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News

Bylaw clarified, snow-mobiles not included

ANDREA CRANFIELD PONTIAC Feb. 3, 2016 The Quebec government recently came out with a law…

Two charged in B & E

ANDREA CRANFIELD PONTIAC Feb. 3, 2016 Frank Proulx, 38, from Gatineau and Joshua Demers, 23,…

SDMHA: PeeWees win championship

SDMHA: PeeWees win championship

PeeWee A Pontiac Lions This weekend the Shawville arena saw its first minor hockey tournament…

Curling bonspeil a rocking good time

Curling bonspeil a rocking good time

ALINA SÉGUIN SHAWVILLE Jan. 30, 2016 The Shawville Curling Club was packed all weekend for…

Fort Coulonge is Still Standing

Fort Coulonge is Still Standing

ALINA SÉGUIN FORT COULONGE Jan. 30, 2016 Do you want to be part of a…

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Features

Featureon5 Bryson Lake Lodge: Fishing, fun and a piece of freedom by David Tulloch

Featureon5 Bryson Lake Lodge: Fishing, fun and a piece of freedom by David Tulloch

With a bit of fancy arguing, one could draw parallels between fishing and baseball. They’re both sports. They require practice and training to master. They’re both classic examples…

Featureon5 Ralph Lang By Andrea Cranfield

Featureon5 Ralph Lang  By Andrea Cranfield

Ralph Lang is a third generation farmer based in Shawville. His grandparents farmed beef and milk cows, as did his parents. Lang took over his parents business in…

Featureonfive “Here for the people of the Pontiac” By Alina Séguin

Featureonfive  “Here for the people of the Pontiac”  By Alina Séguin

When medical administrator Joanne Romain saw a need in the community that needed to be filled she rose to the challenge. The result is the 5,000 sq. ft.…

Loss of family history resource

With the passing of my mother, Mary Pearl Hodgins Tubman on Oct. 12, 2015 I lost one of my best family history resources. In the late 1990s, she was…

Editorials

Pontiac is history, and that’s not a bad thing

The past few weeks have seen Pontiacers celebrating their heritage and history in a variety of ways across the region. First…

Parlez vous anglais?

As everybody knows there are two official languages in Canada, French and English. While the language most widely used in the…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

More to be nice to

Ever wonder why many farmers are nice people? Many farmers work with animals. Animals don’t talk our language but they can sure pick up your body language.…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Feb. 6, 1991, 25 Years Ago Powell’s wins Bonspiel: Powell’s Auto Service carried home the coveted winner’s trophy from the 16th annual Shawville Community Bonspiel after the…

Letters to the Editor

The day of change

Dear Editor, All political parties sing from the same songbook. It goes like this: We must help seniors stay in their homes. Sound good? Great idea. When…

Opinions

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