Skip to content
Lucas Punkari

Lucas Punkari

Born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Lucas was a sports reporter for several publications over the last decade prior to arriving in Thunder Bay to serve as Newswatch's Featured Content Editor. If he's not at the office, Lucas is likely watching current or retro sporting events, listening to music or following along with Kyle Larson's dirt racing exploits.

Email
lpunkari@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Lucas

Screen for Life coach back out on the road

Screen for Life coach back out on the road

The mobile cancer screening bus will be travelling through Northwestern Ontario until October.
Junior NBA program returns to Terrace Bay

Junior NBA program returns to Terrace Bay

The youth basketball program was first held in the community in the fall of 2022.
Greenstone wrestlers make history

Greenstone wrestlers make history

Team competes at OFSAA high school championships for the first time.
Red Rock ATV rides continue to grow

Red Rock ATV rides continue to grow

A pair of fundraising rides will be taking place in Red Rock this year.
Northwestern Fur Trappers Association looking to the future

Northwestern Fur Trappers Association looking to the future

Members of the Northwestern Fur Trappers Association are looking to make sure that their way of life continues for years to come.
Thunderwolves men’s team wins third straight OUA banner

Thunderwolves men’s team wins third straight OUA banner

The Lakehead Thunderwolves remain the top men’s Nordic skiing squad in Ontario University Athletics.
Weather has been great for Nipigon Ice Fest

Weather has been great for Nipigon Ice Fest

The annual ice climbing event, which has been held since 1986, will take place on Saturday, March 2.
Tiny homes project benefiting students and Indigenous communities

Tiny homes project benefiting students and Indigenous communities

KZ Lodge, the Indigenous skilled trades training program at Hammarskjold High School, celebrated the completion of their second modular home on Friday.
Local skiers strike gold in Quebec

Local skiers strike gold in Quebec

Nicholas Randall and Ruth Zavitz both reached the top of the podium at the 2024 Eastern Canadian Championship in Sherbrooke, Que.
Thunder Bay volunteer receives provincial award

Thunder Bay volunteer receives provincial award

Donna Brown was presented with the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism in December.
More work by Lucas >
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks