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Right now we have Ontario's worst air

Right now we have Ontario's worst air

Just days after Liberal Leader Dalton McGuinty noted that the Sault had experienced its "first smog day ever," Environment Ontario is reporting that we currently have the worst air quality in the province.
Police raid Heyden gun collector's home

Police raid Heyden gun collector's home

Robert Palahnuk, an antique gun collector who's launched a class-action lawsuit over previous police actions at his Heyden home, is facing new Criminal Code charges after another raid on Thursday.
Smoke-Free petition collects 10,000 names

Smoke-Free petition collects 10,000 names

Organizers of the Sault's 100 Percent Smoke-Free petition announced today that they've reached their goal of 10,000 signatures, two weeks early.

PUC disclosure shocks the Sault

Our days of paying some of the cheapest electricity bills in Ontario may have dramatically ended. Brian Curran, president and chief executive officer of PUC Services Inc., says the Sault might soon be paying the highest power bills in the province.
Where we'll stick our nose this weekend

Where we'll stick our nose this weekend

Some days there's no news at all around this town. Some days there's more than we can handle, even with our noses firmly applied to the grindstone. This is definitely a busy news day.
Mike Hulit colours inside the lines

Mike Hulit colours inside the lines

Tanya Green, special events co-ordinator with the United Way, looks on as Mike Hulit colours in the first $200,000 raised in this year's campaign.
For the first time, the Sault gets smogged

For the first time, the Sault gets smogged

Sault Ste. Marie experienced its first official day of smog this week, Liberal Leader Dalton McGuinty told the Ontario Legislature on Wednesday. Premier Ernie Eves responded that the source of most air pollution is south of the border.
Chamber takes covert position on smoking bylaw

Chamber takes covert position on smoking bylaw

The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce has developed a position on the campaign to prohibit smoking in all of the City's enclosed public places, SooToday News has learned.
Waits for radiology tests debated in Ontario Legislature

Waits for radiology tests debated in Ontario Legislature

Sault Area Hospitals has some of the longest waiting lists in the province for common radiology tests, according to a report released Wednesday by the Ontario Association of Radiologists (OAR).
Grand opening Sunday for Collegiate Heights home

Grand opening Sunday for Collegiate Heights home

If you've been itching to see what Alert Care Corp. has done with the former Sault Collegiate Institute property, you'll get your chance this Sunday. The new Collegiate Heights Retirement Home holds its grand opening on Oct. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.