Here’s a look at this morning’s headlines, for Wednesday July 20

  • Two parties are purchasing a $600,000 video board for the Sudbury Arena that will be installed in time for the start of the Wolves & Five seasons.
  • A triple apartment fire in West Nipissing is out, but the damage has been pegged at $700,000.
  • The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry (MNDMNRF) has confirmed four new wildfires in the northeast region by late afternoon including Timmins 9, located on an island of Horwood Lake.
  • The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority has issued a flood outlook statement expecting moderate rainfall of 15-25 mm.
  • Elliot Lake city council soon enough consider whether to approve a delayed 2023 start for the Hillside Drive North infrastructure project.
  • The power is back on for over 8,000 people in the south and west ends of Greater Sudbury following an outage yesterday, punched out briefly by lightning and heavy rain.
  • The call is going out for North Bay Lifeguards, after the city says they would typically boast between 14 and 18, with this summer showing only ten or 11.
  • Timmins James Bay MP Charlie Angus is callinging on airlines to make sure doctors arrive on time, as he says flight disruptions and cancellations are having an impact on the emergency ward crisis in Northern Ontario.
  • Sault Ste Marie City council is charged about an Evolugen $300 M battery project planned for Prince Township.
  • In Elliot Lake, a cooling centre is now open at Pearson Plaza.
  • The Greater Sudbury Airport has a new CEO, Giovanna Verrilli, to start effective Aug. 15.
  • A local program continues in North Bay this week to plant five shade trees in the playground at Alliance Public School.
  • Hydro One Timmins says the power is back for dozens after a late-night outage yesterday, caused by equipment failure.
  • Algoma Steel Group has reached a tentative contract with United Steelworkers Local 2724.