Port Elgin

Port Elgin marathoner sets course record in Indianapolis

Port Elgin’s Rachel Hannah set a new course record at the 16th annual Indianapolis Monumental Marathon this past Saturday. Hannah, 37, won the women’s race in a record-setting time of 2:35:17. In a post to social media, Hannah said, “I’m thrilled to have a course record and run a time I haven’t been close to […]

Lakeshore Triathlon will call Port Elgin home in 2024 and beyond

The Lakeshore Triathlon will call Saugeen Shores home in 2024 and beyond. Organizers of the race announced earlier this week the former Kincardine Women’s Triathlon, which shifted to Port Elgin this past summer to re-route around Kincardine’s big downtown dig, will make the move permanent. “We are excited to start a new chapter for the […]

Disappearance of two men 28 years ago still haunts families

Victoria Weidemann continues to wonder what happened to her dad and his buddy when they went fishing one evening in 1995 and never returned. Their disappearance 28 years ago, the discovery of their partly submerged canoe off Saugeen Shores, two paddles and two life-jackets in Lake Huron, suggested the worst. But their bodies were never […]

FireFit Championships return to Port Elgin

The toughest two minutes in sports returned to Port Elgin’s main beach Saturday. FireFit competitors took on a gruelling six-stage course meant to mimic tasks firefighters might encounter at an emergency fire scene in head-to-head individual races to kick off the two-day competition. The FireFit Championships regional stop features firefighters from all over the province […]

Woman charged after car stolen, police assaulted in Port Elgin

A 32-year-old woman from Bruce County faces several charges after a Saugeen Shores police officer was punched in the face. Officers received a report of an intoxicated woman stealing a vehicle from Lamont Sports Park in Port Elgin at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, Saugeen Shores police said in a news release. Approximately 10 minutes later an […]

MacKay to bring NLL Cup home to Port Elgin Saturday

Port Elgin’s Ian MacKay is bringing the NLL Cup to the Queen’s Bar and Grill on Saturday. MacKay and the Buffalo Bandits won the National Lacrosse League’s top prize in a deciding Game 3 over the Colorado Mammoth with a 13-4 victory inside Buffalo’s KeyBank Center earlier this month in front of over 18,000 fans. […]

Men strut their stuff in Port Elgin and Kincardine for Women’s House

Chris Turcotte slid into a pair of now familiar red pumps and strutted through downtown Port Elgin with practised ease to raise money for the Women’s House the afternoon of May 27. It’s the 12th straight year the Kincardine man has participated in the international Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. The event encourages […]

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