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Squirrel sniper upsets Queen Street neighbourhood

Squirrel sniper upsets Queen Street neighbourhood

No, the Washington sniper wasn't here for Thanksgiving. But you might almost have gotten that impression from an overnight wire service story about a "gunfire" incident in the Sault.
Missing for 13 years, crashed plane found near Mackinac

Missing for 13 years, crashed plane found near Mackinac

The last people to talk to Karl Warm were at the Sault, Michigan airport. That was on a snowy day in December 1989 and the control tower advised the Escanaba, Michigan pilot to increase his altitude because he'd fallen below their radar.
New arena won't be ready by 2004, mayor predicts

New arena won't be ready by 2004, mayor predicts

Sault Ste. Marie's new arena is unlikely to be finished during 2004, Mayor John Rowswell says. "My feeling is that I don't see the arena being built by 2004," the mayor says in his weekly column, posted this morning on SooToday's editorial page.
Sault's newest website plans multi-city expansion

Sault's newest website plans multi-city expansion

SaultChurches.com, Sault Ste. Marie's newest website, is planning to launch similar sites in at least three other Ontario cities, project manager Jason Collins said today.
Smoke-Free petition recounts signatures

Smoke-Free petition recounts signatures

Organizers of the Sault's 100 Percent Smoke Free petition have done a recount and insist they have 10,000 valid signatures from City residents who want smoking banned in all enclosed public spaces.
Bingo operators lobby for exemption to smoking ban

Bingo operators lobby for exemption to smoking ban

The Ontario Charitable Gaming Association (OCCA) is pushing City Hall for an exemption to a proposed ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces in Sault Ste. Marie.
How Marty Lang lost his $10,000 architect-designed shack

How Marty Lang lost his $10,000 architect-designed shack

He's lived a lot of places since he was born in the Sault as Marty Lang, son of a Bell telephone employee. First, a succession of Ontario towns, then Esquimalt, B.C., where Lang served on the HMCS Kootenay.
Ottawa Citizen investigates Ryan Lucio's cancer

Ottawa Citizen investigates Ryan Lucio's cancer

Today's edition of the Ottawa Citizen devotes 4,000 words to the rare, often-deadly cancer for which Ryan Lucio was being treated at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

City considers giving Clean Water Agency the flush

City Council is considering dumping the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) as operators of Sault Ste. Marie's wastewater treatment facilities. PUC Inc. is strongly interested in taking over the $1.
Rail link construction starts

Rail link construction starts

Construction is starting this fall on a new $1 million rail connection designed to ease traffic delays at 11 downtown crossings, says Joe Fratesi, the City's Chief Administrative Officer.