NEW YOGA FESTIVAL PLANNED FOR SUNDAY IN PEMBROKE
6/28/2017 5:21:00 PM
Imagine it, and it will come to pass. myFM reported yesterday that the much-anticipated Emerge Yoga Festival had to be dropped from the calendar of Canada Day weekend activities due to scheduling conflicts and grounds conditions.

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LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS
6/28/2017 7:36:47 AM
An Ottawa Valley school is one of ten educational institutions across the Province to have been bestowed with the Premier's Awards for Accepting Schools.

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THE HUNT IS ON FOR HOCKEY PLAYERS FOR THE NEW MADAWASKA VALLEY FALCONS
6/28/2017 7:24:24 AM
The website is now live and players are wanted! Coach Pat Lascelle is looking to recruit juniors ages sixteen to twenty to play for the new Madawaska Valley Falcons. The team will play out of the Paul J.

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PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD GREEN LIGHTS BUDGET
6/28/2017 7:12:02 AM
The 2017-2018 budget for the Renfrew County District School Board has been finalized. During the final school board meeting before the summer break, trustees and superintendents approved their $134.9 million budget.

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JUNIOR FARMERS SHOW OF RENFREW COUNTY TO INTERNATIONAL GUESTS
6/28/2017 6:57:36 AM
Renfrew County has some international young people visiting for two weeks. Junior Farmers is hosting eight delegates from seven different countries like England, Austria and Germany to show them what farming is like in the county.

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GRIND SHELTER BOOSTED BY UNITED WAY FUNDING
6/28/2017 6:50:52 AM
The Grind in downtown Pembroke is going to enhance their overnight shelter for the homeless through a recent grant from the Renfrew County United Way.

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DRIVER OF MOTORCYCLE WALKS AWAY FROM COLLISION WITH MOOSE
6/28/2017 6:42:09 AM
Killaloe OPP are reporting that last week (June 19th to June 25th) there were 96 calls for service, including the Whitney Detachment. There were fourteen motor vehicle collisions, and ten were animal related. The listed example involves more than a little luck.

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AD CAMPAIGN WINS OTTAWA VALLEY WASTE RECOVERY CENTRE AN AWARD
6/27/2017 1:07:05 PM
The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre is being recognized for the creative way they spread a message about the importance of sorting your recycle.

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ONE OF OTTAWA VALLEY'S BIGGEST CANADA DAY ATTRACTIONS IS CANCELLED
6/27/2017 12:59:24 PM
The much anticipated Emerge Yoga Festival is no more. The festival was highlighted as one of the Ottawa Valley's biggest attractions this Canada Day long weekend.

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HISTORIC MOMENT TO FOLLOW COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING TOMORROW
6/27/2017 12:49:56 PM
A historic moment is taking place at the Renfrew County Administration building tomorrow. Following the regular meeting of County Council and a charity BBQ lunch, there will be a Time Capsule Dedication Ceremony as part of Canada 150 Celebrations.

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COUNTY EXPECTED TO AWARD TENDER FOR MAJOR PROJECT AT BONNECHERE MANOR
6/27/2017 8:42:29 AM
Some work needs to be done to the Bonnechere Manor roof. A section of flat roof and the laundry HVAC needs to be replaced on the long-term care home in Renfrew.

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FRIDAY NIGHT WRESTLING FUN IN PEMBROKE
6/27/2017 7:47:01 AM
The official kick off to Canada Day festivities in Pembroke is happening Friday, June 30th. Great North Wrestling will return with a star-studded lineup to the Pembroke Memorial Centre for a show beginning at 7:30.

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NEW PRINCIPALS ANNOUNCED AT AREA SCHOOLS
6/27/2017 7:38:35 AM
As the school year draws to a close, the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board has announced it's Principal line up for the 2017-2018 calendar year. Some of the moves include Julia Graydon, who had been serving as part-time Vice-Principal at St.

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MAN CRITICALLY INJURED IN SUNDAY MORNING CRASH
6/26/2017 4:50:07 PM
One person is in hospital in critical condition following an accident early Sunday morning.

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ARMED ROBBERY ON L'ISLE AUX ALLUMETTES
6/26/2017 4:42:24 PM
Quebec police are searching for three suspects following an armed robbery late last week. According to Marc Tessier with Surete du Quebec, two suspects entered a business in L'Isle Aux Allumettes on Friday and demanded money.

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NEW COMMANDING OFFICERS FOR CSOR, 3 RCR
6/26/2017 4:36:05 PM
The Canadian Special Operations Regiment at Garrison Petawawa has a new Commanding Officer. During a recent Change of Command Parade, Lieutenant Colonel Steven Hunter, who led the regiment for three years, handed command to Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Vivian.

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OPP STOP HUGE AFTER PROM BUSH PARTY
6/26/2017 9:26:33 AM
Some might call them party poopers but the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP say they prevented a serious risk to the safety and well being of our youth by shutting down a bush party on June 10th.

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LAST MINUTE DEAL PREVENTS STRIKE AT LCBO
6/26/2017 9:19:00 AM
A tentative contract agreement has been reached averting a strike by L-C-B-O workers. The agreement was announced by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union shortly after the midnight strike deadline passed.

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WOOD CARVING A LABOUR OF LOVE FOR SAW TECH LOG EXPO VENDORS
6/26/2017 8:55:44 AM
The 25th annual Saw Tech Log Expo drew vendors and businesses from across Ontario. Two businesses shared a tent outside of the Ma-Te-Way Activity centre.

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WATERSHED COUNCIL LAUNCHES WEBSITE
6/26/2017 8:20:02 AM
A new website for the Muskrat Watershed Council has been launched. You can visit www.muskratwatershedcouncil.com, which was developed by Charlie Quinn, a graduate from the Graphic Design program at Algonquin College.

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FEDS AND PROVINCE TO PAY HALF OF LV WATER PROJECTS
6/26/2017 8:18:22 AM
Laurentian Valley has received some Federal and Provincial funding to help complete some projects in 2018. Deal Sauriol is the Township's chief administrative officer, and he says the funding is for water related projects on Joe Street and Roy Street.

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LAST WEEK TO HELP RENFREW COUNTY WIN SILVER CHAIN CHALLENGE
6/26/2017 8:09:57 AM
Time is running out for you to submit your steps through the annual Silver Chain Challenge. The challenge is a parternship between the County of Renfrew and the Ottawa Valley Cycling and Active Transportation Alliance.

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REFUSAL TO PROVIDE BREATH SAMPLE NETS CHARGES FOR QUEBEC MAN
6/26/2017 7:55:30 AM
The battle against impaired driving continues. Renfrew OPP have charged a Quebec man with impaired driving, resisting arrest and refusing to provide a breath sample following an incident June 14th.

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GATES OPEN ON SAW TECH LOG EXPO
6/23/2017 4:59:01 PM
With the opening ceremonies of the Saw Tech Log Expo underway, a three day event in Renfrew has officially kicked off. The event has been hosted every year since 1992, and is held in various locations across the province.

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MAY HOME SALES DIP BUT LONG TERM STILL TRENDING UP
6/23/2017 4:46:35 PM
Home sales in Renfrew County took a slight dip in May but are right in line with the five year average for the month. According to figures released by the Renfrew County Real Estate Board, home sales decreased 4.6% from where they were in May 2016.

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TOWNSHIP WANTS HAND HELD DEVICE EXEMPTION TO CONTINUE
6/23/2017 4:29:47 PM
Using hand-held devices while driving has been illegal for a while, but municipal crews have been exempt for the past seven years.

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UNEXPLODED DEVICES STILL A DANGER AT GARRISON PETAWAWA BEACHES
6/23/2017 4:27:16 PM
Visitors to beaches at Garrison Petawawa are being advised to use some extra caution this summer. Base officials say there is still the possibility of finding an unexploded device along the Ottawa River beaches.

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WANTED ARNPRIOR MAN ARRESTED
6/23/2017 4:19:11 PM
An update on a story we brought you recently. A man being sought by Renfrew OPP on several criminal charges has been taken into custody. OPP officers with assistance from the Ottawa Police Service found and arrested Cory Scholl in the Carp area.

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WANTED MAN KNOWN TO FREQUENT RENFREW COUNTY
6/23/2017 3:24:02 PM
A man who is serving a 10 year sentence for Robbery, using an imitation weapon while committing a crime, 10 counts of fraud under $5,000, break and enter and theft is wanted by the OPP's Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad.

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LCBO STRIKE COULD BE GOOD OR BAD FOR BARS, RESTAURANTS
6/23/2017 9:55:24 AM
In myFM business news, with the prospect of an LCBO strike looming, we're asking local bars and restaurants how a strike might affect them? Janna Fortin, the owner of Kerry's Place in downtown Pembroke, says it's all about being prepared.

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ARNPRIOR STAMPEDE PROMISES TO BE WILD RIDE
6/23/2017 9:30:33 AM
More than 300 professional cowboys and cowgirls from five countries are in Arnprior this weekend for the Stampede. Events include bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping and bull riding.

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BILLET FAMILIES NEEDED TO HOUSE LUMBER KING PLAYERS
6/23/2017 9:23:57 AM
We are still a couple of months away from hockey season, but the Pembroke Lumber Kings are already looking to find homes for their players. Now with two teams within the organization, mangement is reaching out to area families to become billets for the upcoming season.

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SAWTECH LOG EXPO TO BRING THOUSANDS TO RENFREW
6/23/2017 9:09:06 AM
It's an event that's expected to bring roughly ten thousand people to the town of Renfrew. Sawtech Log Expo takes over Ma-Te-Way this weekend with hundreds of exhibits, presentations, courses and activities.

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ARBITRATION BRINGS DEAL FOR DEEP RIVER FIREFIGHTERS
6/23/2017 9:05:49 AM
The future is certain for Deep River Fire Fighters, at least until December 31, 2019. The last agreement between the town and the Deep River Professional Fire Fighters Association expired on December 31, 2014.

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FORMER WHITEWATER REEVE, WARDEN PASSES AWAY
6/23/2017 8:50:36 AM
A well-regarded local politician has died. Gordon White, a dairy farmer and former Renfrew County Warden is fondly remembered by colleague Donald Rathwell.

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HEALTH UNIT AWAITS DETAILS OF OPIOID ADDICTION FUNDING
6/23/2017 8:39:46 AM
The province announced earlier this month that it was increasing funding to Ontario communities in the fight against the opioid crisis.

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RESIDENTS UPSET WITH LOSS OF ARENA DURING RENOVATION
6/22/2017 9:18:13 AM
Bonnechere Valley Councillors say most of the reactions they've received about the arena renovations haven't been positive.

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UNITED WAY FUNDING TO EXPAND COUNSELLING THROUGH ROBBIE DEAN CENTRE
6/22/2017 9:08:57 AM
Counselling services through the Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre are expanding, thanks to the Renfrew County United Way.

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BONNECHERE VALLEY SAND BAG PICK UP THIS WEEKEND
6/22/2017 8:43:52 AM
Residents of Bonnechere Valley will have the opportunity to get rid of their sandbags this weekend.

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LOCAL MANUFACTURER TO MARK 25 YEARS WITH COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
6/22/2017 8:40:53 AM
In myFM business news, KI Pembroke is celebrating 25 years in business. To mark the occasion, KI is hosting a community party this Friday (June 23rd) according to General Manager Dan Mellon.

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OPP ASSOCIATION CHALLENGING OTHERS TO MEET DONATION
6/22/2017 8:24:00 AM
An OPP Constable has issued a fundraising challenge to all Ottawa Valley Emergency Response Units, Associations, Unions, and former cross country team members.

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