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Fort Frances Times Online Edition - February 24, 2020


Press Release

Two Dryden area men are facing drug charges as a result of a police investigation.

On Thursday Feb. 20, at approximately 12:45 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Community Street Crime Unit, Northwest Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Dryden Police Service conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17 in the City of Dryden.


Jamie Mountain

Mathieu Harrold (10) of the Fort Frances Lakers battled for a loose puck that was up for grabs in front of the Dryden GM Ice Dogs' net during the third period of the Lakers' 3-2 shootout loss in SIJHL action yesterday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena. The Lakers rallied late to earn a point in the narrow setback.

Senior centre staying put


It appears that the Fort Frances Senior Centre will remain at its present location.

At tonight's meeting, council will vote on a recommendation brought forward by the Senior Centre Board, stating the centre should remain where it's currently housed and not be relocated to the town's vacated daycare facility on Eighth Street East.

Emo residents asked to reduce power consumption

Megan Walchuk

Life is slowly getting back to normal for residents of Emo, after a CN train carrying crude oil crashed and leaked near the town.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Feb. 18, a CN train derailed near Emo, at Highway 602, south of the Trans Canada Highway.

Muskie boys' tea

Jamie Mountain

The penny table was a popular attraction for people to peruse during the Muskie boys' hockey team's annual tea & bake sale on Saturday afternoon, held at the Knox United Church in Fort Frances. Hundreds gathered for the popular event. Admission cost $5 and included coffee/tea, sandwiches and dainties. All proceeds went to supporting the Muskie hockey program.

Ice Dogs survive late Lakers' rally for win


The Dryden GM Ice Dogs saw the Fort Frances Lakers get a pair of goals with an extra-attacker late in regulation before regrouping and winning 3-2 in a shootout in SIJHL action yesterday afternoon at the Ice For Kids Arena.