Last week Borderland Pride officially kicked off Pride month in Fort Frances with a little help from some friends.
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Tourist camp owner and operators are coming together this week in an effort to have their voices heard by the government.
The event is the Tourism Matters NWO Rally, and it is being held at Fort Vermilion in Vermilion Bay this Saturday, June 13 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
These sheep surely felt a whole lot cooler following a quick haircut at the Stratton Sales barn on Saturday morning. Shearer Garrick Reimer from Steinbach, Man. was in the district to take care of relieving these fluffy ungulates of their winter wool, providing their owners with the chance to use it for other projects or to sell it.
Some local hoteliers are expressing their concerns over parts of the proposed Shevlin Woodyard concepts.
Guest speaker Travis, left, Borderland Pride co-chair Douglas Judson, Fort Frances Mayor June Caul, Couchiching First Nation Chief Brian Perrault and Treaty #3 Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh hold aloft a Pride flag in advance of the Town of Fort Frances’ official flag raising for Pride month this morning at the Fort Frances Civic Centre.
The Town of Fort Frances is looking to capitalize on its natural resources to drive tourism in the area.
Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River client services co-ordinator Mary O’Connor and Elaine Allen hold up the Alzheimer Society logo just outside the Sorting Gap Marina during the annual Walk for Memories, which was held virtually on Sunday due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions.
Fort Frances Times reporter Merna Emara pulled the winning ticket for the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club “Trip of the Month” draw for June this morning at the Fort Frances Times office. Sabina Janik is the winner of the June draw, a trip to Aruba valued at $4,300.
A pair of meetings have shed additional light on the possible futures of two pieces of property in town.
A longstanding provincial program is causing headaches in some area municipalities, and it’s back on the radar.
At a regular teleconference meeting of the Northern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA) on May 6, the NOMA board added the issue of conservations lands and their effect on municipal tax base to their issue tracker.