TRAIL MUSEUM FUNDRAISER SUNDAY
8/18/2017 3:19:38 PM
You can take in a unique experience this weekend. Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village is hosting its second Art in the Park fundraiser on Sunday from 10 until 3.

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GOAL IS INCREASED PARTICIPATION
8/18/2017 3:06:52 PM
An annual event has once again paired with a great benefactor. The Tour de Bonnechere will go this Sunday from Eganville's Legion Field.

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PEMBROKE MITSUBISHI EVENT BENEFITS CAUSE
8/18/2017 2:59:05 PM
The numbers are in from the CIBC Run for the Cure car wash that was recently held at Pembroke Mitsubishi. The day featured five dollar car washes, face painting and a barbeque, with all the proceeds going to support the cause.

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CALABOGIE BLUES AND RIB FEST RETURNS THIS WEEKEND
8/18/2017 8:49:32 AM
It's one of the biggest music festivals in the area and a huge draw for blues lovers. The 7th annual Calabogie Blues and Ribfest kicks off today (Friday) at 4pm at Calabogie Peaks and this year's event promises to be a rockin' good time with the tastiest ribs in town.

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LOCAL DOCTORS DONATE $60,000 TO PRH CAMPAIGN
8/18/2017 8:33:06 AM
Dr. W.M. Pan and Dr. A.Y. Eng are legends in the medical community for their almost 60 years of dedication to their patients and to numerous important causes.

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ONE CANCELLED PROJECT BENEFITS TWO PEMBROKE ROADS
8/17/2017 5:02:39 PM
Two additonal roads in Pembroke are going to get alittle TLC before the winter months. After cancelling the D'Arcy Street project earlier this year, council has decided to put the money set aside, elsewhere.

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ANNUAL TASTE OF THE VALLEY MAKES FIRST STOP TOMORROW
8/17/2017 4:53:04 PM
The annual Taste of the Valley tour kicks off tomorrow, with the first stop in Barry's Bay. According to Paige Visneskie with the Railway Station, there will be lots to do. Taste of the Valley runs from 10 until 5pm and is free to attend.

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LOCAL FUNNY MAN NEEDS YOUR VOTES
8/17/2017 4:39:36 PM
One of the Valley's own is fighting to be recognized as one of Canada's top comedians. Nigel Grinstead is from Arnprior and is a semi-finalist in this years Sirius XM Top Comic Competition.

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YOU CAN HONOUR YOUR LOVED ONE AND HAVE FUN THIS WEEKEND
8/17/2017 4:24:54 PM
It's not too late to purchase your butterfly for Carefor's 2nd annual Wings of Remembrance Butterfly release. Alice Grenon tell us the event, which takes place this Sunday (August 20) is not really about fundraising.

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FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION IN COLD CASE BRINGS IN MANY TIPS
8/17/2017 8:32:24 AM
OPP say the response to a clay facial reconstruction of an unidentified man has been outstanding. On July 26, the reconstructed face of a body that was found in Algonquin Park in April of 1980 was released to the public.

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PETAWAWA RECREATION RATES MAY INCREASE
8/17/2017 8:06:59 AM
The reccomended rates and fees for using facilities in Petawawa has been released.

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MORE EXPOSURE FOR 'ASK A LOCAL PROGRAM'
8/17/2017 7:57:17 AM
Petawawa's 'Ask a Local' program is about to spread a little further.

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ENJOY SOME FUN BY TAKING A STEP BACK IN TIME THIS WEEKEND
8/16/2017 7:40:28 PM
You can take a step back in time this weekend. THe Dacre and Area Community Association is hoting a Homecoming and Old Time Country Fair on Saturday and Sunday.

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BONNECHERE VALLEY TOWNSHIP HOLDING OFF ON SOME TESTING
8/16/2017 7:27:53 PM
Bonnechere Valley Township isn't overly worried about one regulation. Municipalities are supposed to check how reflective signs are every 16 months, but it comes at a cost of over $5,000.

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WYNNE ANNOUNCES HUGE FUNDING BOOST TO LOCAL NURSING HOME
8/16/2017 7:18:50 PM
Premier Kathleen Wynne is in the midst of a whirlwind tour of the Ottawa Valley. Her visit began this morning at the Grove Nursing Home in Arnprior, where Wynne announced approval of 36 additional beds, which will grow the facility to 96 beds in total.

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PEMBROKE'S KINSMEN POOL IS NOMINATED FOR BIG BOOST
8/16/2017 6:50:33 PM
Some possibly encouraging news for Pembroke's Kinsmen Pool. City council has learned that the pool has been nominated in the Kraft Heinz Project Play Contest. The winner will be awarded $250,000 for repairs and upgrades to a public facility.

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HISTORICAL SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE RETURNS TO PEMBROKE COURT TODAY
8/16/2017 7:31:50 AM
A judicial pre-trial for a 74-year-old Peterborough man charged with historical sexual assaults in Renfrew County gets underway today (Wednesday) in Pembroke.

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PREMIER WYNNE VISITS ARNPRIOR THIS MORNING
8/16/2017 7:16:13 AM
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is visiting Arnprior this morning (Wednesday). An announcement on Arnprior Regional Health's Facebook page advises Wynne will be a special guest at the Summer Social at the Grove Nursing Home, at 9am this morning.

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PROPOSED CNL FACILITY MEETING RESISTANCE FROM COMMUNITIES ALONG GREAT LAKES
8/16/2017 7:14:37 AM
A locally proposed facility is meeting some resistance from communities along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence.

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WAYWARD BULLOCK'S ORIOLE FINALLY HEADING HOME
8/15/2017 12:17:09 PM
A little bird at the Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre is garnering national attention once again. The Bullock's Oriole that flew into Pakenham in 2015 is finally going home to BC. These birds are found in BC and Alberta, but their main range is in the US.

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VANDALISM PROMPTS BV TOWNSHIP TO TAKE ACTION
8/15/2017 12:06:08 PM
Bonnechere Valley Township is having a bit of a problem with vandals. Mayor Jennifer Murphy says that the household hazardous waste depot has had a few break-ins in the last year, but that a recent one seemed personal.

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PADDLE FOR CHEO RAISES $10,000
8/15/2017 11:55:49 AM
CHEO is getting a $10 000 boost thanks to the introduction to a new event at a recent fundraiser. The Upper Ottawa River Race and Paddle Festival says the first ever Paddle for CHEO was a huge success, with 50 paddlers in the water.

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PALMER RAPIDS CHURCH STRIVES TO BE FULLY ACCESSIBLE
8/15/2017 11:47:57 AM
The Community Wesleyan Church of Palmer Rapids is using dollars from the Federal Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) to benefit physically-challenged parishioners and visitors.

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HUGE PUBLIC CELEBRATION OF LIFE PLANNED FOR BRYAN MURRAY
8/15/2017 8:28:54 AM
A celebration of life will be held next week for Shawville native and former Ottawa Senators Coach and GM Bryan Murray. The Senators have announced a service honouring Murray will be held on Thursday August 24th at 1pm at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.

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CPAN NEEDS YOUR HELP TO FILL BACKPACKS
8/15/2017 8:16:08 AM
With back to school now just around the corner, the Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network could use a helping hand with its Tools for School Program.

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BONNECHERE UNION LIBRARY TO BUILD 'FREE LITTLE PANTRY'
8/15/2017 8:01:53 AM
An idea that sprouted in the United States is making its way to Eganville. There will soon be a new feature outside of the Bonnechere Union Public Library.

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LOCAL YOUNG WOMAN NAMED 2ND RUNNER UP AT MISS TEENAGE CANADA PAGEANT
8/14/2017 2:52:08 PM
Miss Teenage Eastern Ontario represented the Ottawa Valley well in Toronto over the weekend. Sophia DeCarle finished as the second runner up. Miss Northern Ontario Emma Morrison won the crown.

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TWO PEOPLE ON ATV HURT IN COLLISION
8/14/2017 2:41:57 PM
Killaloe OPP investigating an ATV crash in Madawaska Valley Township. It happened Saturday afternoon at about 3:20 on Carson Heights Road and it was the only vehicle involved in the collision.

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VEHICLE STRIKES MOTORCYCLE, TWO HURT
8/14/2017 2:27:05 PM
Two people have non life threatening injuries following a crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle in North Algona Wilberforce township yesterday (Sunday) afternoon.

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HWY 417 EASTBOUND LANES FULLY RE-OPEN EAST OF ARNPRIOR
8/14/2017 2:19:00 PM
The Eastbound 417 is moving again after an earlier closure. A tractor trailer carrying hay caught fire this morning near the Kinburn Side Road exit just east of Arnprior. The last lane re-opened in the one o'clock hour. No one was hurt.

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TRACTOR TRAILER CATCHES FIRE ON 417 IN ARNPRIOR
8/14/2017 11:03:07 AM
Expect delays if you're heading down the 417 eastbound. A tractor trailer, reportedly carrying hay, caught fire earlier this morning near Kinburn Side Road. The MTO are reporting that the right lane and the shoulder are both closed.

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CNL OPEN HOUSE A CHANCE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT NSDF
8/14/2017 9:38:08 AM
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories opened up its facilities to the public for an open house this weekend. There were hundreds of people who registered to get tours and learn about CNL's history.

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CNL OPEN HOUSE A CHANCE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT NSDF
8/14/2017 9:25:18 AM
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories opened up its facilities to the public for an open house this weekend. There were hundreds of people who registered to get tours and learn about CNL's history.

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ADMASTON BROMLEY TO BURY TIME CAPSULE
8/14/2017 9:12:52 AM
Admaston/Bromley is celebrating Canada 150 in a unique way this summer.

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LUMBERKINGS LAUNCH TRAINING CAMP WITH HIGH HOPES FOR A BETTER SEASON AHEAD
8/14/2017 9:10:24 AM
Some big changes are coming to the Pembroke Lumber Kings this upcoming season. With training camp getting underway this week, there will be a number of new faces on the ice as well as a new head coach.

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HOSPICE CLASSIC RAISES $35,000
8/14/2017 8:57:58 AM
The annual Hospice Classic managed to bring in some much needed dollars for the facility. The event was held Friday at the Renfrew Golf Course. Chair of Hospice Renfrew, Joanne Dowdall-Brown says they managed to raise $35,000.

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STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED FOR ONTARIO TURTLES
8/14/2017 8:15:25 AM
A state of emergency is declared for Ontario turtles, after its main trauma centre in Peterborough took in a lot more turtles this year. Executive and Medical Director Sue Carstairs says there were almost 750 turtles admitted to the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre.

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VALLY RUNNER PLACES FIFTH AT WORLD TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP
8/13/2017 3:54:38 PM
Eganville native Melissa Bishop is coming home empty handed from the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in London. Bishop placed 5th in the women's 800 metre final on Sunday with a time of 1:57:68.

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