Pembroke Daily Observer


Police have released photos of two suspects.

Thieves steal Legion poppy money, candy from Mac's convenience stores in Pembroke

The money from two different Legion poppy donation boxes has been stolen from two Mac’s convenience stores in the City of Pembroke.Police say that on Nov. 11 a male suspect wearing an all-black hat, red shirt, black zippered hoodie and black jacket entered the Mac's Convenience Store in the 300 block of Pembroke Street East in Pembroke and stole t

Ontario lays charges against man already facing murder counts in Quebec Amber Alert

RENFREW - The 41-year-old father at the heart of an Amber Alert in Quebec who was apprehended south-west of Renfrew in September, is now facing criminal charges in Ontario. He was scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa Tuesday morning.Police said as a result of a rather complex investigation, the 41-year-old man has now b

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Second Timberwolf succumbs to injuries

A second teenager has died after a single-car crash outside Renfrew early Friday and another “has the game of his life to battle,” according to his hockey team.

Halloween safety tips

The Upper Ottawa Valley detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind parents/guardians and children that Halloween can be a time of both excitement and potential danger. Help keep everyone safe by following these safety tips:

Submitted photo The Petawawa Research Forest has been named the Forest Capital of Canada for 2017-19. Taking part in the announcement, from left, Megan Smith, CIF-IFC past president, Lise Caron, director general of the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, Natural Resources Canada, and Dave Lemkay, general manager, Canadian Forestry Association.

Petawawa Research Forest Named Forest Capital of Canada 2017-2019

OTTAWA – The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is pleased to announce the Petawawa Research Forest (PRF), located in Chalk River, Ontario as the Forest Capital of Canada (FCC) for 2017-2019. The FCC Award was presented at the 2017 CIF-IFC Annual Awards Banquet held on Sept. 27 at The Westin Ottawa. “The FCC desig

Submitted photo: The Hockey Hall of Fame travelling exhibit will be at Algonquin College’s Pembroke Waterfront Campus Thursday, Sept. 28 as part of the College’s Canadian history Speaker Series. The exhibit will feature artifacts from the 1972 Canada-Soviet Summit Series that will complement the presentation made by author, Roy MacSkimming, who has written a book about the series, entitled “Cold War.”

Hockey Hall of Fame Summit Series display at Algonquin College

Canada’s dramatic victory over the Soviet Union in the 1972 Summit series will be the theme as the Hockey Hall of Fame travelling exhibit visits Algonquin College’s Pembroke Waterfront Campus Sept. 28, the 45th anniversary of Paul Henderson’s series-clinching goal in the final game of the series.

OPP warn of door-to-door sales scam in Pembroke

The Upper Ottawa Valley detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to alert home and business owners in the Pembroke area of a door- to-door sales scam that has recently been reported to police.

Downtown street closed Tuesday

Effective Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Pembroke Street West in the downtown core will be closed due to asphalt paving.

This urn containing the ashes of Patricia Ann Guimond, stolen during an estate sale on Garden Street on Sept. 2, has been found and returned to the family.

Stolen urn returned under mysterious circumstances

Patricia Ann Guimond’s ashes have been returned to her family.A small pink urn containing some of her ashes was reported to police as stolen back on Sept. 2. Her family had been clearing out the former Garden Street home in Pembroke and as people toured through to see furniture for sale, someone picked up one of the urns containing Patricia’s ashes