• HIKER

    Injured Hiker Rescued

    The crews of an RCAF Griffon helicopter and Hercules aircraft assisted the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with an early morning evacuation of an injured hiker ...

  • police hit-and-run

    Driver Charged in Hit & Run

    On the 25th of July officers were responding to a hit and run accident on Rossmore Road which led them to Peoples Road where they located the hit and run vehicl...

  • love-ball

    What’s a Love Ball?

    The Love Ball came floating into Sault Ste. Marie for the very first time and hit Michael and Kristin right in the heart. The Love Ball is known for bonding wed...

  • GATEWAY-PUB

    Need Some Grub? Check Out This New Pub!

    Another new eatery has sprung to life in Sault Ste. Marie.  The Gateway Grill & Beverage Company silently opened their doors about five weeks ago in the Sta...

Recent Stories

police-domestic-abuse

Son Terrorizes Mother For Over 12 Hours

On the 24th of July at approximately 9 pm City Police received a 911 call from an adult female who reported being held against her will in her residence for a period of over 12 hours. It is alleged that the victim’s 31-year old son refused to allow the victim to leave the residence or let her out of his sight. It is alleged that during the incident the accused threw water at the victim; bit her repeatedly in the ...

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prescription-drugs

Feds Launch Comprehensive Approach to Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse

The Honourable , Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction. Health Canada will devote $3.6 million to support the development of evidence-based practices for appropriate prescribing of the most commonly abused classes of prescription drugs: opioids, stimulants, sedatives and tranquillizers. “Prescription drug abuse has become a widespread public health problem that touches the lives of far too many Canadians. Our ...

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PUC FLUSHING

These Streets May See Brown Water Next Week

PUC water customers are reminded that the Unidirectional Flushing (UDF) Program is continuing in the east and west ends of the city. Customers are encouraged to visit the PUC website at www.ssmpuc.com for regular updates and to see a map(s) of the flushing area. West end flushing for the week of July 28th to August 8th will be in the area generally bounded by Edinburgh Street to Bay Street West and West Street to Andrew Street. The east end flushing ...

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road-closed

Another Road Closure

Northern Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic between Willow Avenue and Pine Street (in front of Sault College) for two days beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, July 28. One lane will be open to westbound traffic. This closure is necessary in order for Public Works and Transportation Department to repair the sanitary sewer main. For additional information contact the Public Works & Transportation Department at 705-759-5201.

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ONTARIO-BUDGET-2014

Budget Approved, What Does That Mean For You?

The provincial government has successfully passed the 2014 Ontario Budget, which is focused on boosting the province’s economy and creating new jobs and modern transportation infrastructure while balancing the budget by 2017-18, announced David Orazietti, MPP. “The 2014 Budget makes strategic investments in the economy, including a historic investment in infrastructure, that will benefit the province over the long term,” said Orazietti. “Our economic plan builds on the progress we have made in the areas of health care and education ...

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POLICE-PURSE-SNATCHING

Purse Snatching On Huron Street

Yesterday morning City Police took a report of a robbery. On July 24th around 7 am a female was walking in the area of Huron Street when she was approached by two young males who grabbed her purse and took off with it. The victim was not injured in the incident. One male was described as being 6 feet tall, wearing a blue t-shirt, a New York Yankees ball cap and had a skull tattoo on his arm. The second ...

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MOOSE-CROSSING

24 Moose Collisions In One Month

Warm weather conditions are upon us and the Superior East OPP detachments would like to remind motoring public of an increase presence of moose on our highways. The OPP investigated 24 moose related traffic collision during the month of June, 2014. This means slowing down, giving yourself more time to arrive at your destination and maintaining distance between vehicles. Excess speed reduces the amount of available time it takes to avoid a collision, increases the likelihood of a collision and ...

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