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Sault Area Hospital rated 'average'

Sault Area Hospital rated 'average'

Patient satisfaction at Sault Area Hospital remains unchanged since last year and is considered 'average,' according to an independently-researched report card on hospitals across Ontario.
Marijuana growing operation busted in Echo Bay

Marijuana growing operation busted in Echo Bay

Two people have been charged after a marijuana-growing operation was raided yesterday in Echo Bay. Police seized $200,000 worth of drugs and equipment, including 189 marijuana plants (shown).
Tony Martin launches Kimberly Rogers campaign

Tony Martin launches Kimberly Rogers campaign

Sault MPP Tony Martin has launched an E-lobbying campaign aimed at persuading the Ontario Government to immediately implement all recommendations made by the jury in the Kimberly Rogers inquest.
Algoma bishop gets worldwide media attention

Algoma bishop gets worldwide media attention

Don't look now, Sault Ste. Marie, but you're famous again. This time, you're really, really famous. All around the world, Ronald C.
Runaway Purvis barge causes $100,000 damage

Runaway Purvis barge causes $100,000 damage

Sault-based Purvis Marine Ltd. has promised officials in Port Huron, Michigan it will help repair damages caused last month by a runaway company barge.
Wal-Mart exposed!

Wal-Mart exposed!

The big box at Great Northern Road and Old Garden River Road was starting to look like a Wal-Mart yesterday. Workers from Superior 7 Advertising were installing signage on Tuesday in preparation for the store's January 30 opening. As SooToday.
Rowswell still chasing transpolar dream

Rowswell still chasing transpolar dream

Mayor John Rowswell wants to continue pursuing his dream of making Sault Ste. Marie a transpolar air cargo hub, through discussions at the upcoming Winter Cities Forum.
Car dealership strike ends, 80 percent ratify new contract

Car dealership strike ends, 80 percent ratify new contract

The 16-week-old strike by unionized workers employed by local domestic auto dealers is now over, SooToday News has learned.
Norwalk-like virus strikes hospital - visitors restricted

Norwalk-like virus strikes hospital - visitors restricted

Sault Area Hospital has imposed major restrictions on visitors today after experiencing an outbreak of a Norwalk-like virus.
Mechanics reject offer, vote 90% to continue strike

Mechanics reject offer, vote 90% to continue strike

Unionized employees of five Sault Ste. Marie domestic car dealerships voted 65 percent today to reject the latest offer.