THE HIP ANNOUNCE LOCAL SUMMER TOUR DATES
5/25/2016 7:10:25 AM
The Tragically Hip have released their summer tour dates. The band will be in Ottawa on August 18th and then in Kingston on August 20th. The band announced on Tuesday Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer.

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BOAT REFURBISHING PROJECT SET TO LAUNCH
5/25/2016 6:00:58 AM
On Friday there will be a re-launch of a 1956 antique boat that was refurbished by Grade 7 students at GISS. Brecken Turner and Briar Whitehead say they put a lot of work into the boat. They will also be getting their boating licences, which they are very excited about.

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STUNT DRIVING SIBLINGS CAUGHT MINUTES APART
5/25/2016 5:57:26 AM
Leeds OPP had their hands full Monday when a brother sister duo from Gananoque had their cars impounded for stunt driving. At 9:30 p.m. police say they stopped the 18 year-old woman on the 1000 Islands Parkway going 66 km/h over the posted speed limit.

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LONG WEEKEND RESULTS IN FOUR MOTORCYCLE FATALITIES
5/25/2016 5:55:36 AM
The long weekend claimed the lives of four people riding motorcycles. Three drivers and one passenger were killed in preventable collisions say the OPP, bringing the number of motorcycle fatalities for this year up to nine.

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TLTI TAKING ON FOY FOR NATIONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY
5/25/2016 5:53:46 AM
Mark June 4th on you calendar. It's the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands versus Front of Yonge for National Health and Fitness Day. TLTI Mayor Joe Baptista explains what is going on. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Brown's Bay.

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LEARN TO CAMP PROGRAM AT THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK AT CAPACITY IN FIRST YEAR
5/25/2016 5:48:47 AM
The 2016 Parks Canada season opened on the weekend and the Thousand Islands National Park was opened by Catherine McKenna, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change.

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THE HIP'S DOWNIE DIAGNOSED WITH TERMINAL BRAIN CANCER
5/24/2016 6:32:19 AM
The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. In a release the band says the local musician has been fighting hard. Downie was absent last week when the Hip received an honourary degree last week from Queens.

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AGE MEANS NOTHING IN BIG PIKE CHALLENGE
5/24/2016 6:01:10 AM
The Big Pike Challenge took over Joel Stone Park on the weekend. Dick Garlock was the big winner, as the 84 year-old brought in a Northern pike weighing in at 11 lbs. 1 oz. Garlock has participated in all the events Garry Fisher has held in the past two years.

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GDHS SPRING BAZAAR SET FOR WEEKEND
5/24/2016 5:59:31 AM
The spring bazaar for the Gananoque and District Humane Society is set for this weekend. Arlene Massey says the items there may surprise you. They will have lots of selection for men and women. There are change rooms available and coffee and some treats available for purchase.

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SIU INVESTIGATING CRASH
5/24/2016 5:56:03 AM
The Special Investigation Unit is now involved after a car accident left one man dead. Leeds County OPP observed a vehicle speeding Thursday night. A short time later on Kitley Line 2 they discovered the vehicle had been involved in a crash, injuring the lone male driver.

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