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Baycats unveil new digital screen, draw first blood against Jackfish

Baycats unveil new digital screen, draw first blood against Jackfish

'It really is like our own JumboTron,' says team president; Baycats earn dramatic 3-2 triumph to take 1-0 lead in semi-final series
Hundreds of athletes go for gold at Orillia Triathlon <b>(14 photos)</b>

Hundreds of athletes go for gold at Orillia Triathlon (14 photos)

Thornhill's Frank Sorbara successfully defended his title at Orillia event; Overall, more than 600 athletes competed in various age groups, races Sunday
A visit to the farm can plant the seed for a greener future

A visit to the farm can plant the seed for a greener future

'It's amazing to watch (children and adults) learn about the animals and about growing things and harvesting things,' says farmer in this week's Rooted feature
Predator wasp does not target people; it's looking for a  buffet

Predator wasp does not target people; it's looking for a buffet

Primary purpose of this insect that looks more science-fiction than animal kingdom is to find a place for its egg, says outdoors columnist
Six charged in Orillia drug bust

Six charged in Orillia drug bust

Police seize suspected fentanyl, cocaine, cash during search warrant on Atherley Road
Plans on track to give abandoned railway corridor a facelift

Plans on track to give abandoned railway corridor a facelift

Barrie-Collingwood Railway has been considered abandoned since 2011; County of Simcoe undertaking conversion of line into a multi-use trail
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Mainly cloudy, chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm
It was raining fun at today's Barrie Pride Parade <b>(13 photos)</b>

It was raining fun at today's Barrie Pride Parade (13 photos)

More than 1,000 people lined sixth annual Barrie Pride parade; 'All I kept thinking was I can't believe we're doing this in Barrie,' said official
Fighting climate crisis requires all hands on deck: Local naturalists

Fighting climate crisis requires all hands on deck: Local naturalists

Climate Reality Project focus of Carden Field Naturalists gathering; We need to 'pull together much like the war efforts of the past required everyone to do their part'
Premier Ford drops into region, calls Mulroney 'absolute champion' <b>(6 photos)</b>

Premier Ford drops into region, calls Mulroney 'absolute champion' (6 photos)

Premier Ford says Mulroney was instrumental in government's decision to approve 400-404 link; Ford chatted with guests and volunteers at Bradford festival