Skip to content

Local News

Algoma Steel expects improved results

Algoma Steel announced Tuesday that it lost $116 million during the fourth quarter of 2001, but the restructured company predicted better performance in future quarters as steel prices improve.
West End rec centre proposed

West End rec centre proposed

The idea of an indoor soccer facility was kicked around at a Tuesday night meeting of the Soo's Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee.
NDP polls Soo on MCTV cuts

NDP polls Soo on MCTV cuts

Two months after MCTV's cutbacks at its northern news bureaus, Soo MPP Tony Martin says it's time to find out what the community thinks. Speaking at a news conference Monday morning at his Sault Ste.
Potential buyers looking at Searchmont

Potential buyers looking at Searchmont

Three potential purchasers are looking at Searchmont Resort, a meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation was told Monday.
Mayor opens 2002 Bon Soo

Mayor opens 2002 Bon Soo

An appropriately attired Mayor John Rowswell officially kicked off the 2002 Ontario Winter Carnival Bon Soo Friday night, accompanied by fireworks, falling snowflakes and the acappella stylings of the Essentials.
Snow messes with televised curling final

Snow messes with televised curling final

Heavy snow on the roof of Sault Memorial Gardens caused headaches Sunday for organizers of the M&M Meat Shops National curling event. About 4.
WestJet asks Saultites to protest air security charge

WestJet asks Saultites to protest air security charge

WestJet, which started serving Sault Ste. Marie Airport on Dec. 18, is asking local residents to protest the proposed flat-rate air traveller's security charge.
Special cross arrives in Soo

Special cross arrives in Soo

Celeste and Choraline Burton (shown at left at St. Jerome's Church) were among hundreds of Saultites who welcomed the World Youth Day Cross to the city on Friday. The four-metre-high, 31 kg.
Smoking restrictions won't force Soo diners to Michigan, meeting told

Smoking restrictions won't force Soo diners to Michigan, meeting told

Smoke-free public places won't force Sault Ste. Marie diners and bar patrons across the river, Michael Perley, director of the Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco (OCAT), told local health officials on Thursday.
Todd Malpass has a good/bad day

Todd Malpass has a good/bad day

It's hard to organize a big sports event and play in it too. Just ask Todd Malpass. Malpass is chairman of the local organizing committee that brought the world's best curlers to Sault Ste. Marie this week for the Grand Slam of Curling.