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Tuesday, March 19, 2002

CONSTANT CHANGES DESERVES CONSTANT ATTENTION Searchmont, Ont., Sault Ste Marie OPP are reminding all snow machine operators that your season is now day by day.

Monday, March 18, 2002

The Sault Ste. Marie O.P.P. is investigating the theft of a snow machine from an Echo Bay residence sometime after midnight on March 15. The thief drove the sled from the rear yard. Missing is a red 2001 Polaris R600.

Sunday, March 17, 2002

The Sault detachment of the O.P.P. reports a very quiet twenty-four hour period with no arrests and no traffic accidents.

Saturday, March 16, 2002

The Sault detachment of the O.P.P. had a very quiet night last night and have nothing to report.

Friday, March 15, 2002

IT WAS CLOSE, BUT HWY 17 REMAINS OPEN Heyden, Ont. At 10:30 p.m. yesterday, officers from the Sault detachment of the O.P.P. were called to the mile hill just north of the Sault.

Thursday, March 14, 2002

WARRANT ISSUED FOR ECHO BAY CRIMES Member of the Sault O.P.P. Crime Unit as well as the O.P.P. Rural and Agricultural Team have issued a warrant for a Sault Ste. Marie man for several crimes allegedly committed in the Echo Bay Area.

Wednesday, March 13, 2002

The Sault detachment of the O.P.P. reports a very quiet twenty-four hour period and they have nothing to report. The results of last weekend's storm have been cleaned up.

Tuesday, March 12, 2002

WEATHER CONDITIONS CAUSE TWO INJURY ACCIDENTS Batchewana The weather conditions on Hwy 17 in the Batchewana area again played a role in two minor injury accidents yesterday. At 9:00 a.m., a vehicle was northbound on Hwy 17.

Monday, March 11, 2002

HWY 17 EAST FROM SAULT TO BLIND RIVER OPEN Sault Ste Marie, Ont., Hwy 17 east from Sault Ste Marie through to Blind River has been re-opened to traffic.

Sunday, March 10, 2002

WINTER STORM PARALYZES ENTIRE REGION Sault Ste Marie, Ont., A winter storm that is blasting Sault Ste Marie and area has brought this area to a virtual stand still. Highway 17 East is closed from the Sault to Blind River.