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    Nativity scenes and barbed wire

    One of the common traditions in the Christmas season is that of the nativity scene, or creche. You will see them outdoors, often in front of churches.
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    People meet to discuss green new deal ideas

    Allison BillingsThirty-three people gathered in Bluewater Park in Wiarton on May 23 to spend the evening connecting and communicating about the climate crisis, social injustice and Indigenous sovereignty to inform ...
  • Comet Hale-Bopp, shown here in March, was the 'Comet-of-the-Century,' visible for many months in 1997.

    Christmas comet worth a look

    While there has been no lack of planetary activity to enjoy in the night sky – including visibility of Venus, Jupiter and Mars – one celestial spectacle has been missing ...
  • In autumn, the Milky Way stretches overhead from horizon to horizon.

    Summer Triangle best in autumn

    Summer came to an official end this year on Sept. 22 at 9:54 p.m. EDT, more or less its usual time. The autumnal equinox date varies from year to year ...
  • Zoe Kessler, Editor, Wiarton Echo

    Searching for Mrs. Duncan

    So. Turns out I’m not the first female editor of the Wiarton Echo.So much for making history.Once I got over the shock of this discovery, I felt relief and then ...
  • Wiarton Echo letters to the editor

    Letters to the Editor

    RE:  Visitor grateful to good SamaritanDear Editor, On the 17th of July we were driving up from Orangeville to our camp at Cape Croker.