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Town in dark on deal

On March 6, the First Nation communities of Couchiching, Mitaanjigamiing, Naicatchewenin, and Nigigoonsiminikaaning issued a public statement regarding “a final settlement with Canada and Ontario over claims related to the 'Agency 1' Reserve located near Fort Frances, Ont.”

Local to seek NDP nod

The race to be the next MPP for Kenora-Rainy River finally is starting to heat up.

Fort Frances resident Matt Soprovich, the executive director of the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau, has announced he'll be seeking the local NDP nomination for the June 7 provincial election.

Women's centre draws kudos

The new Fort Frances Women's Centre opened its doors to an enthusiastic response last Thursday.

The drop-in centre, located at 330 Scott St., offers a comfortable atmosphere for women of all ages and their children to stop by, socialize, take a break, conduct workshops, and, if they're entrepreneurs and artists, to display and sell their wares.