Legion Ladies Auxiliary– Chicken cordon Bleu dinner Friday, March 31. $25, delivery available within Fort Frances. Doors 4:30, dinner 5:30 50/50 draw. Call Vicki 271-3514 for more info or to pre-order. Northern Lights School of Skating presents ‘Circus on Ice’– At the Duke arena April 1st at 1 p.m. and […]

Elisa Nguyen
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

LinkedIn tells me I’ve been working at the Times for eight months. Beginning in August, I tried counting it on my fingers but gave up after two tries. On my first try, my fingers weren’t keeping track of the months properly. On my second try, I forgot what came after […]

We are now at that season of provincial and federal budgets. For every group and every community it is like waiting for Christmas that the money that we hoped for our organizations would instantly appear and solve all of our financial and staffing worries. The Ontario budget was announced last […]

Dear editor, Can the federal government, Transport Canada and VIA Rail make travel through Northern Ontario anymore complicated? I’m asking for a friend, because public transportation in this region clearly wasn’t designed for ordinary people needing to get from point A to point B. To begin with, VIA doesn’t connect […]

I am writing in the airport on a very delayed flight to Toronto. Instead of complaining in my head I thought I would take the opportunity to write my Moos. I’m frustrated that one airline just left for Toronto and the other keeps sending delayed messages. I made the wrong […]

By Chloe Elliott
Guest Quirrel Pie

It’s 4:00 am. I’m sleeping, but slowly get roused from my slumber to the sound of small squeaks. I get up, concerned that my precious kitty-cat is in grave danger. I did not expect to find him sitting with his paws in front of him, carefully playing with a small […]

My grandson and I write letters back and forth to each other. We write a series of letters in a book, which we then put in the mail. The book arrives after Canada Post has taken the longest possible route to deliver it. Like a game of tag, you’re it […]

On numerous occasions I have attended holiday dinner celebrations only to fine the side dishes to be lackluster. Far too many times the main course (turkey, ham, etc.) was the paramount focus, and the side dishes got lost in the hustle and bustle of bringing the dinner to the table. […]

By Liz Adam
Life Coach

Life Coach’s Corner Every human being who is honest with themselves has at least a few things they’d like to be able to change about things they did or didn’t do. Being strong enough to admit it when we’ve blundered or missed something is an awesome character quality. Clear, honest […]

My daughter is a rabid and passive hockey fan and, no, that’s not an oxymoron. The passive part that keeps her from being full-on rabid is being Mom to two busy children, yet she’s enough of a fan to have ideas, which is what fans do. I think she has […]