Commentary

Three flags: A history of exclusion

July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019 By Nate Smelle For the past month or so the talk around town and online for the most part has been focused ...

The buzz is back

July 2, 2019 By Nate Smelle It doesn’t take long for anyone spending a few minutes outdoors in North Hastings at this time of year ...

Ginowaydaganuc and the greater good

June 25, 2019 By Nate Smelle Since taking part in the National Indigenous Peoples Day and summer solstice celebration at Birds Creek Park last Friday, ...

Noise, traffic and peaceful co-existence

June 18, 2019 By Nate Smelle Hastings County council sent a strong message to the residents of North Hastings this morning by voting 11-3 to ...

Fear and helplessness in Bancroft

June 11, 2019 By Nate Smelle Last Tuesday afternoon the North Hastings Community Trust released its findings from the Water and Wastewater Survey it conducted ...

Faraday quarry: Is it worth it?

June 4, 2019 By Nate Smelle In less than two weeks Hastings County council will be faced with a decision which will shape the future ...

Homegrown

May 28, 2019 By Nate Smelle Ask anyone who has grown a garden, and they will likely tell you that there is nothing more delicious ...

The heartbeat of our wetlands

May 21, 2019 By Nate Smelle One of my very first assignments as a reporter working for Bancroft This Week was to write an article ...

Acceptable collateral damage?

May 14, 2019 By Nate Smelle Since speaking with Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation Local District 29 president Scott Marshall and many of the teachers ...

Sounds of spring

May 7, 2019 By Nate Smelle Living in North Hastings one can’t help but notice the arrival and departure of species that come and go ...

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