HOME INVASION AND ROBBERY IN RENFREW
7/24/2017 1:01:30 PM
Several people are facing charges after a home invasion and robbery in Renfrew. Renfrew OPP say it happened at a home on Highway 60 shortly after 6am on Sunday. Two women and a man forced their way into an apartment, threatened the occupants and stole several itmes.

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NHA/NHL MUSEUM PLANS CELEBRATION OF 72 SUMMIT SERIES
7/24/2017 9:20:22 AM
Where were you in 72? As we near the 45th anniversary of the Canada vs Soviet Summit Series, the NHA/NHL Museum in Renfrew is preparing for a very special event to mark the occasion.

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TEN THOUSAND REASONS TO LOVE THE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN
7/24/2017 9:17:03 AM
In what is the largest grant handed out so far, some Pembroke downtown business owners have been received over ten thousand dollars from the Community Improvement Plan.

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MANY HANDS NEEDED TO LAUNCH VALLEY'S NEWEST HOCKEY TEAM
7/24/2017 8:46:00 AM
The new Whitewater Kings are getting ready for their inaugural season and they want you to be a part of it.

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MEET RENFREW COUNTY'S NEWEST YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
7/24/2017 8:31:42 AM
Six Renfrew County students are being their own bosses this summer. They are participating in the Summer Company Program, which allows students to work as self-employed entrepeneurs over the summer break.

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IT'S GOING TO BE A WET DAY IN THE VALLEY
7/24/2017 5:15:26 AM
Rain, rain, go away! The Valley is still trying to dry out from the incredibly wet Spring we experienced and Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement as we prepare for 20 to 30mm of rainfall today and an additional 10mm tonight.

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PRE-TRIAL SET FOR MAN CHARGED IN HISTORIC SEXUAL ASSAULTS
7/21/2017 3:39:23 PM
A pre-trial will be held next month for 74 year old Peterborough man facing numerous counts related to historic sexual assault cases in Renfrew County. Stan McBride Jr.

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SURETE DU QUEBEC LAUNCH ROAD SAFETY BLITZ
7/21/2017 3:29:52 PM
Reduce your speed, put down your phone and buckle up. Quebec Police are in the midst of a province-wide safe roads campaign and across the Pontiac, they'll be looking for bad drivers. They're also stepping up their presence in construction zones.

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POTENTIAL PURCHASE OF TOWNSHIP OWNED LAND MEETS STIFF OPPOSITION
7/21/2017 8:50:26 AM
Sixty six feet of roadside property had some residents of the Town of Laurentian Hills pretty fired up. There wasn't an empty seat in the gallery, and there were people standing during a special meeting of council on Wednesday night.

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ALGONQUIN COLLEGE PEMBROKE TO OFFER URBAN FORESTRY PROGRAM
7/21/2017 8:41:13 AM
Pembroke's Algonquin College Campus is contuing to grow and this September, the college is building on its forestry program. Algonquin will be introducing a new Urban Forestry Arboriculture Program.

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MADAWASKA VALLEY STUDIO TOUR A SHOWCASE FOR VALLEY ARTISTS
7/21/2017 8:27:32 AM
The Madawaska Valley Studio Tour is about to kick off for the 26th year. The tour allows the public to see where the magic happens for many artists across the valley.

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NEW MAYOR APPOINTED FOR HEAD, CLARA AND MARIA
7/21/2017 6:44:55 AM
The United Townships of Head, Clara and Maria have a new mayor. At last night's special council meeting, the remaining 3 councilors decided that one of them would step up as mayor. It was decided that Bob Reid would serve as mayor for the remaining term.

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BLUE-GREEN ALGAE FOUND IN MUSKRAT LAKE
7/20/2017 4:52:39 PM
There are algae problems once again on Muskrat Lake. Samples were taken last week that confirm blue-green algae is present on the lake. The sample was taken from the boat launch in Cobden.

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HCM COUNCIL TO MEET TONIGHT TO DISCUSS HOW TO REPLACE MAYOR, COUNCILLOR
7/20/2017 3:59:55 PM
The township of Head Clara and Maria will begin the process of looking for a new Mayor and municipal councillor tonight (Thursday).

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VALLEY DIETITIAN RECOGNIZED FOR PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS
7/20/2017 3:51:07 PM
A local Community Dietitian has received a provincial award. Carolyn Froats-Emond has received the Peer Recognition Award from the Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health.

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COMPANY WORKING ON PLAN FOR COMMUTER TRAIN TO VALLEY
7/20/2017 8:49:57 AM
In less than two years, you might be able to take a train to Ottawa rather than driving there. Moose Consortium Inc.

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PETAWAWA BACKS COUNTY'S PUSH BACK AT ANTI-LOGGING GROUP
7/20/2017 8:36:04 AM
Petawawa Council has chosen to support something put forward by County Council.

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POLICE INVESTIGATING ROBBERY AT MACKAY CONVENIENCE
7/20/2017 6:16:12 AM
Upper Ottawa Valley OPP are asking for the public's help in a recent robbery. Police are saying that shortly before 4 PM on Tuesday there was a robbery at MacKay Convenience on MacKay Street in Pembroke.

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JUNE HOME SALES HIT EIGHT YEAR HIGH
7/19/2017 12:16:21 PM
Home sales in Renfrew County for the month of June are at an eight year high. There were 187 houses sold over the 30 days, which is up 7.5 per cent from last June. The value of these sales has gone up to $44.6 million, up nearly 13 per cent from June of 2016.

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PETAWAWA SEEKS FUNDING TO BECOME MORE CYCLE FRIENDLY
7/19/2017 12:12:36 PM
The Town of Petawawa is going to create a commuter plan. It's a necessity if the town wishes to apply for funding under the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program. There are grants available for towns wanting to make themselves more cycle friendly.

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CROSS COUNTRY TREK TO RAISE MONEY FOR GUIDE DOG PROGRAM STOPS IN RENFREW
7/19/2017 11:39:59 AM
A stop in Renfrew is garnering quite a bit of attention for two young ladies who are raising money for the Lions Club Guide Dog program by riding horseback across the country.

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THE GRIND TO OPEN NEW CLIENT SERVICES OFFICE
7/19/2017 8:40:02 AM
It's right next to The Grind Coffee House, and it's opening Friday July 21st (this morning).

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FORMER LUMBER KING SUPERSTAR HEADING TO HALIFAX
7/19/2017 8:38:34 AM
The Halifax Mooseheads have signed Pembroke Lumber Kings defencemen, Patrick Kyte as a free agent. Kyte finished fourth in team scoring with nine goals and 29 assists for 38 points in 53 games with his hometown Kings in the CCHL last season.

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LOCAL HOSPITALS GET MILLIONS IN FUNDING FOR UPGRADES
7/19/2017 8:37:33 AM
Hospitals in Pembroke, Deep River and Barry's Bay are each getting a share of new funding for hospital upgrades in Eastern Ontario.

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ASHLEY MACISAAC IN DACRE SEPTEMBER 30 FOR SMALL HALLS
7/19/2017 8:28:17 AM
Exciting news for those living in the Ottawa Valley. In addition to several performances for the Ontario Festival of Small Halls this season, Ashley MacIsaac will join A Change of Step in Dacre September 30 for a performance at the DACA Centre.

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URBAN SLIDE NO LONGER COMING TO PEMBROKE
7/19/2017 6:09:01 AM
One of the biggest summer attractions in Pembroke has had to be cancelled. The Urban Slide, which is was due to take over downtown from August 25th and 26th has had to pull out of their trip to Pembroke.

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CROSS COUNTRY HORSE BACK RIDE IS ALL FOR A GOOD CAUSE
7/18/2017 4:52:24 PM
A love for animals has turned into a fundraiser for the Lions Club Guide Dog program. Katie and Jewel Keca, along with their brother Joseph have been horseback riding across Canada to raise awareness and money for the program and tomorrow, they arrive in Renfrew.

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MP CHERYL GALLANT ATTACKS MEDIA WITH FAKE NEWS CLAIMS
7/18/2017 10:08:34 AM
Our local MP, Cheryl Gallant, seems to have just waged war against Canadian media. In a video dubbed GNN, Gallant Night News, she accuses main stream media of conspiring with the Federal Liberal Government.

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RETIRED LOCAL OPP CONSTABLE RECOGNIZED FOR HER DEDICATION
7/18/2017 9:25:26 AM
A local retired OPP officer received a prestigious award last month. Constable Beth Ethier received the Ministry of Transportation Award for the professional category at the annual Road Safety Achievement Award Ceremony.

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TICKETS FOR ANNUAL GALA ON SALE - ADDED INCENTIVE WITH A WEEKEND GETAWAY PRIZE
7/18/2017 9:11:52 AM
Advanced tickets are on sale for the Pembroke Reigonal Hospital's Black and White Gala. Now in it's 12th year, the organizing committee is hoping for another sold out event, with a fundraising goal of $150 000 to mark Canada 150.

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LOCAL VOLUNTEER RECOGNIZED WITH GOVERNOR GENERAL AWARD
7/18/2017 9:10:14 AM
A volunteer who spent roughly 3 years in Petawawa was recognized last night. Nick Kerr received a Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers which is awarded by Canada's Governor General. The medal is to recognize and celebrate exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians.

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BLOOD DONOR CLINIC TODAY IN PETAWAWA
7/18/2017 8:58:32 AM
Roll up your sleeves, today (Tuesday) is your opportunity to save a life in Petawawa. Canadian Blood Services is hosting a blood donor clinic at the Petawawa Civic Centre from 1 until 4pm and again from 5:30 until 7:30.

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PETAWAWA PARKS UPGRADED
7/17/2017 4:04:37 PM
Parks and Recreation staff in Petawawa have been busy the last two months upgrading the town's parkland. In total, there were seven different areas that had some major work done, a lot of which focused on making the town more accesible.

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REAL KAYAKS, REAL HEROES TO GET INJURED VETERANS ON THE WATER
7/17/2017 3:55:01 PM
The third annual Upper Ottawa River Race and Paddle Festival is fast approaching. The event will run from August 11th to the 13th with events like paddle board and kayak clinics, a paddle race, kayak fishing derby and a heritage paddle.

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