Local man annoyed by Amber Alert for his own missing kid

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – Amber Alerts are a way of informing the public of a missing child. When a child is missing, every minute matters and the more people aware of the situation, the more people can keep an eye out and report sightings. Most people see Amber Alerts as […]

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Mark King refused refund on custom “King of North Bay” crown

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Just three weeks after ordering a custom $8500 crown emblazoned with the words “The King of North Bay,” Councillor Mark King has attempted to return the piece. The crown’s creator and seller, Lisa Tyson (Etsy seller ‘crownyourself’) explains that King’s request for a refund was immediately rejected. […]

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Jogger at Gd2Go probably greatest person in all of North Bay

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A jogger who showed up to the Foran St. Gd2Go is likely the greatest person in North Bay. Several eyewitnesses have come forward to relay the story of the “finest individual to ever grace our city.” “I was in the Gd2Go this morning enjoying my bread-less veggie […]

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North Bay Heritage Railway lights wheels on fire to attract more “extreme” crowd

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Citing lackluster ticket sales, The North Bay Heritage Railway has decided to take a more “extreme approach” to its daily operations. “Well, for starters, we’re going to light the train’s wheels on fire,” says long-time Conductor Andy Brooks. “We’ve also changed some of the train’s decals, […]

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North Bay Straight Pride unveils its schedule

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — North Bay Straight Pride unveiled its Straight Pride Month schedule today. The head of the North Bay group, Bill Wuzzon, explains that the “S-” movement (“the ‘S’ stands for straight and the dash is there so it’s not just an ‘S’” says Wuzzon) wants equality for all, […]

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City selling new premium tablecloths for $173.84 (plus HST)

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The City of North Bay has begun an “exciting new initiative” by offering “premium” tablecloths at City Hall. “These new, high quality tablecloths are going to be all the rage,” says City Councillor Vic Tikus. “They all have a cool, unique, never-before seen green and blue design […]

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