A weathered missing persons poster of Ashley Simpson is tacked to a post on Yankee Flats Road, not far from where she lived in Salmon Arm, B.C. The St. Catharines woman has been missing since April. Photo by Grant LaFleche

Simpsons feeling hope, fear

John Simpson doesn’t know where to place his hope. There is no outcome that can truly end the suffering of his family.

Hybrid truck may join fleet

Welland staff are recommending the city take part in a six month pilot project to test one Plug-in Hybrid Electric (PHEV) 1/2 ton truck.