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Keep water out of your basement

SHAWVILLE April 26, 2017 With the Ottawa River roaring this spring, flooding has been an issue for several residents around the Pontiac. But flooding doesn’t always come from a river…

Happy Administrative Assistants Day!

Happy Administrative Assistants Day!

SHAWVILLE April 26, 2017 Nobody likes answering angry phone calls, no matter where you work. For administrative assistants, that is just a regular part of the job. Not only are…

Logs End: recovering the treasures of the Ottawa River

Logs End: recovering the treasures of the Ottawa River

A wise man once said that there are only two functions of business: marketing and innovation. Gord Black knows exactly what function he serves at his custom flooring company, Logs…

Spring into home improvement

Chris Lowrey PONTIAC April 19, 2017 With the recent thaw, homeowners will begrudgingly trot out their honey-do lists for the thrilling spring cleanup. But it doesn’t all have to be…

Become who you are

Become who you are

The practice is most often associated with a spectacle, where a magician brings a volunteer from the audience to the stage and slowly, through tactics unknown to the audience, sends…

Thunderstruck on a black herd by SOPHIE KUIJPER DICKSON

Thunderstruck on a black herd by SOPHIE KUIJPER DICKSON

Ryan Lang is 13 years old. Last year, with the money received from selling a couple of his steers at the Shawville Fair, he bought two purebred Angus heifers from…

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