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Pay to park

Want to park behind the Rainy Lake Square? It's now going to cost you. Six parking meters were installed Friday at the south end of the square along the laneway. The fee to park there is $1.25/hour. Users are able to pay for parking by coin, credit card, or payment through an app which can be downloaded onto any smartphone.

Muskie running

Muskie Greta Fedoruk shone yet again, running to a first-place finish in the junior girls' division to nab gold at the NWOSSAA championships held last Wednesday at the Kamview Ski Trails in Thunder Bay. Fedoruk clocked in with a time of 24:03 to lead the junior squad, who all also qualified for the all-Ontarios that will be held Nov. 3 in Burlington.

Muskie runner

Greta Fedoruk was among the top performers for the Muskie cross-country team at the Evergreen Classic in Kenora last Thursday. Fedoruk ran to a gold-medal finish in the senior girls' 5.4-km race, clocking in with a time of 24:47 at the second meet of the NorWOSSA season. The Muskies next will be in Dryden tomorrow for the annual “Turkey Trot” meet.

'TD Tree Days'

TD Canada Trust volunteers Mari Thibault, left, Heather Gill, Korreli Brant, Amanda Stevens, Katie Trigg, Matthew Price, and Samson Busch shared big smiles at J.W Walker School after testing out their green thumbs during “TD Tree Days” on Saturday. A volunteer from both the Dryden and Kenora TD branches made the trek here to help with the environmental endeavour.

Steep climb

Haven Labbe gripped part of a mountain in Saas-Grand while embarking on a mountain climbing adventure in the Swiss Alps. She is seen here scaling the mountain via ferrata climb of the Jegihorn, which has an elevation of 3,206 metres.