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Good morning, Orillia!

Here's a look at the current local weather and gas prices
VIDEO: Our news site is launching a social network that's all local

VIDEO: Our news site is launching a social network that's all local

Years in the making, SPACES is designed to be safe, civil and 100 per cent community-powered. Jeff Elgie, the CEO of Village Media, told us all about the project during a recent appearance on our podcast
Ted Williams’ unique golf journey not exactly par for the course

Ted Williams’ unique golf journey not exactly par for the course

Rama First Nation chief has won club crowns at various local courses and still loves the game and also has a passion to nurture the next generation of golfers
'We've done a lot of growing': Kings looking to take the next step

'We've done a lot of growing': Kings looking to take the next step

'We think we could have a good run in the playoffs. We just need everybody to buy in and consistently work together,' says veterans Kings' goalie
NVCA accepting applications for 2025 tree-planting program

NVCA accepting applications for 2025 tree-planting program

Conservation authority could cover up to 95% of tree-planting projects
Online event aimed at promoting workplace diversity, inclusion

Online event aimed at promoting workplace diversity, inclusion

Keynote speaker at Journey to Diversity Workplaces' annual general meeting on May 9 will be university professor Dr. Leland Harper
SPECIAL REPORT: Local paramedics grapple with hazards of helping

SPECIAL REPORT: Local paramedics grapple with hazards of helping

'They shouldn’t go home broken at the end of the day,' says County of Simcoe Paramedic Services official, saying it's their responsibility 'to keep them whole'
Orillia advocate works with Liberals in bid to slash tribunal backlogs

Orillia advocate works with Liberals in bid to slash tribunal backlogs

Orillia's Matt Lund said situation is 'absolutely insane' and has helped MPPs develop proposed Bill 179 to help cut backlogs and pave the way for less partisan tribunals
OPP partnering up with OrilliaMatters on podcast about policing

OPP partnering up with OrilliaMatters on podcast about policing

New podcast aims to 'enhance the community's awareness of our day-to-day work and our role in the community, and what's occurring in the community,' said OPP official
COLUMN: Absence of porcupines is a bit of prickly issue

COLUMN: Absence of porcupines is a bit of prickly issue

At one time, seeing a porcupine on a woodland walk was commonplace; outdoors columnist explains why that is no longer the case in our region