Thursday, March 13th, 2014 Read More

Cesar Millan thinks Jill Priest is one of the best.

YOUR DOGGIE QUESTIONS WELCOME.!     Jill Priest knows dogs and knows how to train them.    She does it all the time with Time and Patience Dog Training. Jill is the first Canadian to have been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Association of Canine Professionals, the group of dog experts recommended by Cesar Millan, […]


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Thursday, January 9th, 2014 Read More

Country Icon Award Winner

The People’s Choice Awards announced (January 8, 2014) that Tim McGraw is The Country Icon this year.   Tim was up against some tough competition for the award this year.  Those also nominated were Alan Jackson, George Strait, Toby Keith and Willie Nelson.     Congratulations Tim and to all who were nominated.   Who would you have […]


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Monday, November 25th, 2013 Read More

Congratulations Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka!

  Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka has received the highest rating from the international organization Cancer Support Community.   A standards review team from Cancer Support Community’s international headquarters, located in Washington, DC, rated Gilda’s Club “An Affiliate of Distinction.”  A team from Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka accepted the award in Washington and will be unveiling […]


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Monday, November 18th, 2013 Read More

Out & About at 4Cats

Jack & Carey enjoyed a 4Cats Art Studio experience in Barrie on Friday (Nov. 15/13)   Christine and Nicole have the new and fun art studio that is great for individuals and unbelievable for birthday parties and even adult outings for team building, a hoot for bachelorette parties or anything different when you are looking […]


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Monday, November 4th, 2013 Read More

Good News Story!

  We received a good news story from Bob Wright this morning and we want to send out a big thank you to the residents of Bass Lake Woodlands, Warminster, Bass Line and the Marchmount area who helped to make the good news story possible.  It surrounds the success of the food drive this past […]


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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Read More

Old family tradition, new again

I love pretty much everything about Christmas, but what I love most is the family traditions that are carried on from generation to generation. As a kid, Christmas Eve was the most special time of all. We always spent it at home. Sometimes we would have family and friends over, but even when it was […]


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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 Read More

Remembrance Day vs Christmas? What?

I love Christmas, and I’m not going to apologize for it! Driving in winter weather causes me so much stress, that I have to have something positive to hang my hat on and at this time of the year it is the holiday season. As soon as the boat is put away, I start working […]


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Friday, October 18th, 2013 Read More

Hydro One, senators…ticking me off!

The news is ticking me off this morning. First off – Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin. As a fellow member of the media – I am ashamed to call these people former colleagues. Both, but especially the uber Tory Duffy, made their bread and butter by exposing government scandal and the rampant misuse of taxpayers […]


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Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Read More

What’s Your Law of Life?

If you were asked to give your most important Law of Life, what would you say.  Area students are being asked to think about that as the Kiwanis Club of Orillia presents once again the Law’s of Life Essay Contest to Orillia high school students.   There is no right or wrong answer. The goal […]


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Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Read More

Country artists among AMA nods

The American Music Association has announced the nominations for the upcoming AMA Awards – The awards show will air on ABC on November 24. There are a couple of country acts up for some big mainstream awards including: FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK Pink Rihanna Taylor Swift NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR Florida Georgia Line […]


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