Raisin Sugar Scones
Recipe This recipe comes from our favourite office baker’s great- great aunt. We enjoyed them at work last week slathered with butter and homemade jam. The secret to tender scones is to not handle the dough too much or overwork … Continue reading
Cannabis Now Legal – Councils Have Some Time To Make A Decision
By Rosalind Russell – When new municipal councils are sworn in, they will have to decide whether cannabis storefronts will be part of their local landscape. As of Wednesday, October 17th, 2018, cannabis use becomes legal in Canada. In Ontario, … Continue reading
Rainbow District School Board Adopts Mental Health Strategic Plan
Rainbow District School Board adopted its first Mental Health Strategic Plan. The plan, which was carried unanimously, will guide the board’s work over the next three years. It aligns with the Board’s Strategic Directions, creating a learning environment where young … Continue reading
What Ever Happened To The “Ex-Lax Bandit”?
There are certain news items you read about and, no matter how much time has passed, they still stick with you like … like fecal matter to that Colon Cancer poop test form. It’s been 23 years since Barry Lyn … Continue reading
Have A Coffee With A Firefighter
As part of Fire Prevention Week, October 8th to 12th, volunteers and staff from the Espanola and Sables-Spanish Rivers Township fire departments were on hand at McDonald’s in Espanola. The firefighters talked to customers about the importance of fire safety, … Continue reading
Congratulations to the winners of the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-in!
Congratulations to the winners of the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-in! Perry Kirkbride from Sudbury won 1st & 2nd place with a 480 and a 270 pounder. Dan Glofcheski of Espanola ‘s Eat Local Farmers Market won 3rd place with his 25 … Continue reading
Lee; Reynolds tally twice as Express rally to double up Eagles
Friday, October 19, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Espanola Express picked up two goals apiece from Mitchell Lee and Matthew Reynolds as part of a 4-2 come from behind triumph over the Soo Eagles in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey … Continue reading
Carol Hughes’ column – Many questions remain with legalization of cannabis
This week recreational cannabis became legal in Canada, and while many activists have waited for this moment, there are still a number of related issues that will preoccupy legislators, law enforcement officials, the courts, and citizens for some time. Like … Continue reading