In Print


CONTAMINATED SOIL:
➤ "Residents irked over lack of progress on contamination" The article placed first in the Best Environmental Writing (Class 3011) in the Canadian Community Newspapers Association's Better Newspapers Competition for 2010.

CHILDREN'S AID FUNDING FIGHT: 
Local Children's Aid Society facing funding crisis In the Fall of 2009, I was the first journalist to report on the looming deficits numerous Children's Aid societies across the province faced.

 
COUCHICHING TOLL BOOTH:
"Couchiching vows to set up toll booth" series Mid-2010, Couchiching First Nation announced they would set up a toll booth on the provincial highway running through their community, to protest various grievances with the federal and provincial government. The May 26th edition of the Fort Frances Times helped garner the newspaper 2010 General Excellence award (Class 3) in the Ontario Community Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Awards 

LOCAL ISSUES & POLITICS
2011 Federal Election Coverage (selections) 
Policing costs put hitch in boat parade 
Potential Nestor Falls landfill site raising alarm
Council unanimous in approving new library
Funding cut means end to anti-tobacco program

FIRST NATIONS:
‘Water Walk’ welcomed as it passes through district
First Nations, company ink historic deal
Author returns to launch locally-inspired book

EDUCATION:
Memories relived at Mine Centre School
Trustee accused of confidentiality breach (series)
Fort High trio off to Ottawa to push their business plan
Job fair aims to introduce teens to careers in natural resources

AROUND THE COMMUNITY
'Derby' girls ready to roll again
Weekly bike ride looking to grow
Triplet calves born in district
Veteran passing story along to next generation
Keeping a colourful tradition alive