- —Duane Hicks photo
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.
- —Heather Latter photo
Dressed as their favourite literary characters (Princess Aurora and Queen Elsa), Aubrey Meeks, left, and Lyla Moen read a story together at St. Michael’s School yesterday in celebration of Family Literacy Day. The school also held a winter carnival, with students taking part in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities throughout the day.
- —Joey Payeur photo
Former Lakers’ goalie Devin Tappenden did the splits to deny Dylan Kooner on this scoring chance here Saturday night. But Kooner had the last laugh as Fort Frances skated away with a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Iron Rangers.
- —Kiera Kowalski photo
Grade 12 students buckled down to take their Exercise Science exam yesterday during the first day of exams at Fort High. Exams continue until Thursday, which will followed by a P.D. Day on Friday. The second semester then begins Monday (Feb. 2).
At long last, assisted living will be available to high-risk seniors in Fort Frances later this year.
Allan Katz, CEO of Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc., said Friday that 12 spots will be funded here this year by the North West Local Health Integration Network while Atikokan will get six in addition to the seven it already has.
Parents and grandparents in Rainy River District voiced their concerns last week about the new sex ed. curriculum the Liberal government is set to introduce in September.