Features

Features

New Bikes on the Block

The cycling world on the North Shore is dynamic. The leaders of the biking community are constantly looking for different ways to bring in new riders and tell the experienced ones about routes that they might not have considered. Whether bumping around on the gravel roads in the woods or rolling seamlessly

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For the Love of Swamps

You know you are in a good place when a painted turtle welcomes you. | SALLY A. DUNN

When I’m finally called to the big fishing camp in the sky, there will be an alder swamp waiting for me. A celestial ghillie will outfit me with a fly rod, a box of flies, a pair of chest waders and hopefully some bug dope.

Then the ghillie will say, “Sir, if you head off

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Michelle Donio-King Loves Fishing

Donio-King and her niece Tanesha Donio in the background. Michelle is holding a pickerel she caught in Sioux Lookout. | MICHELLE DONIO-KING

Michelle Donio-King’s most defining feature is her laugh. It accents her playful charm and is the key to understanding her adventurous and giving spirit.

Born in Toronto, around age two Donio-King and her family moved to Northwestern Ontario, just outside of Jellicoe. She was

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