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Current Fire Bans Issued

Due to the extreme fire hazard, several recent periods of heavy lightning and the large number of wildfires burning, fire bans have been issued...

Fire Ban Lifted

Due to the unexpected amount of rain last night and more in the forecast, the Huron Shores Fire Department has lifted the fire...
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East Algoma OPP – Respond to 27 Bear Complaints

During the last month, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 27 bear complaints within the Elliot Lake and Blind River areas. ...

Yesterday’s Heavy Rain causes Damage

The torrential downpour that hit Sault Ste. Marie yesterday afternoon causing power outages also wreaked damage north of the Sault. Highway 17 had ponding...
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East Algoma OPP Respond to Fire on Matinenda Lake

(BLIND RIVER, ON)- On July 3, 2016, shortly after 4:00 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and OPP Marine Unit...
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Support the Webcams at Montreal River

Many a traveller headed to the Sault from Wawa or Sault to Wawa knows of the unadvertised webcams at Montreal River. They are of...
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SE OPP Wawa – Locate Missing Hiker

On Thursday July 28, 2016 at approximately 10:11 pm members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised...
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Beautiful Sunset During Coastal Hike from Sinclair Cove to Coldwater

Alex Patterson generously shared these sunset photos taken during the MHS Outdoor Ed program annual Coastal Hike from Sinclair Cove to Coldwater. Enjoy!
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OPP & MNR offer Forest Fire Safety Tips

The North East Region (NER) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have re-opened the highway following two closures due to ongoing forest fires near Hearst and...

Failure of rail leads to CP Freight Train Derailment last January

The Transportation Safety Board Report R15H0005 says a freight train derailment in northern Ontario was caused by the complete failure of a previously cracked rail. On...