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With two powerful arms, Pembroke’s Evan Bourgoin is making a name for himself in the professional arm wrestling world.
LAURENTIAN VALLEY – Changes and possible improvements to the Bruham Avenue and Boundary Road intersection were back up for discussion at the Laurentian Valley council table recently.
The Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre (SWOEC) continues to make a difference in the lives of youth and is looking forward to a number of new projects and programs in coming months and years.
Community hero Sam Graham has returned from the 2015 Canada Winter Games with a fifth place finish for Team Ontario and memories he’ll cherish for a lifetime.
Radiological hazards, a hit-and-run, injuries, death, shock and grief were just a few of the issues students at Algonquin College’s Waterfront Campus tackled during Friday’s mock critical incident training exercise.
On Thursday, more than a dozen kids had the chance to walk in a firefighter’s boots.
Bishop Smith Catholic High School students are becoming leaders in social justice and learning from the pros recently on how to make the difference in their community.
LAURENTIAN VALLEY – The township has officially finalized the details of its Laurentian Valley Outstanding Youth Award program with the hopes of recognizing young community leaders.
While many small towns and cities continue to face physical, economic and social decline in their downtown areas, the PBIA and City of Pembroke insist positive changes are taking place here and the plan is to continue to build and enhance downtown Pembroke this year and in coming years.
With hopes of exposing as many kids as possible to wheelchair sports, a tremendous trio including local basketball hero Sam Graham made a special stop at Highview Public School Wednesday.
Olympian and Eganville native Melissa Bishop officially helped kick off the 2015 OFSAA boys hockey championship Monday, as the guest of honour at a welcoming banquet at Fellowes High School.
The host team is off to a shaky start at the OFSAA boys hockey A/AA provincial championships.
This Friday, Beachburg native and 2015 Canada Winter Games athlete Sam Graham is bringing his love for the game to the court at Algonquin College one more time.
About 27 kids who’ve either never skated before or had access to organized hockey have benefited from the fourth year of Access Hockey with the Boys and Girls Club of Pembroke.
The Boys and Girls Club of Pembroke board of directors has announced the club has a new executive director.
This weekend at Fellowes High School, Seedy Sunday shone a light on gardening treasures and local seed and food producers.
The Pembroke Skating Club held its season finale at the Pembroke and Area Community Centre (PACC) this Saturday and the year-end show featured an all-star lineup of local talent.
BEACHBURG – In 2014, it was estimated that about 524 Canadians would be diagnosed with cancer each day, according to the Canadian Cancer Society.
GARRISON PETAWAWA – The first Canadian Armed Forces medical contingent to go to West Africa to combat the Ebola epidemic, including 19 local soldiers from the Garrison’s 2 Field Ambulance and 1 Canadian Field Hospital, returned home Friday and are said to be healthy and safe.