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OPP looking for stolen firearms

Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Northwest Unit Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Forensic Identification Unit are investigating the theft of three firearms.

On Friday at approximately 12 a.m., police received a report that three firearms were taken from a pick-up truck situated on Pickerel Lake Road.

Fire hazard low due to wet weather

The forest fire hazard is predominantly low to moderate with an area of high hazard in the eastern portion of the region. Rain is in the forecast for the next few days.

There were no new forest fires confirmed by yesterday afternoon.

There are currently 25 active fires in the region. One fire is being held, seven fires are under control, and 17 fires are being observed.

Feds can't force mill issues: Rusnak

Following a statement last week by federal NDP candidate for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, Yuk-Sem Won, charging the current Liberal government for its lack of support on the mill issue, MP Don Rusnak said the federal government is ready to assist but cannot force any owner of the mill to open or close the property or force the province to allocate fibre supply.