Four formerly reserved parking spaces now are available for public use in the downtown area.
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Four new fires were confirmed in the Northwest Region by yesterday afternoon, including two in Fort Frances District.
Fort Frances Fire #76, located near Calm Lake about 30 km northwest of Atikokan, was listed as “not under control” at 0.1 hectares in size at last report.
A Fort Frances High School student selected as one of the winners of the Rainy River District School Board's travel scholarship recently embarked on a “Me to We” trip to India.
During her stay there from July 3-18, 15-year-old Shallin Scott-MacNeil did work with regards to women's rights, building schools, and creating sustainability in less-fortunate communities.
The nominations are in for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's 22nd-annual business awards, with winners to be announced during the gala next Wednesday night (Sept. 12).
The Chamber put out a call early last month and received nominations for 41 different individuals or businesses, executive director Jennifer Soderholm told the Times last week.
Cousineau Eye Centre's recent renovation, expansion, and integration of eye-care services has allowed it to provide an improved level of service to its patients.
This expansion means more people are getting diagnosed for ocular eye issues like cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, keratoconus, and diabetic retinopathy.
The Terry Fox Run will be held here for a 26th year.
The national fundraiser for cancer research is slated for Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Sorting Gap Marina, with registration at 1 p.m. and then the walk/run at 2 p.m.
Lillian Pearson and Darwin Hayes of Fort Frances won the $100 for Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, respectively, in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.
Do you or your child still need to register for a sport, club, or recreational activity?
Well, tomorrow will be the time to do so as KidSport is hosting a “1-Stop Registration” open house from 5-7:30 p.m. in the arena auditorium.
Representatives from more than 20 different sports groups and clubs will be offering information and accepting registrations during the event.
Arthritis affects more Canadians than any other chronic condition, yet is it is simply not understood well enough or taken seriously.
Unlike other diseases, arthritis is not believed to be life-altering. The Arthritis Society wants to change that perception.
The next “Country Jam” will take place on Friday, Sept. 21 starting around 7 p.m. at the Emo Legion.
Admission is $2, which is used to help pay the bill for the lights and air conditioning.
If you love to dance, or just like sitting and listening to some old country tunes, then mark the date on your calendar, bring a friend, and plan on having a wonderful evening.