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On Dec. 13, a change of command took place between 638 Air Cadet Squadron's outgoing officer Capt. Dan Duchene (far left) and incoming officer Capt. Wendy McGinley. The two sat down with Lt.-Commander Paul Fraser (middle) to sign official documents that solidified the change of appointment.

638 Air Cadet Squadron changes command

Pembroke’s 638 Algonquin Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron celebrated the change of command from Cap. Dan Duchene to Capt. Wendy McGinley.

Lasers beat Lumber Kings 4-2

RENFREW – The Pembroke Lumber Kings and Kanata Lasers launched into a fiery stick-and-puck battle at Renfrew’s Ma Te Way Centre on Saturday night.

 Opeongo Wildcats' Joshua Good looks for an opening to pass the ball as he's blocked by Valour Voyageurs' Liam Serviss, during the junior boys game on Dec. 14.

Voyageurs battle Wildcats in basketball

PETAWAWA – The Valour Voyageurs and the Opeongo Wildcats battled it out on the court in junior and senior boys basketball action on Dec. 14.

This Christmas, instead of getting presents, seven-year-old Kennedy Foss asked her family and friends to donate snowsuits and winter accessories to CPAN's Operation Snowsuit program.

One girl's generous Christmas wish

It’s rare to find a seven-year-old who says they don’t need any more toys, but Pembroke’s Kennedy Foss is no ordinary girl.

Whitewater Township’s Novice C Muskrat Voyageurs will be competing at the International Silver Stick in Pelham, ON from Jan. 11 to 15. Pictured in back row (from left) are manager Michelle Allmand, head coacch Mark Lang, assistant coach Jeff Vereyken and trainer Greg Kenny. In middle row (from left) are Wyatt Lang, Colton Vereyken, Cedrik Dionne, Seamus Darrah, Andrew Enright and Jaxson Allmand. In front row (from left) are Jakob Dumouchel, Jack Lynch, Nolan Lang, Callum Kenny and Lou Danis.

Muskrat Voyageurs fundraising for Silver Stick

WESTMEATH – The Muskrat Voyageurs’ new year’s resolution is to bring home gold at the International Silver Stick, but they’re seeking the Valley’s support to make it happen.

Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation held their 2017 Christmas Card Contest which received 167 submissions from students in Grades 1 through 8 across Renfrew County. This year's winners included (left to right in photo) Cobden Public School's Brooklyn Tomasini for third place, Cobden Public School's Danica Smith for first place, and Our Lady of Sorrows' Ava Allen for second place.

Christmas Cards for the Cutting Edge

Three local students have been granted an early Christmas wish: their festive designs have been printed on greeting cards to raise funds for the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation.

Bishop Smith goaltender Shannon O'Grady reaches her glove out to catch the flying puck, during a league game against Fellowes on Wednesday.

Girls hockey takes over Civic Centre

The Petawawa Civic Centre’s arena was alive with Upper Ottawa Valley high school girls’ hockey league action on Wednesday.