As council waits for tenders to come in on major projects and the province to approve new tax ratios, before it can make any decisions regarding levy increases in the 2009 budget, some discussion continued at yesterday’s budget meeting around the in-ground fuel tank at the Sorting Gap Marina here.
Duane Hicks has been a staff writer/photographer for the Fort Frances Times since 1998, becoming editor in 2019. Raised in Fort Frances, he left town in 1993 to attend the Journalism program at Carleton University in Ottawa. He returned in the spring of 1998, being hired at the Times shortly thereafter. He covers a variety of news beats, including municipal politics which he has covered since 2001. He also makes a mean salsa which he shares with the rest of the Times staff on his birthday.
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