Saturday, June 4, 2011

Garage fire on McLaughlin St.

One family has evacuated their home after their garage caught fire on McLaughlin St. The burning garage severely damaged their home as well as two other houses next door. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined and no injuries have been reported. Canadian Red Cross has helped this family with a temporary place to stay.

Thunder Bay girl missing

Thunder Bay police are asking anyone with information on missing girl Yolanda Phyllis Sankee to come forward. She was reported missing June 2nd and was last seen at the Travel Lodge on Arthur street June 1st. Yolanda Phyllis Sankee is described as Native Canadian, 5'3'' and about 140 pounds with a tattoo of an "X" near her left eye.

United Way new president

There's a new president at the United Way.  Michael Thompson  has been a member of the board of directors since 1999.  He's a career accountant and has held various senior executive positions in the community.