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Esox dam back on radar

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry again is looking at what to do with the Esox Lake Dam, located about 50 km northeast of Fort Frances, with potential outcomes being to fix it, modify it, replace it, or let it deteriorate.

The dam previously underwent an Environmental Assessment in 2003, followed up with a recommendation from the MNR in 2005 to build a new one.

'Tour' passports sell out

If you hesitated about buying a passport for the 2017-18 “Tour de Fort” season, you've lost out.

“Tour de Fort” sold the last remaining passports it had available on Thursday—the final day of its early-bird pricing of $100 (as opposed to $125).

Since all available passports have been sold, there will be no individual advanced ticket sales for any of the shows

WFS staff join Unifor

As we enter the Labour Day long weekend, Unifor continues to expand across the region.

Fifty employees at Weechi-it-te-win Family Services last night voted to join Unifor.

These employees provide family support services and operate a residential treatment facility serving 10 First Nations' communities across the Rainy River and Kenora districts.