Monday, February 18, 2013

WinterFest Set to Go at Prince Arthur's Landing

It's time to celebrate winter on the waterfront as the first ever WinterFest is being put on by the city at Prince Arthur's Landing.   Organizer Sophie Best says the highlight of the day will be the snow sculptures that have been in the works all weekend. Activities begin at 1 o'clock this afternoon and ends with a fireworks display at 8 pm.

Hope Classic Raises 155 Thousand

It's another impressive sum. This weekend saw 155 thousand dollars raised at the 17th Annual Bearskin Airlines Hope Classic. The event, which took place at the Fort William Curling Club, raises funds for the Linda Buchan Centre for Breast Screening and Assessment. The event has raised nearly two and a quarter million dollars since its inception.