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Beach fun

Three-year-old Haven was busy carrying buckets of water to the sandcastle she was making on the beach at Pither’s Point Park here yesterday.

Keith honoured

Chicago Blackhawks’ defenceman Duncan Keith wore a Times Tigers jersey as he posed yesterday with the showcase made in his honour that now will be displayed at the Memorial Sports Centre.

Fishin’ in the rain

Jason Cain showed Jarred Taylor the ropes during the annual Canada Safeway KidPro tournament held yesterday to kick off the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship. Jack Hamilton teamed up with FFCBC anglers Mike Salvador and Reid Norine to win the event with a total weight of 10.55 pounds.

Hard slide

Sight & Sound Wolves’ manager Derek McKinnon was called out after he tried to beat out the throw to home during Rainy River District Fastball League action last night at VanJura Stadium here. The Wolves ended up beating the Rainy River Royals 8-4.

Marshmallow roast

Ethan Carlson-Jourdain, left, Chace Badiuk, Michael Albanese, and Kenya Bruyere were all smiles last night as they roasted marshmallows around the campfire at Pither’s Point Park. The Junior Wilderness group spent the night under the stars to the sounds of crickets.

‘Lock It or Lose It’

OPP summer students Mitch Cain and Jenna Nowak put a “Lock It or Lose It” decal on an unlocked car parked along the riverfront this morning while out on bicycle patrol. The pair, as well as Cody Van Drunen and Dayton Brown, are working with the police under the OPP’s “Summer Experience Program.”

Museum craft

Alina Eldridge, foreground, Sidney Leduc, and Courtney Leduc sewed shirts for their puppets during the pioneer theme day at the museum’s summer children’s program yesterday.

Readying the tent

Jack Allen, left, and Mel Snowball helped sew the big tent together this morning in preparation for its raising at the Sorting Gap Marina in conjunction with Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship festivities, which get underway Sunday with the annual “KidPro” tournament. The FFCBC itself goes next Thursday through Saturday (July 24-26).

Keeping Active

Verna Roy, 86, believes having her dog, Missy, has kept her more active and able to continue walking. Her legs often get stiff when she sits, and walking is something her doctor recommended as something that would benefit her. She takes Missy out for walks twice a day—regardless of the weather.