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Jewelry maker Kristin Evensen at work in her Orangeville studio. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Kristin Evensen

Mar 31, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

This Orangeville artist strings together her Anishnaabe heritage and contemporary design in every pair of earrings she makes.

Local Buys: Spring 2021

Mar 31, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Fixate on florals this spring – fresh, preserved and, yes, paper.

Pandemic Fatigue

Mar 31, 2021 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

A year in we’ve been through so much – but we’re still putting one foot in front of the other.

Angus and his father, John, paddled together at least once a month through every season for 21 years. Photo by Fred Webster.

Canoeing the Humber

Mar 31, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go canoeing.
– Henry David Thoreau

Huge crowds filled every community on Orangemen’s Day. In Caledon East, c.1900, the Ontario Hotel had to install extra balcony supports for this group photo. Photo courtesy Doris Porter.

The Orange and the Green: A Legacy of Distrust

Mar 31, 2021 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Animus between Protestants and Catholics brewed among early settlers in Headwaters.

Covid-19 Has Changed Us

Mar 31, 2021 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

And some of those changes may be for the better.

Bruce Wanless won three MVP awards in Ontario lacrosse leagues and played on four national championship teams. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Bruce Wanless

Mar 31, 2021 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Humble beginnings for Bruce, who is considered one of lacrosse’s all-time great defensive players.

A New Heritage

Mar 31, 2021 | Janice Quirt | At Home in the Hills

How a young family is reimagining an 1885 Erin farmhouse for a long, happy life.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2021

Mar 31, 2021 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

From the office window, riddling in Redickville and the prevaricating paddlers.

“We do all of this to help one person at a time”

Oct 3, 2020 | Brenda Bot | Pandemic Journals

A Mono farm sustains itself and its network of charitable good deeds.

Pandemic Journals

“Each of you are real-time rockers”

Oct 3, 2020 | Winston Uytenbogaart | Pandemic Journals

An Orangeville artist pays tribute to frontline workers – in verse.

“It allowed all of us to escape the world for a bit”

Oct 3, 2020 | Chris Broom | Pandemic Journals

How an Orangeville soccer coach stayed connected when practice was cancelled.

Pandemic Journals

Pandemic Journals

Jun 25, 2020 | Tralee Pearce | Pandemic Journals

We thank everyone who shared a glimpse of their lives with us.

Sharyn Ayliffe spent one day in her new job as general manager of Theatre Orangeville before closing its doors.

“I miss going to work and seeing three-dimensional people”

Jun 25, 2020 | Sharyn Ayliffe | Pandemic Journals

Two weeks into her new job as theatre manager, the curtain dropped and the house went dark.

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