Wednesday, September 17, 2014
  • My hair!
    My hair!

    Hairstylist Jamie Geary handed over Beau Guild’s shaved locks to him Sunday afternoon prior to the 34-annual Terry Fox Run, which was held at the Sorting Gap Marina here. Guild, who had been growing his hair for four years, raised $960 for cancer research while the nearly 100 participates of the event brought in more than $13,000.

    My hair!
  • ‘Mining 101’
    ‘Mining 101’

    Grant Goddard, general manager for New Gold’s Rainy River Project, offered information about the construction of the mine, as well as the process and machinery used to extract the ore from the rock, during a presentation yesterday at La Place Rendez-Vous.

    ‘Mining 101’
  • Ready to slide
    Ready to slide

    Owen Isensee, who is almost two, had fun on the equipment at Millennium Park on Saturday afternoon during the Township of Alberton’s “Singing in the Swamp” event. There were activities for the kids, food available on-site, and music provided by local classic rock and country band, “Distant Legacy.”

    Ready to slide
  • Running attack
    Running attack

    Muskie running back Dougie deBernardeaux didn’t have many chances like this to run in open space as a suffocating Dryden Eagles’ defence shut him and the Fort High offence down in a 36-13 victory in WHSFL action there Friday.

    Running attack
  • Visiting actor
    Visiting actor

    Prolific First Nations actor Adam Beach shared his life story of tragedy and triumph yesterday at the Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Behavioural Health Services’ conference at the Nanicost grounds.

    Visiting actor

Latest news

Push to revive French Immersion

A group of parents is hoping to get the French Immersion program going again in the Northwest Catholic District School Board.
“There are a few of us who always talk about how sad it is that the program isn’t around anymore,” said Aimee Matheson, who has a daughter in SK at St. Michael’s School and another at home.

Actor guided by native teachings

First Nations’ actor Adam Beach has had a traumatic life—but he’s never let it hold him back.
Beach related his success story—and his connection to traditional values—to a full tent Monday morning during the Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services Inc. Behavioural Health Services’ conference, which is running Sept. 15-18 at the Nanicost grounds.

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