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Wednesday, April 24, 2002

HEYDEN YOUTH INJURED IN CAR- BIKE COLLISON Heyden, Ont. A fourteen year old Heyden youth was taken to Sault and Area Hospitals by ambulance yesterday after he was injured in a collision on Hwy 17. At about 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 23, 2002

BREAK AND ENTERS CONTINUE Goulais River, Ont. Sault O.P.P. were called to the 500 block of Goulais Mission Road yesterday to investigate another break and enter to a seasonal home.

Monday, April 22, 2002

GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATIONS HOUSE FIRE Garden River, Ont. At 7:00 a.m. yesterday, the Garden River Fire Department and the Anishinabek Police Service responded to a fire alarm at 42 Blue Jay Court in Garden River.

Sunday, April 21, 2002

At 7:00 a.m. today, the Garden River Fire Department and the Anishinabek Police Service responded to a fire alarm at 42 Blue Jay Court in Garden River. A family of eight narrowly escaped from their burning home. One person sustained minor injuries.

Saturday, April 20, 2002

This O.P.P. detachment had a quiet night last night and has nothing to report. GOULAIS FLOODING SUBSIDES Flood waters from the Goulais River have begun to subside with the list of close roads growing smaller.

Friday, April 19, 2002

Late yesterday afternoon the Goulais River, north of Sault Ste. Marie, crested its banks and extensive flooding has occurred in the area. Numerous homes have been surrounded by water and a large number of area side roads and highways are flooded.

Thursday, April 18, 2002

GOULAIS RIVER CRESTS-HIGHWAYS CLOSED Late this afternoon the Goulais River, north of Sault Ste. Marie, crested its banks and extensive flooding has occurred in the area.

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

HWY 556 (RANGER LAKE ROAD) CLOSED Searchmont, Ont., The Ministry of Transportation and the Sault Ste Marie OPP have closed Hwy 556, commonly referred to as Ranger Lake Rd, from Searchmont through to Hwy 129.

Tuesday, April 16, 2002

HEATING FUEL THEFTS Heyden, Ont., Sault Ste Marie OPP are investigating reports of the theft of fuel oil from several homes in the Heyden area.

Monday, April 15, 2002

SNOW MACHINE UNDER WATER Heyden, Ont., Sault Ste Marie OPP were called to Lower Island Lake in Heyden after a snow machine went into open water on Saturday afternoon At about 1:00 p.m.