Stephen Uhler, The Daily Observer


OPP Sgt. Carlo Berardi, provincial transition coordinator, contract analyst for the Municipal Policing Bureau, speaks to Deep River council Thursday evening, presenting their plan to provide police services to the town, should the community want them. The town's council chambers were packed to capacity as the public listened in on the costing proposal.

Deep River ponders OPP option

DEEP RIVER – Deep River is pondering whether to switch from its own town police force to the OPP.

Dave Henderson,fund development coordinator for Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County, announces the launch of the second annual Mardi Gras Gala, set to roll Feb. 4 at the Pembroke Legion. Beside him is Debbie Gervais, FCS executive assistant.

FCS to hold Mardi Gras Feb. 4

When the Big Easy comes calling, you have to answer, even if you are in the Ottawa Valley and not New Orleans.

A four-year-old girl allegedly abducted by her father early was assessed after a van she was traveling in crashed near a truck stop along Highway 41 near Pembroke Monday April 18, 2016. The amber alert was issued in Aurora Ontario and the child was air lifted to CHEO.

Year In Review: Looking back on April

CRASH CLAIMS ONE NEAR PETAWAWA: A 19- year-old man was killed after a catastrophic collision between a car and a transport truck shortly before 5 a.m. on April 23. The crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 17 and Murphy Road near Petawawa, and resulted in the closure of the highway between Paquette Road and Black Bay Road. The car's driver w

Marijuana (File photo)

City gets ready for legal pot

Anticipating the legal sale of marijuana, Pembroke now has definitions of “retail marijuana” and retailer under its zoning bylaw.

Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski

Yakabuski acclaimed as PC candidate

The Ontario election may be less than a year and a half away, but Renfrew County Tories are showing they remain united behind their man.