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Elders vote to dissolve Indian Friendship Centre board

Elders vote to dissolve Indian Friendship Centre board

A group of First Nations elders voted Monday night to dissolve the board of directors of the Sault's Indian Friendship Centre. The decision was made after a public meeting at which allegations were made of staff and elder abuse, as well as nepotism.
Russon to coach Sault College women's b-ball

Russon to coach Sault College women's b-ball

Randy Russon, SooToday's kick-ass editorialist and sports director, has been hired as head coach of Sault College's rejuvenated women's basketball program. The Lady Cougars are returning this fall after an absence of almost 20 years.
Police intervention sought in Friendship Centre dispute

Police intervention sought in Friendship Centre dispute

At 9 a.m. this morning, police will be asked to intervene in a dispute between two groups, both claiming to be the lawful board of directors of the Sault's Indian Friendship Centre.
Rival boards meet at Friendship Centre, resolve nothing

Rival boards meet at Friendship Centre, resolve nothing

Escorted by Sault Ste. Marie police officers wearing SWAT apparel, a group claiming to be lawful directors of the Indian Friendship Centre entered the building today but left later in the morning without resolving anything.
Former Sault Star executives decry gag order

Former Sault Star executives decry gag order

Doug Millroy, editor emeritus of the Sault Star, and four former publishers of the newspaper are among 40 former employees of Southam Inc. newspapers who'll speak out tomorrow about editorial independence.
Smoke-free petition gathers 700 names in first week

Smoke-free petition gathers 700 names in first week

In its first week of blitzing the Sault, the 100% Smoke Free Task Force has collected almost 700 signatures.
Mark Coccimiglio's back in town

Mark Coccimiglio's back in town

Mark Coccimiglio, who's entering his third year of honours biology at the University of Waterloo this fall, is working for the City of Sault Ste. Marie as a summer student. We caught up with him tending the tulip beds at the Civic Centre.
AUC reaches agreement with Irish university

AUC reaches agreement with Irish university

The first known agreement resulting from Sault Ste. Marie's Irish trade mission is between Algoma University College and Dundalk Institute of Technology.
Ted Nolan becomes a 'doctor'

Ted Nolan becomes a 'doctor'

Garden River's Ted Nolan will officially become Dr. Ted Nolan this Saturday, Algoma University College officials confirmed this morning.
Her Majesty, as photographed by Mayor John Rowswell

Her Majesty, as photographed by Mayor John Rowswell