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Winter 2018

Volume 25 Number 4

Strong Girl: Rylee McKenna, 13, Orangeville. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Strong Girl: Rylee McKenna

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt

Rylee McKenna and her mom run Orangeville’s Strong Girls Club, which focuses on confidence building, mindfulness and women’s rights.

Advocate Extraordinaire: Laura Jotham, 25, Orangeville, and Watson, 10. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Advocate Extraordinaire: Laura Jotham

Nov 20, 2018 | Jeff Rollings

Orangeville’s Laura Jotham has been a tireless community educator, helping Headwaters learn about the role of service dogs for the visually impaired.

Josh Sylvestre removes the hook from a northern pike before releasing it back into the chilly waters. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Ice Fishing on Island Lake

Nov 20, 2018 | Anthony Jenkins

Going for the big one: At the ice fishing derby on Island Lake, the lucky ones win a prize – or at least go home with supper.

Little Green Frog

The Year in Books: 2018

Nov 20, 2018 | Tracey Fockler

Our annual review of new books by local authors & illustrators.

Leisa Way at home in Orangeville where she started Way-To-Go Productions in 2007. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Songs of a Lifetime: Leisa Way

Nov 20, 2018 | Tony Reynolds

In her new production, Across the Pond, singer Leisa Way steps up to the microphone to sing classics from The Beatles, Sting and Petula Clark.

Traditionally Wound Back Where I Come From

The Year in Music: 2018

Nov 20, 2018 | Scott Bruyea

Our annual review of new recordings by local musicians.

Robin works with archivist Alison Hird to document the Howard family heirlooms and papers in the dining room of her Caledon home. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Illuminating the Past: Personal History

Nov 20, 2018 | Kira Wronska Dorward

How private archivist Alison Hird’s work is helping one family reflect on their personal history – and preserve it for the future.

Curator Sarah Robinson (left) and archivist Laura Camilleri between the rolling shelves that house historic documents in the Museum of Dufferin. Laura and Sarah encourage people to talk to them about possible museum donations. “It’s the stories that help us decide what’s vital,” says Sarah. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Behind the Scenes at Museum of Dufferin

Nov 20, 2018 | Anthony Jenkins

What makes your old family heirlooms or bric-a-brac museum-worthy? It’s all in the story they tell.

25 Under 25

Future Considerations

Nov 20, 2018 | Signe Ball

The mission of the museum, theatre and magazine is to tell and preserve our community’s stories – our history, our drama and our daily lives.

Dundas, ON – listening to the 12,000 combined horsepower of the locomotives being dragged down to 3 mph as they climb the Niagara Escarpment; the same scene repeated daily as the trains travel westbound through Campbellville. Photo by Brandon Muir.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Winter 2018

Nov 20, 2018 | Our Readers

Letters published in the Winter 2018 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Winterheart 2018 Detail, 18" x 14" Acrylic on canvas ~ by Ricky Schaede

Ricky Schaede

Nov 20, 2018 | In The Hills

Fascinated with the mysteries and origins of the universe, Ricky says, “It is my hope to reconcile scientific thinking with spiritual imagination.”

Field Notes for Winter 2018

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt

All-Day breakfast, Seven Fallen Feathers, an Orangeville classic is closing and what is more fun than a salad bar?

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