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...

2016 Big Red phone book in production

Send in your updated or cell phone numbers MANITOULIN––The 2016 edition of the Big Red Manitoulin Island large print telephone directory is currently in production...

Manitoulin fish and game clubs support OFAH cormorant concern

GORE BAY—The presidents of both the Little Current and Gore Bay Fish and Game Clubs say that they support the Ontario Federation of Anglers...

McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm adding second submarine cable

LITTLE CURRENT—McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm will be laying a new submarine cable across the floor of the North Channel this summer due to issues...

Little Current hockey player has stand out rookie season with St. Lawrence University

CANTON, NY—Little Current’s Michael Laidley has carved a name for himself on the ECAC Hockey ice, having just finished his first season with the...