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Chamber supports four-laning of Trans-Canada Highway

Chamber supports four-laning of Trans-Canada Highway

The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce has added its endorsement to a proposed four-laning of the TransCanada Highway from coast to coast.
Sault says farewell to Charlie Swift

Sault says farewell to Charlie Swift

At the Arthur Funeral home this afternoon, no fewer than six of Charlie Swift's trademark hats were on display. His golf clubs were there. So was his cribbage board.
Algoma bishop asks Elvis impersonator to resign as priest

Algoma bishop asks Elvis impersonator to resign as priest

The Right Reverend Ronald C. Ferris, Anglican Bishop of Algoma, is asking for the resignation of an ordained priest who conducts weddings and funerals as "Elvis Priestly," the Toronto Star reports.
Charlie Swift memorial to be held Sunday

Charlie Swift memorial to be held Sunday

Charlie Swift, considered by many to have been the 'conscience' of City Hall for more than 20 years, has died.
Stelco reaches tentative agreement with Hamilton workers

Stelco reaches tentative agreement with Hamilton workers

Stelco Inc. announced late Friday that it's reached a tentative agreement with United Steelworkers of America Local 1005, averting a strike at its Hilton Works in Hamilton. Here's the full text of a news release issued by the company at 9:32 p.m.
Federal funding announced for Sault arena

Federal funding announced for Sault arena

Politicians bearing gifts. We had more than our share in Sault Ste. Marie today. Andy Mitchell (shown), the federal minister responsible for FedNor, accompanied by Sault MP Carmen Provenzano, announced $3.
Dofasco reports strong second quarter

Dofasco reports strong second quarter

Dofasco Inc. announced this morning second-quarter earnings of $66.9 million or 89 cents a share, almost tripling its performance during the same quarter last year.
Fault in underground cable closes Station Mall

Fault in underground cable closes Station Mall

Northeastern Ontario's largest shopping mall closed three hours early Wednesday night after it lost power due to a suspected fault in an underground PUC cable. The 130-store Station Mall closed at 6 p.m.
By-election rejected, Council will appoint Brandt's successor

By-election rejected, Council will appoint Brandt's successor

As Ward 3 Councillor Derik Brandt's seat sat empty Monday night, Sault Ste. Marie City Council voted against calling a by-election to replace him. Instead, Council intends to appoint Brandt's successor just before its next meeting on August 12.
Pim Street spruces up (with more Council McNuggets)

Pim Street spruces up (with more Council McNuggets)

Sprucing up - Pim Street City Council has thrown its weight behind a new association representing businesses in the Great Northern Road/Pim Street area.