With three teams and close to 40 players, the Fort Frances Girls’ Hockey PeeWee house program has enjoyed a banner season so far.
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The Sunset Country Squash Club’s 29th-annual Boxing Day men’s tournament again was a success thanks to the many participants, said organizer Bob Tkachuk.
Sixteen players took to the courts at the Memorial Sports Centre on Friday morning and battled it out until late in the afternoon.
Layout and floor plans for the new Robert Moore School have been finalized following the most recent meeting of the building committee on Dec. 15.
The new Robert Moore School will be roughly 51,000 square feet in size, and be built to accommodate 480 students.
The Muskie girls’ alumni will be out in full force tomorrow night as they take on the current hockey team at the Ice for Kids Arena.
As more and more of the white stuff falls, and people have a little more spare time over the holidays, area snowmobilers are bound to want to ride their sleds.
But before they hit the trails, they should keep in mind the municipal bylaws that govern the use of snowmobiles within town limits.
The bylaws state:
The Fort Frances Atom ‘AA’ 99ers held their early-bird raffle yesterday at the CC Complex at Couchiching.
Peggy Martineau drew six-year-old Reed Bodnar as the lucky winner of a $500 gas voucher donated by the CC Complex.
More draws will take place Jan. 30 when the team hosts their home tourney at the Memorial Sports Centre, during which tickets will be available.
Fort Frances OPP officers, along with the OPP’s North West Region Crime Unit, continue to investigate the death of a Fort Frances man last week.
The investigation was initiated in the early-morning hours of Thursday (Dec. 18) after police were called to the emergency department at La Verendrye Hospital following the death of a patient.
Fourteen members of the Border Skating Club took to the ice Dec. 13014 for the Skate Thunder Bay competition and hauled in 27 medals.
Results were as follows:
•Pre-Preliminary Jumps: Megan Poirier—5th (Flight 1) and Lexi Caul—1st (Flight 5);
•Introductory Elements: Kailey Croswell—2nd (Flight 1), Lexi Caul—6th (Flight 2) and Megan Poirier—4th (Flight 3);
Everyone in the community is warmly welcomed to come out and enjoy the 21st-annual community Christmas dinner being held on Thursday at Knox United Church from noon-2 p.m.
“Come down and have a festive time, and everyone is welcome to attend,” said Debbie Bazylewski of the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau.
For parents, relatives, and friends of all the miniature reindeer, gingerbread kids, angels, shepherds, and so much more, photos of Christmas concerts staged by schools across the district are now available online at the Fort Frances Times’ website at www.fftimes.com
If you find a photo you really like, drop by the Times to have a print made.