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Brett Kissel plans to take the stage by storm

Brett Kissel plans to take the stage by storm

ALINA SÉGUIN-HOLMES SHAWVILLE Aug. 24, 2016 It’s hard to turn on country radio right now…

2016 Shawville Fair Ambassadors

2016 Shawville Fair Ambassadors

On Aug. 11, the 2016 Shawville Fair Ambassadors were picked at a informal get together…

End of an era: Armitage to retire the scene

End of an era: Armitage to retire the scene

CALEB NICKERSON When it comes to musicians in the Ottawa Valley, there are few that…

Deadline approaching to nominate businesses for Chamber of Commerce award

DAVID TULLOCH MRC PONTIAC Aug. 24, 2016 There’s just one week left to nominate your…

Brush cutting delayed, but not halted

ANDREA CRANFIELD MRC PONTIAC Aug. 24, 2015 Every year the brush along Hwy. 148 is…

The Equity Petro Pontiac

Welcome from Sara

Welcome from Sara

It is with great pride that I write this president’s message and welcome you all to the 160th edition of “Valley’s Most Family Friendly Fair”. I have been…

Featureon5 Local country artist climbing the charts by Andrea Cranfield

Featureon5  Local country artist climbing the charts by Andrea Cranfield

Many Pontiacers have been hearing local songstress Adrienne Taylor’s songs for years. And now people across the country are getting to know her as well. Taylor, from Bristol,…

Featureon5 My story – part three of three by Lyse Lacourse

I give glory to God the most high. I was given a new room on the floor when I returned to the hospital for my third treatment. Again…

Featureon5 My story – part two of three by Lyse Lacourse

I continue to give God the glory for my ongoing journey. During the first month, I encountered a couple of setbacks. I developed a blood clot in my…


Watch the road please

Texting and driving kills, so don’t do it. Simple. People know this. There are commercials on TV all the time warning…

An attitude of gratitude

“Ask not what your country can do for you – but what you can do for your country.” This adage, made…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

Sustainable agriculture and agri-tourism

On Wednesday, Aug. 17 the CANAMEX group learned first-hand that farms and touristic draws can be both different and profitable to owners, municipalities, provinces, states and countries.…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Aug. 21, 1991, 25 Years Ago Art show in Norway Bay: On Saturday Irene Woodburn Wright and Cynthia Foad had an oil painting show at Mrs. Woodburn’s…

Letters to the Editor

La PPJ, Route verte # 1

Chere editeur, Je me permets d’ajouter mon grain de sel à tout ce qui s’est déjà dit sur la piste cyclable Pontiac Pacific Jonction, mieux connue sous…


Pontiac still the bellwether riding By Brian Middlemiss

Pontiac is a federal electoral riding as beautiful and enduring as the Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers it borders. Bilingual and ruralist history was written by the farmers,…

Campbells Bay Ciment