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Missinippi Airways pilot believed killed in head-on collision on PR 391

Missinippi Airways pilot believed killed in head-on collision on PR 391

Four occupants injured in other vehicle

Remember When

30 Years Ago The matter of naming the new arena was on the council agenda again, but councillors still could not agree on a name. They were once more investigating the possibility of naming the facility after a prominent Thompson person.

Prairie Bylaw officers cracking down on property standards infractions

Judging by the year-end report given to Thompson city council at a council meeting on Jan. 18, it's been a busy year for Prairie Bylaw Enforcement officers.
Local housing starts plunged 86 per cent in 2009

Local housing starts plunged 86 per cent in 2009

Single detached new home starts decreased 86 per cent last year, plummeting to six, the Central Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) says, from 43 in 2008. Multiple family housing starts went from eight in 2008 to none last year.

Horse before the cart? Council brouhaha about second waste cart has turned into a tempest in a teapot

Too much money? A deterrent to recycling? Remember the neighbourhood community and city council meetings last October and November that caused such a fuss when council - at a price - offered residents a second waste cart option for their new automate
Nelson House man second to be charged in death of Bernard Hart

Nelson House man second to be charged in death of Bernard Hart

A 20-year-old Nelson House First Nation man, as well as a 13-year-old boy from Thompson, are both facing second-degree murder chargers in connection with the death of 37-year-old Oxford House man Bernard Hart.

Mayor to meet today with senior liquor official about keeping Kingsgate Reserve Sherry off the shelf

Mayor Tim Johnston is in Winnipeg today meeting with Al Roney, director of retail sales for the MLCC, who grew up in Thompson, over the future of Kingsgate Reserve Sherry here.

Contaminated materials at Thompson Recycling Centre sent to landfill

Now that the holiday season has come and gone, the Thompson Recycling Centre (TRC) is dealing with an excess of recyclable materials - some of which come in contaminated, and some that end up contaminated due to being exposed the elements.
Youth Aboriginal Council gears up for Northern conference Feb. 5-7

Youth Aboriginal Council gears up for Northern conference Feb. 5-7

R. D. Parker Collegiate's Youth Aboriginal Council (YAC) has been hard at work preparing for this year's 10th Annual Aboriginal Youth Conference, which is happening on Feb. 5, 6 and 7 at the school in Thompson.
SNOWY SENTINEL

SNOWY SENTINEL

Thompson's King Miner statue looks fittingly frigid as it stands guard adjacent to Highway 6 at the southern edge of the community on a chilly January morning. After over a year of being held in Winnipeg, the statue made its way home on Dec. 4.