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Priority given to finishing waterfront trail (Council wrap)

Priority given to finishing waterfront trail (Council wrap)

Council gave its stamp of approval last night to the Sault Ste. Marie Trails Master Plan. The plan for a comprehensive system of multi-use trails is by no means a final document.
Sandy Adam leaves Algoma Steel board

Sandy Adam leaves Algoma Steel board

Sandy Adam, former president and chief executive officer of Algoma Steel, is no longer on the board of directors. The announcement was made through the following news release, issued by Algoma Steel at 8:45 a.m.
Osprey Media gets bigger

Osprey Media gets bigger

Osprey Media, owner of the Sault Star, Sault This Week, and 21 other Ontario daily newspapers, is expanding again.
Memorial service set for four MNR employees

Memorial service set for four MNR employees

The Ministry of Natural Resources has announced a memorial service will be held on Wednesday for four of its employees who died last week in a helicopter crash in Mekatina, about 80 kilometres north of Sault Ste. Marie.
Sault to host world drumming festival

Sault to host world drumming festival

Traditional drummers from Hawaii, Polynesia, Ireland, Inuvik and across North America will be coming to the Sault this summer for what organizers are calling the First Annual Echoes of the World Drumming Festival.
NDP leader scores political points at Anna McCrea rink

NDP leader scores political points at Anna McCrea rink

Ontario NDP leader Howard Hampton and Sault MPP Tony Martin scrabbled at the Anna McCrea rink today, trying to stickhandle Premier Ernie Eves into calling an election.
Ron Irwin comes home, Nisga’a CEO visits

Ron Irwin comes home, Nisga’a CEO visits

Algoma University College is expecting two distinguished visitors this week.
Local youth invited to Winter Cities forum

Local youth invited to Winter Cities forum

Organizers of the Winter Cities Forum are inviting all youth to a special one-day forum next Monday at Algoma's Water Tower Inn.
Bridge opens in Latchford, temporarily

Bridge opens in Latchford, temporarily

Highway 11 re-opened to traffic today in Latchford, less than two weeks after the community's landmark bridge over the Montreal River failed.
Police chiefs concerned about gun registry problems

Police chiefs concerned about gun registry problems

The Sault-based Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) will speak out for the first time this week about problems and cost overruns associated with the federal gun registry, SooToday.com has learned.