- –Jim Cumming photo
Mike Maxton and Rick Socholotuk were one of the last teams to blast through the Ranier rapids this morning for the start of the 20th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship. The three-day tournament got underway with 79 teams vying for the $20,000 top prize. Weigh-ins for Day 1 and Day 2 start at 3:30 p.m.
- –Haley Anderson photo
Sarah Milling, left, and Simone Gerber stood behind a colourful display of fresh produce during the season’s first Gerber’s Mini-Mart yesterday. The market, which is set up at the Canadian Tire parking lot, will run Monday-Friday from 11 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
- —Joey Payeur photo
Couchiching Lady Raiders’ Courtney Easton waited for a throw that wasn’t going to make it in time to get Northwest Bay base runner Connie Smith during the visitors’ 10-3 victory in Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League action last night at Couchiching.
- Haley Anderson
“Harmony of Nations” headliner Buffy Sainte-Marie took centre stage under the big tent on Saturday night. The award-winning music artist was one of 18 musicians to play at the event. Organizers are calling the inaugural event a success.
- Heather Latter
Cousins Chloe, left, and Ava Dolyny danced around and around while participating in a Métis jigging workshop at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre on Saturday offered up in conjunction with the “Harmony of Nations” Music Festival.
Sarah Rittau’s name was at the bottom of the online list of starters and written in all small letters in one of her events—almost as if she was an afterthought.
The Devlin resident certainly didn’t swim like one yesterday.
No one has put their name in yet to run for Fort Frances council in the upcoming municipal election in October.
As well, no one has filed so far to run for the Fort Frances seats on the Rainy River District School Board or Northwest Catholic District School Board.