Times wins award

The Fort Frances Times captured third place in the Best Sports Section category at the Ontario Community Newspapers Association’s annual spring convention Saturday in Toronto.
“The Times is another newspaper with a demonstrated commitment to coverage of sports at all levels in the community,” wrote the judge. “A blend of coverage of games and events, feature stories, and opinion pieces made the Times’ section comprehensive and interesting.”
There were 42 entries in this category, which was open to all OCNA newspapers regardless of their circulation class.
The Times also captured fifth-place overall in the General Excellence division for newspapers with a circulation of 3,500-6,499.
There were 21 entries in this category, which judged newspapers on such criteria as front page, community news, presentation, photography, ad content and design, local features, sports, and production quality.