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Taking Carden Challenge virtual pays big dividends for Conservancy

Taking Carden Challenge virtual pays big dividends for Conservancy

Normally, event attracts 40-50 people and raises $20,000; Unique COVID-19 edition attracts 90 people and has raised more than $38,000
Appeal denied for man who murdered Indigenous man in Midland

Appeal denied for man who murdered Indigenous man in Midland

Jessy Herlichka, 34, was convicted of killing Andrew Mixemong on July 6, 2012; 'There is no reversible error demonstrated on appeal,' says judge
Extreme heat expected tomorrow, Wednesday: Environment Canada

Extreme heat expected tomorrow, Wednesday: Environment Canada

There will be increasing humidity on Wednesday
Free app can help you identify ticks with the snap of a photo

Free app can help you identify ticks with the snap of a photo

Due to COVID-19 physical distancing measures, the health unit is no longer accepting submission of ticks
OSMH set to resume elective surgeries, procedures

OSMH set to resume elective surgeries, procedures

New precautions and systems could include changes to the physical environment and the pre-operative process, officials say
Health unit confirms 12 new COVID-19 cases in region

Health unit confirms 12 new COVID-19 cases in region

There are no new coronavirus cases in Orillia; To date, there have been 17 cases in Orillia since the pandemic began in March
'It’s like Christmas every day' for local meat packers: Official

'It’s like Christmas every day' for local meat packers: Official

Leadbetter Foods is in a constant search for new workers; 'Even prior to COVID, the whole local food movement' had taken root
WATCH: Patios, hairdressers, malls to reopen in most regions on Friday, says Ford

WATCH: Patios, hairdressers, malls to reopen in most regions on Friday, says Ford

Social gatherings increased to 10 people as part of stage two and more camping will be allowed
Teen charged with careless driving after crashing boat into wake

Teen charged with careless driving after crashing boat into wake

All three young occupants were ejected into the water; OPP say properly fitted life jackets allowed the trio to escape injury or drowning
Orillia Recreation Centre could be complete 'within next few weeks'

Orillia Recreation Centre could be complete 'within next few weeks'

The $55-million project, beset by delays and increases to contingency fund, is finally nearing completion, according to a staff report