Less than two months after exiting insolvency restructuring, Laurentian University has approved funding for 10 new tenure-track faculty members.
Food service workers at North Bay’s Nipissing and Canadore College have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike over wage issues with the Next bargaining Date being Feb 2
Timmins Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 21-year-old Christopher Paul-Martin, 21.
He is described as:
• an Indigenous male
• 6’0 tall/thin build / 170 lbs
• 21 years old – brown eyes, wears glasses
• straight black hair with bangs
• multiple tattoos on his right arm that create a “sleeve”. Tattoo is of a turtle, and the other is of a woman standing
Paul-Martin was last seen wearing a black toque, a black/grey/white cardigan style sweater, black pants, brown slip-on style boots, and a black Carhartt brand jacket.
The Streets of Sault Ste Mare are all the safer after a pair of busts nabbing more than $1 million in illegal narcotics.
Some in Elliot Lake were without water for a time yesterday, as an emergency water shut-off took place on Hutchison Ave. and Gillanders Rd. due to a water main break.
Cobalt town council is reviewing whether it wishes to proceed with setting up a Fitness and Wellness Centre at the Fraser Building.
The Ramsey Lake Skating Path in Greater Sudbury is now open for the season.
The city of North Bay says they’re installing a temporary ramp to maintain access to the warm-viewing area at the Pete Palangio Arena while a new lift is being installed.
The South Porcupine Winter Carnival is set to go from February 10th to 12th.
Sault Ste Marie is seeking a missing teen, 14-year-old Riley Lucas last Thursday at approximately 3 p.m.
She was wearing a wine-coloured winter jacket with a fur hood and grey winter boots at the time.
Lucas is described as:
• 5’6” tall
• thin build
• blue eyes
• curly hair which was recently dyed black
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service by calling 705-949-6300.
St. Joseph’s General Hospital Elliot Lake is looking to expand and improve the oncology services provided at the hospital.
A Voyago shuttle bus in Temiskaming Shores continues to provide temporary transit service until the new transit provider rolls out their permanent service.
And a large fireball illuminated the night sky over Missouri and Oklahoma just ahead of the weekend, identified as Meteor. The National Weather Service tweeted that the meteor was detected by the Geostationary Lightning Mapper and created quite a list of comets.
Drivers in Greater Sudbury are being asked to expect traffic delays between Jan. 24-30, as the city continues modernizing its traffic signal system in a number of areas along Lasalle Boulevard.
Nearly 6 years after Habitat for Humanity announced a ReStore outlet in North Bay, the company says they still have plans to open pending a suitable location.
A boil water advisory remains in effect for the area around the Pine Ridge Motel and Trailer Court in Timmins. The City adds that the boil water measure is necessary due to maintenance on the system.
Meanwhile, parts of Hutchison Avenue and Gillanders Road in Elliot Lake are without water. An emergency water shut-off was initiated due to an area water main break
The City of Temiskaming Shores says outdoor rinks are skate ready for the 2023 season.
Vale says several seismic events occurred at its mines over the weekend resulting in a number of rumbles out Creighton Mine from 11:55 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, ranging in magnitude from 1.5 to 3.0.
The city has received a collection of nearly 30 applicants to fill one city council-appointed “citizen’s representative” position on the Greater Sudbury police board.
Nipissing University is embarking on new strategic planning and is seeking input from the public.
The Timmins Police Service is advising that a missing teen, 16-year-old Jorden Doucet, 16 has been located safe and sound.
The Sault Are Hospital says they see no issues it comes to safely relocating residents of Cedarwood Lodge in other long-term care homes as needed.
The Englehart Fall Fair will return as the Englehart and District Agricultural Society meets this month to begin the planning for the fall event.