The best view in the city was definitely from the top of the 100-foot Pembroke Fire Department aerial truck ladder as the department hosted its annual Thanksgiving weekend open house in Pembroke, Ont. on Saturday October 10, 2015. <br> Ryan Paulsen/Pembroke Daily Observer/Postmedia Network

Open house at the fire hall

The Pembroke Fire Department threw open its station doors again on Saturday, Oct. 10, welcoming the general public to its annual Thanksgiving weekend

Ryan Paulsen / Daily Observer Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke federal candidates Dan McCarthy (NDP), Jeff Lehoux (Liberal), Stefan Klietsch (Green) and Hector Clouthier (Independent) listen as Oliver Jacob, Arnprior District High School student council minister of character development, reads the next question during an all-candidates meeting in Arnprior, Ont. on Wednesday October 7, 2015.

Candidates face off at ADHS

They may not be able to vote yet, but students at Arnprior District High School got an up-close and personal look at four of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembrok

Petawawa break and enter

The Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking suspects after a break and enter with violence was reported at a Petawawa Boulevard

Submitted photo <br> Sixteen firefighters from the Town of Petawawa and the Township of Laurentian Valley responded to a blaze late Wednesday night that destroyed the Black Bay home of Nelson Shamess. Shamess, his daughter and their dog all escaped unharmed, but the home and all of its contents were destroyed in the conflagration. Various fundraisers and donation drop-off locations are being arranged to help the family recover from the tragedy.

Black Bay blaze

The Upper Ottawa Valley is showing their true colours again, in the best way possible. Late Wednesday night, Oct. 7, the Black Bay area home of Nelson

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