Category: Kakabeka

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WARNING: Severe Thunderstorm Incoming

WARNING: Severe Thunderstorm Incoming

(OUTSKIRTS OF THUNDER BAY, ON) – Environment Canada has Issued a severe thunderstorm warning for areas surrounding and west of Thunder Bay. Below is their statement. Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for (red areas): Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park At 8:30 p.m. EST (9:30 p.m. EDT), Environment...

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Heat Warning in Effect – Stay Cool

Heat Warning in Effect – Stay Cool

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Although the heat warning has been issued all around Thunder Bay, it has not been issued for the city. Please hydrate yourself properly. Below is the heat warning issued by Environment Canada. Heat Warning in effect for: Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park...

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TBPS CADET FOUND DECEASED

TBPS CADET FOUND DECEASED

(KAKABEKA, ON) – Thunder Bay Police Service and Ontario Provincial Police are on location near Kakabeka. Information has crossed our desk that a person was found deceased along Highway 588. It is believed that a Thunder Bay Police Service Cadet was found at the location. Our hearts and thoughts are with the Thunder Bay Police...

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KAKABEKA MANHUNT OVER

KAKABEKA MANHUNT OVER

(KAKABEKA, ON) –  The Thunder Bay Police Service has issued a statement claiming they have located the man at the centre of heavy police activity that has been surrounding Kakabeka since yesterday afternoon. In an early afternoon release, police thank the public for their co-operation and inform everyone that there are no further safety concerns going...

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HUGE POLICE PRESENCE: KAKABEKA MANHUNT

HUGE POLICE PRESENCE: KAKABEKA MANHUNT

(KAKABEKA, ON) – A huge police presence has been felt by many citizens just west of the city. Police say they are searching for an armed man. Sources indicate the male is in medical distress. Ontario Provincial Police and Thunder Bay Police Service have a very strong presence in the area. We noticed roughly 10...

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KAKABEKA SWIMMER BODY FOUND

KAKABEKA SWIMMER BODY FOUND

(KAKABEKA, ON.) – On Thursday, July 5, 2018 at approximately 8:55 pm Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified that a 21-year-old male from Thunder Bay was missing on the Kaministiquia River. Police were advised that the male had been swimming with friends when he went under water but did not resurface. Officers from the...

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KAKABEKA MISSING SWIMMER

KAKABEKA MISSING SWIMMER

(THUNDER BAY, ON) -Members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a missing swimmer on the Kaministiquia River off of Hume Road East in Conmee Township. On Thursday, July 5, 2018 at approximately 8:55 p.m. OPP were notified that a 21-year-old male from Thunder Bay was missing on...

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ALLEGED IMPAIRED DRIVER NAILED NEAR TBAY

ALLEGED IMPAIRED DRIVER NAILED NEAR TBAY

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On June 16, 2018, at approximately 12:53am, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a single vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 11/17, near Poleline Road. When officers arrived on scene, they observed a red sedan that...

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POWER OUTAGE: KAKABEKA AREA

POWER OUTAGE: KAKABEKA AREA

(KAKABEKA, ON) – The power is out for some residents in Kakabeka and Conmee late this evening due to an unfortunate event. Power lines have fallen from their hydro poles near the Kakabeka Curling Club. Hydro crews are on scene tackling the issue and expect power to be restored no earlier than 2:30 am. The...

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SCHOOL CLOSES OVER PLUMBING ISSUE

SCHOOL CLOSES OVER PLUMBING ISSUE

Kakabeka Falls District Public School will be closed today, Tuesday, April 10, due to plumbing issues. Parents and Guardians are being contacted to inform them of the early dismissal. Buses will be arriving at Kakabeka Falls District Public School at approximately 11:45 a.m. Parents and Guardians who are not at home to receive their children...