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.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times The Orillia Kings' Tyler Burnie deftly stickhandles the ball past a prone Markham defender during intense Jr. B lacrosse action Friday night at Rotary Place. The Kings won their home opener 11-7, then defeated Newmarket 12-9 Sunday night.

Kings win season opener

After the opening weekend of the regular season, the Orillia Kings sport twice as many wins as they managed in their entire Ontario Lacrosse Associati

SUBMITTED PHOTOS Students learned about making healthy choices during the RACE Against Drugs event recently at ODAS Park.

In the race to learn

Five hundred fifty-seven Grade 5 students from 20 elementary schools attended the recent RACE Against Drugs, an interactive event to educate and empow

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