Viewed from the second floor window, between buildings H and E will be the site of a proposed new $30-million, three-storey advanced technology and research centre for 800 students Georgian College's Barrie campus.Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

New college project: Update

Georgian College wants to build a new $30-million, three-storey advanced technology and research centre for 800 students on its Barrie campus.

SUBMITTED Siblings Megan and Jack Showers had a positive experience attending camp. Now they are on staff at Camp Couchiching.

Carrying on with camping

We all have those moments from childhood that stick with us. It can be a place, a person or, perhaps, a combination of both. For two local siblings, t

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Team Canada’s Holly Lloyd, wearing her gold medal, gave an inspiring pep talk to about 200 young athletes who kicked off their girls’ field-lacrosse season Monday night at the West Orillia Sports Complex. In its 20th year, the program now has 200 house-league players and more than 100 playing on seven travel teams.

Twenty years on the field

In 1997, a small but determined group of 20 girls, without even a proper field to call their own, got together and formed an under-20 girls' field lac

SUBMITTED Grace Fletcher, 12, is among the 20 students chosen to serve as pages for two weeks at Queen's Park.

Turning a new page

For 12-year-old Grace Fletcher, it's exciting to watch members of provincial parliament debating solutions to people's problems.

Prepare your selfie

The Orillia Fire Department wants you to "prepare your selfie" during Emergency Preparedness Week -- May 1 to 7.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia resident Sally Strange-Arnold, second from left, was participating in the Hike for Hospice in memory of her late husband, Paul. She is pictured with team members Heather Kent, of Orillia, Dorothy Sammit, of Coldwater, and June Gunn, of Severn Township.

Hike brings hope for hospice

Paul Strange-Arnold made the nurses smile, and doctors called him their friend. Those are just a couple of the positive memories his widow, Sally, has

A resident at 90 Edgehill Dr. in Barrie shows the three bullet holes shot through her door by an unknown assailant Friday night. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

'They're the victims'

Laurie Barry peeled back the tape covering the three bullet holes on the inside of the front door of her Barrie apartment on Monday.

OPP released this image of David Palmer, 47, of Bowmanville. They believe he is the victim of foul play in the Haliburton region.

OPP widen search for missing man

HALIBURTON - OPP are widening their search starting for a missing Bowmanville man whom investigators believe disappeared as the result of foul play.

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