Archeological findings in Inverhuron have set back plans for water and sewer service extension to the community.
Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) and the
Hundreds of Canada Geese gathered on the lake between Lambton and Harbour Streets Wednesday evening after 6 p.m. to enjoy one of the few good days remaining. Perhaps they were discussing a trip south. (Eric Howald photo)
By Barb McKay
There is still uncertainty around aspects of OPG’s deep geological repository project that needs to be addressed before it is approved, according to representatives from Saugeen Ojibway Nation.
Alex Monem, a lawyer for SON, addressed the joint review panel on its final day of public hearings last Wednesday and said that OPG has not made a firm commitment to the amounts of low level and intermediate level waste that will be stored in the proposed DGR at the Bruce Power site. Monem said, he understood from an earlier presentation by OPG that it was proposing that only 40,000 cubic metres of intermediate level waste be fixed as a licensing condition.
Perhaps it wasn’t such a nice morning for a bike ride, after all.
A 43-year-old Huron-Kinloss Twp. man is facing charges after police got a call regarding an injured cyclist on Park Street in the village. Just after 11 a.m., police officers located the man, who had suffered cuts to his head. He was taken to hospital for assessment on non-life threatening injuries. However, the man had been riding with open alcohol, and additionally was found to be in possession of illegal drugs. The man was charged with possession of a controlled substance and open liquor other than residence, licensed premise or private place.
The man is scheduled to be in court on Dec. 16, 2013 to answer to the charges.
Four people were injured when two trucks collided on Bruce County Road 4 in Brant Twp. on Halloween.
Police say the investigation is in its early stages, and that they received a call regarding the crash just before 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 31. Officers arrived on the scene, along with members of the Walkerton Fire Department and Bruce County Ambulance to learn an eastbound GMC Yukon had entered the west bound lane and struck the Sierra on top of the east hill.
Four people involved in the crash were treated and released for non-life threatening injuries.
The crash closed Bruce County Road 4 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for the protection of emergency responders as the two vehicles were removed from the scene by flatbed tow trucks.
Jon Thompson, of Infinity Indoor Golf Club in front of one of the golf simulators at Infinity Indoor Golf Club, which just officially oepend last week. For the full story, don't miss this weeks's print edition of The Kincardine Independent! (jJosh Howald photo)
Madden Walden, 3, takes the biggest bite he can of an apple during the Great Big Crunch event at St. Anthony's School Thursday. The event, through the Ontario School Nutrition Program, promotes healthy eating by having students across the province bite into apples simultaneously. (Barb McKay photo)
By Barb McKay
A Kincardine couple has launched an appeal against the Armow Wind Project, fearing that the wind energy development will negatively impact their health.
Sharon Kroeplin told The Independent Monday that she and her husband Ken are appealing the project in an attempt to put it on hold until studies, including the current Health
By Barb McKay
Living conditions have a direct impact on the health of individuals, according to local advocates.
Bruce County Housing and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation held a community forum in Kincardine last Thursday to discuss housing issues in the county and commemorate National Housing Day.
Dozens of social service representatives,
Taylor Pollock of Ripley, a member of Walkerton's Danceology, performs an interpretive dance during a community fourm on affordable housing last week at the Kincardine Pavilion. For the full story, see this week's print edition of The Kincardine Independent. (Barb McKay photo)