MAN FALLS 30 FEET
5/25/2018 12:27:23 PM
A man in his 20's suffered non-life threatening injuries yesterday while rock climbing. Paramedics say the man fell from roughly 30 feet in Alice, near Round Lake Road. The climber was taken to Pembroke Regional Hospital where he was treated.

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INTRODUCING ANNA DOLAN
5/25/2018 12:22:16 PM
The Green Party has its candidate for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. Barry's Bay area resident Anna Dolan got her papers in on May 16th- the day before nominations closed for the June 7th Provincial Election.

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6TH ANNUAL EVENT IS SATURDAY
5/25/2018 12:17:54 PM
The sixth annual Eganville Mudder is Saturday. The event features drag racing, mud bogs and so much more at the Eganville Sno Drifters Club. One of the events main organizers, Jason Miller, says attendees are guaranteed to be entertained.

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WWE WRESTLING TAKES OVER PMC TONIGHT
5/25/2018 7:33:08 AM
The PMC will once again be the place to be beginning at 7:30 tonight. Great North Wrestling rolls into town once again and as always, there will be no shortage of big name talent.

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RENFREW'S FIRST COLOUR RUN TO SUPPORT HOSPICE AND FOOD BANK
5/25/2018 7:31:49 AM
Get ready for a little colour in your life! Or at least on your clothes and in your hair. An exciting event is taking place tomorrow (Saturday) at Ma-Te-Way. The first ever colour run in Renfrew kicks off tomorrow morning with registration at 8:30.

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BUS CRASH WITH STUDENTS ON BOARD EARLIER TODAY IN PEMBROKE SUBDIVISION
5/24/2018 8:05:12 PM
Residents of Chamberlain and Fraser Streets had a bit of a shock earlier today when a bus came to a stop in someone's front lawn. The bus and a minivan had a collision around 11:30 a.m.

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COUNTY ASKED TO SUPPORT GAP STUDY
5/24/2018 3:17:27 PM
More funding is being requested at the Renfrew County council chambers for the Eastern Ontario Regional Network.

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GET ACQUAINTED WITH PETAWAWA'S PLANS
5/24/2018 3:09:16 PM
More details have been released about the Get to Know Your Neighbourhood initiative being put on in Petawawa. The Parks and Recreation department is going to utilize parks and green space all summer in a new concept that builds a sense of community.

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FIRST CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS COMMENCE
5/24/2018 3:03:29 PM
Negotiations are starting for the first collective agreement for part-time support workers at Ontario's community colleges, including Algonquin College in Pembroke.

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AN EARLY CHANCE TO CAST YOUR VOTE IN PROVINCIAL ELECTION
5/24/2018 6:50:47 AM
Those unable to cast a ballot on Election Day, June 7th, can vote in a series of Advance Polls across Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Riding. Returning Officer Lewis MacDonald tells myFM News that there are a number of dates and locations to chose from.

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TOUR DE WHITEWATER ADDS 60K ROUTE
5/24/2018 6:38:52 AM
Coming off of the success of last year's event, the Tour de Whitewater is back. The race started as a way to encourage active living and to showcase Whitewater Region, but was such a raging success after over 300 riders turned out.

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RENFREW RALLY TO DEMAND RETURN OF MINIMUM WAGE EXEMPTION
5/23/2018 3:47:00 PM
They're a part of our community and they're at risk of losing their paycheques. In an effort to create equal pay in the workforce, Bill 148 has actually eliminated a demographic of vulnerable individuals from keeping their jobs, according to Charlene Riopelle.

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PROJECT AIMS TO GET SENIORS MOVING
5/23/2018 3:35:25 PM
A pertnership has been created to encourage seniors in Renfrew County to lead active lifestyles.

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EGANVILLE RUNNER WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FROM ATHLETICS CANADA
5/23/2018 3:29:10 PM
Melissa Bishop-Nriagu is celebrating an impressive award from Athletics Canada. She's won the Cal D. Bricker Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Performance of the Year.

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MORE COUNTY DOLLARS NEEDED TO COMPLETE ALGONQUIN TRAIL
5/23/2018 3:22:42 PM
Renfrew County Council is going to be asked to fork out additional cash for the Algonquin Trail this summer. Chair of the Algonquin Trail, Bob Sweet tells the county finance and administration committee that there will be a request for $162,500 on the table.

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PARENTS WANT CROSSING GUARD AT BUSY INTERSECTION
5/23/2018 9:31:58 AM
The intersection of Civic Centre Road and Leeder Lane was a hot topic at last night's Petawawa council meeting.

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PUPPY FRAUD REPORTED IN AREA
5/23/2018 8:31:07 AM
Killaloe OPP say a local resident has fallen victim to an online scammer. Police say they got a report last week that someone had responded to an ad about a puppy for sale on Facebook and e-transferred money to an account before receiving the dog.

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KRISTA JOHNSON MEMORIAL RUN FOR CHANGE IS JUNE 10
5/23/2018 8:30:00 AM
The sixth annual Krista Johnson Memorial Run For Change is coming up in June. Krista's mom Laurie founded the run to keep her daughters memory and legacy alive after she lost her life in a cycling accident in 2012.

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MARIJUANA GROW OP INTERESTED IN LAND IN WW INDUSTRIAL PARK
5/23/2018 8:19:48 AM
The Whitewater Region Industrial Park is about to post a No Vacancy sign. Township Mayor Hal Johnson tells myFM a prospective tenant is interested in buying at least two, and possibly all four remaining lots.

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PETAWAWA GRANTED OVER $52,000 FROM ONTARIO MAIN STREET REVITALIZATION FUND
5/22/2018 2:58:15 PM
The Town of Petawawa has an additional $52,850 to spend that wasn't part of its budget.

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WHITEWATER BROMLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE IN NEW HANDS
5/22/2018 2:56:01 PM
If you are one of the four thousand patients in its catchment area, this story is for you. It's still known locally as, the Doctors' Office, but the Beachburg medical facility is now operated by Lanark Renfrew Health and Community Services.

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ROAD CLOSURES IN PEMBROKE
5/22/2018 9:32:59 AM
Two construction projects will be getting underway today. The City of Pembroke is advising that Dunlop Street between Mackay Street and Maple avenue will be closed now through June 29.

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PEMBROKE TEENS BUSTED WITH MARIJUANA
5/22/2018 8:52:22 AM
Having been tipped to drug usage in an area of east-end Pembroke, Upper Ottawa Valley OPP swooped in Friday morning (May 18th), suprising eight youths between the ages of 14 and 15 in possession of marijuana.

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WOMAN CAUGHT FOR SPEEDING TWICE IN FIVE MINUTES: OPP
5/22/2018 8:47:50 AM
A Scarborough woman didn't have much luck driving through Bonnechere Valley on May 15th. Killaloe OPP say that at around 3:10 p.m., the woman's SUV was pulled over in Bonnechere Valley and she was issued a speeding ticket.

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DEEP RIVER COUNCILLOR TO LAUNCH FORMAL COMPLAINT AGAINST FELLOW COUNCILLOR
5/22/2018 8:45:55 AM
The integrity commissioner is about to get more work out of the Town of Deep River. Councillor Megan Aikens announced at Wednesday's council meeting that she will be launching a formal complaint against Councillor Ron Descrochers.

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ARE YOU ON THE VOTER'S LIST?
5/22/2018 8:43:16 AM
There's no fool-proof way to guarantee you are on the Voter's List without checking. Lewis MacDonald, the Returning Officer for the Electoral District of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke for the June 7th Ontario Election says the easiest way is to check on-line.

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ROAD CLOSURES IN PEMBROKE
5/22/2018 8:28:47 AM
Soft road conditions is the reason for a couple of closures in Pembroke. From now until May 31st, Dickson Street between Cecelia and Fraser Streets as well as William Street between Dickson and Herbert streets will be closed.

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LOCAL NEWS RETURNS TUESDAY
5/21/2018 10:25:27 PM
"Happy Victoria Day! Our team is off enjoying the holiday today, but we will return with local news on Tuesday.

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THREATS TO CARLETON UNIVERSITY DEEMED NOT CREDIBLE
5/21/2018 9:49:27 AM
Carleton University has responded to reports of a threat upon the school.

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