On Sunday, the OPP were dispatched to a report of an unknown male who had sexually assaulted a female around 1 a.m. between Park Street and Second Street South in Kenora.
The OPP were unable to locate the male suspect and are requesting the public's assistance to help locate him.
On Aug. 14 around 7:40 p.m., Sioux Lookout OPP officers were dispatched to a house fire in the area of Cornerstone Lane in Sioux Lookout.
While attending the scene, officers observed the home to be filled with smoke.
The Sioux Lookout Fire Department entered the home and advised that there was clothing on fire and the fire had been put out.
Three new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region by mid-afternoon yesterday.
Kenora Fire #145 was located south of Greenwater Lake, near the CP Rail line about 27 km west of Kenora.
The 0.2-hectare blaze was listed as “not under control” at last report.
The other two fires were located in Thunder Bay District.
A crew from Makkinga Contracting was removing the sidewalk at the corner of the 300 block of Scott Street and Portage Avenue on Tuesday. The job will be exactly the same as that done on the 200 block last summer, replacing the interlocking bricks currently in place with grey and black paving stones. Trees on that block already have been cut down although the stumps haven't yet been removed.
Muskie junior girls' basketball coach Gord McCabe pointed to where he was going to throw a pass before sending the ball to one of the tryout participants yesterday afternoon in the FFHS gym. All four court teams, along with the Muskie football squad, will be getting their seasons underway later this month.
JASPER, Alta.—Parks Canada says it has euthanized an elk in Jasper National Park after it injured a woman in a parking lot.
In an e-mailed statement, the federal agency said the woman was in a lot at the Pyramid Beach trail site last week when the female elk knocked her down and kicked her.
WASHINGTON—Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau raised their trade brinkmanship to a new level yesterday with each saying they were willing to walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement if they don't get what they want.
OTTAWA—Maxime Bernier yesterday claimed he has raised more than $90,000 for his new political venture and says the party he intends to lead will be in place by the time his political rivals return to Ottawa.
OTTAWA—A Parks Canada archaeology team is boating towards the graves of the Franklin expedition ships, more than 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, hoping to uncover more secrets from the ill-fated mission.
VANCOUVER—A collection of conservation groups has teamed up to launch legal action aimed at protecting endangered southern resident killer whales.
The groups said yesterday that the federal government failed to recommend an emergency order to protect the whales under the Species at Risk Act and they want a Federal Court to review that decision.
TORONTO—Canada's health minister is offering to share the federal government's research on overdose prevention and supervised consumption sites with Ontario as the province weighs whether to allow such facilities to continue operating.
TORONTO — She is many things that would seem to irritate President Donald Trump: a liberal Canadian former journalist.
That makes Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland an unusual choice to lead Canada’s negotiations over a new free trade deal with a surprisingly hostile U.S. administration.
Winnipeg quarterback Matt Nichols could do almost nothing wrong during the Blue Bombers' three-game winning streak earlier this season.
But now that the team is riding a three-game losing skid, many fans think the starting quarterback barely can do anything right.
NEW YORK—Novak Djokovic put aside all of it: from his opponent's unheard-of, middle-of-a-set chance to change out of sweat-soaked clothes and shoes to consecutive time violations because he let the serve clock expire to the 16 break points he wasted.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Easily overlooked in golf this week is that other “cup,” the one more about finances than flags.
Jordan Spieth sure hasn't forgotten about the FedEx Cup.
One year after he was in the mix for the $10-million bonus until the final hour at East Lake in Atlanta, Spieth simply is trying to make sure he has a tee time at the Tour Championship.
TORONTO—Slowly but surely, Aaron Sanchez is beginning to feel like his old self.
The Blue Jays' right-hander tied a season high with eight strikeouts, and Aledmys Diaz hit his 17th home run as part of an early offensive explosion, as Toronto avoided the sweep with a 10-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays last night.
PHILADELPHIA—Before the Philadelphia Eagles begin their quest for a repeat, they'll have one more celebration.
The first Super Bowl banner in franchise history will be unveiled tonight in front of a sell-out crowd that waited seemingly forever to witness the moment.
Then it's on to defending their crown.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The collector of the world’s most thorough cache of Olympic torches, medals and other valuable keepsakes insists he does not play favourites. They are all his babies.
TORONTO — Walmart Canada is buying more Tesla semi trucks as it aims to reduce its carbon footprint by having its entire fleet powered by alternative energy by 2028.
The Canadian subsidiary of the U.S.-based retail giant says it will acquire 30 of the 18-wheeler semi-trucks on top of the 10 ordered last November.
NEW YORK—Ancient periods of cold and dry climate helped our species replace Neanderthals in Europe, a study suggests.
Researchers found such cold periods coincided with an apparent disappearance of our evolutionary cousins in different parts of the continent, followed by the appearance of our species, Homo sapiens.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un still has faith in President Donald Trump’s commitment to ending their nations’ hostile relations, but he’s frustrated by questions about his willingness to denuclearize and wants his “goodwill measures” to be met in kind, South Korean officials said Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Pushing back against explosive reports his own administration is conspiring against him, President Donald Trump lashed out against the anonymous senior official who wrote an opinion piece in The New York Times claiming to be part of a “resistance” working “from within” to thwart the commander-in-chief’s most dangerous impulses.
WASHINGTON — In a striking anonymous broadside, a senior Trump administration official wrote an opinion piece in The New York Times on Wednesday claiming to be part of a group of people “working diligently from within” to impede President Donald Trump’s “worst inclinations” and ill-conceived parts of his agenda.
It will be mostly cloudy tonight, with an overnight low of eight C (46 F) and light north-northwest winds.
Tomorrow will see a mix of sun and clouds, with a high of 20 (68) and low again around eight (46).
Look for south-southeast winds gusting up to 13 km/h.
A sun-cloud mix also is forecast for Saturday, along with a high of 20 (68) and low dipping to nine (48).
“1-Stop Registration,” an open house hosted by KidSport and featuring almost 30 local clubs and groups, will be held today (Sept. 6) from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium. Admission is free and two door prizes are up for grabs. For more info, call 274-9827 or visit email@example.com