You are here

2018 Images

'Jersey Day'

Staff at the Fort Frances Dental Centre wore jerseys to show their support for victims of the Humboldt Broncos' bus crash on April 6 near Tisdale, Sask. that claimed the lives of 16 people and injured 13. Schools, communities, and organizations across Canada wore jerseys last Thursday to stand with those affected by the tragedy.

Soccer practice

Muskie boys' soccer assistant coach Mike Sande gave out some instructions during practice yesterday afternoon in the Fort High gym. The black-and-gold are preparing as best as they can ahead of their season, which kicks off with the annual St. John's Ravencourt tournament April 27-29 in Winnipeg.

Solemn salute

In solidarity with communities across Canada, the flags outside the Civic Centre have been at half-mast in honour of the 16 lives lost as a result of the horrific crash involving the Humboldt Broncos' hockey team bus on April 6 near Tisdale, Sask.

'Gold Rush' gala

Shirley and Allen Teeple were among those who enjoyed a roast beef dinner at the “Gold Rush" gala in Emo on Saturday night, which was hosted by the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society to raise money for upgrades at the Emo fairgrounds.

Easter cantata

The Fort Frances Choraliers performed the Easter cantata, “Redeemed by the Blood of the Lamb,” before a full house yesterday afternoon at the New Beginnings Fellowship here. This year's cantata, featuring 36 singers, was directed by Diane Maxey and narrated by Michael Brady. An encore performance will take place this Sunday (April 22) at 3 p.m.

Calendar Girls scene

The Fort Frances Little Theatre performed “Calendar Girls” at Knox United Church on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, as well as a matinee yesterday afternoon. The play, based on a true story, is about a group of ladies who come together with a unique fundraising idea for their local hospital.

'Bullying stops here'

Dimit Bus Lines Ltd. once again went all out to decorate its buses for the annual “Day of Pink" yesterday—a day where communities can unite in celebrating diversity while raising awareness to stop all forms of bullying, including homophobia, transphobia, and transmisogyny.

Jersey display

Taggs' Source For Sports was among the local businesses participating in “National Jersey Day” today. Canadians across the country traded in their usual week-day attire for sports jerseys to show support for the victims of the tragic Humboldt Broncos' bus crash last Friday near Tisdale, Sask. that claimed the lives of 16 people while leaving 13 others injured.