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Council approves higher water rates in 5-4 vote

Council approves higher water rates in 5-4 vote

Those who opposed the new rates, which take effect July 1, said some residents can’t afford to pay their water bills even at the current level.
Firearms charges laid in Gods Lake Narrows

Firearms charges laid in Gods Lake Narrows

RCMP officers seized 11 guns on May 23 while responding to a call about an assault and threats.
Salvation Army shutting down Thompson operations

Salvation Army shutting down Thompson operations

Last worship service was held May 1, thrift store closing down May 28 and food bank ceasing operations June 15.
$13 million committed, but new pool could cost $19 to $24 million overall

$13 million committed, but new pool could cost $19 to $24 million overall

Based on the estimated cost to build a new pool in Thompson as designed, outside funding likely only accounts for 55 to 70 per cent of the construction costs.
NDP and PC candidates will be the only two choices in the June 7 Thompson MLA byelection

NDP and PC candidates will be the only two choices in the June 7 Thompson MLA byelection

Eric Redhead and Charlotte Larocque were the only candidates to file nomination papers by May 24, Elections Manitoba says.
Community hall in Easterville burned down May 19

Community hall in Easterville burned down May 19

RCMP responded to the fire around 4: a.m and found the building completely engulfed in flames.
Impacts of violence, services for women discussed at Thompson Moose Hide Campaign event

Impacts of violence, services for women discussed at Thompson Moose Hide Campaign event

A May 12 event centred on the grassroots campaign to end violence against women and children included a walk though the community and a variety of speakers.
Snow Lake man who was reported missing found dead

Snow Lake man who was reported missing found dead

The 75-year-old was found dead in the water after his abandoned all-terrain vehicle was located near a culvert along a trail where he worked.
Thompson man dies after May 20 assault at hotel

Thompson man dies after May 20 assault at hotel

A 30-year-old man from Norway House is charged with manslaughter.
Norway House RCMP officers help woman deliver her baby

Norway House RCMP officers help woman deliver her baby

The parents named their newborn Dylan, after one of the constables who assisted with the birth.