Although canoe-building has been practised in the area for many years, kayaks are something few locals have tackled—until now.
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The fifth-annual OFAH conservation dinner Saturday night at La Place Rendez-Vous was another huge success, committee chairman Vic Alberts enthused.
Although the exact amount of money raised had yet to be determined (it won’t be known for at least two weeks), all indications point to another impressive fundraiser.
The boating operator proficiency law was a major topic of conversation among members of the Northwestern Ontario Tourism Association but many are still in limbo as to what they’re required to do for next summer.
The public is invited to help Fort Frances High School honour its former students who fought in both world wars, with services slated next Wednesday (Remembrance Day) at 8:50 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Teachers Andrew Hallikas and Mark Kowalchuk revived Fort High’s Remembrance Day ceremony three years ago.
In anticipation of the “downloading” of responsibility to the regional level, the Northwest Training and Adjustment Board will be hosting a community consultation meeting here next week to gather information for its operating plan.
“Scott St. Scare” organizer Sandra McNay is beaming at the overwhelming number of costumed youngsters who flocked to the downtown core Halloween night.
A whopping 1,500 children moved along the 100-400 blocks of Scott Street, where 30 participating businesses kept their doors open until 7 p.m. to hand out treats.
A palliative care volunteer visitor program, aimed at individuals and their families facing a terminal illness, should be on its feet in the district by early next year.
OPP detachments in Rainy River District hope to find out what the public thinks of them when they launch a “Policing for Results” survey.
The survey, designed by the OPP’s headquarters in Orillia, will be conducted by phone from the OPP detachment here and takes about 10 minutes to complete.
Starting today, volunteers will be out around town collecting donations in exchange for a poppy as the Royal Canadian Legion kicks of its 1998 campaign.
It all started with an idea and grew from there.
Connie and Doug Cuthbertson knew for years they were going to move and expand their home-based framing business on to Scott Street. The Fort Frances couple just didn’t know when.