Chris Robinson and Ches Witty: Hatching plans to revitalize salmon stock

by Isobel Harry GORE BAY—The Gore Bay Fish Hatchery started up in 1986, owned and operated as a project of the Gore Bay Fish and...

Volunteering runs deep for Dave Sylvester

LITTLE CURRENT—Dave Sylvester may be relatively new to the community but he and wife Leona have fast made a name for themselves as volunteers...

UCCMM fosters culture and creativity through youth gathering

M’CHIGEENG—The United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) hosted a youth gathering this past weekend in M’Chigeeng, bringing together Anishinabek youth from across...

Constable Steve Redmond, soccer coach

by Isobel Harry GORE BAY—Constable Steve Redmond “believes in physical activity” and that’s why locals will see him jogging up and down Poplar Road and...

Ed Burt shares 82 years of gardening in new book

KAGAWONG—Gardener Ed Burt’s vegetable raising skills are legendary on Manitoulin—not surprising since he first learned the art and science of gardening at the foot...

Gore Bay residents to see 1.8 percent decrease to tax rate

By Ashley Whyte GORE BAY—Gore Bay council passed its 2016 budget at its regular meeting on Monday, April 11, marking an expenditure increase of 2.8...

Initial meeting held for Great Lakes Guardians Council

MANITOULIN—Glen Hare, deputy grand chief of the Union of Ontario Indians is one of the representatives on the new Great Lakes Guardians Council, which...

Manitoulin Trapper’s Council expands on name to include Island

MINDEMOYA—The Manitoulin Trappers’ Council is expanding on its name and looking at developing a brand new logo for the group that can be used...

Bracebridge author shares passion for creating living for June 25-26

GORE BAY––Bracebridge author and expressive arts therapist Elke Scholz will present a rainbow of creative expressive optics during a visit to Manitoulin Island June...

Lake Huron water levels rise steadily to ‘98 mark

Now 29 cm above historic chart datum LAKE HURON—There’s good news for Lake Huron this spring, with numbers that continue to buck the trend. According to...

Coast Guard icebreaker operations scheduled for Fisher Harbour

SARNIA—The Canadian Coast Guard is advising the public of potentially unsafe ice conditions in the vicinity of icebreaking operations and shipping routes in the...

Green Living Expo: committed to caring for our local environment

by Sharon Jackson KAGAWONG—Scientists overwhelmingly agree that changes such as the accumulation of greenhouse gases are seriously impacting and damaging our air, land and water...