Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Fire fighters are expected to move into the new fire hall on Barsky's Hill by the middle of this month.
Fire Chief Warren Brinkman says they are just putting the finishing touches on the building.
Brinkman says one of the issues that delayed their move was the need to re-paint the floor of the garage.
Figures compiled by Environment Canada show that the average temperature in Kenora last year was 4.6 degrees, which was almost two degrees warmer than normal.
Bill Laidlaw from Signal Weather Services says overall it was much warmer than usual.
Last year was also wetter than normal with 909.1 millimeters of precipitation.
That's about 250 millimeters more than normal.
Some passengers are considering a lawsuit.
Greyhound is now apologizing, blaming weather for the delay, and says it is reviewing its protocols.
Passengers say Highway 17 to Thunder Bay was re-opened at 6:00 Sunday morning, but Greyhound
didn't have a driver available until 4:00 in the afternoon.
The Broncos lost their first game of the year yesterday afternoon at the
Kenora Rec. Center, after being shut out 2-0 by the Dryden Eagles.
Beaver Brae now has an 8-1 record.
Meanwhile, things weren't any better on the court for Beaver Brae.
The Broncos just managed on win on the road in their first action of 2011.
Beaver Brae's senior boys basekball team held on for a 41-38 decision over the Eagles.
The Broncos junor boys were edged 40-37, while Beaver Brae's junior and senior girls volleyball teams lost in three straight sets to Dryden.