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2018 Images

Bat cave

Emma Kunkel emerged from a hibernacula (an abondoned shale mine near Kakabeka Falls) where the “Bat Lab” team monitors bat populations.

Trophy pose

Jaden Gustafson of the Fort Frances Braves proudly held up the trophy after his squad defeated the Dawson Tigers 11-0 in the deciding game of the Rainy River District Fastball League championship series last Tuesday night at Couchiching.

Swing pose

Brett Mann of the Fort Frances Braves took a healthy cut at a pitch during his squad's 11-0 romp over the Dawson Tigers in the deciding game of the Rainy River District Fastball League championship series last Tuesday evening at Couchiching.

Back at it

Another WHSFL season is almost upon us and the Muskie football team is hard at work preparing for it. The black-and-gold have been holding their annual training camp sessions every weekday afternoon since last Thursday and will continue to do so until school starts next Wednesday (Sept. 5). The Muskies kick off their season on Sept.

Open air craft

Nicole LePine, left, showed off her stick weave creation yesterday afternoon, as Julia LePine and Benicio Campello took a break from their artwork to check it out during Community Living Fort Frances and District's “Open Air Art Studio” at the Shaw room at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. The last art studio will take place Monday, Sept.

Cutting up tree

Crews from the Town of Fort Frances were seen working quickly to clean up the debris scattered throughout town this morning from last night's thunderstorm. A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect last night by Environment Canada, as an area of thunderstorms from the Dakotas and Minnesota were making their way northeastward into northern Ontario.

Fish fry fans

Sheri De Gagne, left, and Sue Drew enjoyed some freshly-fried fish at Sunny Cove Camp's Russel Hall last Friday in support of the Watten Fire Department. Those who attended enjoyed an “all you can eat” fish and chip dinner.

Thumbs up

Local MPP Greg Rickford held a big thumbs up with members of the OPP and town council inside the Civic Centre last Friday after making an announcement regarding the new $18-million OPP detachment that is being built on 200 McIrvine Road. The official construction start date is May 6, 2019. Be sure to check out this Wednesday's Times for more details.