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Recent articles by Jim:

Doc screening in Sudbury plumbs diving tragedy

In 2004, Australian diver David Shaw made a grim discovery while exploring the depths of a freshwater cave in South Africa: the body of another diver. The ensuing events — by turns suspenseful and harrowing — are the subject of a new documentary getting its Northern Ontario premiere at the Indie Cinema this week. “The […] → Read More

Committee rejects zero-based budgeting for Sudbury

Ward 2 Coun. Michael Vagnini had sought to change how city plans its budget → Read More

City of Greater Sudbury moving towards biweekly garbage collection

The hope is more people will use composting, something that has not caught on in Sudbury → Read More

City of Greater Sudbury counting on feds to pay most of cycling project

It would feature cycling lanes along the length of Paris Street and Notre Dame Avenue, and cost $15.5 million → Read More

Sudbury's hospital working to ease bed crunch, perform more surgeries

It is taking a number of steps, including sending more nursing home patients to Clarion Hotel → Read More

Defibrillator campaign exceeds expectations

As a result, more life-saving devices will be bought and installed in the Panache Lake area → Read More

‘The animal has been released from the cage’

Man who viciously murdered the parents of former star goalie living in Sudbury halfway house. His victims worry about city's safety → Read More

Colleagues, students come to Sudbury professor's defence

They say he has been unfairly demonized and should return to his former position as dean → Read More

Sudbury photo: The Brady St. crew

A road crew works on the median of Brady Street near its intersection with Larch Street on Wednesday. → Read More

More marijuana retailers coming to Sudbury

New pot store Happy Life is coming soon to a mini-mall on The Kingsway, across from the Pioneer gas station. Yet another marijuana retailer, the Fire & Flower Cannabis Co., is expected to open farther down the Kingsway — near the Tim Hortons on Barrydowne — this fall, while a third — JTS Buds — […] → Read More

Sudbury police charge man in hit-and-run case that injured pedestrian

On Monday, officers identified the vehicle and driver involved in an incident on Regent Street that sent one man to hospital with serious injuries. As a result, a 36-year-old man has been charged with failure to remain and failure to report an accident. He will appear in court on Oct. 5 to answer to the […] → Read More

Sad news from Elliot Lake

Elliot Lake Mayor Dan Marchisella announced on Monday morning the tragic passing of his 17-year-old son. In a brief statement posted to social media, the mayor said that Brody passed away over the weekend. “I have not spent much time on social media lately and will probably avoid it for a while longer. I wanted […] → Read More

As far as Facebook is concerned, our Killarney doesn't exist

When you visit the pages for Killarney Outfitters, the Sportsman’s Inn and Herbert Fisheries — all key players in the 200-year-old community — they are identified as existing in Killarney, Ireland → Read More

Accused charged in teen scuffle facing another investigation

He was also allegedly involved in a fight at a hockey game → Read More

'I know, without a doubt, that I have Lyme'

However, doctors in Ontario have not diagnosed her with the disease, so Sudbury woman can’t get treatment → Read More

Pepper spray, officers used to deter dog's attack

Witnesses say pit bull-type dog leapt from a second-storey window to go after other dogs → Read More

String of bike thefts rankles Sudbury residents

‘This type of theft is commonly one of opportunity,’ police officer says → Read More

Education first, enforcement second

Authorities in Sudbury keep an eye on large public gatherings → Read More

Amateur sleuths plan ground search for missing teen

Meagan Pilon of Sudbury disappeared almost seven years ago → Read More

'Eager to return to a sense of normalcy'

Sudbury moves to Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan → Read More