Born to Cheyenne Hoard and Donald Patterson, of Atikokan, Ontario, a boy, Kayden Gavin Donald, weighing 5 lbs 14 oz on October 10, 2022 at LaVerendrye General Hospital, Fort Frances, Ontario.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Connie Lee (Mainville) DeVall on the morning of Thursday, October 27, 2022. Connie was born November 29, 1950, to Fort Frances, Ontario. Connie is survived by her mother Irene Daley; her husband of 34 years and common-law for six […]

Muskie Theatre proudly presents Gravestone Manor– October 27, 28, 29. Show starts at 7 p.m. admission at the door, $7 general, $5 students and seniors. Monster Mash Dash 5K Fun Walk/Run– Friday October 28.Preregistration required.Come in your best running costume, lots of prizes available. Pre-registration required – contact Lori at […]

I knit. This time of year, I knit mittens. Just because I knit doesn’t qualify me as a knitter, any more than painting a ceiling makes me Michelangelo. But I try. I am knitting from Saltwater Classics, patterns from the “Island of Newfoundland”, says the cover of the book. Some […]

We like to blame someone for the ills that affect us. When the price of gas at the pump skyrocketed, we blamed the oil companies for taking huge profits. When the prices in our grocery stores rose, and we saw the profits of the major grocery chains rise tremendously, we […]

Dear editor, In a step back in reconciliation efforts, the federal and provincial governments have decided to exclude the voices of urban Indigenous Peoples at their annual justice meeting with National Indigenous leaders. The vast majority of Indigenous people now live in urban and rural areas and face ongoing systemic racism […]

I think we were all happy the snow disappeared, and we even had a few more warm days. It looks like winter has arrived in the west, but I am sure we are all hoping we don’t end up with that. The way the wind is blowing certainly makes you […]

Giitaagonaabek On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, Giitaagonaabek – Elizabeth Brown (nee Windigo), from Rainy River First Nations, peacefully passed away at the Emo Health Centre with her family by her side. Elizabeth was born November 4, 1919, in Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation (Red Gut), to Margarette Windigo and Louie Fernette. She […]

The family of Thomas Douglas Drew of Fort Frances sadly announce his passing on October 24, 2022. No services will be held. Complete obituary to follow. Arrangements entrusted to Northridge Funeral Home, Emo, Ontario