“Learning Not to Burn” is an fire safety and prevention message local volunteer firefighter Tyler Moffitt has talked a lot about with area school children over the past few years—and one he’s not about to quit delivering.
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Fort Frances may not have been among the five communities to win the first-ever “Caring Community" award from the Trillium Foundation but members of the "Tomorrow” committee here are still calling the town a winner.
Ontario teachers were slated to meet at the bargaining table with the Harris government today in hopes of avoiding a province-wide wildcat strike.
But while many are trying to remain optimistic, educational workers are bracing for the worst.
The Canadian Red Cross hasn't issued any layoff notices to its homemakers yet as it hopes Ontario's three political parties come up with a solution for the organization's pay equity woes before the end of the year.
Failing that, Red Cross president Gabrielle Moule admitted they would be forced to turn the homemaker service over to another operator.
The “multi-use” facility is having some electrical problems—the problem being that the tenders are coming in too high.
Dennis Brunn, vice-chair of the Fort Frances-Rainy River Board of Education, read a letter to trustees at last night's regular meeting from Phil St. Cyr of Daoust Construction.
It's a class project that could pay off for local businesses—and not cost them a dime.
Under the guidance of Fort High teacher Chris Denby, the grade 11 computer sciences class is creating a directory on the Internet for Fort Frances area businesses.
“We're learning basically how to set it up on the Internet,” noted student Laura McTaggart.
Riding on cloud nine is an emotion Connie Cuthbertson can probably relate to these days.
For the first time in the local artist's career, one of her works is moving from the canvas to the printed page.
“It's so cool," beamed Cuthbertson late last week. "This is the first time I've been published in a book.”
It was a shining moment for me—however fleeting it may have been.
My team was awesome Sunday afternoon as we thundered (well, maybe we didn’t reach the point of thundering but we were impressive nonetheless) through the bean bag toss on horseback at Trail’s End Riding Stable.
It’s one part craftwork and several parts artwork—and it’s become one of the biggest parts of Emily Hyatt’s life.
Hyatt has been working with stained glass for the past 17 years, and it’s earned her and her studio, “A Touch of Glass,” a bit of renown around the district.
Chili chefs are busy cooking up their formula for success in preparation for the second-annual “Great Chili Cookoff” slated to get underway Friday at 11 a.m. under the tent in the parking lot of the Fort Frances Times.