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Fort Frances Times Online Edition - August 28, 2018

Open air craft

Photos
Stephanie Hagenaars

Nicole LePine, left, showed off her stick weave creation yesterday afternoon, as Julia LePine and Benicio Campello took a break from their artwork to check it out during Community Living Fort Frances and District's “Open Air Art Studio” at the Shaw room at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. The last art studio will take place Monday, Sept.

Back at it

Photos
Jamie Mountain

Another WHSFL season is almost upon us and the Muskie football team is hard at work preparing for it. The black-and-gold have been holding their annual training camp sessions every weekday afternoon since last Thursday and will continue to do so until school starts next Wednesday (Sept. 5). The Muskies kick off their season on Sept.

'Oily' man faces charges

National
The Canadian Press

THUNDER BAY, Ont.—A man from Thunder Bay, Ont., is facing multiple charges after an unusual weekend incident in the city.

Local police say they were called to an area where a half-dressed man covered in what appeared to be cooking oil was allegedly wandering into traffic.

Ottawa, Inuit reach deal on relocation compensation

National
The Canadian Press

ARVIAT, Nunavut—Inuit who were forcibly removed from their traditional lands in the 1950s and starved as a result have reached a compensation deal with the federal government.

“We forgive but we will not forget,” said David Serkoak of the Ahiarmiut Relocation Society, representing the descendants of dozens of relocated Inuit.

Scientists concerned for ailing killer whale

National
The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER—Scientists who are trying to treat an ailing killer whale in the Pacific Ocean off Washington state are looking at injecting the animal with a second dose of antibiotics and another drug.

For the past few weeks, the endangered female killer whale, called J50, has been at the centre of an international rescue effort. She was last spotted Friday.

Two people injured in bear attack in Alberta park

National
The Canadian Press

KANANASKIS, Alta.—Conservation officers say a bear that seriously injured two hikers in a southern Alberta park retreated after biting into a can of bear spray that one of the people was holding.

Feds approve roadside test for marijuana

National
The Canadian Press

OTTAWA—Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is giving the green light to a new roadside test to check for drugs.

Yesterday, Wilson-Raybould approved the Drager DrugTest 5000 as the first saliva screening equipment to be used by law enforcement to test for THC, the main psychoactive agent in cannabis.

U.S. appeals report that favoured Cdn. paper

Business
The Canadian Press

GENEVA—A trade dispute over glossy paper will continue with an appeal to the World Trade Organization, even though the United States announced last month that it had ended countervailing duties on Canadian producers.

U.S. appeals WTO report that largely favoured Canada’s glossy paper producers

Business
The Canadian Press

GENEVA — A trade dispute over glossy paper will continue with an appeal to the World Trade Organization, even though the United States announced last month that it had ended countervailing duties on Canadian producers.

Ferrer's last Slam ends with injury

Sports
Howard Fendrich
The Associated Press

NEW YORK—There was something bittersweet about David Ferrer's last Grand Slam match. Yes, he got to depart by sharing the court with his friend and Spanish Davis Cup teammate Rafael Nadal, under the lights on the big stage of Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open.

Morales' HR streak ends

Sports
David Ginsburg
The Associated Press

BALTIMORE—Kendrys Morales took his cuts, and the ball didn't go out of the park.

It happens all the time to the best players in the land. On this occasion, however, Morales' homerless performance ended his attempt to make baseball history.

Halep 1st No. 1 to lose 1st Open match

Sports
Howard Fendrich
The Associated Press

NEW YORK—Some players, like top-ranked Simona Halep, freely acknowledge they don't deal well with the hustle-and-bustle of the U.S. Open and all it entails.

Others, like 44th-ranked Kaia Kanepi, take to the Big Apple and its Grand Slam tournament.

Hornets' nest removed from car in Ohio

International
The Associated Press

ALLIANCE, Ohio—European Hornets have been removed after building a large nest in a car in Ohio, in a scene that looked like a horror movie.

Travis Watson, who owns The Bee Man, was called into action after the nest was found inside the El Camino on Sunday.

Drake visits transplant patient

International
The Associated Press

CHICAGO—A suburban Chicago girl has received a heart transplant just days after she danced her way into a hospital visit from Drake.

Surgeons performed the transplant on 11-year-old Sofia Sanchez yesterday at Chicago's Lurie Children's Hospital.

Large European hornets’ nest removed from car in Ohio

International
The Associated Press

ALLIANCE, Ohio — European Hornets have been removed after building a large nest in a car in Ohio, in a scene that looked like a horror movie.

Travis Watson, who owns The Bee Man, was called into action after the nest was found inside the El Camino on Sunday.

Cold, dry climate shifts linked to Neanderthal disappearance

Science
By Malcolm Ritter The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Ancient periods of cold and dry climate helped our species replace Neanderthals in Europe, a study suggests.

Researchers found that such cold periods coincided with an apparent disappearance of our evolutionary cousins in different parts of the continent, followed by the appearance of our species, Homo sapiens.

After criticism, Trump honours McCain’s service to country

People
By Catherine Lucey The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure by tersely recognizing Sen. John McCain’s “service to our country” and re-lowering the White House flag.

11-year-old girl gets heart transplant after visit by Drake

People
The Associated Press

CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago girl has received a heart transplant just days after she danced her way into a hospital visit from Drake.

Mind-altering breast milk detected in study

Lifestyles
Lindsey Tanner
The Associated Press

CHICAGO—Marijuana's main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers' breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward.

Experts say the ingredient, THC, has chemical properties that could allow it to disrupt brain development and potentially cause harm, although solid evidence of that is lacking.

Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken Thighs

Recipes
By Katie Workman The Associated Press

Sometimes I forget about frozen spinach. I always have frozen corn and frozen peas on hand, but frozen spinach falls off the radar from time to time. The good news is that then I get to rediscover it.

Keep your chowder light to preserve the flavour of your cod

Recipes
By America’S Test Kitchen The Associated Press

This modern fish chowder honours its simple roots by showcasing moist, tender morsels of fish in a delicate broth. Searching for a route to fresher, cleaner flavours, we got a bonus: shorter cooking time.

A piquant salsa pairs nicely with a meaty swordfish steak

Recipes
By America’S Test Kitchen The Associated Press

Swordfish steaks are a favourite on the grill. Their dense, meaty flesh keeps the steaks from falling apart. When developing our recipe, our first step was to choose thicker steaks, since thinner steaks overcooked easily. Since they can stay on the grill longer, the thicker steaks also pick up more smoky flavour.

A brightly colored veggie coleslaw that can stand up to ribs

Recipes
By Elizabeth Karmel The Associated Press

When hosting a backyard barbecue, it is easy to decide to make ribs because everyone loves them. They are one of those universal foods. If you eat meat, chances are you love pork ribs.

Use the cooler side of the grill for this cool chicken dish

Recipes
By America’S Test Kitchen The Associated Press

All of the elements of this brightly flavoured dish come together quickly on the grill. Cooking the chicken on the cooler side of the grill avoids flare-ups while still giving it great flavour and char. To round out our grilled succotash we use convenient canned butter beans, which are super-quick to prepare and have a creamy consistency and pleasant mild flavour.

Shrimp go wild with jalapenos, garlic, cumin and cayenne

Recipes
By America’S Test Kitchen The Associated Press

Jolts of grill flavour and spicy heat can enhance the delicately sweet and briny flavour of shrimp, but it’s easy to overdo it. Most recipes overcook the shrimp and finish them in a bath of mouth-numbing sauce; we wanted juicy shrimp with a smoky crust and chili flavour that was more than just superficial.

Sirloin steak tips meet their match with tangy corn relish

Recipes
By America’S Test Kitchen The Associated Press

Sirloin steak tips have deep flavour and a tender texture that calls out for a bright and texturally interesting accompaniment, so we chose our Southwestern-inspired Tangy Corn Relish.

Clouds, more rain in forecast for week

Weather

Tonight will see patchy clouds with a low of six C (43 F).

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 20 (68) and a low of nine (48).

Thursday will be partly cloudy with an afternoon shower. Expect a high of 22 (72) and a low of 14 (57).