This week:

R.I.P. Neil Peart – Musical distractions from depressing headlines

Flood map – One property not exempt

Success story – Nikosi on your screens

From the sticks to the Smithsonian

David Clendining may be from little old Lac-des-Loups, but his sculptures are getting some big attention.  His  sculpture of Charles Darwin has a prime spot at the Smithsonian in D.C.; here he stands with his seven-foot bronze statue of Capt. Arthur Roy Brown, a First World War flying ace, officially credited with shooting down German fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen, aka “The Red Baron”. Pick up this week's copy to read more.  Hollie Davies photo

The Low Down checks in with Kimberly Chan, who won the

byelection for the Ward 6 seat on

the Chelsea council by a landslide.   MORE

La Pêche council kicked off the new year by considering a wireless internet access point with Digicom that would be set up on the bell tower of the Paroisse Ste Cécile de Masham in Masham.    MORE

Despite hosting two special

budget sessions in December, Low council once again pushed back approving the 2020 budget at its Jan.

13 meeting. MORE