First Manitoulin Community Christmas Dinner to be held Saturday, December 17

LITTLE CURRENT—After four years of planning, the dream of the Manitoulin Community Christmas Dinner has finally been realized for Kelly and Craig Timmermans of...

Ceremony held to rename gym Colleen Blackburn (Colden) Fitness Centre

EVANSVILLE—The official renaming of the Burpee-Mills Gym took place this past Saturday, as part of the community’s recreation committee annual Christmas potluck dinner and...

Manitoulin Ice Showdown attracts 400+ anglers

MANITOULIN—The fishing gods must have smiled down on the first-ever Manitoulin Ice Showdown, granting anglers weather and fishing that will...

New home officially opened for Western Manitoulin Angel Bus

GORE BAY—The official opening of the new home for the Angel Bus, a wheelchair-accessible bus used by adults on Western Manitoulin to get to...

Rainbow District School Board declares climate emergency and commits to further action

SUDBURY - The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) is redoubling its efforts to fight climate change. At the regular...

Missing boater off south shore of Manitoulin

Tehkummah – The Ontario Provincial Police are on scene of a missing boater on Lake Huron on the south shore of Manitoulin Island. An...

‘Big Wild Year’ Notebook: Part II of a series

North Bay couple surviving on foraged food have rediscovered the joys of food aromas and flavours EDITOR’S NOTE: The...

Manitoulin Fine Arts Association celebrates Manitoulin Art Tour’s 20th anniversary

 Sunny skies greet art pilgrims on 20th Manitoulin Art Tour MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Fine Arts Association 20th annual Manitoulin Art Tour draws art lovers from across...

Drug alert: confirmed presence of fentanyl in Greater Sudbury by Health Canada

There are multiple reports of fentanyl, sometimes referred to as “fetty” circulating in Greater Sudbury. “Fetty” is a white...

Animals find furever homes at Kat’s Pet Supply Adoption Day

by Betty Bardswick MINDEMOYA—A second successful adoption day was help at Kat’s Pet Supply in Mindemoya on October 29 from 10 am to 2 pm...

Singing campers enthrall Western Manitoulin churches

by Joe Shorthouse WESTERN MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Island is known to be a magical place in the hearts of both residents and visitors. The name Manitoulin means...

The River Lodge Café is a tasty labour of love returning to former glory

WHITEFISH FALLS— First constructed in 1934, the original name of the River Lodge Café was Stump and Spry’s Gas Station and Lodge. “I wish...