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Thunder Bay homeowner 'terrified' in close call with dynamite buried in backyard

What should have been a routine home improvement project turned into a very memorable day for Thunder Bay, Ont., resident Julie Colquhoun and her family.

Growing demand prompts calls for dedicated Thunder Bay pickleball facility

A Thunder Bay group is proposing the construction of a dedicated pickleball facility in the northwestern Ontario city, to help meet demand for the rapidly growing sport.

New partnership will see Thunder Bay, Nishnawbe Aski police share information, resources

A new partnership agreement will allow Thunder Bay and Nishnawbe Aski police to better share resources and information.

Hometown players fired up for Border Cats return to Thunder Bay

Tuesday night will be one to remember for Thunder Bay Border Cats pitcher Jack Pineau. The pitcher from Thunder Bay will be taking the mound in front of his family and friends for the Cats first home opener in three seasons.

Northwestern Ontario under restricted fire zone as of Thursday

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is implementing a restricted fire zone for the northwest region as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday due to forest fire activity.

Thunder Bay's ready for busy cruise ship season with more ships on the horizon

Thunder Bay has said goodbye to the first cruise ship that docked for the 2023 season, but there are plenty left to come, with 14 more ship visits expected before the end of the year.

Northern Ontario's forest fire season continues slow start, but 'extreme' fire conditions in place

Things are off to a slower-than-normal start for northern Ontario's forest fire season but officials say the conditions are ripe for fires to develop, with much of the region labelled an "extreme" or "high" fire risk. 

City, police officials to attend Westfort ward meeting, where recent shooting will be top of mind

Members of the public will have their chance to ask questions and voice concerns about gun and gang activity in the city at a special Westfort ward meeting scheduled for Tuesday night.

Darcy Fleury sworn in as Thunder Bay police chief with promise to serve, 'help people feel safe'

Darcy Fleury was sworn in as chief during a ceremony on Monday, a month after he arrived in Thunder Bay, Ont., as chief designate.

Police make 2nd arrest in connection with Westfort shootout

Thunder Bay police have arrested a second person in connection with this week's midday shootout in Westfort. The shooting led to a heavy police presence in the area and sent several elementary schools into a hold-and-secure procedure.