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Body identified as Batchewana's Gary Corbiere

A body discovered today off Georgina Island on Lake Simcoe has been identified as Batchewana-raised Gary Corbiere. Workers at the Virginia Beach Marina called police around 10:20 a.m.
A wannabe premier comes to town

A wannabe premier comes to town

The appropriately named John Tory, candidate for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, will be trying to drum up support here next week. Tory will be at the Best Western on Great Northern Road at 8 p.m.
Authorities clam up about bridge activities

Authorities clam up about bridge activities

Whatever it was that had law enforcement agencies swarming over the International Bridge yesterday, authorities are extraordinarily tight-lipped about it. Agencies involved in yesterday's activities either didn't return SooToday.

Corbiere family notified body found near Georgina Island

Members of Batchewana's Corbiere family have been advised today that a body has been found near Georgina Island on Lake Simcoe. Gary Corbiere, a Toronto-area lawyer and son of a well-known local chief, has been missing since 6 p.m. on Monday.
Taxpayers reimbursed for mayor's drag racing tab

Taxpayers reimbursed for mayor's drag racing tab

Organizers of a celebrity drag-racing event attended by Mayor John Rowswell last month in Elliot Lake have reimbursed the City of Sault Ste. Marie for the mayor's $211 expense tab, originally paid by Sault taxpayers.
Searchers find body of missing canoeist  in Albany River

Searchers find body of missing canoeist in Albany River

OPP NEWS RELEASE ************************************** Body recovered in Albany River (Cochrane, Ontario) - The Cochrane Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police investigated a report of a capsized canoe on August 10, 2004 in the community of Kas
OPP gets fed up

OPP gets fed up

EAST ALGOMA OPP NEWS RELEASE ************************* Enough is Enough! (Elliot Lake, Ont.) - The East Algoma OPP is requesting the assistance of the public in solving a rash of mischief incidents.
Criminals target vehicles

Criminals target vehicles

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service investigated numerous incidents yesterday of criminal activity involving motor vehicles. In the 100 block of White Oak Drive, they found several vehicles that had been damaged by big rocks.
Youth seen forcing door on Anna Street

Youth seen forcing door on Anna Street

CITY POLICE NEWS RELEASE ************************* Last evening at approximately 7:35 p.m. a young person was seen attempting to break into a home in the 100 block of Anna Street.
Name released in Trunk Road fatality

Name released in Trunk Road fatality

One person has been killed in an accident yesterday afternoon at 12:02 on Trunk Road near the Eastend Husky. Dead is Mark O'Brien, age 55 of Glenview, Illinois.