Skip to content

Local News

Hospital patients get free phone calls

Hospital patients get free phone calls

Thanks for SARS, patients at Sault Area Hospital will now get free telephone service for local outside calls. The following update was issued by by the hospital at 4:22 p.m. today.

Announcement tomorrow about Young Offenders Facility

The following news release was issued today by the City of Sault Ste. Marie: ***************************************************************** Deputy Minister of Public Safety to discuss local Young Offenders Facilities (Sault Ste.
A good reason to avoid the Drummond Island ice bridge

A good reason to avoid the Drummond Island ice bridge

The ice bridge connecting Milford Haven, Ontario and Drummond Island, Michigan will be destroyed this Saturday as the Canadian Coast Guard's biggest icebreaker, the Griffon (shown), prepares the North Channel for the 2003 shipping season.
Hilary Connell's search for Spring

Hilary Connell's search for Spring

Okay, we admit it! Our weekend photo feature 'Spring gets yucky' depressed the daylights out of everyone. This new photo essay, taken today by Sir James Dunn co-op education student Hilary Connell, is our act of contrition.
Classroom cuts: Will your school be affected?

Classroom cuts: Will your school be affected?

Last night, the Algoma District School Board announced preliminary plans to cut 40 regular classrooms from Grade 1 through OAC.
Mike Da Prat takes over Steelworkers 2251 local

Mike Da Prat takes over Steelworkers 2251 local

There was an upset early this morning at United Steelworkers of America Local 2251, the largest of the Algoma Steel bargaining groups. When the ballots were finally tallied, Mike Da Prat soundly defeated incumbent Tom Bonell as local president.
Algoma public schools lose 40 classes in Grades 1 - OAC

Algoma public schools lose 40 classes in Grades 1 - OAC

The Algoma District School Board's preliminary organizational plan for the 2003-2004 school year includes 40 fewer teachers of regular classes from Grade 1 through OAC.
Kiss my fiberglass, David Gutnik!

Kiss my fiberglass, David Gutnik!

David Gutnik, casino manager at Casino Sault Ste. Marie, graciously complied when our photographer asked him this afternoon if he'd get smoochy with Lucky the Moose. Actually, we were hoping for Lucky's other end, Mr.
Latest update on Peter Vaudry

Latest update on Peter Vaudry

The following update on Ward 6 Councillor Peter Vaudry was issued by City Hall at 10 a.m. this morning: **************************************************************** Councillor Vaudry resting after successful bypass surgery (Sault Ste.
Shakeup at local radio stations

Shakeup at local radio stations

Tracey Gard is no longer general manager of EZ-Rock 100.5 and Q-104 FM Radio, Rogers Radio confirmed this morning. Gard's departure was announced to staff of the Sault stations yesterday by Rick Doughty, Rogers' cluster manager for Northern Ontario.