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Apartment vacancy rate 0.3%

Slight improvement from 0.1%
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One of the UFOs seen over Thompson during the holiday season was recovered by Jeramy Hayes, who ran to the R.D. Parker soccer fields after a glowing object fell from the sky in that area on Christmas Eve.
16-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder in Shamattawa house fire: Latest flashpoint for community plagued by tragedy

16-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder in Shamattawa house fire: Latest flashpoint for community plagued by tragedy

Victim died of smoke inhalation, RCMP say
Thompson Chamber of Commerce encourages mayor and council to join 'anti-Buy American' fight

Thompson Chamber of Commerce encourages mayor and council to join 'anti-Buy American' fight

Keith MacDonald, president of the Thompson Chamber of Commerce, is asking Mayor Tim Johnston and the rest of city council to join with provincial and federal chambers by appealing to representatives in the United States concerning President Barak Oba

RCMP happy with fairly quiet holiday season

RCMP Insp. Ken Poulsen was at Thompson city council Jan. 4 to update the mayor and councillors about how the holiday season went with regards to crimes.
SWEARING IN STEWART

SWEARING IN STEWART

Erin Stewart, the newly elected Thompson city councillor, was sworn in at her first council meeting on Dec. 14 by associate chief judge Murray Thompson.
THE BUSINESS OF GIVING

THE BUSINESS OF GIVING

Vanessa White, with Usborne Books, and Samantha Hebner with Epicure Selections, presented a donation of $280 cash, $50 in clothing from Avon and over $200 worth of books from Usborne Books to the Thompson Crisis Centre before Christmas.
City wants to borrow up to $4 million for new water utility

City wants to borrow up to $4 million for new water utility

The City of Thompson is prepared to debenture up to $4 million "to apply for borrowing to cover the costs of utility implementation.
Good job, Westwood School

Good job, Westwood School

Westwood School's annual Christmas food drive, put on by the student council, was a huge success. Students collected a grand total of 1,600 food items.
Paullette Simkins replaces Connie Krahenbil as new CMHA Thompson executive director

Paullette Simkins replaces Connie Krahenbil as new CMHA Thompson executive director

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Thompson branch has been on the lookout for a new executive director ever since Connie Krahenbil, who previously held the position, moved with her family from Thompson to Winnipeg last October During the
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