The store window at Curvy Chick on Scott Street is among the numerous businesses and organizations that have decorated in celebration of the inaugural “Borderland Pride Week" here. In addition to the distinctive rainbow colours reflecting diversity, many participants have included hearts and messages of "love for all” in their displays.
Duane Hicks has been a staff writer/photographer for the Fort Frances Times since 1998. 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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