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LU alumnus wins Gov.-Gen. literary award

A former Laurentian University student is the winner of a 2005 Governor General's Literary Award for French non-fiction writing.

Promoter moves gift show from arena

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Calling the costs to rent the Sudbury Arena ?outrageous,? the man responsible for promoting one of the largest Christmas arts and crafts show in Northern Ontario has moved locations after 17 years.

High gas prices not all bad news

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Increases in gasoline prices aren?t good news for taxi owners and car and truck rental companies, but isn?t all bad news either.

Conference on sexual assault in schools

Greater Sudbury Police, in partnership with the four local school boards, is hosting a two-day Students Leading Students conference on sexual assault and relationship violence.

Junior citizen sets example

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Chelsea Sherrington?s volunteer work is impressive, but astounding is a better description considering she?s only nine years old.

Two dead crows test positive for West Nile Virus in Sudbury

Two dead crows found recently in the City of Greater Sudbury have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNv). One crow was found in the Barrydowne Road area.

Sudbury student wins $100,000

A 26-year-old millwright student at Cambrian College won $100,000 in the Feb. 4 Encore draw but waited 10 months to claim his prize.

Nurse organizes NOSM interview practice sessions

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] Nathalie Slaney really, really wants to attend the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and become a doctor. SLANEY The 35-year-old nurse and mother of four has followed all the right steps.

Waste not, want not

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.

Cambrian goes green with sustainable energy centre

Cambrian College unveiled plans for a new energy centre Tuesday as it prepares to take a lead role in the growing sustainable energy industry.