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Lakers add blueliner

The Fort Frances Lakers’ newest acquisition will cast a rather lengthy shadow wherever he travels on the ice.

Defenceman Ryan Gazich joined the team yesterday and possibly will be in the lineup tonight when the Lakers (1-0) host the Dryden GM Ice Dogs (2-0) in their regular-season home-opener.

Game time is 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Voter cards in mail

Voter information cards for the Oct. 19 federal election are going out this week.

Elections Canada said the cards are printed and will be mailed to some 25 million registered electors.

The card will tell them when and where to vote, and shows the accessibility of their polling site.

TD looking for tree planters

The local TD branch is looking for tree planters to help out with its “TD Tree Days” tomorrow in Barwick.

“It’s a Canada-wide thing where TD picks certain areas to provide funding,” explained Kayla Millar, manager of customer service at the local branch and lead for the project.

Muskie golfers shine

The Muskie golf team is in position to play at home after all.

“We’re sitting in a good spot going into Red Lake,” Muskie coach Brian Johnstone said after Fort High shot a team score of 338 to end up in third place at the NorWOSSA regular-season finale yesterday in Sioux Lookout.

That was one stroke behind the second-place Kenora Broncos (337).

Power outage slated

Residents in Fort Frances and surrounding area will experience a scheduled power outage this Sunday (Sept. 20).

Fort Frances Power Corp. customers, as well as Hydro One customers in Rainy Lake 18C FN, Halkirk, Watten, Farrington, Couchiching 16A FN, and Red Gut FN, will be without power from about 7 a.m.-1 p.m.