Sauble Beach

Man pleads not guilty to criminal negligence in fatal Sauble fire

Taran Hibma pleaded not guilty Tuesday in an Owen Sound courtroom to criminal negligence causing death by starting a fire, in a backyard tree house, which caused the death of 17-year-old Genesis Young at Sauble Beach three years ago. Hibma, 22, entered his plea to the Aug. 15, 2020 charge before Superior Court Justice Roger […]

Raking haulted at north Sauble Beach after workers jumped gun

Saugeen First Nation Chief Conrad Ritchie confirmed some unauthorized raking took place Wednesday on the band’s recently re-acquired north beach at Sauble. He said new workers hired for beach maintenance who “must have jumped the gun” and attempted to rake the north end. “The workers didn’t know,” Ritchie said. “But that got shut down real […]

Stunt driving charge laid for speeding more than 140 km/h

Police say they charged a 37-year-old Huron County driver with stunt driving after seeing Lamborghini sports car reach more than 140 kilometres per hour near Sauble Beach. Grey Bruce OPP said an officer observed the speeding on Bruce Road 8 in South Bruce Peninsula, where the speed limit is 80 km/h, on Saturday, June 24 […]

Endangered piping plover spotted at Sauble Beach

A piping plover sighting at Sauble Beach has enthusiasts hoping the beach might once again provide a safe nesting site for the endangered shorebird. Don Kennedy sent several photos of the bird to his network of piping plover conservationists the evening of May 6. He said by phone the following day, he had spotted the […]

Endangered Piping Plover spotted at Sauble Beach Saturday

A piping plover sighting at Sauble Beach over the weekend has enthusiasts hoping the beach might once again provide a safe nesting site for the endangered shorebird. Don Kennedy sent several photos of the bird to his network of piping plover conservationists Saturday evening. He said by phone Sunday he spotted the plover between 5 […]

Paid parking program in flux as town seeks clarity in Sauble Beach case

The Town of South Bruce Peninsula said Friday it remains in communication with Saugeen First Nation and has offered to assist with beach-related maintenance items ahead of the 2023 summer season while the situation with the town’s paid parking program remains unclear. On April 8, the Ontario Superior Court ruled in favour of Saugeen First […]

Town alleges judge erred in Sauble Beach boundary decision

South Bruce Peninsula council’s appeal of a judge’s finding that a large strip of beach at Sauble belongs to Saugeen First Nation says the judge’s decision raises questions which need clarification. But the appeal goes further, seeking the judgment to be set aside and the band’s action dismissed. And if the court still finds band […]

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