- —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).
- —Heather Latter photo
Owen Riches played a game of shinny with buddies from his hockey team at the east-end rink Saturday afternoon. With the sun shining and mild temperatures, many people were outdoors taking advantage of the beautiful day.
- —Joey Payeur photo
Royce Allan of the Fort Frances Times Tigers, left, had a step on Calum Keating of the Thunder Bay Elks Keating Inc. Leafs during the second period of the ‘A’ final of the Emo-Devlin-Barwick Minor Hockey Association’s Novice tournament yesterday at the Emo-La Vallee Arena. The Leafs got the last laugh, though, grabbing a 5-3 victory to leave the Tigers with silver at the 12-team event.
- —Joey Payeur photo
Evan Kabel of the Fort Frances Atom ‘AA’ Canadians, left, made no secret about his plan to head to the net against the Westfort Maroons in the final of the Canadians’ home tournament yesterday at the Ice For Kids Arena. But the Maroons came away with a 3-1 victory to leave Fort Frances with a second-place finish.
- —Heather Latter photos
Brittany Hayes, above left, performed the theme song from the Disney movie, “Beauty and the Beast,” last night during the “Fort Frances Has Talent” show, hosted by the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts at Robert Moore School. Meanwhile, Tatum Ronmark, top right, wowed the audience with her hula-hoop routine.
Local dog owners have made it clear they don’t want the town to ban dogs at the “Seven Oaks” area of the Point.
During a public meeting last night, a full slate of residents spoke out against the notion, saying they and their dogs love the area and that issues over dog feces can be addressed through enforcement.
The Rainy River District OPP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Fort Frances woman.
Linda Kozik was last seen on the afternoon of Jan. 15 leaving a King’s Highway residence here.
She is described as a 58 year-old, white female about 5’5”-5’7” tall and weighing 120-135 pound,, with shoulder-length dark hair.