War veterans, from left, Steve Hartwig, Scott MacFarlane and Jason McKenzie stopped in Sudbury July 29 as part of their Into No Man's Land PTSD Awareness March across Canada. Photo by Mallika Viegas.

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Thursday is looking mainly cloudy with a 70-per-cent chance of showers. The temperature will sit at a high of 18 C with the UV index at 5.
Rain, rain go away
10 hours ago
While resistant to take ownership of brownfields, the city did vest the former Kingsway Hotel, seen in this file photo, earlier this year. The building was demolished and the land levelled this spring. It's being offered for $525,000. File photo.
City seeks buyers for Lively industrial properties
Jul 30, 2014
Gauvreau Academy owner Gerry Gauvreau gives some dance instruction at Theatre Cambrian. The two organizations are merging. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.
Theatre Cambrian becomes 'triple threat' with Gauvreau merge...
11 hours ago
A screening of the film “Ghostbusters” originally slated for July 30 has been postponed until Aug. 6. Supplied photo.
'Ghostbusters' screening rescheduled for Aug. 6
Jul 30, 2014
A 2003 study of Ramsey Lake found that years of exposure to mining, smelting, septic tank leakage, runoff from fertilizer-rich lawns and stormwater has created an “accumulation of 50 to 60 centimetres of metal and organic rich sediment in its depths, which must be managed to provide a continuing source of potable water for the city.” File photo.
Ramsey Lake goes under microscope for watershed study
Jul 29, 2014
A New York hedge fund proclaims it’s won a bitter proxy fight with Cliffs Natural Resources to achieve majority control of the Ohio iron ore and coal miner’s board of directors.
The end of Cliffs in the Ring of Fire?
Jul 29, 2014
Greater Sudbury poet laureate Tom Leduc has launched a project where poetry written by Sudburians will be displayed in transit buses. Photo by Arron Pickard.
Putting poetry on the bus
Jul 29, 2014
The Freedom Riders Motorcycle Association is revved up for its 21st annual Freedom Rally Aug. 1-4.
Annual Freedom Rally kicks off Aug. 1
Jul 29, 2014
Mike Woodard, Rob Montgomery, Timo Itkonen and Richard Blashek are seen getting ready to start the long cross-county journey. Supplied photo.
Foursome cycling 4 change
Jul 29, 2014

Local

NORCAT CEO Don Duval has led the organization for two years, and says he has no plans to leave any time soon. Under his leadership NORCAT has expanded its training and development services overseas, and has also rebranded its innovation hub. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.
War veterans, from left, Steve Hartwig, Scott MacFarlane and Jason McKenzie stopped in Sudbury July 29 as part of their Into No Man's Land PTSD Awareness March across Canada. Photo by Mallika Viegas.
Veterans march to change stigma of PTSD
9 hours ago
City council will hold an in camera meeting Thursday afternoon to decide on a request from Auditor General Brian Bigger. Bigger is asking for an unpaid leave of absence because he's considering running for mayor. File photo.
Bigger has right to run for mayor, municipal law experts agr...
10 hours ago
Thursday is looking mainly cloudy with a 70-per-cent chance of showers. The temperature will sit at a high of 18 C with the UV index at 5.
Rain, rain go away
10 hours ago

Police

A 63-year-old man faces numerous weapons charges after police responded July 30 to calls of shots being fired in the area of Donovan Street.
A 63-year-old man faces numerous weapons charges after police responded July 30 to calls of shots being fired in the area of Donovan Street.
Man charged with numerous weapons offences
Jul 30, 2014
A man is still missing after a canoe capsized July 27 on the French River, said the Ontario Provincial Police.
Man still missing after canoe capsizes on French River
Jul 29, 2014
Greater Sudbury Police Service is putting Operation Dry Water into effect this weekend to prevent drinking-related boating deaths. File photo.
Operation Dry Water in effect this long weekend
Jul 29, 2014

Lifestyle

Paul Loewenberg, manager of The Townehouse Tavern, invites Sudburians to the second annual Elgin Street Craft Beer Festival, which takes place Aug. 9. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.
Gauvreau Academy owner Gerry Gauvreau gives some dance instruction at Theatre Cambrian. The two organizations are merging. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.
Theatre Cambrian becomes 'triple threat' with Gauvreau merge...
11 hours ago
A screening of the film “Ghostbusters” originally slated for July 30 has been postponed until Aug. 6. Supplied photo.
'Ghostbusters' screening rescheduled for Aug. 6
Jul 30, 2014
Greater Sudbury poet laureate Tom Leduc has launched a project where poetry written by Sudburians will be displayed in transit buses. Photo by Arron Pickard.
Putting poetry on the bus
Jul 29, 2014

Sports

Matt Kuzenko is heading to the University of Toronto Blues next month, after capturing Team MVP honours in his one and only year with the Sudbury Varsity Gladiators in 2013.
The 2014 edition of the Italia Flyers men's soccer team knocked off Sudbury United 3-1 in the final of the Milan Vrab Cup.
Flyers capture Milan Vrab Cup
Jul 29, 2014
Matt Kuzenko is heading to the University of Toronto Blues next month, after capturing Team MVP honours in his one and only year with the Sudbury Varsity Gladiators in 2013.
Kuzenko bound for University of Toronto
Jul 29, 2014
Former NHL player Brian Savage, centre, in black, helped raise $94,000 for the  North Eastern Ontario Health Centre for Kids through the Brian Savage Mulligans for NEO Kids Golf Classic at the Idylwylde Golf and Country Club Friday. Supplied photo.
Brian Savage Classic raises $94K
Jul 28, 2014

National

This photo provided by the CDC shows an Ebola virus. A British Columbia doctor has reportedly placed himself under a voluntary quarantine after returning from a trip to Africa to fight the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/CDC)
Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks at a core segment of granite as he talks with a member of the Northlands College staff during a media event at Northlands College in Air Ronge, Sask., Wednesday, July 30, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith
Ottawa puts up $2.5M to train Saskatchewan miners
Jul 30, 2014
Lyle Howe, lawyer for former Nova Scotia legislature member Trevor Zinck, talks with reporters at provincial court in Dartmouth on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The Crown has outlined a joint recommendation with the defence of a three-year jail term for Howe, a Halifax lawyer who was convicted of sexual assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Halifax lawyer gets jail for sex assault
Jul 30, 2014
Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair listens as former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci (not pictured) delivers his report on the use of lethal force by Toronto Police during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Toronto's police services board has decided against renewing the contract of Blair, who has frequently clashed with Mayor Rob Ford. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Police chief, nemesis of Rob Ford, to lose job
Jul 30, 2014