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New Manitoba Aboriginal and Northern Affairs employee enjoys working with Northern communities

New Manitoba Aboriginal and Northern Affairs employee enjoys working with Northern communities

Manitoba Aboriginal and Northern Affairs (ANA) Local Government Development Division - Northern Region has hired on a number of new employees recently.
Break-in, vandalism causes $30,000 damage at ski hill

Break-in, vandalism causes $30,000 damage at ski hill

A break-in at Mystery Mountain Winter Park on June 22 caused an estimated $30,000 to $40,000 damage, says Thompson Ski Club past president Geoff Lamontagne. "It's just a mess," he said. "They used the quad they stole from the horseowners.

Greyhound 'can't afford' Flin Flon-Thompson runs without more riders

Churchill MP Niki Ashton was the most impassioned of more than a dozen speakers who outlined their objections to Greyhound's application to discontinue service on the Thompson-Flin Flon route and the Snow Lake-Ponton van service at a Motor Transport
Body of missing youth discovered in Burntwood River

Body of missing youth discovered in Burntwood River

Civilian searchers located the body of missing Gods River youth Christopher Justin James in the Burntwood River July 12. Thompson RCMP received a report at approximately 1:30 p.m.

City's new cultural coordinator looks to bring urban flair to Thompson

The new cultural coordinator at the City of Thompson under the City's Department of Recreation, Parks and Culture is looking to draw on his experiences in places like California, Hawaii, England, New York and Jamaica and his background in digital mul

City of Thompson fully supporting bid to make Thompson wolf capital of Canada

Last night's city council meeting featured a special presentation from Volker Beckmann of Design North and Mark Matiasek from Thompson Unlimited on Thompson becoming the wolf capital of Canada.

Injured firefighter still waiting for Workers Compensation Board to decide on work restrictions after five years

A firefighter with the City of Thompson who was injured on the job five years ago is still struggling with a serious neck injury and trying to find his place in the workforce. On Dec.
CLEAN AND GREEN:

CLEAN AND GREEN:

Conrad Chaboyer, an outdoor area attendant who works for the City of Thompson, was outside Commercial Place on July 6 picking up litter.
Fire pit bylaw passes third reading at city council

Fire pit bylaw passes third reading at city council

There was some heated debate in city council chambers June 29 as the open air-burning bylaw was on the table for third reading and passed 4-3.
Cab driver assaulted outside Ashberry Place in Thompson

Cab driver assaulted outside Ashberry Place in Thompson

A cab driver suffered facial injuries and had to be taken to the Thompson General Hospital after an attack from a passenger over the weekend. On July 5 around 9 p.m.