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The Southern Ontario Ice Climbing Festival (SOIce Fest) takes place from February 8 to 10, 2019 in Maynooth. Festival co-founder, photographer, and passionate climber Peter Hoang took this photo of an ice climber near Huntsville. Because of the granite rock walls of the Canadian Shield found in the area, northern and central Ontario is a popular destination for ice climbers. (Photo courtesy of Peter Hoang,

Festival will bring hundreds of ice climbers to Maynooth in February

Fifth annual Southern Ontario Ice Climbing Festival from February 8 to 10, 2019 also raises funds for local community initiatives.
Karen Scott of Apsley with her $400,000 prize. (Photo: OLG)

Apsley resident Karen Scott wins $400,000 in Big Spin lottery

Winning ticket was purchased at Foodland in Madoc.
Amy Semple got the worst news of her life when she was 32 years old: she had breast cancer. But thanks to the expert and compassionate staff at Peterborough Regional Health Centre and equipment and technology funded by donors like you, she is a breast cancer survivor. (Photo: Jeremy Kelly)

How community donations helped make Amy Semple a breast cancer survivor

The third in our five-part series from the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation.
Alberta's Juno and CCMA award-winning country musician Gord Bamford is performing at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on Tuesday, December 11th, with special guest opener JoJo Mason. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – December 6 to 12

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, December 6 to Wednesday, December 12.
In "Youth Unstoppable", filmmaker Slater Jewell-Kemker documents her decade-long involvement in the youth climate movement, as well as her efforts to give young people a voice in the fight to combat climate change. The film will headline the opening night of the 2019 ReFrame Film Festival on January 24th at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough. (Supplied photo)

Former Peterborough high school student’s film to headline ReFrame Film Festival

Filmmaker Slater Jewell-Kemker began making 'Youth Unstoppable', about the youth environmental movement, a decade ago.
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds flying nine jets in the big diamond bottom side formation. The aerial demonstration team will be performing at the Peterborough Airport's air show in September 2019, part of the airport's 50th anniversary celebrations. (Photo: Corporal Sebastian Boucher)

Canadian Forces Snowbirds coming to Peterborough Airport next September

Aerial demonstration team will perform at air show marking airport's 50th anniversary in 2019.
The sedimentation tank of a sewage treatment plant. (Stock photo)

Warning issued after raw sewage released into Scugog River

126,000 litres of raw sewage spilled at the Colborne Street pumping station in Lindsay.
You and your family might catch a glimpse of a Great Grey Owl during "Christmas at Ken Reid" on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Ken Reid Conservation Area north of Lindsay. The free day-long event features activities for the entire family, including interactive Indigenous storytelling and drumming, guided interpretive family hike, live music, an interactive wildlife show, kids' indoor and outdoor crafts, horse-drawn wagon rides, and more. (Photo: Mark Majchrowski / Kawartha Conservation)

Celebrate Christmas at the Ken Reid Conservation Area north of Lindsay

'Christmas at Ken Reid' is a free family event running all day on Saturday, December 8.
Blood pressure clinic

New clinics available for Peterborough area residents without a health care provider

Women's wellness and blood pressure clinics will run weekly over the next six months.
Beauty salon Union Studio won the 2018 Holiday Window Contest sponsored by the Peterborough DBIA for this creative display of vintage hair products as Christmas trees. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

Union Studio wins downtown Peterborough holiday window contest

A panel of children judged the top three decorated windows of downtown storefronts.

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