Readers positive over new ‘look’

Well, here we are - exactly one week since our newly designed sites were launched. Like starting any new project, the re-design of our publications...

Good old-fashioned service when you need it

When it comes to customer service, Steve and Becca at Black Sheep Customz - "Your Old School Garage" in Port Elgin, could give lessons. I've...

Principal Dan Russell leaves a legacy

With only four years until retirement, Russell is moving on to Alexandra Community School in Owen Sound, which is near his home. It will however,...

‘I can’t tell you’ says Crime Stoppers

Recently the disappearance and search for Lisa Maas was in the local media again. Firstly, let me thank Nick Oldrieve and Matthew Nopper along...

Saugeen Shores all-candidates meeting: Segment 1

To even begin to break down a three-hour public meeting that is a question-and-answer (Q&A) is daunting.  However, we are going to attempt to...

Mowbray’s Canadian Tire – a family that gives back to the community

A family owned-and-operated business, Mowbray's Canadian Tire in Port Elgin has become an integral part of the community since they first opened their store...

Here we go again – what is wrong with some people?

Here we go again!  More vandalism damage.  What is wrong with some people? Helliwell soccer fields, a major centre for youngsters' soccer in Southampton, has...

Op-Ed by MP Larry Miller: No leaders have been perfect

Dear Editor, Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: “We are not the makers of history, we are made by history.”Perhaps now, more than ever, these...

Journalism rules that should never be overlooked

There are a few rules in journalism that should never be overlooked. For instance, always report objectively and do not opine; do not join organizations...

New Year resolutions made easy

This is a good message for anytime but as we head into a new year and new decade, we thought the following may be...

Prosperity brings its own challenges

Talking with many retailers, from Saugeen Shores to Kincardine and the more fringe rural communities, finding employees is becoming a very serious problem. The region...

A new look at 2020 – the Year of the Rat

As we head into a new year and new decade, we thought it would be interesting to look at 2020 within the frame of...

BUTT OUT responsibly with the most littered item on earth

First of all, I am not a smoker BUT I think that the current law of NO-smoking 'ashtrays' near buildings is absolutely ludicrous. There are...

SDSS unique greenhouse project fosters science learning for all ages

Saugeen District Secondary School (SDSS) has one of the most unique horticultural science programs in Ontario. Under the leadership of teacher Keith Day, the program...