The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry held an open house meeting in conjunction with Resolute Forest Products at the Copper River Inn last Wednesday. The event was the latest step in the process of planning the Forest Management Plan (FMP) for the combined Crossroute-Sapawe forest for 2020-2030.
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Readers will have noticed a number of humourous stories, photos and ads in yesterday's Daily Bulletin—all done in the name of fun for April Fool's Day.
The Times' staff likes to cut loose once in a while and hopes you enjoyed them.
We apologize if anyone took offence, did not get the jokes, or worst of all—was not entertained in the least. We'll try harder next year.
With springtime finally gracing Borderland with sunshine and milder temperatures, seeing the snow melt away is good enough for most area residents.
But the dwindling snowbanks yielded something of a buried treasure for two local men—a fully-stocked beer fridge.
Anglers who cast their lines into Rainy Lake this season might be surprised by what they catch—that is, if they can outsmart a fish.
A unique species of three-headed walleye never before identified in Rainy Lake or any other body of fresh water was recently discovered by the Rainy Lake Wildlife and Aquatic Conservation Association (RLWACA).
Fort Frances “Boundless” branding may grow to new heights if a regional marketing company, SnOwJoB Incorporated, is granted a say in our future.
The advice, though unsolicited at this point, would see Fort Frances become the “Snow Capital of Canada” with a science-based plan of action increasing by close to four times our yearly snowfall.
There's a movie night happening in town tonight that's been more than a year in the making.
Sheila McMahon, executive director of the United Native Friendship Centre here, was approached a little over a year ago by the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres with a proposal.
While figuring out their income tax may not be difficult for some, it can be stressful to others—especially if they can't afford to hire a service to do it for them.
As such, the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau once again is offering a helping hand through the Canada Revenue Agency's Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVIP).
A new report received by town council at its regular meeting Monday night shows how much the former mayor and councillors were paid in 2018, as well as their conference expenses.
Mayor Roy Avis, who also sat on the Fort Frances Power Corp. board of directors and local Police Services Board (PSB), had remuneration totalling $30,549.83 last year.
The town's water treatment plant remained a top-notch operation for another year, scoring near perfect on its recent Ministry of Environment (MoE) inspection report.
With the 18th-annual “Relay for Life” in Fort Frances now less three months away, preparations are well underway.
The event will take place on Saturday, June 22 from 2-11 p.m. at Point Park.
Organizing committee chair Anneda Chabot noted “Relay” has evolved over the years, going from a 12-hour event to a more condensed version that now takes place.