PUBLIC CURIOSITY HAMPERED EFFORTS TO MOVE MOOSE SAFELY OUT OF AREA
9/20/2017 3:28:38 PM
Could the recent death of a Bull Moose in Petawawa been avoided if the public had stayed away? The Moose, which was shot by the OPP after it charged a conservation officer was spotted in a residential area in Petawawa on Monday and the authorities were called in.

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PEMBROKE AIRPORT FLY-IN SALUTES CANADA 150
9/20/2017 3:04:02 PM
The Pembroke and Area Airport is celebrating the anniversary of confederation in a huge way. This Saturday (Sept 23) is the Canada 150 Fly-In, which the marketing consultant for the airport, Jennifer Layman, says promises fun for all.

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OPP INVESTIGATING THREE OVERNIGHT FIRES IN PEMBROKE
9/20/2017 1:11:06 PM
Upper Ottawa Valley OPP are investigating three overnight fires in Pembroke.

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RESIDENTS PACK MEETING TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE CHANGES TO TRAILER, RV USE
9/20/2017 9:39:30 AM
The sensitivity of Lake Clear is a topic that's important to many. Bonnechere Valley Township council chambers were packed yesterday (Sept 19).

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RASH OF BREAK-INS IN BV, NAW TOWNSHIPS: CRIME OF THE WEEK
9/20/2017 9:31:09 AM
Bonnechere Valley and North Algona Wilberforce were last week's hot spots for break and enters. Killaloe OPP are currently investigating four break and enters in the area, three of which happened Friday, and the fourth was on Saturday.

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WHITEWATER REGION TO EXAMINE ALGONQUIN LAND CLAIM TONIGHT
9/20/2017 9:23:25 AM
It's big, and the Township of Whitewater Region will be looking at two pieces in the jig-saw puzzle of settling the Comprehensive Land Claim of the Algonquin Nations in Ontario.

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FEDS ANNOUNCE FUNDING FOR SIX INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN VALLEY
9/20/2017 9:13:31 AM
Some much needed upgrades will be happening across the Ottawa Valley thanks to some federal money.

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VALLEY WOMAN VYING TO BECOME MISS UNIVERSE CANADA, NEEDS YOUR VOTE
9/20/2017 8:59:27 AM
An Ottawa Valley woman is vying for a spot in the top 20 in the Miss Universe Canada pageant. 26-year-old Kaylee Sheppard of Pembroke is a finalist in the competition, and she says her platform focuses on advocating for our troops.

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WHITEWATER KINGS SUFFER FIRST LOSS OF THE REGULAR SEASON
9/20/2017 5:30:57 AM
First loss of the regular season for the Whitewater Kings, the Jr Canadians doubled up the Cobden team 4 to 2 last night. The Kings return to the ice on Saturday when they play host the Rebels at the Cobden arena, puck drops at 7 o'clock.

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TWO SERIOUS CRASHES UNDER INVESTIGATION: OPP
9/19/2017 10:53:41 AM
Killaloe OPP are investigating two serious accidents in which the air ambulance had to be called in. On Thursday, September 14, Killaloe OPP say they responded to a single vehicle collision that involved a dirt bike.

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INVICTUS FLAG MADE A STOP IN PETAWAWA BEFORE MOVING ON WITH NATIONAL TOUR
9/19/2017 9:11:01 AM
The Invictus Flag Tour has made its stop in Petawawa yesterday morning (Monday). There were two flag bearers to officially bring in the flag, and both of them will compete in the games that kickoff this coming weekend.

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PAVING CONTINUES ON PEMBROKE STREET WEST - EXPECT DELAYS
9/19/2017 8:59:49 AM
The repaving of Pembroke Street West continues. Until the end of the day on Friday, the road, between Victoria and Christie Streets will get fresh pavement between 7am and 7pm. The road is open for use, however you can expect major delays.

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ACCIDENT IN THE PONTIAC CLAIMS THE LIFE OF AN OTTAWA MAN
9/19/2017 8:43:40 AM
A head-on collision on Highway 148 near Shawville yesterday (Monday) afternoon has claimed the life of an Ottawa man. According to the CBC, the crash happened around 5pm near 5th Concession.

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OPP FORCED TO SHOOT BULL MOOSE THAT CHARGED CONSERVATION OFFICER
9/19/2017 8:33:56 AM
A surprise guest in Petawawa's Limestone subdivision has unfortunately been dispatched by police.

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ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES NEARLY 40 THOUSAND DOLLARS
9/19/2017 8:08:47 AM
The weather gods smiled on an annual Pembroke tradition, as the annual Pat Harrington Golf Tournament is in the books.

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MURDER CHARGE LAID AGAINST FATHER IN AMBER ALERT CASE
9/18/2017 3:31:07 PM
41-year-old man from Quebec has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of the mother of his six-year-old son. The suspect was charged at the courthouse in Saint-Jerome, north of Montreal, although he is right now in hospital in Ottawa.

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DEEP RIVER POLICE SEEKING MISSING MAN
9/18/2017 10:53:09 AM
The hunt is on for a missing Deep River man. Police are reporting that 63 year-old David Selander was last seen on Saturday night around 6:30 in Deep River. Selander is 5'10 with short white hair and has a large scar on his left cheek.

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NEW HELP AVAILABLE FOR MILITARY SPOUSES TO ATTEND COLLEGE
9/18/2017 9:56:47 AM
Military spouses may find it easier to go to college this year. Algonquin College's Pembroke campus has partnered with Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services to provide funds for transportation to and from the school for military spouses.

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MILITARY TRAINING UNDERWAY BETWEEN WESTMEATH AND DEEP RIVER
9/18/2017 9:48:08 AM
The public is advised that personnel from Garrison Petawawa will be conducting training in the areas from Deep River to Westmeath today through Saturday. Residents may notice or hear noises related to military aircraft and uniformed personnel with firearms.

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SECOND OF THREE UNITED WAY LAUNCHES HELD
9/18/2017 9:38:39 AM
The 2017 edition of the Renfrew County United Way fundraising campaign is officially underway.

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WHITEWATER KINGS HOME OPENER PACKS COBDEN ARENA
9/18/2017 9:23:35 AM
The Whitewater Kings are now 2 and 0 to kick off the CCHL2 season. The team had its home opener Saturday night, and the residents of Whitewater packed the arena.

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UPDATE ON GREATER MADAWASKA'S MAYOR RECOVERY FROM ATV CRASH
9/18/2017 9:10:53 AM
The fellow councillors, constituents, friends and family of Greater Madawaska Township Mayor Glenda McKay are wishing her well in her recovery.

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TERRY FOX RUN A PERSONAL MISSION FOR LOCAL MAN
9/18/2017 8:59:50 AM
For the past 37 years, one local man has honoured his family members who have lost their battle with cancer by taking part in the annual Terry Fox Run. Yesterday (Sunday), Stan Halliday completed his 37th consecutive run at Pembroke's Riverside Park.

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PEMBROKE NATIVE TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM AT TONIGHT'S SENS-LEAFS GAME
9/18/2017 8:43:40 AM
Here's something to watch for if you plan to tune in to watch the first NHL preseason game tonight between the Ottawa Senators and the Maple Leafs from the CTC.

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BOY, FATHER IN AMBER ALERT CASE REMAIN IN HOSPITAL
9/18/2017 8:33:56 AM
The six year old boy from Quebec, who was the subject of an Amber Alert on Friday, remains in Renfrew Hospital after he was found in a stolen car. His father has been arrested and his mother was found dead on Thursday in the family home just north of Montreal.

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LUMBER KINGS SECURE 4-1 WIN OVER BRAVES IN HOME OPENER
9/18/2017 5:38:04 AM
The Pembroke Lumber Kings gave their hometown fans something to cheer about last night in their home opener at the PMC. Casey Rhodes had a pair of goals, while Brenden Browne and Zachary Cross also tallied for Pembroke in a 4-1 win over the Brockville Braves.

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MY BROADCASTING CORPORATION ON PROFIT 500 LIST ONCE AGAIN
9/15/2017 5:07:21 PM
My Broadcasting Corporation, the parent company of myFM, has reached a new milestone for the company. For the seventh consecutive year, MBC has been named to the 'PROFIT 500' list.

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UNITED WAY COMMUNITY KICKOFF SET FOR THIS SATURDAY
9/15/2017 5:04:49 PM
It's that time of year again where United Way is set to launch into a new campaign. The first of three kickoff events was last week in Killaloe, and second is set for this weekend.

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SUNDAY IS WHEN YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL TERRY FOX EVENTS
9/15/2017 4:50:34 PM
This Sunday will be the 20th year that Cobden has hosted a Terry Fox Run, but this one will mean more than the others. Organizer Bonnie Helferty says they will be honouring a friend who had always participated in the annual fundraiser.

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AMBER ALERT UPDATE: OPP SAY FATHER MAY HAVE CROSSED INTO ONTARIO FROM QUEBEC
9/15/2017 2:37:12 PM
Ontario provincial police are asking people to be on the lookout for a six-year-old Quebec boy who is the subject of an Amber Alert.

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MAN WITH THE SAME NAME AS SUSPECT FINDS HIMSELF A TARGET
9/15/2017 1:35:41 PM
A Calabogie man is having a bad week, to put it mildly. Doug Burwell has been getting nasty looks and harassing messages from people who have confused him with a man with the same name who was charged this week with some serious crimes.

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DEEP RIVER FAR EXCEEDS AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME: STATS CAN
9/15/2017 8:58:11 AM
Household Incomes vary widely from one end of Renfrew County to the other. Statistics Canada has released Income Data from the 2016 census. Ontario continues to exceed the national average, but has fallen from third place to sixth over the last ten-year period.

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TASTE OF THE VALLEY STOPS IN RENFREW SATURDAY
9/15/2017 8:38:07 AM
Taste of the Valley now turns its focus to Renfrew. Tomorrow (Saturday), it's everything local at the Renfrew Armouries according to Manager of the Renfrew and Area Chamber of Commerce, Gail Laird.

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HOCKEY GREATS VISIT RENFREW TO SHARE MEMORIES OF '72 SUMMIT SERIES
9/15/2017 8:25:21 AM
A sold out crowd at the Ma-te-way Activity Centre packed the upstairs banquet hall to commemorate perhaps the greatest moment in Canadian hockey history; Canada's victory over the Soviet Union in 1972's eighth game of the Summit Series.

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GROUP ON 150 KM RUCK MARCH IN AID OF HOMELESS VETERANS
9/15/2017 8:11:53 AM
A group of civilian and service members are right now on a journey across the Ottawa Valley to raise money and awareness for "Operation Leave the Streets Behind" and the work it does to help homeless veterans. Their journey is not an easy one.

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THIEVES STEAL BEER, LIQUOR FROM COMMUNITY HALLS
9/14/2017 4:48:33 PM
Thirsty thieves have struck two rural community halls. Renfrew OPP report the Matawatchan Community Memorial Hall was broken into between September 2 and 5. The hall is located at Matawatchan Road in Greater Madawaska Township.

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INVICTUS GAMES FLAG TOUR TO STOP AT GARRISON PETAWAWA
9/14/2017 4:37:34 PM
Garrison Petawawa has been chosen as a stop on the National Flag Tour of Invictus Games. The flag will be coming to Petawawa on Monday, September 18th and a special ceremony is planned at Dundonald Hall from 9 until 10am.

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ALGONQUIN TRAIL WORK UNDERWAY BUT IT'S A LONG PROCESS
9/14/2017 4:19:36 PM
The County of Renfrew knows you're chomping at the bit to get out on the Algonquin Trail.

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HEAD, CLARA AND MARIA NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS APPOINTED
9/14/2017 4:12:08 PM
The township of Head, Clara and Maria is back to having a full council table. According to the NRT, Cathy McKay and Ernie Villeneuve have been appointed to fill the two vacant seats .

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COUNTY TO BEGIN SPRAYING FOR WILD PARSNIP, POISON IVY
9/14/2017 8:25:40 AM
Get ready for pesticide spraying alongside county owned roadways in Renfrew County. Jason Davis, Manager of Forestry and GIS, says the County invited bids from companies to clean out two roadside weeds.

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WARDEN'S GOLF TOURNAMENT BRINGS IN BIG DOLLARS FOR RVH
9/14/2017 8:13:02 AM
It was wonderful weather for the 13th annual Warden's Cup Charity Golf Tournament on September 8th. Together, the golf day along with the county's Denim Days promotion have raised $3700 for the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Oncology Unit.

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