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Great Stories

Do you know someone with a great story? We want to share it!

Everyone knows a great person with a great story. So, our concept is simple. Find amazing people in our community with great stories to tell and share those stories with everyone else.

We are looking for heroes, philanthropists, innovators, volunteers, good neighbours, visionaries, donors, adventurers, veterans or anyone you think is a great person with a unique story.

Submit a short summary that includes the name of the person and the story you think we should highlight. Give us your name and contact info as well as the contact for the person you want us to write about (or he best person to contact that can tell their story).

Submit below.


After losing spouse to early-onset Alzheimer's, Sault-born author hopes to help others cope

After losing spouse to early-onset Alzheimer's, Sault-born author hopes to help others cope

Sonia Discher's book is full of tips, but ultimately it's about coping with loss and supporting your loved ones, says the author
Community care kits 'door dashed' to area service providers <b>(8 photos)</b>

Community care kits 'door dashed' to area service providers (8 photos)

Plan A Algoma delivered kits that included masks and sanitizer to a number of local organizations that were short on PPE
Sault man finds a piece of area’s ancient past, gives it proper home at Sault Museum <b>(3 photos)</b>

Sault man finds a piece of area’s ancient past, gives it proper home at Sault Museum (3 photos)

Detectorist Rob Gioia confirms copper tip, found locally, is 3,000 to 5,000 years old
Volunteer position has made for a meaningful summer for this university student

Volunteer position has made for a meaningful summer for this university student

Kelsey Mackin is among the students volunteers who have been helping out with day-to-day chores around ARCH
Wanna hear another story about The Barn? Of course you do

Wanna hear another story about The Barn? Of course you do

After we published last week's story, we heard from a family member of one of the structure's original builders and she had some interesting details to add
Looking for Joey? You'll probably find her at the shelter

Looking for Joey? You'll probably find her at the shelter

For Joey Kirkwood, who is an avid dog-walker for the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society, dogs are a 'woman's best friend'
Unable to hold a festival, Sault Pride finds a way with sign campaign

Unable to hold a festival, Sault Pride finds a way with sign campaign

The organizing committee has found new ways for the community to show support, including a lawn sign campaign
Life guarding not an option, university student turns to beekeeping for summer employment

Life guarding not an option, university student turns to beekeeping for summer employment

The family cottage is now home to 20 bee hives
Golf pro Jeff Hamilton tells us how he survives the ups and downs of an ever-changing sport

Golf pro Jeff Hamilton tells us how he survives the ups and downs of an ever-changing sport

Local golf clubs benefiting from COVID-19 border closure will be vying to keep them on this side when things reopen, says Sault Golf Club pro
Family fundraising effort aims to restore historic cordwood barn

Family fundraising effort aims to restore historic cordwood barn

The Old Garden River Road building is a favourite among animal lovers and photographers