Stephen Uhler, The Daily Observer


Local musician Jon Christink from Starlet performs at the Pig and Pint Saturday as part of the annual fundraiser for the Kinsmen outdoor rink. The event is expected to raise at least $4,00

Kinsmen rink fundraiser a success

The future of Kinsmen Park's outdoor rink may be uncertain, but the drive to keep it alive remains strong.

Nina Spencer was the keynote speaker at the Celebrating Women in Business Event, held Thursday in conjunction with the International Women's Day in the Best Western Pembroke Inn and Conference Centre.Spencer spoke on "Getting Passion Out of Your Profession," and learn to keep loving the entrepreneurial work you do for a living

Celebrating women in business

On International Women's Day, Renfrew County celebrated those women who took the plunge into business.

Petawawa Grannies raise $3,900

PETAWAWA – The Petawawa Grandmothers to Grandmothers group marked two milestones on March 4 – the 10th anniversary of their founding and the eighth annual Gran African Dinner.

Hundreds of people popped by the Rankin Culture and Recreation Centre Sunday to check out the 11th annual Seedy Sunday event. This helps to promote local agriculture, the local food movement and the preservation of seeds.

Seedy Sunday sign of spring

RANKIN - Spring is coming, and Seedy Sunday is helping to get people in the mood for the season.

PLK loses 8-5 to Nepean

Sunday was what one could call a mixed night for the Pembroke Lumber Kings.

Fellowes girls' volleyball champs

Fellowes High School finished off its junior and senior girls volleyball season spectacularly, with county championship wins for both teams.

PLK beat SF Bears in shootout

SMITHS FALLS – It took a shoot out to settle things between the Pembroke Lumber Kings and the Smiths Falls Bears in the CCHL.

The Bishop Smith High School Crusaders girls hockey team are Renfrew County champions, after defeating Valour High School at the Petawawa Civic Centre on Thursday in the Frozen Four tournament. Standing in the back row, starting from left, is coach Leslie Spencer, Jamie Broome, Ali Obasohan, Aurora Dament, Kaitlyn Bourgeois, Kaylie Kuehl, and coach Mike David. In the front row, starting from left, is Mackenzie Godin, Sherry Ethier, Abbie McGrath, Jenna White and Karsyn Keetch. Lying down in front is goalie Shannon O’Grady.

Bishop Smith county champions

PETAWAWA – Bishop Smith Catholic High School has captured the 2018 girl's hockey county championship.

Val Champ, left, and Sharon Rideough demonstrate their spinning abilities during the official opening of the Heritage Days display at the Pembroke Mall on Friday. The event, held jointly by local museums and heritage groups, will be in place throughout Saturday.

Marking Heritage Days

Those who forget their history are likely to regret it.

Remembering a disaster

It was considered among the worst train disasters for its time in Canada, and it happened in the Ottawa Valley.