipal finances or tax rates, City treasurer Bill Freiburger tells SooToday.com.
Lewis Wheelan's journey into hell

Lewis Wheelan's journey into hell

He was just 19, six feet tall, a strapping, 195-pound former member of Sir James Dunn Eagles football team. Lewis Wheelan was back in the Soo after finishing his first year at Wilfred Laurier University.