Saturday March 10, 2018 – Thunder Bay Day Starter

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The beat of the drum echos across Lakehead University during the annual LUNSA Pow Wow
The beat of the drum echos across Lakehead University during the annual LUNSA Pow Wow

The beat of the drum echos across Lakehead University during the annual LUNSA Pow Wow
The beat of the drum echos across Lakehead University during the annual LUNSA Pow Wow

Hotspot in Ontario: -0.1 °C 31.8 °F Port Weller
Cold spot in Ontario: -23.0 °C -9.4 °F Lansdowne House
Hotspot in Canada: 7.1 °C 44.8 °F Kindakun Rocks, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -44.6 °C -48.3 °F Eureka, NU

Thunder Bay – Day Starter – Welcome to the weekend and the start of March Break!

For Thunder Bay, weatherwise expect cool conditions. Environment Canada says we should have mainly sunny skies with a high today of minus 2c. For those who have already departed the city for “Thunder Bay Deep South”, the forecasters at Weatherunderground.com say that the high in Duluth today will be 37f. The trend is for cooler temperatures in our sister city to the south.

What Do You Need to Know?

Fentanyl Pills Seized by Thunder Bay Police in Shuniah Drug Raid

Fentanyl Seized

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – The Thunder Bay Police Intelligence Unit executed a warrant on March 8, 2018, at north side residence and arrested two individuals who reside in the home for drug-related charges.

The residence located in the 100 block of North Windemere Avenue was entered by officers at 4:30 p.m. Full report.
OPP have laid a number of charges in a stolen vehicle investigation

Drug Charges in Fort Frances

FORT FRANCES – In the early evening of Thursday March 8, 2018 members of the Ontario Provincial Police’s Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU); Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB); North West Region Crime Unit; and North West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) were involved in an investigation into drug and firearm-related offences within Fort Frances, Ontario. Full Report.

Tuberculosis in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is managing an outbreak of four cases of tuberculosis in Thunder Bay. Tuberculosis is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis and is treated with antibiotics. “Tuberculosis is not very contagious and requires prolonged contact with someone who is sick to be at risk Full Report here!

Today in History

On March 10th, James Earl Ray plead guilty to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King and was sentenced to ninety-nine years in jail.

Gas Up for Less

The lowest prices for a litre of gasoline continues to be in Dryden. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.109 in Dryden, $1.184 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1.219 at the Safeway on Arthur St W. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices range from $1.037 at K & A to $1.139 at First Class Gas. You can get the latest gas prices, including Grand Marias MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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