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FFHS website updated for new school

Although it’s been up and running in one form or another for more than three years, the Fort Frances High School web page now reflects the diversity of the new facility.

“We are rather proud of our latest design as it incorporates almost every facet of our new high school,” said Ken Stanley, who teaches computer courses at Fort High along with Chris Denby and Sherree Martin.

Arena name change official

It was a matter of principle for Coun. Struchan Gilson and Coun. Dave Bourgeault, who voted against the bylaw to amend council’s previous decision on the names of the rinks at the new Memorial Sports Centre.

Council changed its mind at a special meeting Dec. 2, going with “Ice for Kids Millennium Arena” for the new ice surface and the “Canadians Arena” for the existing one.

School board setting up website

The Rainy River District School Board has hired a Toronto man for a four-month term to design a website to increase the public’s access to information.

“The Ontario government has a centralized data base, linked to many of the school boards across Ontario,” Nelson Chan noted last week. “But so far, the Rainy River District School Board isn’t linked up.

Real or not?

There isn’t a Christmas I can remember, as a child, when my family and I didn’t make the annual trek out into the bush for a real Christmas tree.

Most times my dad had gone out earlier in the year and tagged the perfect tree with ribbon so we could find it in all the snow.

Emo Atoms off to flying start

Emo Atom teams had a good week, winning three of four games.

First the Selects bounced visiting Gillons’ (Fort Frances) 4-1, scoring three second-period markers to pull away. Eric Soucy blinked the light twice while Braden Baker and Brian Wayash had one each.

Taylor Jorgenson notched Gillons’ lone goal.