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Time for residents to get involved in plan review process

It’s time for concerned citizens to make a lot of noise and elevate the discussion on the environmental plans that protect lands in Ontario.

King council approves draft tourism plan

King has an abundance of tourism, hospitality and recreational opportunities that need to be tapped into.

Resident, CPFF lobby to make life-extending drug accessible

Most of us enjoy a certain quality of life. And when e need it, we hope the care and medical services are available.

Miller offers insights at public forum in King

At packed house at the Kingbridge Centre greeted Ontario Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller, who spoke about the province’s environmental plans and how the public can become engaged in the review next year. Photo by Geoff Simpson

Community News

Elizabeth Crowe seeks re-election to York Catholic board

A veteran school board representative wants to continue her work contributing to education in York.

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Whisky River vies for public support, promises good turn

A band with a local connection has made it in the spotlight and they’re turning to the public for its support.

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Passionate environmentalists spark public discussion

Environmentalists are anything but low key. That was evidenced last Wednesday night as a panel of experts revealed their genuine passion for environmental issues in this province.

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Spray Lake Watersports and Activity Centre an oasis in King

Summer can’t arrive soon enough and fortunately, there’s an oasis right here in King Township to get outside, stay active and have fun.

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Catracchia crowned Miss Earth Ontario

A local competitor has added a new crown to her collection. Nobleton’s Bianca Catracchia will represent Toronto in the Miss Earth Canada pageant that will take place in Montreal this August.

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Barn swallows being protected in King

It’s good to know that progress doesn’t come at the expense of our fine-feathered friends. With a little help from various levels of government, some barn swallows are safe in northern King Township.

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Nobleton firm crafts exotic animal feed

Humans share the planet with some fascinating creatures. Animals under our care, especially those in captivity, require nutritional diets.

‘Sunshine list’ civil servants continue to grow in York

In the sea of high-paid civil servants in government agencies serving York Region, the legions of those earning $100,000 a year or more continue to escalate.

MP Van Loan sees sanction as ‘trivial’

A federal MP representing King Township has been barred from visiting Russia.

Care facility moves forward in Schomberg

The old Schomberg arena will be home to a transitional care complex.

Sports

Pickering Panthers Spring Thaw Champions

NobleKing atom A Knights win spring thaw tournament

Congratulations to the NobleKing atom A hockey team as they ended their season as the Pickering Panthers Spring Thaw Tournament champions. The boys opened the ...

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Novice A NobleKing Knights win Dunsmuir Memorial Tournament

Congratulations to the NobleKing Novice A hockey team as they ended their season as the Dunsmuir Memorial Tournament champions. The novice boys were undefeated going ...

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King Speed Skating Club expands programs

With resounding support and interest, the King Speed Skating Club has announced that it will be expanding into some spring and summer sessions for the first time in their three year existence.

Nobleton Sports Park gets a facelift

Also causing some excitement for the upcoming season is the fact that King will now be able to enjoy the benefits of a refurbished baseball park.

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King’s youth participate in Timbit curling championships

The Timbits Elementary School Curling Championships were recently held at the Gravenhurst C.C. with three teams from the King Curling Club representing two different schools from our local area.

Provincial Junior C cup going to final series

It has been a long road, and the two Ontario Junior C hockey teams still remaining will now play for the top prize — the Schmalz Cup.

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Minor atom Knights crowned champions in March Meltdown

Last Friday the NobleKing Knights minor atom team took to the ice in Etobicoke to challenge the best the GTHL could throw their way in ...

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Basketball teams flock to Villanova

Basketball teams from all over Ontario flocked to York Region for the U11 atom boys Ontario Cup. The York North Basketball Association hosted the event, with games being played in local schools and recreation centres throughout the weekend.

NobleKing hopes to up the ante with renewed vision

Helping improve players’ on-ice skills is a key priority for the newly installed board of NobleKing Minor Hockey.

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Novice Knights come up just short

The NobleKing novice Knights #3 team can surely hold their heads up high and be proud of a tremendous team effort. It may have not been the result they were hoping for, but it was not for a lack of effort.

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