Sudbury Wolves forward Matt Schmalz fights for a loose puck against North Bay's Jared Steege. Scott Haddow photo.

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The rain let up long enough to allow some Ribfest patrons dance the afternoon away – after filling up on ribs, chicken or pulled pork, of course. Photo by Darren MacDonald.
Wet weather fails to dampen spirits at Ribfest on Sunday
10 hours ago
Randy of the Trailer Park Boys took on former Northern Life reporter Jenny Jelen in a burger eating contest last year — and lost. Randy and Mr. Lahey are returning to Sudbury Sept. 26. File photo.
Trailer Park Boys returning to Nickel City
Aug 29, 2014
Ryan Humeniuk, the City of Greater Sudbury's physician recruitment co-ordinator, says the Northern Ontario School of Medicine has helped address Sudbury's doctor shortage. He's pictured here in 2010 addressing city council (alongside then tourism manager Rob Skelly) about recruitment efforts. File photo.
City short docs, but numbers might be higher than you think...
Aug 29, 2014
Lt.-Gen. Stuart Beare is shown in this file photo in Ottawa on Friday, October 5, 2012. Canada will send troops, jets and warships to participate in a massive NATO training exercise next year in a deployment that could be the first step towards deeper involvement in the alliance's long-term strategy to counter a resurgent Russia.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NATO pushes for bigger crisis response brigade as Canada mul...
Aug 31, 2014
Northern Life caught up with rib king and veteran, "Dragon" AKA Chad Cannon, from London's Boss Hog's, who shared with us some tips behind the brand's success.
Behind the scenes with Boss Hog's and award winning ribs
Aug 30, 2014
Wolves training camp, day 1.
Wolves training camp: Day 1
Aug 30, 2014
Dr. Teodor Grantcharov is shown in the operating room, with a split-screen monitor in the background showing black box data. Grantcharov, who works at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital, is adapting "black box" aviation technology to track surgeries and improve patient outcomes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-St. Michael's Hospital-Geoff Koehler
Operating room black box could provide valuable feedback for...
Aug 31, 2014
Local potatoes will be available at The Market this wekeend. Hurray harvest season! File photo
Local potatoes at The Market this weekend
Aug 29, 2014
Warnings like the one pictured have become a common sight at area beaches in the summer. File photo
Blue-green algae found on French River
Aug 29, 2014

Local

Northern Life caught up with rib king and veteran, "Dragon" AKA Chad Cannon, from London's Boss Hog's, who shared with us some tips behind the brand's success.
Sudbury Wolves forward Matt Schmalz fights for a loose puck against North Bay's Jared Steege. Scott Haddow photo.
Wolves open exhibition season with over the Battalion
8 hours ago
The rain let up long enough to allow some Ribfest patrons dance the afternoon away – after filling up on ribs, chicken or pulled pork, of course. Photo by Darren MacDonald.
Wet weather fails to dampen spirits at Ribfest on Sunday
10 hours ago
Ryan Humeniuk, the City of Greater Sudbury's physician recruitment co-ordinator, says the Northern Ontario School of Medicine has helped address Sudbury's doctor shortage. He's pictured here in 2010 addressing city council (alongside then tourism manager Rob Skelly) about recruitment efforts. File photo.
City short docs, but numbers might be higher than you think...
Aug 29, 2014

Police

One driver had their licence suspended and another 19 charges were laid following weekend spotchecks carried out by Greater Sudbury Police.
One driver had their licence suspended and another 19 charges were laid following weekend spotchecks carried out by Greater Sudbury Police.
One driver's licence suspended following weekend spotchecks ...
Aug 31, 2014
Missing citizens found in good health
Aug 28, 2014
Sudbury Rainbow Crime Stoppers is convinced someone has information on the identity of the suspects in three separate robberies; therefore, a guaranteed $1,000 reward is being offered for tips received before midnight on Friday Sept. 5, if the information leads to an arrest.
Crime Stoppers offers $1K reward in robbery investigation
Aug 27, 2014

Lifestyle

 Sachelle Violette of Sudbury will appear on the second season of The Bachelor Canada, which premieres Sept. 18. Supplied photo.
Northern Life caught up with rib king and veteran, "Dragon" AKA Chad Cannon, from London's Boss Hog's, who shared with us some tips behind the brand's success.
Behind the scenes with Boss Hog's and award winning ribs
Aug 30, 2014
Local potatoes will be available at The Market this wekeend. Hurray harvest season! File photo
Local potatoes at The Market this weekend
Aug 29, 2014
 Downtown Sudbury Ribfest runs from 11 a.m. Aug. 29 to 6 p.m. Aug. 31. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.
Downtown Sudbury Ribfest now underway
Aug 29, 2014

Sports

Wolves training camp, day 1.
Wolves training camp, day 1.
Wolves training camp: Day 1
Aug 30, 2014
You know summer's coming to an end when golf courses start holding their club championships. Such was the case last week at Timberwolf. File photo
Chaperone takes back-to-back senior's title at Timberwolf
Aug 29, 2014
The Sudbury Wolves unveiled some new faces at a press conference on Tuesday — import draft pick Ivan Kashtanov (left), new assistant coach Bryan Verreault and first-round import pick Pavel Jenys. Photo by Scott Haddow.
The Pack is back
Aug 27, 2014

National

A smoker puffs on an electronic cigarette in Halifax on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Designed to simulate smoking, electronic cigarettes continue to grow in popularity but uncertainty over possible Health Canada regulations and restrictions by other regulators are raising concerns for the industry in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Toronto police investigate after man severely beaten, dies i...
Aug 31, 2014
Dr. Teodor Grantcharov is shown in the operating room, with a split-screen monitor in the background showing black box data. Grantcharov, who works at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital, is adapting "black box" aviation technology to track surgeries and improve patient outcomes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-St. Michael's Hospital-Geoff Koehler
Operating room black box could provide valuable feedback for...
Aug 31, 2014
A smoker puffs on an electronic cigarette in Halifax on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Designed to simulate smoking, electronic cigarettes continue to grow in popularity but uncertainty over possible Health Canada regulations and restrictions by other regulators are raising concerns for the industry in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
E-cigarettes sales will suffer if regulated like tobacco: an...
Aug 31, 2014