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But can he bait his own hook?

This image of an elephant fishing near the Blue Water Bridge is a bit of a mystery. It was found in a large collection of photos and slides donated by Tourism Sarnia-Lambton to the Lambton County Archives. Jumbo stands on a bollard used to tie up ships, so the incident pre-dated the redevelopment of Point… Read more »

Bon Temps

An outdoor Winter Carnival was held at Cathcart Boulevard school last week to celebrate French culture and learn the traditions of Quebec’s Carnaval. About 550 children took part in toboggan races, hockey, football bowling and musical entertainment. Seen here from left are, Celeste Wiersma, Ella Capser (standing in pink coat) Isaac Jones, Fynn Hazzard, Cole… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – Kiwis is a term used to describe people of what country? 2 – For the second time this season, Sarnia Sting captain Jordan Kyrou has been named the OHL’s what? 3 – The Annual Tour de France is held primarily in what month? 4 – Tashmoo Road, stretching from Churchill to Lasalle, and… Read more »

Real snowbirds stick around for Canadian winter

Journal Staff Though many of Sarnia-Lambton’s birds fly south in winter, some of our feathered friends do stay through even the coldest months. The photos here were submitted recently by Journal readers of birds that are capable of finding sufficient food to stay warm all winter long. Some birds are readily adapted to the cold… Read more »

Free skate

Nora and Stan Matej, of Sarnia, joined a large crowd of skaters during the public skate at Clearwater Arena recently. The pair skate two to three times a week. “It’s a free skate,” said Nora. “The price is right.” Glenn Ogilvie

Lambton’s eSports teams are still learning the ropes

Troy Shantz Fitness regimes. Game tape reviews. Massage therapy. The approach taken with Lambton College eSport competitors doesn’t differ much from that of traditional athletes, even if their playing field is a computer screen. Launched last fall, the Varsity eSports teams faces off against colleges, universities and club teams around the world playing League of… Read more »

Bonspiel Champions

The team, from left, of skip Colin Parr, Brian Scott, Jamie Parkinson and Curt Bladon won the open division championship at the 89th Men’s Imperial Bonspiel, played at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club. The Jan. 25-27 bonspiel featured 26 teams from Southwestern Ontario. Submitted Photo

Work crews “unbuilding” former Sarnia General Hospital

Cathy Dobson Is it a labour of love or viable redevelopment deal? Both really. Mark Lumley and Kenn Poore, two of the five local businessmen who accepted $5.4 million from the city to demolish the old Sarnia General Hospital, talk about their project with unbridled enthusiasm. “It’s a magical thing,” said Lumley, describing how Schouten… Read more »