Stephen Uhler, The Daily Observer


Minister still won't commit to 417

Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski still hasn’t received a firm commitment from the transportation minister on four-laning Highway 17.

Gallant not happy with budget

It seems the federal government has decided to hit the pause button, based on its do-little 2017 spring budget.

JEFF BASSETT/QMI AGENCY A view of the Ottawa River in rural Kanata, which opponents to a new Chalk River radioactive waste disposal site are worried could be contaminated if the project isallowed to go ahead.

Opposed to CNL waste site

Opposition to the Near Surface Disposal Facility (NSDF) at Chalk River has been growing.

Aerial view of CNL's Chalk River Laboratories (File photo)

Waste site impact report sent to CNSC

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has submitted a draft environmental impact statement for its latest project to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).

PLK beat Bears 3-1

The Pembroke Lumber Kings may not be heading into the post-season, but they ended things on a high note.

Dave McIntyre portrays St. Patrick at the end of Douglas' sixth annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, held Saturday.

Douglas holds 6th St. Pat's Parade

DOUGLAS - A wind colder than a tax collector's heart couldn't chill the warmth of the Irish spirit Saturday, as hundreds of people lined the streets for the town's sixth annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Pembroke Lumber King James Buckley (19) tries to get a shot on net while it is defended by Nepean's Marshall Frappier (30) during Friday night's game at the Pembroke Memorial Centre. The Kings lost 3-2 in overtime.

PLK lose to Nepean in OT

The season may be winding down, but the Pembroke Lumber Kings aren't going down without a fight.

STEPHEN UHLER / DAILY OBSERVER The Upper Ottawa Valley - Pembroke Detachment of the OPP.

Shoplifting spiking: OPP report

Dealing with a sharp spike in shoplifting in Pembroke in 2016 is something crime prevention efforts will have to focus on this year.