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Beach Parking No Longer Acceptable In Many Areas

The Coastal Stewardship Coordinator for the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation says it wasn’t that long ago that it was quite common to see vehicles parked side by side on the beach as close to water as they could get.

Hannah Cann says that’s no longer the case on most Huron County beaches, but it can still be seen on some beaches up and down the shoreline.

Cann says one of the most serious problems created by vehicles on the beach is compaction of the sand.

Panovski Has Trouble Remembering Dates and Events

The Crown wrapped its cross-examination of Boris Panovski at his trial in Goderich Thursday afternoon.

Panovski is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Don Frigo, and attempted murder in the wounding of Frigo’s wife Eva at the Hullett Wildlife Area in September of 2014.

During Thursday’s cross-examination, Panovski admitted that in the time since the shooting he suffered a head injury and has a bad memory. And a video of his interview with police on September 22, 2014, illustrated some inconsistencies in his testimony.

New Family Doctor Will Set Up Practice In Kincardine

The Doctor Recruitment Committee has secured a new Family Physician for Kincardine.

Town Council has approved an agreement with Dr. Catherine Ciszkowski to take up her medical practice in the Municipality of Kincardine, starting next January.

Ciszkowski looks forward to moving to the Kincardine area with her husband. They both enjoy spending time enjoying the wealth of natural resources that the area has to offer.

Endangered plovers face new threat: snowy owls

A new predator has emerged for piping plovers in the Great Lakes.  For the first time, snowy owls were recently seen eating critically endangered plovers in several locations along the Great Lakes, including Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in lower Michigan and Vermilion Point in the Upper Peninsula.  Read and listen to the full story by Interlochen Public Radio.

Panovski Will Be On Witness Stand For Third Day

Boris Panovski will be back on the stand in Goderich Thursday morning in his first-degree murder trial.

The 74-year-old is charged in the fatal shooting of Don Frigo at the Hullett Wildlife Area on September 14th, 2014 and for attempted murder in the wounding of Frigo’s wife, Eva.

Under cross-examination by the Crown Wednesday, Panovski maintained he spent much of that Saturday afternoon driving around Huron County looking for a new place to hunt geese.

Trudeau Announces Pot Legalization Date

Canada’s prime minister has announced that recreational marijuana will be legal to consume in Canada starting on October 17.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement during question period in the House of Commons on Wednesday, a day after the pot legalization bill, Bill C-45, passed by a vote of 52 to 29 in the Senate.

Bill C-45 will now move to royal assent, but the federal government previously promised provinces and municipalities eight to 12 weeks to allow for final preparations.