A note for those heading down Highway 17 this afternoon — the road is closed at Myers Road in Huron Shores due to a camper trailer on fire. File photo.

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Greater Sudbury Police responded to a call late Thursday morning about a “suspicious incident.” Supplied photo.
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Long-time friends Nishin Meawasige (left) and Blair Hagman have launched Swingbridge Ale, their first brew out of their new business, Manitoulin Brewing Company, which is based out of Little Current on Manitoulin Island. Supplied photo.
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North Channel Cruise Line is now offering tours to some of the area’s most renowned hot spots aboard its 75-foot trimaran-style boat, Le Grand Héron. Photo by Lindsay Kelly.
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Tom Byers tests the waters in his recent creation - a Cree-style birch-bark canoe which he spent the last three weeks building by hand, with help from a few friends who travelled all the way from Chisasibi, Que. They used traditional methods and materials found in the forest to build the canoe. Photo by Heather Green-Oliver.
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Former Cambrian College volleyball player Kevin Wiseman has joined the Northern Chill Volleyball Club as a coach. File photo.
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A Gore Bay man has been fined $2,500 and has been given a one-year hunting ban for illegal hunting last November. Supplied photo.
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Grinding operations at the intersection of Highway 69 North (MR 80) in Val Caron at Main Street will take place overnight starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 30. Work is expected to be done before morning rush hour traffic starts on Friday, July 31. File photo.
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The Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds will take part in the “B” division in a three-day provincial tournament that starts Friday. Supplied photo.
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There are more than 13.3 million households in Canada, and in late 2014, 11.8 million households subscribed to a cable or satellite television package. The firm IDC Canada expects the number of cable and satellite television subscribers to decrease to 11.3 million by late 2019. Photo by Arron Pickard.
Long-time friends Nishin Meawasige (left) and Blair Hagman have launched Swingbridge Ale, their first brew out of their new business, Manitoulin Brewing Company, which is based out of Little Current on Manitoulin Island. Supplied photo.
A brew of their own
3 hours ago
North Channel Cruise Line is now offering tours to some of the area’s most renowned hot spots aboard its 75-foot trimaran-style boat, Le Grand Héron. Photo by Lindsay Kelly.
Cruising speed ahead
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Police

Greater Sudbury Police have released details of impaired driving-related incidents over the past month. Supplied photo.
Greater Sudbury Police responded to a call late Thursday morning about a “suspicious incident.” Supplied photo.
Police respond to 'suspicious incident' call
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Greater Sudbury Police have released details of impaired driving-related incidents over the past month. Supplied photo.
Motorized scooter driver charged with impaired
8 hours ago

Lifestyle

Singer-songwriter Justine Giles, a native of Sudbury, has moved to Montreal, where she's taking part in industry showcases, hoping to make the big time. Supplied photo.
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Just peachy: Ontario peaches at The Market
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 Myths and Mirrors artistic director Sarah King Gold at the spot on Durham Street where a mini art exhibit honouring the city's downtown will soon be. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.
Mini art exhibit will be an ode to downtown
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Sports

GymZone will be offering a unique training program for athletes from all sports starting Aug. 17. Supplied photo.
The Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds will take part in the “B” division in a three-day provincial tournament that starts Friday. Supplied photo.
Rockhounds hope for Peewee 'B' glory
7 hours ago
GymZone will be offering a unique training program for athletes from all sports starting Aug. 17. Supplied photo.
Gymnastics for all athletes at GymZone
11 hours ago