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Inner voice fails driver

Sometime it's best to listen to our inner voices, Cst. Rick Tass says. Tass, the community services officer with the North Bay OPP detachment, relates a case where that didn't happen, much to the regret of a Kingston driver.

Groceries and pills pilfered

Thieves stole food and pills after breaking into a North Bay apartment. The break-in took place between Jan. 24 at 3 PM and Jan. 25 at 11 PM at a basement apartment in the 300 block of Albert Avenue.

Elementary school teachers vote for strike action

Public school elementary teachers in the area have voted to take strike action.

Let's begin the task, Aspin says

Near North District School Board chairman Jay Aspin gave his innaugural address Tuesday night at the board's Airport Road headquarters.

Reward offered for info on swan shooting

A trumpeter swan similar to the one above, was shot, a necropsy report states. Photo by Jean Marc Filion, Special to A trumpeter swan found dead late last year was not one of the birds released onto Callander Bay.

A kick in the butt

Josmi Sodhi and Jacquie Dawe have the right idea about smoking. Photo by Bill Tremblay, Special to Nipissing University has help for anyone who's flirted with the idea of quitting smoking.

Footprint left at break-in scene

The North Bay Police Service is investigating a break-in which took place Tuesday between 4:30 p.m. and 11:50 p.m. Police said thieves smashed the kitchen glass door in a home within the 800 block of Larocque Road in North Bay.

Sobering arrest

A 22-year-old North Bay man has been charged after being arrested for allegedly stealing a car and driving it while impaired.

Shovel trouble

A 15-year-old has been charged in connection to a house attack in North Bay Jan. 17. The arrest relates to an incident in which a 15-year-old male struck another 15-year-old male in the face with a shovel.
Racetrack extremely positive for area, retired vet says

Racetrack extremely positive for area, retired vet says

Chuck Lockton addresses city council during a public meeting Monday night regarding the proposed Nipissing Racetrack. Photo by Phil Novak,