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$500,000 fire destroys lumber operation

$500,000 fire destroys lumber operation

A pillar of smoke and fire dominated the night sky near Echo Bay late Tuesday as a local sawmill was destroyed by fire. The main building at Sylvan Valley Lumber (also known as Echo Bay Milling Co.
Kudos for Kevin

Kudos for Kevin

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Mike Brown was on hand as Kevin Mills from Desbarats received a 2004 Marion Drysdale award at the annual meeting of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation.
Algoma U. teleports game conference out of town

Algoma U. teleports game conference out of town

For a second consecutive year, Algoma University College's Computer Game Technology Conference won't take place in Sault Ste. Marie.
DNA sampling identifies fire victim

DNA sampling identifies fire victim

Ontario Provincial Police have confirmed the identity of a man who died last December in a fire in Northshore Township near Blind River. The OPP's East Algoma detachment said this afternoon that the victim was 55-year-old Francis Xavier Talbot.
Leah Casselman takes a run at MPAC managers

Leah Casselman takes a run at MPAC managers

For months, former Sault Mayor Steve Butland has been saying something's very wrong at MPAC, the Municipal Property Assessment Corp.
The latest dish on West Neebish

The latest dish on West Neebish

NEWS RELEASE - U.S. COAST GUARD ***************************** Opening of lower West Neebish channel SAULT STE. MARIE, MI –Captain of the Port Sault Ste.
Fire destroys home in Goulais River

Fire destroys home in Goulais River

A year-round residence was destroyed by fire yesterday in Goulais River. The fire, caught on digital camera by a SooToday.com reader, occurred on Haviland Shores Drive, four or five miles northwest of the Haviland Trading Post.
<b>(Updated)</b> Vandals take sledgehammer to soccer facility

(Updated) Vandals take sledgehammer to soccer facility

The soccer field house at Elliot Sports Complex has been trashed by vandals, City employees discovered yesterday.
New award recognizes 11,000 very special people

New award recognizes 11,000 very special people

NEWS RELEASE: MACKINAC BRIDGE AUTHORITY *********************** At 1 p.m.
Saultites buy a prime piece of E-paradise

Saultites buy a prime piece of E-paradise

No, those people aren't really in Hawaii.