Meeting a challenge and finding a hero

Jan Veen in The Commander's Race at the Canada Army RunJan Veen in The Commander's Race at the Canada Army Run

Jan Veen has been running for as long as she can remember. “I’ve done so many races, I can’t even count how many,” says the Oil Springs marathoner. “I don’t run for competition, I love to run. I love to be outside and see the world changing.” And she loves to be able to help …Read More


Oil Springs group hopes to spur economic growth

A new committee in Oil Spring hopes to spur growth. The Oil Springs Growth Committee is a community group which formed after Oil ...
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Architect drawn of the refurbished Alvinston school

Old Alvinston school gets new life

Apartments and commercial area to be built over two years   An old school is getting new life after many …Read More


Petrolia wants you to tickle the ivories Saturday

The Independent Staff If you have always wanted to tickle the ivories in front of a crowd, this may be …Read More