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North Simcoe Victim Services seeking 'empathetic' volunteers

North Simcoe Victim Services seeking 'empathetic' volunteers

'For a lot of people, if they can help one person it’s worth it,' says local agency's volunteer services coordinator
GO VAXX bus rolling into Orillia Recreation Centre Wednesday

GO VAXX bus rolling into Orillia Recreation Centre Wednesday

Appointments for the GO-VAXX clinics may also be booked up to four days prior to the clinic through the online portal, officials say
Local nurse wades into Ukrainian war zone during aid mission

Local nurse wades into Ukrainian war zone during aid mission

'With Ukraine, I just felt this deep feeling of wrongness,' says local nurse who spent three weeks in western Ukraine with nine-member team of Canadians
Learn about Orillia's waterfront during one-hour walking tours

Learn about Orillia's waterfront during one-hour walking tours

The Orillia Museum of Art and History and Sustainable Orillia are partnering to present the walking tours which will take place on Aug. 13
Man, 71, dies in Collingwood apartment fire; 2 others injured

Man, 71, dies in Collingwood apartment fire; 2 others injured

Ontario Fire Marshal will be on scene today trying to determine cause of blaze that led to male being trapped inside the apartment
Spreading kindness a 'major' focus for this retired military man

Spreading kindness a 'major' focus for this retired military man

'One little act of kindness means so much to people,' says local retired major who earned six medals during distinguished career that took him around the world
Orillia OPP find woman slumped over wheel, infant in back of car

Orillia OPP find woman slumped over wheel, infant in back of car

Severn woman, 26, is facing multiple charges after Matchedash Street incident, which was one of 4 impaired driving investigations in a recent 25-hour period
Swimmer drowns in Georgian Bay waters near Moose Deer Point

Swimmer drowns in Georgian Bay waters near Moose Deer Point

Several OPP detachments and emergency officials responded to the swimmer in distress call on holiday Monday evening
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Here's a look at the current local weather and gas prices
Yeehaw! Take a peek inside region's only 'Wild Wild West' shop

Yeehaw! Take a peek inside region's only 'Wild Wild West' shop

Owner says there has been a gradual change in western style over the years, from the classic Johnny Cash look to a more 'Shady Brady' California/urban cowboy vibe