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Map showing area in Petawawa around Herman Street and Laroche Crescent

Man stabbed in Petawawa

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on March 21 the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the area of Laroche Crescent and Herman Street in Petawawa after information was received that a male had been stabbed. Police attended and found a 51-year-old male who had been injured with an edged weapon.The suspect, a 25-year-old male, wa

Sean Chase/Daily Observer Constable Beth Ethier recently retired from the Ontario Provincial Police after a 30-year career with the force. As community safety/mobilization officer, she worked with schools and volunteer organizations on such initiatives as Crimestoppers, Special Olympics, the Christmas Angel program and the Petawawa Bike Rodeo.

Beth Ethier says goodbye to the OPP

A familiar face around the community will be solely missed as Constable Beth Ethier turns in her badge concluding a fulfilling 30-year career with the Ontario Provincial Police. The community safety/mobilization officer for the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment officially retired from the force at the end of November, however, her colleagues recently threw her a farewell

The Town has launched an ambitious social media campaign in its bid to win the Kraft Hockeyville contest

Cobden Arena misses out in Hockeyville Top Two

It was not the outcome that minor hockey players in Cobden were hoping for after it was announced Saturday night that the Astrolabe Arena was not one of the two finalists in the Kraft Hockeyville 2017 competition.

This is a happy mother who received a microfinance loan to build water facilities for her family. Now she can earn an income because she doesn’t have to walk miles every single day to fetch water.

Deep River sisters' Water Well-ness project

Local sisters Asha and Roopa Suppiah from Deep River are revolutionizing philanthropy for Canadians. They have founded the humanitarian organization Water Well-ness Project and are passionate advocates for solving the world water crisis.Through their organization, they’ve launched a new program called H2O Investments and are inviting the Ottawa Val

Sean Chase/Daily Observer Carl Gauthier looks on as six-year-old Lucas Palmer goes behind the wheel of the 2017 Chevy Impala that Gauthier will be racing at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario on May 21.

Community shows support for Carl Gauthier

On his journey to NASCAR, Carl Gauthier made a pit stop at the Pembroke Mall this past weekend to thank the community for helping him pursue his dream. The Petawawa racer will be competing in this year's NASCAR Pinty’s Series at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) in Bowmanville, Ontario