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VIDEO: Vote for your favourite video of 2017

It was an exciting year to be behind the camera at SooToday
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Whether it was throwing axes, cooking up comfort food at a now closed Sault institution, spotting dinosaurs on the boardwalk, or wild weather there were plenty of great moments caught on video in 2017.

See the videos below and cast your vote for your favourite of 2017 in the poll at the bottom of this page.

Fill it up! We'll cover your gas

What could be a better surprise at the pump than having someone else pay for your gas? Thanks to our friends at McDougall Energy, SooToday's Jasmyn Rowley was able to do just that for a number of lucky random community members looking to fill up at a local gas station. Watch to see how Saultites react to someone picking up their gas tab.

A random act of kindness for the Sault's 'poppy king'

If you've been to WalMart on Great Northern Road over the past couple of weeks, there is a good chance you've seen Joe Swystun selling poppies to raise funds in support of Veterans and their families. Joe is described as having a passion for his work with the Legion and the poppy campaign, so we decided to surprise him with some gifts from an anonymous sponsor.

What's Your Dish - Delicious pumpkin muffins

SooToday cameras dropped by Elim Pentecostal Church for the Kids in the Kitchen cooking class and were treated to some pumpkin muffins.

Hop aboard a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker as it clears the St. Marys River

With the Soo Locks scheduled to open for the Great Lakes shipping season Mar. 25, SooToday cameras visited the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw Monday, as it sailed along the St. Marys River crushing sheets of ice three feet thick.

Seen Tuesday on the waterfront

While out on assignment Tuesday, SooToday videographers chanced upon a rather unusual meeting that we have decided to share

Ever wanted to throw an axe?

Looking for a kick-axe good time? Take a look inside as SooToday cameras stop by Northern Axperts Throwing Lounge. The lounge is located in the lower level of the Canadian Motor Hotel and opened earlier this month. 

Candidate ejected from debate after disturbance

SooToday cameras were watching tonight as Pauper Party candidate John Turmel was escorted from the Civic Centre by police.

What's Your Dish - It's the food, but it's also the company at Mike's Lunch

Comfort food and good company make a winning combination for the popular downtown eatery, Mike's Lunch. The local spot offers up homemade dishes with a side of conversation, making it a favourite for regulars and newcomers alike. 

On today's What's Your Dish, SooToday cameras stop by Mike's Lunch to chat with owner Darlene Sawer, and see how she makes one of her signature dishes: the hamburger poutine.

Here's why they closed the boardwalk this afternoon

Continuous rain and wind causing high water levels, and appeared to have knocked a tree down onto Queen Street East

Hey remember that storm we just had? Watch it roll in

Enjoy this multi-angle time lapse of the SooToday webcams from high above the Water Tower Inn.

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