Pebbled ice gets tested

NEW GLASGOW — Curlers are cranking up for another season at the Bluenose Curling Club. Some of them have been curling for years and welcome the return to the game, while the club is also hoping others either give the sport a try for the first time or return after a time away from it....

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Scotians take over third place

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians have taken sole possession of third place in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League’s Sid Rowe Division with a 1-0 overtime victory over the Antigonish Bulldogs on Monday in Trenton. Scotians captain Brendon Duff scored a power-play goal in overtime to give them the win. The win moved the...

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Are you a Crushers fan?

If you are a fan of the Weeks Crushers, and if the person circled in this picture is you, then you just won two tickets to a regular season Crusher’s game! Contact our office on George Street in Pictou for details!...

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You could be a winner!

If this is you, you are a lucky winner of two tickets to a regular season Crusher’s game! Contact our office for details....

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Check, mate

WESTVILLE – Zach Head pauses for a moment before making a precision move. Eight-year-old Head was deep in thought while playing a game of chess with Nova Scotia chess master Alvah Mayo. Although being taught at four years old to play the game, Head played a mere handful of times prior to taking on the...

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Pokémon Go craze gets people out and about

If you haven’t heard of Pokémon before this month it is likely that you have heard of the new mobile device game Pokémon Go by now. The game has swept the globe in popularity with users logging on in overwhelming numbers. For those unfamiliar, the game is modelled after a 90s anime-style show that debuted...

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