Mosquito fogging in south-end tonight

South-end skeeters beware: city fogging crews are coming for you tonight. Adult nuisance mosquito fogging will begin again tonight from 9:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. (weather-permitting) in the southern and western quadrants of the city. The average mosquito trap count today is 36. You can see all Read More

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Hep C

Robert Walker resented the probing questions from a doctor about his alleged alcohol consumption. He was called into the physician’s office more than once following checkups when blood tests detected elevated liver enzyme levels. “He was telling me to quit drinking,” Walker Read More

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Weekend weather could get damp overnight

While the weekend weather could get a little damp overnight, current conditions are prime for some beach volleyball or a fun run. Environment Canada’s forecast predicts a mix of sun and cloud for today with a 30 per cent chance of showers early this morning (which haven’t happened as Read […]

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Female stabbing victim identified

The female victim of a stabbing on Salter Street Friday morning has been identified. Lorie Bearbull, 37, suffered multiple stab wounds and was transported to hospital in critical condition around 4:15 a.m. on Friday. She later succumbed to her injuries in hospital. Members of the homicide unit Read More

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Charges don’t deter Steen

First-time city councillor Thomas Steen has decided he’ll try his political fortune even while facing criminal charges. Steen, 54, registered his re-election campaign late Friday. Steen, who is facing criminal charges for an alleged assault on a woman in the spring and a charge of breaching a Read More

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Woman’s death ‘sadder than sad’

A 57-year-old woman is dead following a farm-related accident in the RM of Shellmouth Thursday afternoon. Lucille Morrison died after she fell off the tractor she was driving and was hit by the brushcutter it was towing on her acreage, located northwest of Russell, near Lake of the Read More

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