North Of The Border

Mayor, health unit discuss imposing mandatory indoor face masks

City Council will debate the possibility of mandatory face masks after private discussions about the issue took place this week between Mayor Christian Provenzano and Algoma Public Health, SooToday has learned. Dr. Jennifer Loo, APH’s associate medical officer of health, will appear via teleconference at next week’s City Council, Brandon Hazelton, […]

Sault, ON Police request assistance to locate missing man

UPDATE:  Ryan has been found safe in Sudbury. The Sault Ste. Marie, ON Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance to locate 38-year-old Ryan Burke. He is described as being approximately 6 feet tall, 400 pounds, with short brown hair and clean shaven. He is autistic and functions at a […]

Algoma Public Health reports 12th COVID-19 case

A female in their 30s from Sault Ste. Marie and area is now the 12th person in the Algoma District to test positive for COVID-19. The latest positive COVID-19 case is now self-isolating, according to Algoma Public Health.  The type of exposure has yet to be determined. 

Fifth Algoma Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

Algoma Public Heath received confirmation today of the fifth Algoma resident to test positive for COVID-19.    This is a man in his 20s with recent travel to Mexico, returning to Algoma on March 18.  He developed symptoms on March 20 and was tested through his family health team on March 23.  […]

Axe used, no shots fired in Station Mall robbery: Police

NEWS RELEASESAULT STE. MARIE POLICE SERVICE ******************************On Feb. 24, 2020 officers with Patrol Services and Investigation Services arrested 26-year-old Derek Battagin and 21-year-old Kirsten Maitland for robbery. On Feb. 24, 2020 at 11:08 a.m., police received a call of a robbery at the Station Mall. It’s alleged Mr. Battagin and […]