Robert Moore students Jessica Phung and Beth Ward, middle, acted as peer mediators in a “dispute” between Maddisyn Angus, left, and Danielle Jackson during peer mediation training there yesterday.
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Canada Safeway district manager Larry Tholl, right, led a group of local delegates, including Couns. Paul Ryan and Sharon Tibbs, Mayor Roy Avis, B•93 FM station manager Ala Dulas, and Wanda Botsford of MP Ken Boshcoff’s office, on a guided tour of the renovated store here Friday afternoon.
Fort Frances Aquanauts member Rachel Dutton raced to beat the clock during time trials last night at the Memorial Sports Centre pool. Dutton and her teammates swam a variety of events, including the 100m butterfly pictured above. The time trials were held to evaluate individual progress and to prepare for the team’s Groundhog Invitational meet scheduled to take place here Feb. 2-4.
Sgt. Robyn MacEachern, left, and Det. S/Sgt. Arni Stinnissen gave students tips on how to be cyber-smart during a talk at St. Francis School here yesterday. The officers from OPP headquarters in Orillia also spoke to parents during a session at the Townshend Theatre last night. They encouraged communcation between kids and their parents to keep Internet usage safe and fun.
The driver of this tractor-trailer lost part of his load at the corner of Central Avenue and Third Street West this morning, blocking the right-hand westbound lane. Fortunately, no other vehicles or pedestrians were at that spot at the time. Treaty #3 police were on the scene. —Melanie Béchard photo
Lt. Meredith helped Alyssa Spence, a Grade 7 student at J.W. Walker School, put on a heavy tactical vest during a visit to the school on Thursday. Three representatives from the Canadian Armed Forces, two of whom had recently returned from Afghanistan, spoke to students about their experiences.
—Melanie Béchard photo
A group of local youngsters sold tickets for the upcoming NHL “Legends” game prior to last night’s Muskie hockey games. The kids wore the jerseys of the former NHL stars who will suit up against the local Hopper’s Bruins in the charity game this Friday night. Tickets, which cost $15 in advance, still are available at Skates & Blades or from Bob Mainville.
Chandler Borger, four, worked on delivering the stone while holding the proper sliding position on Friday during the “Little Rockers” curling program in Stratton. —Heather Ogilvie photo
Patti Jorgenson, right, handed Bethany Friesen a cinnamon dolce latte Monday morning at the Starbucks Coffee counter at Canada Safeway. The coffee outlet, which just open there that day, is part of the renovations the store has undergone in the past few months.
Patti Jorgenson whipped up a caramel macchiato yesterday at the new Starbucks Coffee counter at Canada Safeway. The coffee outlet, which just open there yesterday, is part of the renovations the store has undergone in the past few months.