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Scenario testing at hospital prepares staff for 'external disaster'

Scenario testing at hospital prepares staff for 'external disaster'

The scenario saw five high priority patents brought into the ED requiring treatment relating to an opioid overdose
'Innovative' approach nets Couchiching Conservancy Freshwater Hero award

'Innovative' approach nets Couchiching Conservancy Freshwater Hero award

'This army of dedicated environmentalists is critical to work of the Conservancy,' noted officials in awarding local group's citizen science volunteers
Former Barrie Nissan GM pleads guilty to keying vehicle at Orillia dealership

Former Barrie Nissan GM pleads guilty to keying vehicle at Orillia dealership

Court heard Douglas Ross was upset over what he thought was a lost sale to Experience Nissan in Orillia
Paperweight Kings dazzle at Boyd Balkwill Memorial Tournament

Paperweight Kings dazzle at Boyd Balkwill Memorial Tournament

Young Orillia team has improved its passing, defensive work and 'ripping those hard and fast shots'
Three people charged following probe of Midland motel robbery

Three people charged following probe of Midland motel robbery

Christian Island man, Barrie man and Midland woman also implicated in April 13 incident at Midland motel
Mariposa gymnast is city's first provincial champ in 15 years

Mariposa gymnast is city's first provincial champ in 15 years

Sophie Hoy overcame injury that forced her to miss a year of competition; Dozens of local athletes shone at provincial competition
ATV stolen from Severn Township home on Father's Day

ATV stolen from Severn Township home on Father's Day

Orillia OPP say the Polaris 800XP was taken from Big Chute Road residence Sunday afternoon
Cop’s death inspires girl's dream to become police officer <b>(5 photos)</b>

Cop’s death inspires girl's dream to become police officer (5 photos)

Two local Grade 7 students get ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ as Junior Chiefs for the Day with South Simcoe Police Service
<b>(UPDATE)</b> Trainer suspended by OLA in wake of attack on referee

(UPDATE) Trainer suspended by OLA in wake of attack on referee

Referee in chief was 'found in the hallway (at Rotary Place) bloodied and with facial trauma' following incident; Provincial body expresses 'unified condemnation' of attack
Police seek help to find missing Orillia teen <b>(UPDATE: Found safe)</b>

Police seek help to find missing Orillia teen (UPDATE: Found safe)

Salein Arlette, 14, was last seen in Orillia at about 8 p.m. on Saturday night