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These stories about local people previously featured in the news are made possible through the continued support of IDA Pharmacy as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Funeral home director talks about opioid crisis effects

Funeral home director talks about opioid crisis effects

Opioid-related deaths primarily targeting young people, taking terrible toll on grieving families
Harm Reduction Hub seeks staff who have lived experience with addiction

Harm Reduction Hub seeks staff who have lived experience with addiction

The hub will move to its more permanent home when the new men’s shelter opens at the former Sacred Heart School site at 721 Wellington St. E., expected to happen sometime in 2022
<b>VIDEO:</b> St. Vincent Place in need of food donations

VIDEO: St. Vincent Place in need of food donations

"Our store rooms have never been so bare," reads a post from the local men's shelter
Sault woman wants to spread cheer - one message in a bottle at a time

Sault woman wants to spread cheer - one message in a bottle at a time

After Sarah Lewis and her stepson Wyatt built snowmen for charity last winter, she now has 100,000 bottles containing cheerful greetings ready to send around the world
Construction of Finn Hill mountain bike trail to begin next month <b>(6 photos)</b>

Construction of Finn Hill mountain bike trail to begin next month (6 photos)

Sault Cycling Club has raised $94,000 of its $150,000 goal
Local students awarded Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Learning Scholarships

Local students awarded Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Learning Scholarships

MYAC currently accepting applications for new members
Thessalon First Nation to authenticate 'ancient copper spear tip'

Thessalon First Nation to authenticate 'ancient copper spear tip'

Item found with help of metal detector in Thessalon area could potentially be thousands of years old
Documenting the Sault's music history

Documenting the Sault's music history

Special event being held to launch the Soo Music Project's multi-media directory and present it to the Sault Ste. Marie Museum
Following up on the food bank for the food banks in Sault Ste. Marie

Following up on the food bank for the food banks in Sault Ste. Marie

Harvest Algoma helps connect donors and charities, protecting food security and ensuring people who need good food get it before it's wasted
Sault Ste. Marie Museum aims to broaden its audience with new events and exhibits

Sault Ste. Marie Museum aims to broaden its audience with new events and exhibits

Museum’s plans for August and coping with COVID restrictions