Bracebridge woman dies in ATV crash
Fifty-three-year-old Susanna Heinonen of Bracebridge is dead following an ATV crash early this morning in Bracebridge. Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) report they responded to a single vehicle All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) collision that occurred on Col Maude Trail in Bracebridge…
Online auction happening in support of Muskoka’s pristine environment

Muskoka Conservancy and Living Wood Design have teamed up to host an online auction in support of land conservation and environmental stewardship in Muskoka!  Living Wood Design has donated a custom-built 8 foot black walnut table valued at $5200 for…

Police not naming driver they say was involved in fail to remain case

Police say they’ve found the driver involved in a fail to remain case on Highway 60, but they’re not releasing their name at this time. Shortly after 1am on Saturday March 18th members of the Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)…

Bracebridge councillor says more transparency is coming to District

A Bracebridge councillor who’s helping spearhead more transparency at the District of Muskoka, says taxpayers will soon be better informed. At present, District Council meetings aren’t available to watch on the internet, which leaves many who can’t attend the meetings…

Bracebridge students provide much needed benches for the Muskoka Lawn Bowling Club

The Muskoka Lawn Bowling Club is benefiting from some helping hands in Bracebridge. Club officials say they’re delighted to be working with students from the St. Dominic’s Catholic Secondary School (SDCSS) and Simcoe Block on a community project to provide…

Over $28,000 raised for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Muskoka

The community spared no effort in supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muskoka’s 6th annual Bowl for Kids Sake fundraising campaign. And the momentum continued to take off when the agency raffled off a pair of round trip plane tickets…

Over $4,500 raised in Gravenhurst for Tourette Canada

The 9th annual Muskoka Trek for Tourette held on Sunday, March 26th in Gravenhurst raised over $4,500. This year, 60 participants who walked (or trekked) 5km in support of Tourette Canada. This year the Muskoka Trek raised over $4500 for…

Flood Outlook still in effect for parts of Muskoka

The MNR is advising area residents that a Water Safety Statement is in effect for the District, which includes Muskoka, Parry Sound and a north-west portion in the County of Haliburton. A Flood Outlook remains in effect for the Muskoka…

Charges laid after gift card investigation

A McDougall Township resident has been charged with 10 counts of theft and other offenses following a police investigation about gift cards. On January 2nd, 2017, members of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) commenced a theft investigation…

Fine tuning can make good writing great

Heads up to all area writers! On Saturday, April 8th, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm, Muskoka Authors Association presents the long-awaited workshop, Spit and Polish: Self-Editing, with Editor, Allyson Latta. More than ever in today’s competitive publishing world, errors…

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