Tess Wilk gets in all the cracks to help clean up Barrie's waterfront Saturday morning. ZACH MACPHERSON/PHOTO

Spring cleaning

Volunteers turned out in droves Saturday morning to help tidy up Barrie's waterfront.

OPP investigate death

TINY TWP. – OPP are investigating after a man was found dead near a residence on Farlain Lake Road Saturday afternoon.

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) watershed co-ordinator Andee Pelan teaches Tayte Pelan to plant a tree as Rowyn McNair looks on. The LSRCA is hosting a community tree planting in Barrie on Sunday. Moush Sara John

Planting an idea

The intermittent cold and sometimes freezing rain has not deterred the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) and partners of The Creeks Pr

Orchidee Xuan Lan Bongard, 46, died after the car she was driving collided with a transport truck on Highway 400 early Thursday morning. PHOTO: SUBMITTED

'Orchidee was a determined girl'

Full of love, luck and determination, Orchidee Xuan Lan Bongard lost her life in a flash of metal when her car collided with a transport truck on High