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Jim Wright : One of The Other Wright Brothers <b>(4 photos)</b>

Jim Wright : One of The Other Wright Brothers (4 photos)

Jim Wright, who passed away last week, was a talented musician and raconteur
Robertson Photo Service: Douglas S. Robertson, Victoria Harbour <b>(4 photos)</b>

Robertson Photo Service: Douglas S. Robertson, Victoria Harbour (4 photos)

Robertson operated from 1922 until 1943 when trachoma blinded him
History and memory: The Wright Stuff <b>(6 photos)</b>

History and memory: The Wright Stuff (6 photos)

Wright Brothers connection to Georgian Bay better known to local residents than their European travels
<b>COLUMN:</b> The Road to Hell is Paved With Good Intentions

COLUMN: The Road to Hell is Paved With Good Intentions

No good deed goes unpunished is an expression one hears. The title of this piece is another quote in the same vein. The theory of unintended consequences from an act which one thinks or believes is altruistic or ethical.
Bregje Kee née Bras : A Dutch Heroine Remembered <b>(4 photos)</b>

Bregje Kee née Bras : A Dutch Heroine Remembered (4 photos)

The Kees made their home in Victoria Harbour, Bregje living independently in her own home until 97.
Gerhard & Helga Krueger and Leitz: A portrait (7 photos)

Gerhard & Helga Krueger and Leitz: A portrait (7 photos)

Gerhard and Helga loved Midland and wanted to return the generosity they had experienced from Midland’s citizens when they arrived in the early fifties from a war-torn Germany
Fire Burning: Reflecting on B.C.'s current wildfires, blazes of Midland's past <b>(6 photos)</b>

Fire Burning: Reflecting on B.C.'s current wildfires, blazes of Midland's past (6 photos)

As B.C. struggles with major wildfires, author says 'fires plagues local lumber mills circa 1914 and losses were huge'
Madawaska Club at Go Home Bay has deep roots in area

Madawaska Club at Go Home Bay has deep roots in area

Steamers plied the bay from Parry Sound to Penetang with a stop at Go Home wharf
Georgian Bay, Guy’s Gidley and Orville Wright’s flight <b>(4 photos)</b>

Georgian Bay, Guy’s Gidley and Orville Wright’s flight (4 photos)

Did you know Orville Wright often sought solace on Lambert Island in Georgian Bay?
<b>Postcard Memories:</b> Local Landmarks: A look at the rural hamlet of Vasey <b>(5 photos)</b>

Postcard Memories: Local Landmarks: A look at the rural hamlet of Vasey (5 photos)

In 1876, Mark Vasey was appointed postmaster in Victoria Harbour and in 1879, he was stationmaster for  the GTR (Grand Trunk Railway).