The Newsroom

Find what you are looking for in the news.

The City of Kenora has hired a Tourism Officer to work with the Economic Development Team.Heather Paterson starts her new job today and has been given the task of implementing the City's tourism plan...

Post date: January 04, 2010

DriveTest workers will be back to work this morning after a long strike. Workers have ratified a new contract after a strike that hadprevented many Ontario residents from getting new drivers'...

Post date: January 04, 2010

Excitement is starting to build as the Olympic Torch gets ready to make its way toKenora this evening.A total of seven people will carry the torch from Mikana Way down to the Harborfront starting at...

Post date: January 04, 2010

It was a Weekend split for the Kenora Senior Thistles against the Fort Frances Thunderhawks at Thistle Arena. Saturday night the Thistles dominated Fort Frances winning 7-0. Jeff Richards and Sean...

Post date: January 04, 2010

The MP for the Kenora Riding believes there is enough support to dismantle the controversial long-gun registry.A private members bill has gone through first reading and is now being reviewed at a...

Post date: December 31, 2009

The city expects to save about three million dollars on its police billover the course of a five year contract with the OPP.In a year-end interview with CJRL news, Kenora Mayor Len Compton defended...

Post date: December 31, 2009

O-P-P will continue to maintain a zero tolerance approach towards drinking and driving this new year's eve.Constable Anne McCoy says police will be out in force tonight.Meanwhile, Commissioner Julian...

Post date: December 31, 2009

Opposition M-P's are accusing Prime Minister Harper of abusing his power by suspending Parliament.The commons won't return to business until March which Thunder Bay-Rainy River M-P John Rafferty says...

Post date: December 31, 2009

Nishawbe Aski Police have intercepted a package of illegal drugs destined for the Fort Hope First Nation.Police seized 36 hundred dollars worth of Percocet and Oxycontin pills, at the First Hope...

Post date: December 31, 2009

OPP have released the name of the person who was found dead at a hotel in Kenora last week.44 year old Stephane Simard of B.C. was travelling with his common law spouse to Quebec forthe Christmas...

Post date: December 30, 2009

A Manitoba motorist ventured off the ice road on Monday and his truck broke through the ice just south of Thompson Island.The driver and three occupants travelled off the marked path at Hough and...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Two people charged with defrauding two Thunder Bay companies of more than a quarter million dollars are due in court in February.Kerry Wirkkunen is charged with fraud, theft, forgery and mischief...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Thunder Bay police are trying to determine if two men charged with driving a Jeep into a Beer Store are responsible for other break-ins at beer and liquor stores using thesame heavy-handed method.A...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Rainy River Resources will continue its exploration activities in the district next year.President Raymond Threlkeld says activity this year led to the discovery of some additional gold zones....

Post date: December 30, 2009

Thunder Bay-Rainy River M-P John Rafferty feels the NDP made some gains during the past session at the House of Commons.M-P's took their Christmas Break Friday and Rafferty says there were some...

Post date: December 30, 2009

Pages