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Robert Bateman is acclaimed as a wildlife artist and a naturalist. Among many other honours, Bateman is an officer of the Order of Canada and was named one of the top 100 environmental proponents of the 20th century by the Audubon Society of Canada. (Photo: Acadia University)

Famous wildlife artist Robert Bateman is selling his Haliburton cottage

Custom-built log cabin is located on six acres of pristine wilderness.
Folk-rock band Ptarmigan returns home to launch their new self-titled album at The Spill in Peterborough on August 26 (photo: Agatha Rowland)

nightlifeNOW – August 25 to 31

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 25 to Wednesday, August 31.
The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra is holding auditions in September for volunteer musicians who wish to perform during its 2016-17 season. Pictured is violinist Jana Farell. (Photo: Wayne Eardley)

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra holding auditions for 50th anniversary season

Interested musicians can book audition times for September 14 in Peterborough.
Mosquito. (Stock photo)

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes trapped in Lindsay

Most cases of infection occur in mid to late summer, residents asked to take precautions.
MPP Jeff Leal and Mayor Daryl Bennett handle the time capsule, a sealed glass jar buried in 1864 at the site of the old Peterborough County Jail.

152-year-old time capsule unearthed at site of old Peterborough County Jail

Relics were buried in 1864, before Canada was a nation and during the American Civil War.
20-year-old Mohammad Hassan Chaudhary of Markham has been identified as the pilot of the stolen plane that crashed in Peterborough. The RCMP have concluded there was no national security issue involved in the crime. (Photo: Chaudhary family)

Pilot who died in stolen plane crash in Peterborough identified

20-year-old Mohammad Hassan Chaudhary of Markham diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2014.
Wylie Harold and The Patio Daddios are performing at Chemong Lodge in Bridgenorth on August 19 (photo courtesy of Wylie Harold)

nightlifeNOW – August 18 to 24

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 18 to Wednesday, August 24.
The Omemee episode of CBC's comedy series Still Standing will be broadcast on CBC TV on August 23 (photo: CBC)

Neil Young’s childhood hometown of Omemee featured in CBC comedy series

Episode of popular comedy series Still Standing will be broadcast on August 23.
Dr. Judith Buys of Cornerstone Family Dentistry in Peterborough has died after being injured in an explosion (photo: Judith Buys / Facebook)

Peterborough dentist Dr. Judith Buys dies after being injured in explosion

Second loss to Peterborough business community in same day, double blow to Women's Business Network.
Peterborough icon Erica Cherney, pictured here with Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef prior to her election in 2015, has passed away (photo: Maryam Monsef / Twitter)

Peterborough’s Erica Cherney has passed away

Community leader and relentless volunteer served on numerous boards and committees

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