Here’s a look at today’s headlines for Wednesday, May 18


The GSPS is looking for a missing 11-year-old, Anna Marie Peltier Laidley. She was last seen at the Ryan Heights Playground at about 8:30 pm yesterday. Anna is described as being 5 feet tall, Indigenous, having a medium build, brown eyes and short dirty blonde hair. Anna was last seen wearing a red sweater with “Wiki Hawks” written on it, black leggings and red skateboarding shoes with red laces.

North Bay’s first bike box, which allows cyclists to move ahead of traffic into a safe and visible location will be painted on Main St. tomorrow.

Englehart OPP has taken over $25,000 in illegal drugs off the road following a raid.

Elections Ontario says Advanced Polls will be open tomorrow at Little Current at Holy Trinity, despite the information being left off voter cards.

Cambrian College holds in-person tours on June 4

The North Bay Police is investigating after reports that someone in a red pickup is travelling around the city trying to scam victims into paying for driveway repairs, door to door.

Construction for a new Elementary School in Sheshegwaning is slated for next May.

HSN in Greater Sudbury is looking at boosting staffing numbers ahead of the eligible retirement of 1,400 in the next five years.

After a two-year hiatus, the Bay Block Party in North Bay showcasing the best of North Bay’s downtown and community groups is back this coming August.

Timmins drivers are reminded to lower their speed limit on Airport Rd. for 2022 connecting link construction.

James Killeen was named as new UCCM Chief of Police in M’Chigeen.

No new wildfires were confirmed in the northeast region yesterday, noting there are 13 active fires in the region.

For the second day in a row, no new wildfires had been confirmed in the northeast region. 

Laurentian looks to extend creditor protection to Sept. 30

For its seventh year running, Discovery Routes is launching the annual ReCycle Bikes Program in North Bay

The city of Timmins is hoping that having two detours around extensive roadwork on Timmins’ main road this summer will mean less traffic congestion.

Anna Marie Peltier Laidley has been located in good health, according to Greater Sudbury Police.

North Bay City Council has approved an updated fine schedule, enforcing a by-law governing clean yards by putting in place a $100 fine for failing to keep grass and weeds below 20 centimetres.

The Mountjoy Farmers Market is setting up this season at the old Barry’s Truck Ranch thanks to a donation of property.

Blind River is hosting a spring cleaning drive starting tomorrow.

Sault Ste. Marie’s first intergenerational playground swings are being discussed for Rosedale Park.

Manitoulin Transport is being recognized by a US company known as Transplace with the Canada Carrier of the Year award.