- —Heather Latter photo
Monica Garvie drew the winning ticket for the June “Trip of the Month” draw as Kiwanian Robin Wright looked yesterday at International Travel Services. Allene Perusse of Fort Frances will be heading to Ireland—a trip valued at $4,500. Next month’s trip is to Azores, Portugal ($4,600).
- —Joey Payeur photo
Fort Frances Herricanes’ pitcher Micaela Jack was all smiles after knocking down a comebacker hit by Michelle Tymkin of the Fort Frances Mud Dogs. But Jack’s subsequent throw to first went wide of the bag, allowing Megan Reid to scamper home from third with the go-ahead run in an 8-5 win for the Mud Dogs in Rainy River District Women’s Fastball League action yesterday at VanJura.
- —Photo submitted by Trish Law
The 1st Fort Frances Guides and Pathfinders helped to plant the Fort Frances Horticultural Society’s courtyard at Rainycrest yesterday evening. Here, Girl Guide Piper Caldwell wasn’t afraid to get her hands dirty to help beautify the garden.
- —Duane Hicks photo
Dogs and their owners enjoyed the sunshine while strolling along the riverfront here yesterday for the annual “Purina Walk for Dog Guides” organized by the Fort Frances Voyageur Lions Club.
- —Staff photo
Russell Hall at Sunny Cove Camp was full of more than 130 town employees, retirees, and volunteers Friday evening during the Town of Fort Frances’ annual appreciation dinner. “Citizen of the Year” Dr. Brian Johnstone was honoured, as were volunteers who sit on the town’s many boards and committees and long-time town employees.
Trustees will hear about the success of the Rainy River District School Board’s annual speech contest tonight at the board’s regular meeting—the final one for the 2014/15 school year.
The Fort Frances Lakers cleared up some unfinished business and also made steps to move forward to next season.
Head coach/general manager Wayne Strachan officially announced the trade of forward Nolan Ross to the RBC Cup champion Portage Terriers (MJHL), which was first reported in the Daily Bulletin last week.