Obituary: Lee Shaver

Peacefully at the Winchester & District Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Lee Shaver of Iroquois at the age of 88. Dearly beloved husband of Jean Shaver (nee Ridsdale). Loving father of Sandra Lee […]


Obituary: Gerard Backes

At the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Saturday, July 6, 2019, Gerry Backes of Williamsburg, age 81. Loving husband of Claire Backes (nee Riopelle) for 60 years. Loving father of Louise Vachon of Morrisburg, Lynn […]


Editorial: Infrastructure time bomb

As this region celebrates the 60th anniversary of the official opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway system, communities along the river face an uncertain and costly obstacle to their financial and infrastructure stability. Iroquois, Morrisburg, […]