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Marc Stuempfle

Autism walk

The Borderland Autism Awareness Walk took place Saturday afternoon along the La Verendrye Parkway. The purpose was to raise awareness on issues of early intervention, receiving a proper diagnosis, and obtaining the proper support from the provincial government for each individuals needs. The warm wether and sun kept the smiles shining all afternoon.

Careful putting

Harry Klyne, right, and his skins partner Roger Morrison attempted to sink a long putt at Heron Landing Golf Course on Friday afternoon. Kylne fell just short on his birdie attempt as he tried to will the ball closer to the hole after getting a read off of Morrison's earlier putt.

FFPC celebrates 150,000 injury-free work hours

The Fort Frances Power Corporation (FFPC) took the time Tuesday afternoon to recognized all of its employees' hard work and dedication to a safe work environment.

FFPC celebrated 150,000 safe work hours—or 11 years injury-free—and congratulated Brian White, on becoming a certified journeyman by finishing his four-year electric lineman apprenticeship.

Safety achievement

It took an 11-year commitment by all the employees at the Fort Frances Power Corp. to achieve 150,000 injury-free work hours, but they did it. The FFPC held a barbecue lunch on Tuesday to celebrate and thank everyone for their hard work and dedication.

Dog walkers

The weather did not stop members of the community and Emo and District Lions Club from enjoying its second-annual Walk for Dog Guides. Smiles brightened the afternoon to celebrate the joyous occasion.

Stretcher ride

Four-year-old Alex Matichuk enjoyed a stretcher ride during a barbecue for the public at the ambulance base in Atikokan on Saturday—an event to kick off “Paramedic Services Week." This year's theme is "Celebrating Successes” wth the aim being to promote careers in paramedicine and educate the public on the day-to-day life of a paramedic.