Dear editor: In the June 19, 2020 edition of the Thunder Bay Chronicle an unnamed MNRF spokesman stated that the Ministry would continue to work with and support the Town of Fort Frances and surrounding communities. Really? Let’s review the actions of the MNRF from May 2014, when Resolute announced […]

Dear editor, I know the councillors have decided to change the names of the streets, which I have no problem with. It’s a good thing. I do have a problem with a couple names that were in the newspaper. Pride Road. And I don’t think it has to be named […]

Dear editor, This is my third letter about the change of Colonization Road. I guess I am one of the six who did not want it changed. But if it has to be changed, then why not honour our Veterans. “Veteran Drive.” This is a list of the Veterans who […]

You thought Skinhead was some neo Nazi extremist group. Maybe they are, but when you are 6’4” trying to work in a five foot something basement, the term takes on a whole new meaning. Our old basement was looking pretty dreary and with my granddaughter spending the Covid enforced university […]

Mother Nature gave us a reminder that it was still March! Though the snow didn’t last long, it did provide us with some moisture. We have certainly been receiving our fair share of wind, which certainly helps to dry things up. The barn yard is staying decent and you could […]

It is with great sadness that we are announcing the passing of Robert Boland, age 84 years, peacefully surrounded by family, on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Rainy Crest Long Term Care. Bob was born on September 3, 1936 in Fort Frances, Ont. to William and Eva Boland. He grew […]

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Hal Harasymyk, our much loved son, brother, and uncle. Hal was born November 9, 1966 in Emo, Ontario spending his entire life in the district. In his younger years Hal enjoyed playing hockey, fishing, snowmobiling, riding his dirt bike, […]

It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Gyslain Lemelin, 50 of Burriss Twp, Ontario on Sunday, March 21, 2021 while working in Terrace, British Columbia. Gyslain was born in Mattawa to Pauline and Gerard Lemelin. He was the middle child of three boys and grew […]

June 24, 1915 – March 20, 2021 Our light has faded but a new star was born above this day when our super Mom passed away in Penticton hospital. She is now free of pain, for which we are grateful. Predeceased by her parents John and Serafiina (Bjork) Niskala; step-mother […]

The Douglas family is sad to announce the passing of Sterling Douglas on Saturday, March 27, 2021. He was born to William and Margaret on July 1, 1931 in Emo. Sterling was a hard worker and worked at a variety of jobs including the Mando camps, Steeprock Mines, the MNR, […]

Rommel Cardona Blase, 49, died Monday, March 1, 2021 in his home surrounded by his loved ones. Rommel, known by his family as Romie, was born on September 14, 1971, in Villaviciosa, Abra, Phillipines to Nissa Cardona Blase and Jesse Blase. He is truly loved by his wife Maricel, together […]

It is with profound sadness that the family of Marg Bartel announces her peaceful but lonely passing in the early morning of March 22, 2021 at the age of 76. Marg was forever young but suffered complications resulting from an elective hip replacement surgery. She was beautiful, smart, funny and […]