LAURENTIAN VALLEY – Police are looking for witnesses in a case of a break in that occurred late last month on Round Lake Road, that left a home owner seriously injured and their vehicle burned. The events occurred on the evening of Tuesday, March 27.According to the Crime Unit of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment, a property owner returned to thei
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OTTAWA – The Pembroke Lumber Kings demonstrated some real character Thursday night. Backed into a corner and fighting for its playoff life, the team came out fighting on enemy ice and earned a 4 – 3 win over the Ottawa Junior Senators.The victory gets the Kings back into their Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) quarter-final series with the Junior
At the end of last week, the cover closed on a long and significant chapter in the history of community journalism here in the Upper Ottawa Valley. The story ended sooner than we expected and left us all wanting for more. And our hearts were heavy. Our colleague and more importantly our friend, respected journalist Stephen Uhler passed away suddenl
After staging a valiant effort in coming back to battle through the consolation bracket at the Ontario Federation of Schools Athletic Association’s boys’ AA basketball tournament, the Fellowes Falcons fell just short in the consolation championship game.
PETAWAWA – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is calling the threat made to a student at Valour School “unsubstantiated.”On the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 29 the OPP issued a press release that stated, “The potential threat concern, communicated on social media to a student, has been deemed unsubstantiated by
NEPEAN – In sports the difference between winning and losing is often very slight and in the case of the Pembroke Lumber Kings Wednesday night the difference was a short 17 seconds.The Kings had come back, scoring two goals in the final five minutes of the game to force overtime, only to have Liam Staff of the Nepean Raiders bring the game to a sud
Despite the resignation of its leader amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the Ontario PC Party remains focused on the upcoming provincial election, now just months away.
KEMPTVILLE – The Pembroke Lumber Kings were on the road Wednesday night, coming up on the short end of a high-scoring, nasty affair with the Kemptville 73’s.While Pembroke opened the scoring in the first with three quick goals, the third period proved to be the team’s downfall and they lost the game 8 – 6.The Kings scored twice in the game’s openin
This week, Tuesday to be specific, the staff members of The Daily Observer found themselves on the other side of the pen and the camera as we became the news.
OTTAWA – The Upper Ottawa Valley Peewee ‘AA’ Aces continued to struggle Friday at the Bell Capital Cup in Ottawa.
GODDARD PLEADS GUILTY AND IS SENTENCED: Bryan Goddard was on a drug-fuelled rampage when he entered a Petawawa Point residence and stabbed Danny Pietersma to death, a Pembroke superior court heard last January. Armed with a knife and handgun, the troubled Pembroke man was high on cocaine, speed and marijuana when he sought to take out what he calle
KANATA – On the road Thursday night in Kanata, the Pembroke Lumber Kings were looking to rebound from a defeat on home ice Sunday night, but it wasn’t meant to be.
RANKIN – Officials with the Rankin Culture and Recreation Centre are hoping local voters can help them secure funding for the facility’s rink in an online contest.
KANATA – The Pembroke Lumber Kings remain in the basement of the CCHL’s Yzerman Division, after dropping a 4 – 2 decision on the road to the Kanata Lasers Thursday, night.
WHITEWATER REGION - The presence of blue-green algae has once again been confirmed in Muskrat Lake. The announcement came Aug. 23 from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change who advised the Renfrew County and District Health Unit that test results from water samples taken from the lake confirmed the presence of the potentially toxic
A Go Fund Me campaign will help lessen the burden on a young, local family coping after tragedy struck.
The unity we see the Olympics bring to our families, workplaces and communities as we gather around our TVs and cheer together is a microcosm of the “ideal” the IOC would like you to believe the games bring to the world. So let’s leave doping, scandals, and corruption allegations at the door, and just follow me on this one for a minute.
Eganville's Melissa Bishop had the top time in the opening heats of the women's 800m at the Summer Olympics in Rio.
Pembroke has a special visitor today - one who is four-legged and furry.
A cause near and dear to the heart of master canoeist Fred Blackstein has once more urged him out of the wilderness to offer his popular survival course.