Government offers grant for small businesses

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer The application intake for a provincial government small business grant of up to $10,000 is now open. The government announced on April 23 the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant program has been reopened for a new payment to businesses affected by the April 2021 public health orders. Eligible organizations can now apply for … Read more

Old town office becomes ‘burning building’ for fire practice

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer Smoke filled the basement of the old town office as firefighters systematically searched for someone trapped inside. Then one of the firefighters went down, and another. Now the firefighters were searching for their own. Wading through smoke and the monotonous sound of ringing fire alarms, firefighters located their fallen comrades and dragged them to … Read more

Stange, Herbert Edwin

October 17, 1934 – April 15, 2021 Herbert Edwin Stange passed away peacefully at Willow Creek Continuing Care Centre on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at the age of 86. Dad will lovingly be remembered by son Craig (Wendy) and daughter Tracey (Mike) Vigneault; grandchildren Robert (Elizabeth), Edward, and Seanna Stange; sister Donna Leggett and sisters-in-law Shirley and Lorraine; and other … Read more