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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 21:23

Lace up your snowshoes for Fenelon

            A brand new event is coming to Fenelon Falls this winter—the Kawartha Lakes Snowshoe Race —at Fenelon’s Garnet Graham Park on Sunday, Feb. 5.

            The event will be a grass-roots race for all levels from beginner to expert—but still fully sanctioned by Snowshoe Canada. It’s the first

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 20:21

Hooray for sports volunteers

            The Kawartha Lakes Sport and Recreation Council held its second annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner recently and handed out a number of special awards, including those to

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 20:10

Open up to curling

            Looking for a fun activity to help you stay fit and keep active this winter? The Bobcaygeon Curling Club (BCC) invites you to give curling a try—at their open house.

            New curlers can try the sport for the first time using equipment provided by

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 21:09

Buddy and Barney love to pull

By Glenna Burns

            It's Fall Fair time in the Kawarthas and the “Daddy of ‘em all” in Bobcaygeon begins the evening of Sept. 29 with the thunderous and exciting Demolition Derby.

            For those who enjoy a more traditional contest of strength and endurance however, there is the ever-popular Horse Pull starting on

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:00

Local lad wants to go fast on two wheels

By Glenna Burns

            Eighteen-year-old soon-to-be IE Weldon grad Josh Thomas knows what he wants to do with his future. He wants to be a professional motorcycle racer and from all the signs so far he could get his wish.

            “I've known since I was four years old that I

Thursday, 07 July 2016 00:00

Got up and stood up—on an SUP

            Canada’s Fresh Water Summit Festival in Coboconk two weekends ago was another success. Anyone who wanted to try out a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) or kayak had a chance to do both?

            AO Boatwerks, from faraway Minden, visited Coby with some of their gear for this year’s Festival, and encouraged all to join in on the fun and give their boats a try.

Thursday, 07 July 2016 00:00

Tennis anyone? At Coby camps

            Looking for activities for your kids this summer?  Join a Tennis Camp in Coby with certified instructors.

            Camps are available for ages 7 to 13 at the Coboconk Tennis Courts across from Foodland. 

            Session 1 runs from

Wednesday, 06 July 2016 00:00

Love the adventure

            The hamlet of Buckhorn expects to be bursting at the seams June 24-26, when it hosts the Kawartha Outdoor Adventure Weekend.

            More than 200 anglers are expected to compete in the 2016 Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Canada Bass Tournament on the tri-lakes—Upper

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Congratulations Jessica

            Bobcaygeon curler Jessica Humphries shows off the provincial championship banner her team won this year in junior women’s curling. Jessica, 18, who curled as second on the

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Flag waving winners

            The Semaphore Team for the Fenelon Falls NLCC (Navy League Cadet Corps) Adanac returned as triumphant Ontario champions recently from the Navy League Provincial Competitions at NLCC Cataraqui in Kingston.

            In its first regional or provincial competition in

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