Thursday, August 18, 2011
One person is reported to be suffering only minor injuries after OPP say a small plane crashed outside of Marathon today. A report says the plane had just taken off from the Marathon Airport when the incident took place. Police say it forced the closure of Highway 17 for a couple of hours.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 4:46 PM
A new study says the environment isn't as big of an issue in Canada as it used to be. The consumer study saw 49 percent of people say the environment was very important down 11 percent from 2008, but EcoSuperior's Ellen Mortfield says Thunder Bay isn't following that trend. She says 11 thousand people in Thunder Bay took part in EcoSuperior's Spring Up to Clean Up Program. Mortfield says she thinks the decline in interest has more to do with a lack of commitment from the Federal Government.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 10:31 AM
Get ready for a mess when you head down Golf Links Road. Thunder Bay Hydro will be taking up a lane starting Monday to move power lines to make way for a widening of the road. Crews will take up the right lane from Fanshaw to the Harbour Expressway and the work is expected to take a month.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 9:39 AM
A pair of teenagers are facing charges after 5 cars were burned to the ground. Thunder Bay Police arrested the two yesterday morning after fires near two homes on Carl Avenue just after 3 o'clock. The two boys are aged 17 and 18 years old.