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2006 Images

Face-Off battle

Fort Frances Canadians captain George Ossachuk won a key draw against the Wayzata Trojans in the championship game of the inaugural Canadians Midget ‘AA’ Tournament held at the Memorial Sports Complex Sunday afternoon. The Canadians won the game 4-1 to claim the tournament title.

—Alex Cruickshank photo

Lunch with Santa

Elizabeth Klem, six, and her brother Darian, three, got to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday afternoon during “Lunch with Santa” at Warp 9. The annual event, hosted by the Business Improvement Association, draws hundreds of children every year.

—Melanie Béchard photo

Stinky feet

The Prince’s valet, played by Michael Brady, expressed disgust at the smell of one of Cinderella’s wicked stepsisters’ feet during the opening night of the Muskie Theatre presentation of “Cinderella” at the Townshend Theatre last night. The stepsisters were played by Sierra Spicer, Dana Elders, and Andrea Nelson. The one-hour show kept both children and adults in stitches.

New president

Christine Denby was elected the new president of the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday night. Denby, who served as first vice-president for the past two years, will assume the role Jan. 1, 2007.

—Melanie Béchard photo

Familiar visitor

Santa and Mrs. Claus waved from their sleigh led by nine radiant reindeer (including Rudolph) on Saturday evening as the 49th-annual “Parade of Lights,” organized by the local Business Improvement Association, drew to a close. Youngsters can enjoy lunch with Santa this Saturday at Warp 9.

—Duane Hicks photo

‘Cinderella’ rehearsal

Michael Brady, playing a valet, took notes while listening to David Donaldson, the prince, speak with Jarid Anderson, playing his father the king, during a rehearsal of “Cinderella” on Sunday afternoon. The play opens tomorrow (Nov. 30) and runs until Saturday at the Townshend Theatre, with the curtain rising at 6:30 p.m. each night.

—Melanie Béchard photo

Open wide

Jaysa Morrison had her teeth checked by Marilyn Romanetz of the Northwestern Health Unit on Wednesday at the 10th-annual health fair hosted by the Rainy River First Nations in conjunction with National Addictions Awareness Week.

—Heather Ogilvie photo

Tough decisions

Olivia Andrushuk and her mother, Angel, checked out a veritable smorgasbord of dainties for sale Saturday afternoon during the Christmas craft and bake sale at the Church of the Holy Spirit. The event brought in about $1,000 for the “Just Imagine” CT Scanner fundraising campaign.

—Duane Hicks photo

Driving the lane

A Vianets player drove for a lay-up against the Fort High Muskies Monday night. Vianets beat the Muskies 86-73 to remain undefeated in Fort Frances Men’s Basketball League action this season.

—Alex Cruickshank photo