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Pembroke dentist Dr. Christy Natsis leaves the Elgin Street courthouse in Ottawa through a side door Friday, May 29, 2015 after she was convicted of impaired and dangerous driving, both causing death, in the March 2011 crash that killed Bryan Casey.

Natsis found guilty in fatal crash

Despite 55 intense trial days, Charter challenges and accusations of police bungling, Pembroke dentist Dr. Christy Natsis was convicted of causing the death of Bryan Casey.

Ryan Paulsen / Daily Observer Associate Minister of National Defense Julian Fantino makes a $20 million infrastructure announcement at the Normandy Officers' Mess on Friday morning at Garrison Petawawa.

$20 mil for Garrison Petawawa

Garrison Petawawa hosted a high-profile visitor on Friday morning, who was in town to deliver good news to anyone who lives on the base. Associate Minister of National Defense Julian Fantino announced $20 million in critical infrastructure funding at a special ceremony at the Normandy Officers Mess, representing a portion of the $452 million announ

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LIVE: Natsis guilty

Justice Neil Kozloff handed Dr. Christy Natsis a verdict of guilty on charges of impaired driving causing death and dangerous driving causing death.

Yakabuski speaks out on Hydro One

Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski, who also serves as Progressive Conservative energy critic, has been taking the Liberal government to task over the myriad billing and customer service issues recently publicized in a report by ombudsman Andre Marin.

Ryan Paulsen / Daily Observer West Champlain Family Health Centre board chairman Bob French stands in a model suite in the new student residence that will occupy the North end of the former site of Alonquin College, set to partially open to students this fall.

New residence, medical office opening this year

The West Champlain Family Health Centre will have a new home in a matter of weeks. The group of healthcare service providers will be vacating their current abode, connected to the Pembroke Regional Hospital, at the end of June, and will reopen in early July at the former site of Algonquin College on Pembroke Street West.

Ryan Paulsen / Daily Observer Sergeant Dean Duchrow of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP debriefs following a City of Pembroke emergency management exercise on Tuesday, May 26.

City practices emergency procedures

City of Pembroke staff, elected officials, emergency responders and other local agency representatives met on Tuesday, May 26 to conduct an emergency management training session and exercise at their brand new emergency operations centre (EOC) - the new OPP detachment building on International Drive.

Pembroke responds to animal control questions

People looking for answers from the City of Pembroke on the controversy stemming from the recent awarding of the city's animal control services to Animal Control Services will have to wait for some of them until the council holds their next set of meetings on Tuesday, June 2. That's when city CAO Terry Lapierre, with the help of deputy treasurer Di