Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman MP James Bezan, fourth from left, has been holding defence policy review roundtable discussions across the province and held one at the Barrie Royal Canadian Legion on Monday. The Winnipeg-area MP, who is the official opposition critic for national defence, was joined at the roundtable by Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall, (centre back row), Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard, fourth from right, and four other Conservative MPs, as Legion and CFB Borden officials.IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Military roundtable talk

Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman MP James Bezan, fourth from left, has been holding defence policy review roundtable discussions across the province and held

Submitted Ten local athletes from the Orillia Lady Kings field lacrosse program have been chosen to compete in the upcoming Ontario Summer Games. Players chosen are, from left, Linnea Ayers, Jerica Obee, Kassidy Morris, Hannah Morris, Kallista Jacobs, Jordan Kummer, Tianna Reda, Morgan Vickers, Paige Stachura and Kennedy Lynch. Orillia U19 coaches Pat Morris and Kelsi Pritchard have also been selected to coach at the event, which begins Aug. 11 in Mississauga.

Ten make cut for Summer Games

Ten local field lacrosse players have been chosen to compete in the upcoming Ontario Summer Games, the province's bi-annual Olympic-style showcase of

The Rotary Club of Orillia celebrated 35 years of serving the community with free train rides, food and nostalgia at Couchiching Beach Park this Saturday.

The tracks down memory lane

Rotary Club of Orillia celebrated its 35th anniversary and gave the community an opportunity to reminisce about good times and create new memories.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Auld Alliance took home all prizes at this year's Mariposa Belle Yacht Race. Crew members, pictured in costume as part of the Lake Simcoe Squadron, a group of historical re-enactors, included, from left, Andrea Hurlbut, Thomas Hurlbut and Drew Hodgins. Absent: Paula Montgomery.

Wind blows off Belle race

A series of less-than-fortunate events with a less-than-expected number of participants was the story of this year's Mariposa Belle Yacht Race -- a so

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