Here’s a look at this morning’s headlines for Tuesday, August 2

More than 2,000 Greater Sudbury Utilities customers had their power knocked out yesterday in New Sudbury, yesterday, the cause of which has not been released.

United Steelworkers Local 2251 and Algoma Steel Inc. have agreed to extend their collective agreement by 15 days, averting strike action.

A Blue-green algae bloom has been detected in Lake Nipissing near Lavigne

A new wildfire has sparked up in the North East, labelled Algonquin Park 8, 50 metres east of Rainbow Lake, and not yet under control.

The Sault area hospital is looking for an obstetrician and gynecologist, hoping to fill a full-time position by November.

A swimming advisory has been issued for Mindemoya Public Beach #1, due to high levels of bacteria.

The investigation continues, after a break, enter and theft at the Sudbury Arena Friday.

Temiskaming Shores library is now lending out CO2 monitors to those who need one.

Timmins police are looking into what they call an increase in distracted driving

Sault Ste. Marie will soon be home to a youth wellness hub, located downtown.

Cassellholme Home for the Aged in North Bay is projecting a $1.2 million surplus this coming year.

Two years after a new fried chicken joint was given the go-ahead in Timmins, work has started at the intersection of Algonquin Boulevard and Highway 655.

There were injuries, but Canada’s Wonderland was evacuated late Sunday night after a small structure fire broke out and spread within the water park area.

Research is underway by the Sudbury Local Immigration Partnership and the Northern Policy Institute, all to look for ways to make Sudbury a more welcoming community.

The Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat is now offering private tours, all to attract tourists

West Nipissing OPP is looking for a stolen vehicle, taken July 27 on the side of Highway 637 in Servos Township in the Sudbury District while hikers were away. It is a blue 2007 Lincoln MRK pick-up truck. Further details: It has Ontario marker BN 93731, and hauling a white 2009 Outback trailer with Ontario marker K2221M. The trailer was carrying a beige 2011 Can-Am Outlander all-terrain vehicle with Ontario marker 2AT15.

In the North Bay, the airport’s café, known as the Northern Himalayan Café, is moving downtown.

In the Cochrane area, Detour Lake Mine says they have enough gold in the ground to keep operations going until 2052

Sault Fire Services knocked out a fire at the Propane Depot, following an incident that took place over the weekend, on Great Northern Rd. noting the investigation continues.