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Local Costco employee reveals secrets behind retail giant's success

Local Costco employee reveals secrets behind retail giant's success

'Costco is a good employer and a good corporate citizen,' local meat manager tells members of Kiwanis Club of Orillia
Significant snowfall possible on Saturday

Significant snowfall possible on Saturday

A low pressure system has the potential to bring up to 20 cm of snow to the area beginning on Saturday morning
ETFO says province should invest in public education, not child care during strike action

ETFO says province should invest in public education, not child care during strike action

ETFO reports this is the first time in over 20 years that all four education unions have moved into a legal strike position
Extortion charges against former political candidate paused

Extortion charges against former political candidate paused

Harry Ahmed was charged with extortion while in the middle of municipal election campaign for Barrie’s Ward 5 seat in 2018
$100K Oro-Medonte lottery winner 'couldn’t stop smiling'

$100K Oro-Medonte lottery winner 'couldn’t stop smiling'

Tanya Verkerk matched six of seven Encore numbers in the January 7 Lotto Max draw
Barrie couple wins $25 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot

Barrie couple wins $25 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot

Kenneth Beatty and Mona Gibson also won $2 on Encore
Want to star in a parody of 'cheesy' Hallmark Christmas movie?

Want to star in a parody of 'cheesy' Hallmark Christmas movie?

Open auditions for Cup of Cheer happening Sunday at Leacock Museum; Director says 'everyone who is cast will be fed and treated like a movie star'
Conservation group seeks $150K to build 'premier' nature centre

Conservation group seeks $150K to build 'premier' nature centre

'Disconnection' between children and nature has resulted in increased rates of mental-health issues, anxiety and childhood obesity, says official
12-year-old reported missing from Midland <b>(update: located)</b>

12-year-old reported missing from Midland (update: located)

Orionah Barry was last seen the afternoon of January 15
A $50 raffle ticket could send you on a dream vacation

A $50 raffle ticket could send you on a dream vacation

Epilepsy Simcoe County and WestJet team up for round-trip flight voucher draw; Money raised will continue to help individuals and their families living with epilepsy