The driver of an SUV was taken to hospital with serious injuries on Friday morning after a single-vehicle collision on Mud Lake Road in Pembroke.
Ryan Paulsen, The Daily Observer
In the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 12, the 40 passengers on an eastbound Greyhound bus got the worst kind of awakening when their bus slid off Highway 17 and careened more than 100 metres into the roadside bush before finally coming to a stop.
"Can you write up a short piece on your time here and your departure?"
Renfrew County Warden Peter Emon had reassuring words for his fellow operations committee members on Monday, Aug. 8, when the committee learned that the continued expansion of Highway 17 beyond Scheel Drive is noticeably absent from the Ministry of Transportation's newest update for the 2016-2020 Southern Highways Program.
Residents of Allumettes Island are continuing their quest to force Hydro Quebec to deal with power problems that have long plagued the Ottawa River community.
Renfrew County Family and Children's Services hosted a fundraising barbecue on Thursday to raise money for their Summer Smiles campaign, and they're hoping local businesses and organizations will follow their example.
If the latest building permit numbers submitted to the Town of Petawawa are anything to go on, the town's growth over the past few years is far from over.
Despite the town's best efforts to keep up, Petawawa's roads are deteriorating faster than they can be repaired, councillors heard at the latest committee meeting on Monday night, July 25.
A tradition that's been going strong since 10 years before confederation was continued over the weekend with the 159th annual Beachburg Fair drawing strong numbers despite smatterings of rain and thunder throughout.
Considering the glorious summer weather and the YouTube virality of the sport, this weekend's 'bubble ball sumo tournament' was slightly underwhelming, but organizers who were hoping to capitalize on the unique allure of the event are already looking forward to a make-up day with optimism.
After more than a century and a half, the Beachburg Fair could be forgiven for keeping things more or less the same, but this year's fair featured a brand new addition that got a lot of fans cheering for more.
Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network executive director Lyn Smith wants to put the "minimum" back in "minimum wage".
With the game making headlines in virtually all corners of international media -- economic, video game, cultural, 'wierd news', and more -- and scores of millions worldwide logging on every day, it's hardly surprising that the Pokémon Go phenomenon has found an enthusiastic fan base here in the Ottawa Valley.
After a long road, complete with some twists, turns, and a few bumps, Pembroke is officially home to a brand new permanent skate park.
At 39 years old, Cory Zadorozny has already had a musical career to envy, including Juno awards, touring with major bands, and gracing major stages across the country. Now he's bringing his current band, The Wicked Mercy, back to his home town for a Saturday night show at Lasso Live in downtown Pembroke on July 23.
Despite the day taking a decidedly soggy turn with an afternoon downpour, the second annual Health Parks, Healthy People Day hosted by Ontario Parks on Friday, July 15 at Bonnechere Provincial Park is being considered a success.
The artistic world has produced more than its fair share of famous and fruitful collaborations, from the Group of Seven to Lennon and McCartney. With the breadth and depth of talent in the Ottawa Valley, it should come as no surprise that creative collaborations are flourishing here, too.
A local nurse practitioner has been awarded the most prestigious honour handed out by the Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC).
Petawawa's Our Lady of Sorrows parish hosted a Vacation Bible School day camp week from July 4-8, bringing in 18 kids to take part in games, stories, snacks and spiritual instruction.
Eight-year-old Brooke Mackay of Beachburg has spent half her life growing her hair for a cause, and at the end of June, she brought this quest to an end.With little fanfare, in the Canadian Cancer Society offices on Pembroke Street East, Brooke had her hair lopped off, destined for the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program, which makes real-hair wigs f