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Lakers' forward back

One Fort Frances Lakers' forward is returning to the squad while another has moved on.

The Lakers announced Tuesday that Julian Uhryniuk will be back for his third season with the SIJHL squad.

The 20-year-old from East St. Paul, Man. battled injuries much of last season, which limited him to just 39 regular-season games and then sidelined him for the entire playoffs.

Science Says: Fast-melting Arctic sign of bad global warming

WASHINGTON — One of the coldest places on Earth is so hot it’s melting.

Glaciers, sea ice and a massive ice sheet in the Arctic are thawing from toasty air above and warm water below. The northern polar region is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the planet and that’s setting off alarm bells.

Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise.

“The most important piece of clothing to pack is good, sturdy and warm boots. There is going to be snow and ice on the deck of the icebreaker,” it read. “Quality boots are key.”