Stephen Uhler, The Daily Observer



Pembroke passes budget

Pembroke ratepayers are being hit with a five per cent increase in water and sewer rates this year, as part of the 2017 municipal budget.

Jack Biernackie, left, who runs a jam in Killaloe, takes part in the Olde Time Country Jam at the Timberline Snowmobile Club on Sunday. The event is held every second Sunday until April..

Timberline hosts jam sessions

LAURENTIAN VALLEY TWP. - Those looking for that old time country music need look no further than the Timberline Snowmobile Club.

Alexya Jones, 13, of Pembroke gets her face painted during the Family and Children's Services free family skating party held at Rotary Park Monday afternoon.

Family Day celebrated

It was a great day to do something together as a family.

Pembroke Lumber King Justin Felhaber (26) sweeps around Cumberland's goal while pursued by Antonio Micucci (12) during Sunday night's action at the Pembroke Memorial Centre. Felhaber scored three goals to lead the Kings to a 5-4 win over the Grads.

PLK defeats Grads 5-4

A hat trick by Justin Felhaber led the Pembroke Lumber Kings to a 5-4 home win Sunday night against the Cumberland Grads.

The Coldest Night of the Year, a fundraiser to help fight homelessness in Renfrew County, is scheduled for Feb. 25, 2017. Petawawa Toyota stepped up to be a sponsor, donating $6,000 to the cause. Here, members of the event's steering committee gather to accept the donation. Starting from left are Carolyn Henderson, Jerry Novack, Michael Douglas, Petawawa Toyota general manager; Dave Studham, steering committee chairman; Jimmy Lapointe, founder of Petawawa Toyota; Michael St. Jean and Chris St. Jean.

Ready for the Coldest Night

People of all walks of life are being invited to hit the streets for the coldest night of the year.

PLK sunk by Rangers 3-1

The Pembroke Lumber Kings continued their late season slide Friday with a 3-1 road loss to Gloucester.

Heather McConnell, left, Pembroke's economic development officer, stands by as Meg Plooy, executive director of the Brockville Business Improvement Area, answers questions following her report on the findings of her First Impressions team. Brockville and Pembroke sent people to each other's communities to check out the positives and drawbacks of each.

First Impressions of Pembroke

Pembroke's murals are a highlight and the waterfront is lovely, but not enough people know about it.

Halle Ranger, 13, of the Heels over Head Xperience Gymnastics Club, has returned from a major international competition in Las Vegas, the Lady Luck Invitational. She competed as part of the Ontario Touring Team, which she qualified to be on in November. Her Level 6, 13 and over competitive team placed first, while Halle finished fourth overall.

Gymnast top of the world

A Pembroke gymnast returned home a winner from a major international competition.