September 2016

That’s more like it

Bulldogs find win column on the road

By Josh Howald

It was a weekend of firsts for the Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs scored their first power play goal of the season, earned their first shutout of the season and most importantly, finally found the win column.

Port Elgin man wins inaugural Trails Race

It may be the Kincardine Trails Network, but on Sunday, the trails belonged to Chris Vallieres.

The 39-year-old Port Elgin man bested more than 200 other competitors to win the inaugural 7-km Trails Race Challenge in Kincardine. He finished the race in 27 minutes, 32 seconds faster than Lucknow’s Clint Murray. His brother Brandon finished third, while Tara’s Rob Gowan was fourth. The first Kincardine runner over the line was Gary Robinson, who was fifth.

Wednesday, October 14, 2016


Evelyn Rain Blackwell was born into rest on her birthday, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at London Health Sciences Centre -Victoria Hospital in London.


Cherished infant daughter of Glen Blackwell and Elizabeth French of Kincardine.


Forever remembered by grandparents Ed Blackwell of Huntsville, Karen Blackwell of Wingham and Rick and Brenda French of Kincardine.


Loved niece of Jim French of Kingston, Kate French of Toronto, Michael Blackwell


(Danielle) of Barrie, Deanne Bragg of Wingham and their families.


Missed by great-grandmother Marion Avery of Kincardine.

'Dogs will be first to meet Swiss

By Josh Howald

The Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs will be the first of six Canadian Provincial Junior Hockey League teams to take on EHC Dubendorf of Switzerland.

Do you support Kincardine's goal of hospice?

80% (20 votes)
20% (5 votes)
Total votes: 25

Bulldogs still looking for win

Special teams continue to haunt 'Dogs

By Josh Howald

The defending Western Junior C League champions are winless after three games.

Undisciplined hockey and a dreadful power play have been the major themes of the young Provincial Junior Hockey League season for the Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs. The 'Dogs coughed up a Friday night game at home to the Goderich Flyers and were dumped in Mitchell Sunday evening.

Great turnout for 36th annual Terry Fox Run


Warm weather and blue skies greeted participants in the 36th annual Terry Fox Run in Kincardine on Saturday.

Jane Benney, a long-time member of the organizing committee, said the beautiful weather helped make the run one of the nicest they have had recent years. Approximately 100 people gathered at the Davidson Centre to honour Terry Fox and keep his dream alive.

Energy Minister makes first trip to Bruce Power

Pledges support to nuclear industry

By Josh Howald

The Hon. Glenn Thibeault might be new on the job, but Ontario's Minister of Energy knows what runs Ontario.

Thibeault visited Bruce Power Friday. After a tour of Bruce B, he pledged continued government support for Bruce Power and the nuclear industry in general. Specifically, he threw the government behind the refurbishment of ten nuclear units over the next 15 years between the Bruce and Darlington sites.

Does Station Beach need to be 'cleaned up'?

65% (26 votes)
35% (14 votes)
Total votes: 40


One of 70 competitors catches a wave at Station Beach Sunday morning at the West Shore Huron Surf Classic presented by Billabong. For the full story, dont`miss this week`s print edition of The Kincardine Independent. (Josh Howald photo)