Stephen Uhler, The Daily Observer

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Connor Webster, left, Jake Huckabone, centre and Sarah Christinck welcome Fellowes High School students back after participating in the Terry Fox Run on Thursday morning. In six years of taking part, the school raised more than $30,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation.

Fellowes honours Terry Fox

Fellowes High School was out in full force Thursday morning to honour the legacy of Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope.

A bountiful harvest. Margo Norlock, a student of Fellowes High School's hospitality program, holds a bowl of vegetables and herbs picked from the school's garden. Freddie's Cafe, the school's cafeteria, used fresh produce from local sources, including from Fellowes' own garden.

Fresh eating at FHS

Fellowes High School is getting ready to bring more fresh food to the table, grown on the premises.

County kids need to work on math

Renfrew County’s Grade 3 and 6 students are still ahead of the provincial pack when it comes to student success.

When they say these are giant pumpkins, they are not kidding. A tractor is used to bring in entrants to Saturday's 2016 Great Pumpkin Commonwealth Sanctioned Giant Pumpkin and Vegetable Weigh Off, hosted by Hugli's Blueberry Ranch.

Hugli's giant pumpkin weigh-off

Giant vegetables once again invaded the Upper Ottawa Valley, as a fall tradition continued for its 11th year.

Jen Valiquette, manager of the Assault Response Team of the Renfrew Victoria Hospital, lights candles during Thursday's memorial service held at the Renfrew County Women's Monument, located close to the Petawawa River on the Emerald Trail. A year ago, Anastasia Kuzyk, Nathalie Warmerdam and Carol Culleton were murdered in a shocking burst of violence which shook Renfrew County to its core.

Remembering three women

PETAWAWA – A year ago, the Renfrew County community was torn asunder by an act of brutal violence which took the lives of three local women.

Garrison Petawawa Family Day

GARRISON PETAWAWA – Rainy weather did nothing to slow down Garrison Family Day.

Renfrew County Plowing Match a success

ADMASTON/BROMLEY TWP. - Despite soggy skies, the weather didn't dampen spirits during a day-long celebration of Renfrew County rural life and the family farm.

Algonquin College students, faculty and staff got together Thursday morning to take part in the Fall Orientation Games, held on Pembroke's waterfront. The event is the college's way to welcome new students.

College welcomes new students

It was a chance for new students to meet their peers outside of the classroom, while having fun in the bargain.

The Kiwanis Club of Pembroke donated $5,000 to the Algonquin College's Capital Campaign, the last payment on a $50,000 pledge. In the photo are, starting from left, Kiwanis president Dave Metzger Jr., Kiwanian Jay McLaren, a member of the Algonquin Board of Governors, Fred Blackstein, honorary chairman of the capital campaign, and Marie Mask, capital campaign coordinator.

Kiwanis meets $50G pledge

The Kiwanis Club of Pembroke has made good its pledge to Algonquin College.

Planning continues for the 12th annual Dr. Kim Armstrong Turkey Trot, set to run Saturday, Oct. 8, as last minute details are worked out for the Pembroke Regional Hospital (PRH) fundraiser. Here is a picture of those behind the scenes - the Turkey Trot planning committee. Going left to right are Sarah Neadow, PRH Foundation, Sarah Selle, Jim Lumsden, Samantha Moreau, Lisa Bradley, Matthew Neadow, chairman, Sonya Silver and Jessica Boldt, PRH Foundation. Missing from the photo are Beth Brownlee, Lomie Colman, Mireille Delorme, Sabine Mersmann, Dianne O'Connor, Kristen Purcell, Lorraine Pecoskie and Jessica Schmidt (both Holiday Inn Express).

Getting ready for Turkey Trot

With a month to go, plans for the 12th annual Dr. Kim Armstrong Turkey Trot are coming together nicely.