Stephen Uhler, The Daily Observer

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Tamara Chevalier, an employee of the Pembroke Dairy Queen (DQ), was kept busy like her peers selling Blizzards to the public Thursday during Miracle Treat Day. Miracle Treat Day at DQ is entering its 15th year. DQs across the country unite in the common cause of helping out. Net proceeds from the sale of DQ Blizzard Treats benefit local children's hospital foundations. In Pembroke and Petawawa, monies raised from Blizzard sales will go to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

DQ treats support CHEO

It was a treat to beat the heat, while supporting a good cause.

Bloc joins the fight against NSDF

The people opposed to Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' (CNL) near surface disposal facility project have gained a political ally.

Pilgrimage lands in Pembroke

A long journey is coming to an end, leaving all it touched richer for the experience.

Hwy. 417 expansion near Kanata. (Mike Aubry, CCN)

Hwy 417 proceeding once again

Highway 417 is remaining on the province's radar, as Ontario approved planning for the next section of roadway.

Chapeau learns about NSDF

ALLUMETTE ISLAND – The idea of contamination reaching the Ottawa River continues to remain a sore point for those opposed to the near surface disposal facility.

Brady Lacroix shows the silver medal Team Ontario won in U17 baseball during the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. He was the team's head coach.

A silver finish at NAIG

It was a mixed bag for two local men coaching teams which took part in the North American Indigenous Games.

At the Pembroke Police Services Board meeting on July 27, 2017, held at Pembroke City Hall, Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment Commander Inspector Mark Wolfe presented Daniel Hurry with the Commissioner's Citation for Lifesaving. On Oct. 19, 2015 Daniel Hurry rescued a woman after she wrapped a cord around her neck and jumped from a foot bridge in the City of Pembroke. He quickly untied the cord and the woman landed safely in the shallow river below. In the photo are, left to right, Inspector Mark Wolfe, Daniel Hurry, and Pembroke Deputy Mayor and Pembroke Police Service Board Chairman Ron Gervais.

Man recognized for lifesaving

A local man has been recognized by the Ontario Provincial Police for his act of lifesaving within the city of Pembroke.

The Pembroke Summer Jam is coming, a free event to help wrap up summer Aug. 26. The centre attraction will be an inflatable aqua park, much like this one pictured, set up in the Ottawa River.

Get wet at Summer Jam

People in Pembroke disappointed by the cancellation of the Urban Slide now have another chance to get wet.

Sliders head down Nelson Street in Meaford on the Urban Slide in this photo from 2016. The water slide, which had been scheduled to come to Pembroke at the end of August, has been cancelled due poor weather and other factors. (James Masters The Sun Times)

Urban Slide cancelled

Pembroke won't be getting a visit from the Urban Slide after all.