Stephen Uhler, The Daily Observer


Strawberry social a soggy success

In life a little rain must fall, but that didn't stop the annual Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village Strawberry Social.

New fastball league starting

A new fastball league is promising to offer something for everyone, from the promising beginner to the seasoned veteran.

New CO for 2 CMBG

GARRISON PETAWAWA – The tomahawk has been passed to a new commander of 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group.

Doug Fee, past president of the Kiwanis Club of Pembroke, retrieves a winning turtle during the third annual Great Muskrat River Rubber Turtle Race, held Saturday. Close to $7,000 was raised, which will be used to finance Kiwanis' good works in the community.

Kiwanis turtle race a winner

The Kiwanis Club of Pembroke held its third annual charity turtle race on Saturday, raising nearly $7,000 for its ongoing works.

Air cadets 61st annual review

GARRISON PETAWAWA – Another busy year gone for the cadets of 638 Algonquin Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron.

Illustration courtesy Canadian Nuclear Laboratories/Pembroke Daily Observer/Postmedia Network An artistic depiction of the proposed Near Surface Disposal Facility, to be located on the Chalk River Labs property.

Concerned about CNL's new project

The Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Area (CCRCA) want Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) to put the brakes on its proposed near surface disposal facility at Chalk River.

Cobden Public School is the Grade 7 county champions in three-pitch softball after winning the Renfrew County Elementary Interscholastic Athletic Association West tournament, which was hosted at the Petawawa Civic Centre. Standing in the back row are, going left to right, Yzer Tubman, Ambrose Wattie, Cooper Rooney-Denty, Ty Moore, Jacob Scheuneman, Tristen Blaedow, Thomas Ciphery and Angie Burgess, coach. In front are, going left to right, Paityn Leach, Bailey Tinney, Marika Banks, Allie Scott, Khloe Bertrand and Abby Rooney.

Cobden PS county softball champs

PETAWAWA – Cobden Public School has topped the field to become the champion of Thursday's 2017 Renfrew County Elementary Interscholastic Athletic Association West three-pitch tournament.

Cheryl Gallant

Cheryl stands alone

Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant is getting national headlines for her lone stance against the Paris Accord.

KI Canada is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a company. Here is the organizing committee. Names from left to right. Arnold Goldberg, Shawn Cybulski, Harry Lane, Wendy Stone, Dan Mellen, Fran Hunt, Judson Landrie, Greg Wallace and Mavis Hanna. Missing from the photo is Jane Thomas, Todd Wendt and Mike Poirier.

KI Canada to mark 25 years

One of the last manufacturing businesses in the region is marking its 25th anniversary this year.

Conroy's Grocery has been a Chapeau institution for 45 years, owned and operated by Francis Conroy, centre. Flanking him is long time employees Shelley Conroy, left, his daughter, and Sharon Fleming.

Conroy's Grocery marks 45 years

ALLUMETTE ISLAND – As long as anyone knows, there's always been a grocery store in Chapeau at the corner of Rue Saint-Jacques and Chemin Pembroke.