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Heather Latter

Heather Latter has been a reporter/photographer at the Fort Frances Times since October, 2005. Originally from Emo, ON, she received her BJH (Bachelor of Journalism) with a combined honours in Music History from the University of King’s College in Halifax, NS. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

hlatter@fortfrances.com
Staff Writer & Photographer


Pie sale

Members of the U.C.W. organized slices of pie during their annual pie and dessert sale Friday afternoon at Knox United Church here. People were able to enjoy a slice of pie, with tea and coffee, or purchase a whole pie to take home.

Survivors’ lap

Bev McCoy, left, along with her parents, Bert and Marj Smeeth, checked out the luminaries lining the track in the ’52 Canadians Arena on Saturday during the survivors’ lap of the annual “Relay for Life” event. Despite being moved from the Sorting Gap Marina to the Memorial Sports Centre due to stormy weather, the 12 participating teams raised more than $40,000.

First grads

Livia Hood shook hands with teacher Meghan Bourgeois before receiving her certificate yesterday during the SK French Immersion graduation at St. Michael’s School. It was the first French Immersion class graduating to Grade 1 since the program was reinstated last fall. The class, with 19 students, also performed two songs and a poem for friends and family gathered in the school gym.

Teen named to advisory council

Mira Donaldson has served as a Legislative Page, was named a 2014 Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year, and last month earned top honours in drama at the provincial competition of the Associated Manitoba Arts Festivals.

But she’s not stopping there with her achievements.

The ninth-grader also recently was selected to be part of the Minister’s Student Advisory Council.

Plenty of ideas for Sunny Cove

A campground/RV park, zip lines, developing the second beach, and other improvements were among the ideas offered during a brainstorming session on the long-term use and potential for Kiwanis Sunny Cove Camp held there last Wednesday evening.

The town’s Kiwanis Sunny Cove Advisory Committee invited the public to provide their input on what they’d like to see the camp develop into.

Sunny Cove future

Geoff Gillon of Rainy River Future Development Corp. read out some of the ideas brainstormed during a session yesterday evening at Kiwanis Sunny Cove Camp. The town’s Kiwanis Sunny Cove Advisory Committee invited the public to provide input on the future of the camp as it investigates the long-term use and potential of the camp for youth programming and economic development.