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Council puts Inverhuron access gate debate to rest, again

 

By Barb McKay

 

An emergency access gate in Inverhuron will remain closed to the public, municipal council has decided.

 

A debate over who should be able to use a section of Victoria Street and Upper Lorne Beach in the closed gate community of Mystic Cove during winter months has been ongoing since 2010 and was raised again during last Wednesday’s Municipality of Kincardine council meeting.

 


Big Brothers and Big Sisters Golf for Kids Sake

 

By Tammy Schneider

 

Gini Naylor was introduced to Big Brothers Big Sisters when a family member mentioned that she would be a terrific big sister. Naylor began exploring the volunteer opportunity, and after an interview process, training and background check, was paired with 12-year-old Autumn Lang. That was two years ago, and from that initial meeting a friendship has blossomed that has been beneficial to both Naylor and Autumn.

 


Big Brothers and Big Sisters Golf for Kids Sake

 

By Tammy Schneider

 

Gini Naylor was introduced to Big Brothers Big Sisters when a family member mentioned that she would be a terrific big sister. Naylor began exploring the volunteer opportunity, and after an interview process, training and background check, was paired with 12-year-old Autumn Lang. That was two years ago, and from that initial meeting a friendship has blossomed that has been beneficial to both Naylor and Autumn.

 


Bruce Power looks to include MCR project in 10-year licence renewal

Public hearings for operating licence held in Kincardine

 

By Barb McKay

 

Input from local Indigenous communities was central to Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission hearings held in Kincardine last week to consider Bruce Power’s 10-year operating licence renewal application.

 


Prom night

 

More than 100 Grade 12 students from Kincardine District Secondary School gathered at the Rock Garden to celebrate their graduation from high school. Accompanied by proud family and friends, the students posed for photos then made their way to the Pavilion for dinner and prom festivities. Fro left, are graduates Lily Freiburger, Jenna Dennis, Alayna Card and Cailyn McKay. Congratulations to the class of 2018! (Tammy Schneider photo)


Nuclear dominates Huron-Bruce all-candidates debate

 

By Barb McKay

 

Energy was the focal point of a two-hour-long all-candidates debate held in Port Elgin last Thursday evening.

 


Inverhuron resident selected to attend elite undergrad medical school

 

By Barb McKay

 

Katrina Jaszkul has known for some time that she would pursue a career in medicine. Now, the Inverhuron girl will receive an educational opportunity afforded to only a select few exceptional Canadian students.

 


Inverhuron resident selected to attend elite undergrad medical school

 

By Barb McKay

 

Katrina Jaszkul has known for some time that she would pursue a career in medicine. Now, the Inverhuron girl will receive an educational opportunity afforded to only a select few exceptional Canadian students.

 


Bruce Power and Bruce County to develop Ontario Nuclear Innovation Institute

Study underway for centre of excellence for applied research and training

 

By Barb McKay

 

Bruce Power and the County of Bruce have teamed up to create an international centre of excellence for applied research and training.

 

The Ontario Nuclear Innovation Institute will be located in Southampton and could open in 2020, according to Warden Paul Eagleson. Bruce Power executives, supply chain representatives, county officials and politicians gathered at the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre last Wednesday to unveil the plan.

 


Nice day for a hike

 

The sun shone on Huron Shores Hospice’s second annual Hike for Hospice on Saturday morning, which brought out more than 80 walkers and raised $15,225.50. Pipers Larry Whittle and John Farrell led one group of walkers around the outdoor track at the Davidson Centre while volunteers from the Kincardine Trails Association led another group through Kincardine’s trails off Durham Street. (Barb McKay photo)