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Kane Doran named deputy fire chief of EMS on June 22

Kane Doran named deputy fire chief of EMS on June 22

Kane Doran, a 31-year-old Thompson resident, was named deputy fire chief of EMS on June 22 in Thompson. Doran replaces Trevor Morrissey as deputy fire chief, who left to take a management position at the Yorkton Fire Department recently.
City of Thompson wants large commercial property owners to give blanket permission for graffiti cover up

City of Thompson wants large commercial property owners to give blanket permission for graffiti cover up

The City of Thompson is hoping large commercial property owners will sign advance blanket agreements to allow graffiti to be covered up as soon as it is discovered. The Canadian Mental Health Association Thompson Inc.
FRIENDSHIP WALK

FRIENDSHIP WALK

Graduates from R. D. Parker Collegiate prepare to walk with their friends and classmates to take their seat at their graduation ceremony, which took place on June 26.

Thompson RCMP save endangered hiker in dramatic helicopter rescue

The Thompson RCMP have safely rescued a 36-year-old man from Finland, who was hiking alone in the Orr Lake area and in distress. On June 22 at 2 p.m.

Bus service hinges on public hearings

Hearings will take place in Flin Flon, Snow Lake and Thompson to determine the future of intercommunity bus service between the three northern centres.

Thompson average for use of Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act

The manager of the Manitoba Department of Justice's Public Safety Investigations Unit says Thompson does not have a disproportionate number of complaints pursuant to the province's Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act.
Rainbow refreshment

Rainbow refreshment

A spectacular double rainbow arched across the eastern sky in Thompson around 9 p.m. June 16 after thunderstorms rolled through and cooled off the steaming 26 C heat in the first serious burst of heat this summer so far.
Thompson Teachers Association honours 2009 retirees

Thompson Teachers Association honours 2009 retirees

The Thompson Teachers Association (T.T.A.) held its annual retirement dinner June 12 in celebration of members who are retiring from the teaching profession in the School District of Mystery Lake. Held at the Thompson Golf Club, T.T.A.
Friends of Rachel celebrate with Rachel's Challenge walk

Friends of Rachel celebrate with Rachel's Challenge walk

Students from all the elementary schools as well as R. D. Parker Collegiate in Thompson walked to MacLean Park at City Hall on June 3 to celebrate the work they've done throughout the school year with the Rachel's Challenge program.
Rotary Club donates to Rotary Park Development Association

Rotary Club donates to Rotary Park Development Association

Tom O'Brien and Mario Silva are shown at Rotary Park presenting a $1,500 cheque to Ralph Dyke and Wayne Hall of the Rotary Park Development Association. The donation will be used to fund play structures in phase one of the development.
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