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SRBT seeks city's support

SRB Technologies is seeking Pembroke council's backing in its effort to get its operating licence renewed for the next decade.

Ontario's cuts hurts LV

LAURENTIAN VALLEY - The township will receive $71,000 less from the province in 2015, as Ontario plans to slash $35 million in municipal funding.

SARAH HYATT/DAILY OBSERVER Captain #17 Logan Laundry for the Pembroke Lumber Kings tries to connect with a teammate on the rush, as the Kings took on the NGS Braves Friday afternoon at the PACC.

Local teams off to a good start

The 30th annual Terry O’Neill Pembroke Regional Silver Stick Frank Nighbor Bantam AA, B, C weekend got underway Friday with the Valley Storm blanking Deep River 6-0.

Outgoing Pembroke mayor Ed Jacyno presents his wife George-Ann roses following the conclusion of his last council meeting as mayor.

Mayor Jacyno says farewell

After 18 years on council, 11 as its head, Pembroke Mayor Ed Jacyno presided over his last official meeting on Tuesday, taking the time to pay tribute to his departing colleagues.

SUBMITTED PHOTO Randy Clouthier, of Pembroke, was reported missing Tuesday night. He was last seen driving a black 2003 Suzuki.

Missing man found deceased

On Nov. 18 the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police was advised of a missing person, 62-year-old Randy Clouthier.

SEAN CHASE/DAILY OBSERVER Fresh from celebrating First Night, the legendary Sno Pet is emerging from hole to take part in the 2014 edition of Cabin Fever. Petawawa's long-standing winter carnival kicks off tonight with Sno Jam at the Civic Centre and Trivia Night at the Lions Hall. The festival runs through to Jan. 19.

Changes to winter carnival

No need to fret if you find yourself with cabin fever or even a fever this January, the Town of Petawawa says enjoy a polar dip!

LV politicians honoured for contributions

LAURENTIAN VALLEY – Old man winter couldn’t stand in the way of goodbyes Tuesday evening, as Laurentian Valley bid farewell to veteran Mayor Jack Wilson and Councillor George Hodgkinson.

SEAN CHASE/DAILY OBSERVER Herman Street Public School was named the top school in Ontario during the recent Indigo Love of Reading Foundation Adopt a School competition. The school raised $18,878 to take second place across Canada. In the photo is (front left to right) Bryce Kramer, Sydney Bennett, Amanda Black, Brody Kramer, Owen Clement, Allison Clement, Brooklyn McMillan, (back left to right) Connor Bennett, Kim Connors, Mayor Bob Sweet and Debbie Levesque.

Herman Street wins national competition

Herman Street Public School has won the Indigo Love of Reading Adopt-a-School competition after raising $18,878 to help rejuvenate underfunded elementary school libraries across Canada.

SEAN CHASE/DAILY OBSERVER Whitby-Oshawa MPP Christine Elliott talks to former Bonnechere Valley mayor Zig Mintha and his wife, Shirley, during a campaign stop in Pembroke on Saturday. Elliott is seeking the leadership of the Progressive Conservative party of Ontario.

Christine Elliott brings campaign to Pembroke

Progressive Conservative leadership contender Christine Elliott says the party needs to move on from June's crushing election defeat and convince Ontarians it is ready to form the next provincial government.