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All quiet

All quiet

Dukes struggle to score in opening two games It was a tough start to the season.…

Finest fleece

Finest fleece

Livestock farming without the moral dilemma The essential tension in livestock farming is that one day…

A culvert too far

A culvert too far

Feds step in to regulate Lane Creek redirection Plans to divert and reroute the creek that…

The ‘ish’ is gone

The ‘ish’ is gone

The Drake Devonshire welcomes community in for a visit “Opening soon-ish,” the sign outside of the…

Budding entrepreneur

Budding entrepreneur

Hillier hops grower expands production sixfold in second growing season We are learning as we go along,”…

Clinic to close

Clinic to close

Citing insufficient patient volume, physician moves to Wellington The Prince Edward Family Health Team (PEFHT) will…

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Paramedic Ride 2014

I don’t often ask readers to do me favours. Well, except for the times I’ve asked for donations to the annual Ride for Heart. Actually, I didn’t really see those donations as a favour to me. This, however, is a real favour. Today I’m asking you to get out and cheer on the cyclists participating…

Paramedic Ride 2014

Favourite thing ever

Early fall is plagued by sudden bouts of cold and excess vegetables. The short growing season brings challenges. The temperatures these nights leave me in fear for my still-green tomatoes, clinging to the vine with such potential; the slowripening squash and limping herbs. I find myself harvesting absurd quantities of produce in a panic and…

Favourite thing ever

The tangible instant

I was lucky enough to get a preview of the Drake-Devonshire Inn last week, despite the quality of my poetry. One thing that struck me as a quaint touch was the old-fashioned photo booth, with its curved edges, a not-very-private curtain and a turquoise stool onto which two people can just squeeze. The gimmick, of…

The tangible instant

Personal nuances

Beyond the senses of smell and taste, touch and hearing can also contribute to the wine experience. The sensation of touch is apparent, since it registers when we allow wine flow over our taste buds. The sense of hearing is a stretch — you can hear wine being poured into a glass or you can…

Personal nuances

World basketball championship

This year’s edition of the World Basketball Championship wrapped up on Sunday night. Naturally, the games were serious stuff here in Spain, as they took place in Barcelona and Madrid. There was a serious setback for the local fans in the quarterfinals, as the Spanish team fell to the French, 65-52. That was not supposed…

World basketball championship

CONRAD BEAUBIEN

The art of lost and found

The art of lost and found

What drew me to the bridge this morning was the fact I had lost track of my sketchbook. I had a hunch it was more than lost under the pile of mail and collection of artifacts that seem to cluster…

September moon

September moon

It’s a smooth and early evening on Labour Day. Crows are sleepless under forest cover…

Remnants of our lives

Remnants of our lives

The silky Marysburgh breeze has slight effect on the rivalry as a swallow gives chase…

Hills of beans

Hills of beans

So it starts off this way. My child greets me at the front steps of…

COUNTY YOUTH VOTES

County youth and the election

County youth and the election

By Mike Harper Back in the spring, I approached Rick Conroy of the Times and…

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