DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES Former Orillia Terriers players, executives and officials met this week at Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club to finalize plans for the Sept. 11-13 reunion of players who won the Allan Cup in 1973 and all who wore the Terriers logo from 1968 to 1980. From left, Hockey Hall of Fame broadcaster Ken "Jiggs" McDonald and Allan Cup-winning teammates Doug Kelcher, Gary Milroy and Mike Draper look at memorabilia from their championship season. The reunion, open to alumni and the community, includes golf, a welcome dinner, a cruise, a reception and other events.

Ready to reunite

The 1972-73 Orillia Terriers -- the only local team to ever win an Allan Cup -- stole the heart of hockey fans during their magical run to a national

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SUBMITTED PHOTO This photo was taken in the Kids for Turtles pollinator garden at Tudhope Park.

Protect the pollinators, please

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Kim Fedderson, principal of the Orillia campus of Lakehead University, is pictured.

Celebrating a milestone

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Pike James, left, Zen Rockall and Angela Rockall are visiting Orillia from British Columbia. PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES

Big buzz kill

A few people asked me about the Orillia Beatles Celebration that happened downtown last weekend, specifically, "What's up with nothing happening at ni

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