Some town residents are concerned about a portion of walking trails along Hopkins Bay Road being designated for cuts through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests (MNRF) 2020-2030 Forest Management Plan.
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A local union leader is trying to revive the labour council that last operated here close to 20 years ago.
The council would draw from several unions in the region to create an organized effort when dealing with issues affecting its workers.
Canada's future prime minister will be elected next Monday and polls show a minority government is the most probable outcome.
Local candidates have been working hard to campaign across the 40,000 square kilometers of the Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding to educate constituents about their respective party's policies and platforms.
The youth crime prevention and skill-building program Project Sunset is in its final year of government funding, but there's hope it will continue on in the future.
“I'm pretty excited about some of the prospects that we have for carrying the project forward,” enthused Project Sunset senior youth engagement co-ordinator Lincoln Dunn.
While the upcoming federal election has been an area of focus for many Canadians, a local First Nation has been busy preparing for an election of their own.
As the federal election draws closer, candidates competing for the Thunder Bay-Rainy River seat are trying to win over voters.
The Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre recently welcomed a new CEO after losing Caroline Goulding in July.
Joan MacLean, who's worked as a librarian since 2006, started as CEO on Sept. 27 and is thrilled to work in a community that truly supports its library.
The Fort Frances Senior Centre Board of Management is currently consulting with the public to determine if it should be kept in its current location or moved to the recently closed Fort Frances Daycare Centre.
The Town of Fort Frances now has a little less than three months to find a new owner for the idle pulp and paper mill here.
An agreement was reached last Thursday between the town and Riversedge Development's numbered company, 2670568 Ontario Limited, that settles close to $500,000 in unpaid taxes and allows any qualified buyer to access the mill and put forward an offer.
After 85 years of Cumming family ownership, the Fort Frances Times was sold to London Publishing last Thursday.
Not much will change at the Times. It will continue to print four days a week and all 30 of its employees are being maintained.