The Barrie Colts take on the Saginaw Spirit at the Barrie Molson Centre in this file photo. The pair face each other tonight at the BMC. MARK WANZEL FILE

Colts break Spirit

The Barrie Colts and their top lines were having trouble breaking through. But it was the bottom six that stepped up to make a difference.

Nine heading to Winter Games

Nine exemplary local athletes have been chosen to represent Orillia in three sports at next weekend’s Special Olympics Ontario Winter Games.

DAVID HAWKE/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Mid-January is when red foxes roam the countryside in search of mates. The males may travel several kilometres a night as they seek out a foxy lady to set up a home territory.

Wandering through winter

By mid-January, we tend to gripe about low temperatures, more snow, poor roads, late mail, rising heating costs, freezing rain and a lack of sunlight.

Barrie police released this photo of Peter Erik Krikeby, 26, Friday.

Barrie man facing more charges

A Barrie man arrested for a slew of sex charges against children in early January was arrested on prostitution-related offences, Friday.

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