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Calendar photo contest underway

Get your camera ready!

The Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts is looking for individuals to submit their favourite photos that capture the beauty and diversity of the two districts.

Photos chosen will be used for its 2019 cash calendar, and will feature your name and photo description.

To submit your entry, first you must get an entry form.

Cash calendar winners

It was a good start tp 2018 for Owen Ross of Fort Frances, who won the $2,000 up for grabs on Jan. 1 in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.

Tyler Yatchuk (Fort Frances) won $100 for Jan. 1.

Bus service to return

Scheduled bus service is returning to Fort Frances.

Kasper Mini-Bus posted Jan. 6 on its Facebook page that a Thunder Bay to Atikokan to Fort Frances to Kenora route will start its first run on Jan. 18.

It will run Monday and Thursday westbound, and Tuesday and Friday eastbound.

Board eyeing big pay raises

The Rainy River District School Board is seeking public feedback on its proposed Executive Compensation Program.

According to the board's website, it developed the program, in consultation with the provincial government and dated Nov. 29, 2017, to fulfill the requirements of provincial regulations.

Alz. calendar winners

Forrest Mann (Eagle River), Elizabeth Carter (Dryden), and Carolyn Voort and Colleen Doerkson (Kenora) were the $75 winners in the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts' cash calendar draw for January.