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A cabin on White Horse Island

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Nestled on the edge of White Horse Island just on the outskirts of Howey Bay is a dilapidated log cabin. To some it may go unnoticed, camouflaged by overgrown plants and years of [...]

Local arts council back with a fresh agenda

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY The local arts council is back on the scene with a new name and a host of fresh ideas to help artists in the community. Over the last year the newly dubbed Red [...]

Five acts to catch at Trout Forest Music Festival

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY For the Trout Forest Music Festival’s 20th anniversary, attendees will be treated to musical performances by Troutfest veterans and newcomers alike at the scenic Ear Falls Waterfront Park. The festival began in 1996 [...]

Red Lake artist selected as finalist for Salt Spring National Art Prize

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Glass sculptor Cheryl Wilson-Smith is one of 52 finalists selected from 800 artists across Canada for the inaugural Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). Participants are contending for $25,000 in prize money and [...]

From the film biz to camp life: South Bay on Gull Rock celebrates 40 years

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY The year was 1963 and Mary Spenceley was on a plane from Chicago headed for her first visit to Red Lake. Spenceley was travelling with NBC radio and TV announcer Gregg Donovan and [...]