Aug. 18

Beware back to school scammers August is when students are leaving the nest. Parents are helping them find the right place. Beware: if a rental listing looks too good to be true, it probably is, says the Competition Bureau Canada. School might not have started yet, but do your homework …

Reader questions province’s message on forest management

The Editor: Ottawa Valley landowners recently expressed concern over the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) policy encouraging better cutting practices on private land throughout the townships. Unfortunately, “conservation” has become a dirty word in much of rural Canada. To many woodlot owners it implies “constraints on personal …

Domestic firearm charge laid

During the week of August 6 to August 11, 2019 there were 117 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment. There were five motor vehicle collisions, two were animal related. There were three domestic disputes and one domestic dispute resulting …

Aug. 11

Taste of the Valley comes to Barry’s Bay The annual Taste of the Valley festival takes place at the Barry’s Bay Railway Station on Friday August 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is your chance to enjoy Valley produce, food, arts, crafts and more. Your favourite Barry’s Bay …

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