Saturday, January 31, 2015
  • Acting out
    Acting out

    Rob Tovey, left, Joyce McCormick, and Brian Hagarty read through a scene from “Office Hours” during a Fort Frances Little Theatre casting call yesterday evening in the meeting room at Share Bear’s here. Written by Canadian playwright Norm Foster, it is expected to be performed as a dinner theatre production this spring. Want to get involved? Contact director Cathy Richards at 271-0389.

    Acting out
  • Relay race
    Relay race

    Sydney Kellar pulled Jaycie Hamilton in a sled during a relay race held during winter carnival activities at St. Michael’s School on Tuesday. The school also celebrated Family Literacy Day, with fun activities both indoors and outside.

    Relay race
  • Ice castle
    Ice castle

    J.W. Walker students were busy yesterday building an ice castle in the playground. Used as a way to build school spirit and promote teamwork, building the ice castle, which got underway Tuesday, was initiated by Angela Petsnick’s Grade 7 class, with other grades joining in and helping out.

    Ice castle
  • Green Manor
    Green Manor

    Green Manor on Shevlin Avenue and Rose Manor, which is adjacent to it, will be sites of assisted living for high-risk seniors later this year thanks to a new initiative funded by the North West Local Health Integration Network.

    Green Manor

Latest news

Ojibwe program starting tomorrow

A new program, “Let’s Speak Ojibwe,” will start tomorrow morning at the Fort Frances Public Library—and it’s not too late to participate.
Library program director Andrea Avis said there’s been quite a bit of interest in the program and she’s expecting at least a dozen people to attend.
“We have had a tremendous amount of interest and phone calls,” she noted.

Province backs mine project

New Gold Inc. announced today that the company has received the key environmental approvals for its Rainy River project in Chapple.
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change separately completed their detailed assessments of the project, and subsequently announced their respective decisions.

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