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Elke & Tim Inkster

Nov 18, 2008 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Local Heroes | Winter 2008

Local Heroes: Elke & Tim Inkster built a national treasure.

Valerie Mcgrady & Cpl Matthew Mccully

Nov 18, 2008 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Local Heroes | Winter 2008

Local Heroes: Valerie McGrady and Corporal Matthew McCully

African Connections

Nov 18, 2008 | Michele Green | Back Issues

Those who have reached out to Africa tell a powerful story of hope amid despair.

All in the Family

Nov 18, 2008 | Tony Maxwell | Back Issues

Family businesses are at the heart of the Headwaters economy.

Stanton School : This photo of the school was taken before Bill and Irene Knisley began the renovations that would turn it into their retirement home. The original school was built in 1868 and the second room at the back in the 1880s. Photo courtesy of Irene Knisley.

Home and School

Sep 15, 2008 | Susan Greer | Back Issues

The sound of children’s laughter still echoes up the hillside at SS#1 Stanton, attended by four generations of the writer’s family, including the school’s current occupants who have made it their home.

On the Buses

Sep 15, 2008 | Iain Richmond | Back Issues

The school bus industry is going global, but the safety of our children still depends on the steel nerves and good sense of the local drivers.

School Bus Confidential

Sep 15, 2008 | Jesse Rivers | Back Issues

A memoir by Jesse Rivers. Every day was marked by two hours and twenty minutes of terror that one of these untamed big kids might move forward, as they did on occasion, to terrorize the cowering young.

Teacher Jamie Richards takes Chelsea and Shannon on a tour of the school greenhouse where his geography students grow some of the vegetables the students use as ingredients in the culinary creations they then sell to the student lunch crowd.

Cook it and they will learn

Sep 15, 2008 | Tim Shuff | Back Issues

The culinary arts program at ODSS has found a way to kids’ hearts and minds through their stomachs.

Volunteers (from left) Misha Dubbeld, Liz Knowles, Ann Davidson, Lynn Sinclair-Smith and Rebecca Muyal sort through donations for the annual spring plant sale – as Bruce McMoose looks on. The fundraiser brought in more than $3,ooo this year. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Healing Gardens

Jun 20, 2008 | Michele Green | Leisure

A group of extraordinary gardeners have created a natural balm for Headwaters patients.

A Pain in the Butt, Reporter Wes Keller

Nov 15, 2007 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

Wes can smell a story a kilometre away, and rain or shine he’ll be on the news scene.

Jacob Stadnyk carries the puck as he and teammate Ryley Anderson are pursued by the “Vancouver Canucks.” Photo by Mike Maloney.

Confessions of a Hockey Dad

Nov 15, 2007 | Tony Maxwell | Back Issues

Rediscovering the joy of the game with a team of eight-year-olds.

Old friends Marion Bell and Marja Chevalier use humour and hands-on exercises to teach kids the basics of good etiquette. Photo by Pauline Hayman.

Minding Our Manners

Nov 15, 2007 | Tralee Pearce | Back Issues

Proper etiquette isn’t about adhering to dusty old rules, it’s about possessing enough social capital to feel at ease in any situation.

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