ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES - The Orillia School of Nursing’s class of 1974 is pictured out front Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Saturday morning.

Reunited after 40 years

As they neared the end of their studies at the Orillia School of Nursing in 1974, they would gather together in their tiny dorm rooms, swapping storie

Kids Fishing Day Sunday

The Orillia Fish and Game Conservation Club is hosting its annual Kids Fishing Day at the Port of Orillia Sunday.

Humphrey wants on board

A former Severn Township councillor is hoping to become the Simcoe County District School Board’s trustee for Midland, Tay and Severn.

DAVID HAWkE/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Is ecology the relationship between water, soils and atmosphere, or is it the connections between the aquatic plants and the many species of fish that seek refuge there? Actually, it's all of this and more, as we strive to understand our role and the impacts we have in the natural environment.

What is eco-friendly, really?

“Ecology” is a word that gets bantered about frequently whenever environmentalists chat. Indeed, the word is so popular, even marketing trends...

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