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The Sault Star
Hounds continue to be road warriorsTaking into account their youthful roster and the geographical lengths to which
Hounds continue to be road warriors
The Sault Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Taking into account their youthful roster and the geographical lengths to which they must travel, the Soo Greyhounds road record becomes even-more impressive. After winning three straight on their most-recent road trip, which wrapped up with a 5-1... Read more
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Kincardine News
Great Backyard Bird Count starts FridayThe Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Fri
Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday
Kincardine News / Posted 18 hours ago
The Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Friday and could use your help. It's the 19th year for the count, which gathers and reports information at birdcount.org. The count will “help scientists track changes in... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Great Backyard Bird Count starts FridayThe Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Fri
Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 19 hours ago
The Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Friday and could use your help. It's the 19th year for the count, which gathers and reports information at birdcount.org. The count will “help scientists track changes in... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Prisoner's outburst sends officer to hospitalA prisoner's violent outburst in Owen Sound court Friday morning left a securit
Prisoner's outburst sends officer to hospital
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 20 hours ago
A prisoner's violent outburst in Owen Sound court Friday morning left a security officer with broken ribs and a pierced lung and damaged the prisoner's box, police said A 33-year-old Bruce Peninsula man who faces criminal charges “became irate” at... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Crying man attacked pedestrian Saturday nightOwen Sound police say a man who had been sitting on a street corner crying atta
Crying man attacked pedestrian Saturday night
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
Owen Sound police say a man who had been sitting on a street corner crying attacked another man who walked by, minding his own business Saturday night. Police say alcohol fuelled the upset man's aggression toward the pedestrian. He demanded “What... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Speed-skating power couple Hamelin, St-Gelais grab goldsSometimes lost in the shadow of her superstar boyfriend, St-Gelais collected he
Speed-skating power couple Hamelin, St-Gelais grab golds
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
Sometimes lost in the shadow of her superstar boyfriend, St-Gelais collected her ninth individual World Cup medal in 10 final appearances this season. She crossed the line in one minute, 30.717 seconds to seize her second gold of the year. China's... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Beware the clever fire monkey this yearIt's the year of the red fire monkey so be prepared – events will move swiftly.
Beware the clever fire monkey this year
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
It's the year of the red fire monkey so be prepared – events will move swiftly. So goes Chinese astrological folklore, a part of everyday Chinese culture which was celebrated in three locations in and around Owen Sound Saturday. Organizer May Ip... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound areaThe winning ticket in the $60-million LottoMax Jackpot draw Friday night was pu
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound area
Simcoe Reformer / Posted yesterday
The winning ticket in the $60-million LottoMax Jackpot draw Friday night was purchased in the Owen Sound sales area -- but not in Owen Sound itself. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's “Owen Sound” sales area is a vast region running very... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Man who named Chi-Cheemaun diesOn a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near
Man who named Chi-Cheemaun dies
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
On a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near the Cape Croker lighthouse, en route to Tobermory to start the spring transportation season to and from Manitoulin. Donald Keeshig, in failing health, was waiting there... Read more
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Kincardine News
Four years for drug traffickerA “family man” and first offender who trafficked in cocaine and marijuana local
Four years for drug trafficker
Kincardine News / Posted yesterday
A “family man” and first offender who trafficked in cocaine and marijuana locally was sentenced to four years in prison this week. Matthew Sol, 29, of Owen Sound pleading guilty in the Superior Court of Justice to conspiring to traffic cocaine and... Read more
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Delhi News Record
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound areaThe winning ticket in the $60-million LottoMax Jackpot draw Friday night was pu
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound area
Delhi News Record / Posted yesterday
The winning ticket in the $60-million LottoMax Jackpot draw Friday night was purchased in the Owen Sound sales area -- but not in Owen Sound itself. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's “Owen Sound” sales area is a vast region running very... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Man who named Chi-Cheemaun diesOn a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near
Man who named Chi-Cheemaun dies
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted yesterday
On a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near the Cape Croker lighthouse, en route to Tobermory to start the spring transportation season to and from Manitoulin. Donald Keeshig, in failing health, was waiting there... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Man who named Chi-Cheemaun diesOn a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near
Man who named Chi-Cheemaun dies
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
On a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near the Cape Croker lighthouse, en route to Tobermory to start the spring transportation season to and from Manitoulin. Donald Keeshig, in failing health, was waiting there... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Four years for drug traffickerA “family man” and first offender who trafficked in cocaine and marijuana local
Four years for drug trafficker
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
A “family man” and first offender who trafficked in cocaine and marijuana locally was sentenced to four years in prison this week. Matthew Sol, 29, of Owen Sound pleading guilty in the Superior Court of Justice to conspiring to traffic cocaine and... Read more
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Kincardine News
Man who named Chi-Cheemaun diesOn a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near
Man who named Chi-Cheemaun dies
Kincardine News / Posted yesterday
On a foggy day last May, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry sounded its horn in waters near the Cape Croker lighthouse, en route to Tobermory to start the spring transportation season to and from Manitoulin. Donald Keeshig, in failing health, was waiting there... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound areaThere is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound area
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted yesterday
There is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. It was purchased in the Owen Sound area. Thirty-three MaxMillions prizes of $1-million each were available in the draw, and 15 of them were won. Eleven... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound areaThere is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound area
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
There is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. It was purchased in the Owen Sound area. Thirty-three MaxMillions prizes of $1-million each were available in the draw, and 15 of them were won. Eleven... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Lotto Max $60 million prize win may be localOK everybody relax. Now check your lottery tickets. The winning ticket in the
Lotto Max $60 million prize win may be local
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
OK everybody relax. Now check your lottery tickets. The winning ticket in the $60-million LottoMax Jackpot draw Friday night was purchased in the Owen Sound sales area -- but not in Owen Sound itself. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound areaThere is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto
$60M jackpot ticket sold in Owen Sound area
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
There is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. It was purchased in the Owen Sound area. Thirty-three MaxMillions prizes of $1-million each were available in the draw, and 15 of them were won. Eleven... Read more
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Kincardine News
Lotto Max $60 million prize win may be localOK everybody relax. Now check your lottery tickets. The winning ticket in the
Lotto Max $60 million prize win may be local
Kincardine News / Posted yesterday
OK everybody relax. Now check your lottery tickets. The winning ticket in the $60-million LottoMax Jackpot draw Friday night was purchased in the Owen Sound sales area -- but not in Owen Sound itself. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Single winning ticket sold in Ontario for $60M Lotto Max jackpotTORONTO -- There is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday ni
Single winning ticket sold in Ontario for $60M Lotto Max jackpot
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
TORONTO -- There is one winning ticket for the $60-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. It was purchased in the Owen Sound, Ont., area. Thirty-three MaxMillions prizes of $1-million each were available in the draw, and 15 of them were... Read more
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The Sault Star
Early lead carries Hounds past SteelheadsTwo early goals did more than just give the Soo Greyhounds a lift Friday. They
Early lead carries Hounds past Steelheads
The Sault Star / Posted 2 days ago
Two early goals did more than just give the Soo Greyhounds a lift Friday. They wound up being critical on a night when the Hounds were strong at the start, but had to hang on to get two points. Brandon Halverson wound up making 39 saves – 33 over... Read more
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Kincardine News
Gadjovich getting offensive around the netJonah Gadjovich's offense doesn't stray far from the crease. The 17-year-old W
Gadjovich getting offensive around the net
Kincardine News / Posted 2 days ago
Jonah Gadjovich's offense doesn't stray far from the crease. The 17-year-old Whitby native is a go hard to the net kind of guy who scores most of his goals around the blue paint. And the Owen Sound Attack left winger is coming off a whale - sorry,... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Fast-track first responders PTSD bill, MPP saysLocal Progressive Conservative MPP Bill Walker says Ontario's Liberal governmen
Fast-track first responders PTSD bill, MPP says
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
Local Progressive Conservative MPP Bill Walker says Ontario's Liberal government should fast-track passage of the private member's bill that would recognize post-traumatic stress disorder as a workplace illness for first responders. The proposed... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Owen Sound may pursue harbour divestitureCouncil is expected to decide Monday the city's next step in a process to assum
Owen Sound may pursue harbour divestiture
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
Council is expected to decide Monday the city's next step in a process to assume ownership of the federally owned Owen Sound Harbour. City staff are recommending Owen Sound not continue on with the sale phase of Transport Canada's Port Asset... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Wiarton Big Dig grant denied againWiarton’s main drag will remain as-is for at least another year. South Bruce Pe
Wiarton Big Dig grant denied again
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
Wiarton’s main drag will remain as-is for at least another year. South Bruce Peninsula council discussed the Town’s next move after receiving word that their application for the Ontario Small Communites Fund had been rejected. South Bruce Peninsula... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Monster Jam Tour stopping in LondonGet ready for a battle at Budweiser Gardens in London. Feld Motor Sports has a
Monster Jam Tour stopping in London
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Get ready for a battle at Budweiser Gardens in London. Feld Motor Sports has announced the 2016 Monster Jam Tour will stop in London Feb. 27 and 28. The event will feature eight Monster Jam trucks, including Canadian Cam McQueen behind the wheel of... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Monster Jam Tour stopping in LondonGet ready for a battle at Budweiser Gardens in London. Feld Motor Sports has a
Monster Jam Tour stopping in London
Chatham Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Get ready for a battle at Budweiser Gardens in London. Feld Motor Sports has announced the 2016 Monster Jam Tour will stop in London Feb. 27 and 28. The event will feature eight Monster Jam trucks, including Canadian Cam McQueen behind the wheel of... Read more
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The Sault Star
Soo Greyhounds score comeback winTalk about a turnaround. After falling behind 2-0 in the first six minutes Thu
Soo Greyhounds score comeback win
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
Talk about a turnaround. After falling behind 2-0 in the first six minutes Thursday, the Soo Greyhounds went on a tear. The Hounds scored five times in just over 14 minutes, en route to a 5-2 victory over the North Bay Battalion before 3,312 at... Read more
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The Sault Star
Hounds rally, score comeback winTalk about a turnaround. After falling behind 2-0 in the first six minutes Thu
Hounds rally, score comeback win
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
Talk about a turnaround. After falling behind 2-0 in the first six minutes Thursday, the Soo Greyhounds went on a tear. The Hounds scored five times in just over 14 minutes, en route to a 5-2 victory over the North Bay Battalion before 3,312 at... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Belleville Bulls Throwback ThursdayRyan Crowther was living in a fog. “Headaches, dizziness — I knew I had to do
Belleville Bulls Throwback Thursday
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
Ryan Crowther was living in a fog. “Headaches, dizziness — I knew I had to do something,” said the former Belleville Bulls defenceman. Now 36, living in his hometown of Orillia and working in the electrical business, Crowther has just recently... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
IPC Securities moving into former LCBO buildingRenovations are underway on the east side of the former LCBO building in Owen S
IPC Securities moving into former LCBO building
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 3 days ago
Renovations are underway on the east side of the former LCBO building in Owen Sound to prepare the space for Investment Planning Counsel Securities. Owen Sound-based Northridge Property Management, which owns the site on 2nd Ave. E., anticipates the... Read more
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FabWags
Lindsay Wideman NHL Dennis Wideman's wifeMeet Lindsay Wideman Lindsay Wideman is the lovely wife of NHL player, Canadia
Lindsay Wideman NHL Dennis Wideman's wife
FabWags / Posted 3 days ago
Meet Lindsay Wideman Lindsay Wideman is the lovely wife of NHL player, Canadian Dennis Wideman. Dennis Earl Wideman was born March 20, 1983 in Kitchener, ON, CAN. He was drafted in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, by the Buffalo Sabres. The 241st overall... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Regulate raw milk, MP saysBruce-Grey-Owen Sound MP Larry Miller says it’s time to regulate the sale of ra
Regulate raw milk, MP says
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 3 days ago
Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MP Larry Miller says it’s time to regulate the sale of raw milk. “It isn’t about whether you like Michael Schmidt or don’t like Michael Schmidt or whether you want to consume raw milk or you don’t want to consume raw milk. The... Read more
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Kincardine News
Regulate raw milk, MP saysBruce-Grey-Owen Sound MP Larry Miller says it’s time to regulate the sale of ra
Regulate raw milk, MP says
Kincardine News / Posted 3 days ago
Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MP Larry Miller says it’s time to regulate the sale of raw milk. “It isn’t about whether you like Michael Schmidt or don’t like Michael Schmidt or whether you want to consume raw milk or you don’t want to consume raw milk. The... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Church organist plays onIt's 60 years and counting for Bethel Pentecostal Church organist Dorothy Dunne
Church organist plays on
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
It's 60 years and counting for Bethel Pentecostal Church organist Dorothy Dunne. Dunne turns 88 this month, and during the service on Feb. 14, the Sarnia congregation is set to celebrate her six decades as its organist, although she doesn't think... Read more
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Kincardine News
Safe 'n Sound weighs opening a shelterAfter seven years in its downtown digs, the poverty and homeless support group
Safe 'n Sound weighs opening a shelter
Kincardine News / Posted 4 days ago
After seven years in its downtown digs, the poverty and homeless support group Safe ’n Sound is considering buying the 8th Street East building where it rents space and adding an emergency shelter upstairs. The Safe ’n Sound board began considering... Read more
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Kincardine News
Attack sweep eastern road tripThe road is no longer quite so unfriendly to the Owen Sound Attack. After stru
Attack sweep eastern road trip
Kincardine News / Posted 4 days ago
The road is no longer quite so unfriendly to the Owen Sound Attack. After struggling to start this Ontario Hockey League season - going 5-10-2-2 away from Owen Sound - the Attack have now won three straight on the road. That included a pair of... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Safe 'n Sound weighs opening a shelterAfter seven years in its downtown digs, the poverty and homeless support group
Safe 'n Sound weighs opening a shelter
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
After seven years in its downtown digs, the poverty and homeless support group Safe ’n Sound is considering buying the 8th Street East building where it rents space and adding an emergency shelter upstairs. The Safe ’n Sound board began considering... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Still time to comment on school closuresThursday is the deadline for people to register with the Bluewater District Sch
Still time to comment on school closures
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
Thursday is the deadline for people to register with the Bluewater District School Board if they want to comment at a Feb. 11 meeting -- the second last chance for input before staff update their recommendations to consolidate Owen Sound-area... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Quick actions contained fire to one roomFire officials say a teenager's quick decision to shut the door to the room whe
Quick actions contained fire to one room
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
Fire officials say a teenager's quick decision to shut the door to the room where a fire originated Wednesday morning prevented the blaze from spreading further into the two-storey home. “That had a huge impact,” said Owen Sound Fire Chief Doug... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Mockingbird stands testAs Pat O'Connor winds down his tenure as a director with Owen Sound Little Thea
Mockingbird stands test
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
As Pat O'Connor winds down his tenure as a director with Owen Sound Little Theatre, he plans to be particularly choosy about the works he brings to the local stage. To Kill a Mockingbird, which takes over the Roxy this week, has more than made the... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
County to seek tenders for $13.3M building projectThe current plan to renovate and nearly double the size of Grey County's admini
County to seek tenders for $13.3M building project
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
The current plan to renovate and nearly double the size of Grey County's administration building in Owen Sound would cost property taxpayers about $816,000 a year for the next 15 years, county council heard Tuesday. That amount – equivalent to... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
McKay Building brought back to lifeFor more than a century, the massive McKay Building has cast a large shadow ove
McKay Building brought back to life
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
For more than a century, the massive McKay Building has cast a large shadow over downtown Owen Sound's main street. But in recent years, the buildings's shine from its glory days had faded. The large retail area sat vacant and the numerous... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
OHL blog: Friday games not ideal for teams, fansFor a change, being the only OHL team in the GTA worked in the Mississauga Stee
OHL blog: Friday games not ideal for teams, fans
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 7 days ago
For a change, being the only OHL team in the GTA worked in the Mississauga Steelheads’ favour. Friday’s have only been the league’s big attendance night for decades and returning from Vancouver means giving three hours back on the time zone change.... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Nailers Welcome Assistant CoachChristian, 45, played professional hockey in North America and Europe for 21 se
Nailers Welcome Assistant Coach
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 10 days ago
Christian, 45, played professional hockey in North America and Europe for 21 seasons, spending the majority of his time in the American Hockey League, International Hockey League, and Central Hockey League. Christian's journey toward the pros began... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Yurkiw second to Vonn in American's record-setting downhill victoryLindsey Vonn, of the United States, center, winner of an alpine ski, women's Wo
Yurkiw second to Vonn in American's record-setting downhill victory
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, center, winner of an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, celebrates on the podium with second placed Larisa Yurkiw, of Canada, left, and third placed Switzerland's Lara Gut, in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Larisa Yurkiw puts Canada back on the map in women's World Cup downhillLarisa Yurkiw's instincts are steering her onto the World Cup downhill podium.
Larisa Yurkiw puts Canada back on the map in women's World Cup downhill
Brandon Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Larisa Yurkiw's instincts are steering her onto the World Cup downhill podium. The 27-year-old skier from Owen Sound, Ont., is coming off back-to-back medals. A silver in Altenmarkt, Austria, and bronze in Val-d'Isere, France, make Yurkiw the first... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How do we help the first responders who endure trauma when helping us?Late one night in the summer of 2014, Bill Rusk, a police sergeant in Owen Soun
How do we help the first responders who endure trauma when helping us?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Late one night in the summer of 2014, Bill Rusk, a police sergeant in Owen Sound, Ont., was crouched on the roof of a downtown store, watching the window of a second-floor apartment in the building next door. His squad had come to bust up a drug... Read more
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Denver Post
In youth movement, Avalanche considering Mikko Rantanen recallPatrick Roy said Thursday that while deciding to recall a pair of 20-year-old d
In youth movement, Avalanche considering Mikko Rantanen recall
Denver Post / Posted 24 days ago
Patrick Roy said Thursday that while deciding to recall a pair of 20-year-old defensemen, Chris Bigras and Nikita Zadorov, from San Antonio of the AHL on Wednesday, the Avalanche also considered bringing up 19-year-old Finnish winger Mikko Rantanen... Read more
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