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Champagne corked (Updated)

East Ferris deputy mayor Donald Champagne took some heat at last night's meeting of the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority board of directors.

Champagne's bubble burst

East Ferris deputy mayor Donald Champagne speaks at Wednesday night's meeting of the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority meeting.

Illegal cabin, illegal moose, illegal sturgeon

A number of enforcement charges have been laid Ontario's Natural Resources Ministry, related to illegal structures and illegal hunting and fishing practices.

Weather closes fields

Wet weather conditions and unsafe field conditions have resulted in all soccer, ultimate and football fields in the city being closed for the day.

East Ferris calls for judicial inquiry into CA finances

East Ferris council has passed a motion asking the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing to call a judicial inquiry into the finances of the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority. The authority has a debt of $5.

Local cop doing well at games

North Bay Police Service constable Mark McLeod has come in second within his age category in the Toughest Competitor Alive event at the Can Am Police and Fire Games. The games are being held this week in London, Ont.

Judicial inquiry provides "bloodletting," Boldt says

A judicial inquiry into the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation will bring its current financial boondoggle under public scrutiny, but it will also satisfy a need in some circles for a “bloodletting,” Coun. Maureen Boldt says.

Lewis and Glen get busted

A Calvin Twp man and a South Himsworth man face drug-related charges after being busted by police.
Warriors paddle for hope

Warriors paddle for hope

A member of the Warriors of Hope dragon boat team sits atop the drummer's roost. Photo by Bill Walton.
Cops stop fight from happening

Cops stop fight from happening

North Bay Police Service officers were able to stop what could have been a vicious fight from breaking out Monday afternoon. The officers were called to a residence in the 200 block of Worthington Street around 4 p.m.