Local school celebrates Indigenous Day with annual mini-Pow Wow

G. C. Huston Public School in Southampton held a special mini-Pow Wow on Indigenous Peoples' Day June 21st, also the Summer Solstice. Students in regalia...

SON celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Saugeen First Nation celebrated Indigenous Peoples' Day June 21st with a celebration that included all ages. With drumming and song, the celebration also began with...

Saugeen Shores SS Trolley gearing up for another summer

The Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce summer trolley service, the SS Trolley, returns this summer, connecting passengers to Port Elgin and Southampton beginning Saturday, June 29. Running 7...

Nature photographer has an unusual visitor in her yard

He's a handsome fellow clad in brilliant blue and Kristen Shaw-Beaupre has been fortunate enough to have this Indigo Bunting visiting in her backyard. Shaw-Beaupre...

PARC 55+ News: June 20, 2019

Monday afternoon games time is the principle time that the PARC Seniors get together for some real fun in Port Elgin. The results of the...

Annual Craft Show celebrates 50 YEARS

On July 4th, the Southampton Craft Show will celebrate a milestone 50th Annual Show at the PLEX in Port Elgin. No celebration is complete without...

G. C. Huston becomes a Legacy School

Although they no longer live, Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack have left a lasting legacy through a fund that is committed to helping bridge...

Little Tracks makes a debut at local Care Centre

Free Grass cutting was made possible as the Little Tracks Petting Zoo made its debut at the Southampton Care Centre on a sunny June...

A sure sign of summer in Southampton

Although the weather doesn't feel much like summer, everyone knows it is just around the corner when G. C. Huston Public School holds its...

Another historical first for Southampton – Bells of Peace Day remembered

The 100th Anniversary of the ringing of the Bells of Peace on the 11th hour of the 11th month in 1918 that ended World...

An emotional trip to Juno Beach

The following are photos taken by retired police officer Doug Lein on what he says was a "... very emotionally moving trip ..."  to...

Veterans – Yesterday and Today

There is a saying that we should remember events in history so that we don't repeat them.  Today, June 6th, 2019, is the 75th...

D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

From the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944, through to the removal of the German Army at Falaise on August 21, Normandy marked the...

Marine Heritage Society kicks off summer with its Volunteer Appreciation

Each year the Marine Heritage Society (MHS) holds its annual Volunteer Appreciation BBQ to start off the summer season in Southampton. For larger views, CLICK...