Kris Dubé, Fort Erie Times/Niagara Advance

Kris Dubé worked more than six years for the Fort Erie Times, first as a reporter and later as an editor. Kris is a graduate of the Journalism-Print program at Niagara College. He has lived in Fort Erie his whole life.


Kris Dube/Fort Erie Times Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium (FELRC) chief operating and financial officer Tom Valiquette, MPP Wayne Gates and FELRC chief executive officer Jim Thibert at Saturday's Circle the Course event.

Betting woes at Fort Erie Race Track

Wagering is down 15 per cent at the Fort Erie Race Track this year and officials at the local border oval attribute the decrease to a policy in place up the Queen Elizabeth Way at Woodbine.

Photo submitted Hundreds of people came out to June’s Sugarbowl show. The next event is on Sat. Aug. 26 with the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie hitting the screen.

Cinematic weekend brings action

One of Fort Erie’s most iconic parks will once again be converted into an outdoor cinema next weekend.

Fort Erie SPCA staff member Jody Catalano with some of the cats currently enjoying two rooms for free ranging at the Jarvis Street animal shelter. Kris Dube/Special to the Times

Pick of the litter

Cats up for adoption at the Fort Erie SPCA have it made in the shade.

CHRIS DUBE/Special to The Review Sara Towner and Mary Weaver taking a stroll down memory lane at RCBHS on Friday.

Fort Erie high schools memories

Dozens of cliques from several decades at both of Fort Erie’s high schools were back in the places they formed this weekend.

Snowbirds air show cancelled

The buzz and excitement for an upcoming Canadian Forces Snowbirds air show over Lake Erie and the Niagara River has crashed.

Friendship Festival file photo. Postmedia Network

Multicultural element to Friendship Festival

As plans for multiple summer celebrations around town unfold – the Friendship Festival is looking ahead to a multicultural-themed day to close out the annual event, which runs from July 13 to 16 this year.

Participants run for the lake during the Polar Bear Dip at Crystal Beach. The event was hosted by the Crystal Beach Improvement Association. Kris Dube/Special to Postmedia Network

First time polar dipper jumps in

Tim Katch didn’t want to be outshined by his aunt Debbie, which is why he was one of a few dozen people who participated in this year’s Polar Bear Dip in Crystal Beach.

A few dozen people take part in a cold affair in Lake Erie Saturday at the Bertie Boat Club. (Kris Dubé/Special to Postmedia Network)

Frigid follies in Lake Erie

Tim Katch didn’t want to be outshined by his aunt Debbie, which is why he was one of a few dozen people who participated in Saturday’s polar bear dip in Crystal Beach.