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City Council demands more long-term care beds

City Council demands more long-term care beds

Sault Ste. Marie City Council is demanding 25 additional long-term care beds from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. After hearing a presentation last night by Dr.
Lafreniere Trucking dispute runs out of gas

Lafreniere Trucking dispute runs out of gas

A long-standing feud over the Claude Lafreniere Trucking site at 309 Fifth Line East has fizzled into insignificance.
Cambrian Mall to benefit from bridge bus traffic

Cambrian Mall to benefit from bridge bus traffic

The bridge bus will extend its route to include Cambrian Mall, former Mayor Jim McIntyre told City Council last night.
Buzz Lightyear drops in at City Council

Buzz Lightyear drops in at City Council

The 2003 United Way is officially underway, after campaign chair Steve Butland (shown) appeared Monday night at City Council with sidekick Buzz Lightyear, symbolizing his expectation that this year's campaign will go "to infinity and beyond.
Two new school board candidates

Two new school board candidates

There are two new candidates today running for the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board. Bill Murphy of Promenade Drive and Wayne Thompson of MacDonald Avenue both filed nomination papers today at the Sault Ste. Marie Civic Centre.
Economic Development Corp. balks at political gag

Economic Development Corp. balks at political gag

The board of directors of the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. today balked at a proposed conflict-of-interest policy that would have barred them from political activity.
These fireworks didn't scare the daylights out of anyone

These fireworks didn't scare the daylights out of anyone

There was a noise complaint or two about the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corp.'s Sault Music Salute concert on Saturday night.
Did they put something in the chili?

Did they put something in the chili?

The Finns insist there's nothing like a hot sauna for resolving arguments and building political consensus. If this photo is any indication, a bowl of hot chili might have the same effect. Snapped by SooToday.
Duck tales from the Lake George Marsh

Duck tales from the Lake George Marsh

A new 1,100-foot boardwalk in the Lake George Marsh was officially opened during the First Annual Ducks Unlimited Marshfest over the weekend near Echo Bay.
Laid-off U.S. Customs inspectors called back to work

Laid-off U.S. Customs inspectors called back to work

Eight U.S. Customs inspectors who were laid off in Sault Ste. Marie on August 20 have been called back to work, the Associated Press is reporting tonight.