Community

Aaron Young on his Icelandic roots, Lindsay’s bittersweet growth and becoming a different human being

Lunch with: Conversations with interesting people in Kawartha Lakes

If you happened to be in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, in the 1970s (and really, who wasn’t?), you might have caught glimpse of a tall boy playing with other kids among the lava fields.

Pedalling to Peniel

Just in Time: Forgotten hamlets of Kawartha Lakes

In the closing lines of the musical Les Misérables, Valjean, Fantine and Eponine sing one of the most remarkable lines in musical theatre.

Words to live by

Small card is a gateway to a large world, says Bobcaygeon-area man

“This is the most important card in my wallet,” the man announced, casually and matter-of-factly, to Lynn, the staffer at the Bobcaygeon library, as she checked out his regular haul of books.

Vacation considerations

Hit the road but don’t advertise it

Lisa and Bryan Moores of Lindsay recently went on an 11-day sojourn to Ireland.

Michele Kennedy, accidental designer, on Maury Povich and finding self-confidence

Lunch with: Conversations with interesting people in Kawartha Lakes

No sooner has Cyndi Lauper’s Girls Just Wanna Have Fun started up when Michele Kennedy walks through the door.

Kawartha Lakes Classic cycling tour takes off in August

Following two years of successful digital events, the Kawartha Lakes Classic Cycling Tour Presented by Boston Pizza Lindsay is returning to a live event on August 27.

Kawartha Lakes Pride Week drag events being met with community support

Library system seeing increase in request for more reading material that features diverse lifestyles

Family-friendly drag events across Canada, many hosted by local libraries, have been targeted by a deluge of hateful comments, CBC News is reporting – but the same can’t be said locally.