Figure skater Gary Beacom, two-time Canadian silver medallist and 1984 Olympic competitor, poses with Jess Gray, carnival director with the Coldwater & District Figure Skating Club, and 9-year-old skater Danika Hamilton. The club hosts the annual figure skating carnival on April 1. KATE GRIGG/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES

Gliding toward a life's purpose

It feels like floating, Danika Hamilton says, figure skating. It's a hard thing to describe. Especially since she learned to skate at the age of three

Clayton Donoghue photo. (Supplied Photo)

Donoghue back in court in April

Clayton Donoghue, 62, returns to court April 26 to be sentenced on two charges after pleading guilty late last year to one count of uttering a forged

Orillia Terriers head coach Randy Salmon is looking for some help behind the bench.

GM wanted for Terriers

When they hit the ice next winter, the Orillia Terriers will boast one of the league's top goaltenders, two top offensive forces and a solid nucleus o

Managing knee osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common conditions I see in my practice. Many patients are concerned that a diagnosis of osteoarthritis means they ne

LETTER: Top-notch care

In early February, I came down with a serious chest infection. A week into it and feeling worse by the day and with my family doctor out of town, I ma

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