The Importance of Social Connection

By Emmanuelle Keogh Travelling to another country and discovering another culture is a way of holding a mirror to ourselves as it gets us to see the way we are. Recently my sister and brother-in-law...

Book Review: Jedi Academy The Force Oversleeps

By Burton Archer, Grade 5 Percy Centennial I think that the Jedi Academy by Jarrett J. Krosoczka overall was a good book . My favourite part of the book was the play. The main idea...

Westben Celebrates 20th Anniversary

This year, Westben will celebrate 20 seasons of Concerts at The Barn. Westben has presented close to 400 concerts featuring several hundred performers including top Canadians, international artists and local musicians. They have sold more...

Tapping House Animal Rescue

by Susan Pomfret “I have a bleeding heart,” says Karie Jackson-Hall, founder of Tapping House Animal Rescue in Trent Hills.  The term “founder” is a bit of a misnomer.  Tapping House was born due to...

Mesothelioma

By Samantha Dalby Mesothelioma is a cancer that is most commonly caused by exposure to asbestos. Canadians typically come into contact with asbestos through their jobs but can also be exposed when they work or...

A Successful Succession

By Kevin Huestis To most of us, Eunice Stapley is as much a part of the curling club as the ice, the rocks, or the self-serve bar (OK, it’s not exactly “self-serve”… more on that...

Einstein, Christmas and the New Year

By Toby Tylor The darkness, the beauty, the necessity and the uncertainty of the winter season make surprises and challenges for us all.  Like the observer on the train who passes a train moving in...

It was one of the best experiences ever!

By Susan Fedorka That might sound strange given the world’s current political climate, but I thoroughly enjoyed campaigning during the municipal elections here in Trent Hills. That is not to say that there weren’t unkind...