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CT scanner celebration

Riverside CEO Wayne Woods, “Just Imagine” campaign chair and current Foundation chair Deane Cunningham, and former Foundation chair Larry Cousineau did the honours of cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of the new CT scanner at La Verendrye Hospital yesterday afternoon as Riverside staff and board members Patti Johnson, far left, Teresa Hazel, John McTaggart, Sandra Beadle, Robin Wright, Su

Sabres lose again on road

Thunder Bay haven’t been kind to the Fort Frances Jr. Sabres so far this season.

The Sabres lost their second game in as many nights to a Thunder Bay-based team, this time the Bearcats, by a 6-1 score last night. They are now a combined 0-5 against the Bearcats and Thunder Bay’s other team, the Fort William North Stars.

More top citizen nominees wanted

With the deadline for nominations coming up next Friday (Oct. 31), the town’s “Citizen of the Year” selection committee is asking the public to think of individuals who have made a difference in our community and nominate them for the award, which is being given out for the 21st time this year.

Town staff reported only five nominations forms had been turned in as of this morning.


It is with great sorrow that the family of Evelyn Perry announces her passing on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008.

Evelyn was born Oct. 13, 1926 to the late Grace and Donovan Westover in Fort Frances, Ont.

Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd Russel Perry; brother, Russel Westover; brother-in-law, Don Harris; and dear friend, Jean Hayes.

Customer service strategy

Keynote speaker Maggie Chicoine used a sash to explain planning in the “now, near and far,” as well as how to avoid “knots,” during a customer service workshop last night at Confederation College here. The session, held in conjunction with Small Business Week (Oct. 19-25), was attended by 16 people.