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Kiera Kowalski

Kiera pic #3

The Alaska Highway winds through Kluane National Park. To the left of the highway is what's left of the Slims River. What once was a river flowing into Kluane Lake is now a barren stretch of dried mud and swirling dust due to climate change and global warming.


Crews cut down and removed trees from the 200 block of Scott Street yesterday, with the block again closed to traffic today to allow the work to be completed. The trees are being removed in anticipation of the installation of a new sidewalk starting Monday. The sidewalk will match the work done recently outside the Civic Centre.

Sitting in car

Delane Servis of International Falls showed off his 1935 Chevrolet Standard at the Sorting Gap Marina car show Thursday afternoon held in conjunction with the visit by the “Canadian Coasters” as part of their 50th-anniversary cross-Canada tour.

Battle Song

Brianna Eldridge and Dave Miller duelled to The Tubes' “She's a Beauty" on Friday night under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina during the "Battle Song" finale for this year's "Quest for the Best.” Eldridge ultimately won over the judges—taking home the top prize of the night.

Quest winner

Brianna Eldridge first swooned the judges with her bluesy rendition of Alannah Myle's “Black Velvet," then topped fellow competitor Dave Miller when the two faced off to The Tube's "She's a Beauty" in the final "Battle Song" to earn top spot at this year's "Quest for the Best” singing competition Friday night under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina.

Classic car

“Canadian Coaster” Norm Mulloy posed beside his wife’s 1934 Desoto Airflow at the car show held by the Sorting Gap Marina yesterday afternoon. The “Coaster” explained this is an unusual car because it was a revolutionary design during the 1930s. The Mulloys are from southern Ontario and this is their first time in Fort Frances, which they’ve enjoyed so far despite the pesky mosquitoes.