North Of The Border

Small plane crashes on Upper Island Lake

Not long after 6:30 p.m. Saturday, a small plane crashed on Upper Island Lake, north of Sault Ste. Marie. The pilot and passenger escaped without apparent injury from the overturned plane, says James Egan, a resident of the area. He and his wife were at their residence on the lake when […]

Latin Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 in Sault Ste Marie

Sault Ste. Marie, ON – The Northern Ontario Latin-Hispanic Association (NOLHA) would like to invite members of the community to join them in celebrating Hispanic-Latin American Heritage Month by purchasing a ticket for a special Latin-Hispanic food gift basket! This Latin Heritage event is a fun and delicious way the […]

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.  […]