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Sweet treats

Sue Ball checked out the baked goodies for sale yesterday during the La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary's Valentine's lobby sale and staff appreciation coffee break. Tasty treats and crafts were on sale for the fundraiser.

Music lesson

Jim Curtis taught youngsters the basics of playing ukulele last Wednesday afternoon at the Fort Frances Public Library. This was the first session of the new “Music Lessons in the Library" series there. The five-week ukulele program is for kids aged nine-12.

Foundation memories

Allison Cox, left, director for the Riverside Foundation for Health Care, and Jan Beazley, chair of the Riverside Health Care board of directors, looked over one of several scrapbooks of newspaper clippings marking the 20-plus years of the Foundation's history during an open house yesterday to mark the new location of the Foundation's office (now in the main lobby of La Verendrye Hospital).

Owls' sweepers

Micaela Jolicouer and Aynsley Williams were intent on getting their rock placed exactly where they wanted during the Rainy River Owls' girls' curling rink's win over the Muskies on Monday afternoon at the NorWOSSA championships at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The Owls snatched the gold medal with a perfect 4-0 record while Fort High went 3-1 to settle for silver.

'100 Days'

Grade 1 students at St. Michael's School's shared big smiles Friday as they sported handmade eyewear in celebration of their 100th day of school. Students celebrated the milestone by making crafts, posters, and pieces of art. Students at Robert Moore School celebrated their "100th Day on Friday, as well.


Diane Lovisa browsed through some of the items for sale in the new Betty's “pop-up” shop located within the gift shop at La Verendrye Hospital here.

In the hack

Samantha Clifford, who plays third for the Tirzah Keffer rink, prepared to send her rock down the ice during her squad's 8-6 loss to Crystal Wojtowicz (Kenora) on Sunday morning at the Region 1 Curling Club Championships at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The local rink compiled a 1-3 record and failed to qualify for the provincials in April in Thunder Bay.

Muskie tea

Peyton Avis offered a friendly smile as he poured some coffee for those who attended the Muskie boys' hockey team's annual tea and bake sale Saturday afternoon at the Fort High cafeteria. The event featured sandwiches, desserts, tea/coffee, and a penny table, as well as a Muskie photo booth.

Watching the line

Jordon Bazylewski, left, Kian McEvoy, and Brett Schram all were looking at the line of their shot during the Muskie boys' curling rink's loss to the Rainy River Owls on Monday afternoon at the NorWOSSA championships at the Fort Frances Curling Club.