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'Pathways to Healing'

Dr. Andrew Affleck spoke about current management trends for opiate use at the “Substance Awareness and Pathways to Healing” confrence at the Copper River Inn here yesterday. During his presentation, he discussed heroin use in Fort Frances, opioid-related mortality, opioid prescriptions in Ontario, naloxone, methadone, and a variety of related topics.

Bridal show

Patti Boileau of the Fort Frances Curling Club, left, and Laurie Moxhan of Cater 2U hosted booths during the annual bridal show hosted by Northwoods Gallery & Gifts here. About two dozen brides had registered for the event, which featured a wide variety of vendors offering just about every wedding service or product.

Fairy lantern craft

Maddie Buttner enjoyed putting together her “magical fairy jar lantern" during one of the March Break activities held at the Fort Frances Public Library last week. The craft used patterns that were designed on the library's new "Cricut Maker.”

Blanket-making

Millie Witherspoon enjoyed participating in the blanket-making workshop last Wednesday afternoon at the Sunset Country Métis Hall here. People from Fort Frances and the surrounding area came together to make blankets as well as socialize.