North Bay celebrates 1 millionth bike theft

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Sunday was a day like any other until Gary Sitter had his bike stolen. Sitter’s bicycle, a white Schwinn, was snatched sometime between 11:15 and 11:35 as Sitter went into Best Buy. “I’ve had a bike stolen before,” says Sitter. “So I know there is no worse feeling than […]

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Local man tries (and fails) to negotiate with intruding spider

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Peter Jameson recently called the cops when negotiations with a spider in his house fell apart. The day progressed like any other day, with Jameson watching TV for ungodly long periods.  “I sat on the other couch, you know, to switch things up, and I saw it,” recounts Jameson. […]

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Oregano Raid Halts Dinner Rush at Local Restaurant

From: Nora D. Shadsworth, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — Diners at Greco’s Pizza on Algonquin Avenue had their meals interrupted Thursday evening as a joint police task force raided the well-loved restaurant in an embarrassingly botched drug bust. “At exactly 19:00 on Thursday February 20th, an elite team of narcotics officers entered the premises of […]

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Pressure crack consumes The Boat

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A pressure crack which had formed off the side of King’s Landing Wharf opened last night and consumed The Boat. The original Chief Commanda sunk suddenly into the icy waters of Lake Nipissing sometime around 1 am today, leaving only the bow visible. Eyewitness Rooster Cogburn was […]

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North Bay prepares for annual year-end apocalypse

From: Darren D. MacDonald and Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – With one day left in 2019, the City of North Bay is preparing for its year-end apocalypse. Preparations include stocking up on food, provisions, and medical supplies and closing all the roads in and out of the city. Some intrepid citizens have […]

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The City Council Nerf Gun Massacre

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Tragedy struck Tuesday night when City Hall was transformed into a war zone as an effort to make City Council meetings less stressful backfired. Last week, Councillor Scott Robertson suggested using Nerf Guns to lighten the mood in City Council, though Al McDonald opposed the idea, […]

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