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Abitibi counters Greenpeace attacks

“The quality of our forest management system is second-to-none.”

In response to a Greenpeace report issued last month criticizing forest companies and their customers for making and purchasing products using fibre harvested from the Canadian boreal forest, Abitibi-Consolidated regional manager Doug Murray set the record straight to town council Monday night.

Super 8 goes the extra mile

    The Super 8 Motel on King’s Highway in the west end of Fort Frances re-defines in many ways the notion of a standard motel.    The establishment provides a fully-stocked breakfast lounge, a swimming pool, whirlpool, steambath, high-speed Internet in the room, and a coin laundry.    At the helm of the facility is general manager Wanda Barker.

Fake travellers cheques passed

    Last Wednesday, a Fort Frances financial institute received fraudulent American Express travellers cheques in $500 denominations.    The institute was aware these cheques were fake prior to dispersing any cash and notified the Fort Frances OPP.    An investigation revealed a local resident received the cheques in the mail from an “online friend” they had met in the United States.    The inv

Customer service tops at Enterprise

    Situated just west of town at the Crozier Warehouse and Bay Rentals Facility, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car facility is ably run by Pam L. Parsons, manager-in-training.    Her definition of good customer service is summed up with: “In the workplace, there is no one else in the room when the customer is being served.”    Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co.