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Novelist recalls days at Sault Star

Novelist recalls days at Sault Star

Former Saultite Morley Torgov was featured today in a National Post article about lawyers who write novels in their spare time.
Mayors invited here to discuss population decline

Mayors invited here to discuss population decline

Sault Ste. Marie is inviting mayors of other Northern Ontario communities here to discuss our declining populations.
Council refuses to write off alleged Garden River debt

Council refuses to write off alleged Garden River debt

Sault Ste. Marie City Councillors refused by a 7-6 vote Monday night to write off a $96,000 debt allegedly owed by Garden River First Nation.
Willow Avenue extension rejected

Willow Avenue extension rejected

A blue-ribbon group of Sault business leaders has lost its bid to have Willow Avenue extended through to Old Garden River Road.
Soo considers hosting Winter Cities Conference

Soo considers hosting Winter Cities Conference

Sault Ste. Marie City Council voted Monday night to investigate the possibility of again hosting a Winter Cities Conference.
Council decides against regulating pesticide use

Council decides against regulating pesticide use

Despite vigorous opposition from Ward 6 Councillor Peter Vaudry, Sault City Council has decided against imposing any controls on the use of pesticides on private property.
Re-routing trucks would cost $11 million

Re-routing trucks would cost $11 million

The best route for trucks travelling to and from the International Bridge is along Queen, Hudson and John Streets, according to an inch-thick environmental assessment to be presented to City Council on Monday night.
Aboriginal elders meet at AUC

Aboriginal elders meet at AUC

Bea Shawanda of Sault Ste. Marie travels North America teaching a lesson she learned from her dog. Shawanda (shown at left) was the keynote speaker at a weekend Elders Conference at Algoma University College.
Emergency road information

Emergency road information

As another winter storm warning went into effect, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation was warning that its main road information number will not be available for the duration of the OPSEU strike.
The City's $100,000 club

The City's $100,000 club

Former mayor Joe Fratesi leads the list of City of Sault Ste. Marie employees who earned salary and taxable benefits in excess of $100,000 last year.