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Little NHL tournament cancelled again

There will now be at least a three-year gap between editions of the largest Indigenous youth hockey tournament in Ontario.

The Little Native Hockey League tournament, which is also simply called the Little NHL, was last staged in 2019.

The 2020 event was cancelled mere days before it was scheduled to run this past March because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trail fees waived for fall recreation

Autumn is a perfect time to use the ski trails, so to encourage people to get out in the fresh air and stay active, the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club has waived trail fees for hiking, until ski and snowshoe season begins.

The chalet will remain closed, but seating and a fire pit are available for responsible use, and an outhouse is available near the chalet.

Lakers hockey team seeks local billet families

About 22 Fort Frances Lakers hockey players, ages 17 to 20 are looking for billet families to host them during the upcoming season, from mid October to mid March. Training camp starts next week.

Shauna-Leigh Carlson, a billet coordinator, said because this is a community supported team, they need families to come out and help support their community with their hockey team.