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Extreme cold warning in effect for the area. A bitterly cold arctic air mass remains in place with wind chill values of minus 35 to minus 40 expected. With the cold all buses for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and the Upper Canada District School Board are cancelled but all schools remain […]

It took overtime and more of Tom Brady’s brilliance, but the New England Patriots are heading to the Super Bowl for the third straight year with a 37-31 victory over the Chiefs for the AFC championship. The Patriots will face the LA Rams in the championship game. LA rallying  from an early 13-0 deficit to […]

This would be for Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and the Upper Canada District School Board. Schools remain open. For Monday January 21, 2019, all transportation has been cancelled due to extreme cold and dangerous wind chill. — STEO_cancellations (@STEOcancels) January 21, 2019

Jan 21 Cloudy -23° Winds NW 17-30 km/h                               Extreme cold warning.   Today: Mainly cloudy. Isolated flurries this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Local blowing snow this morning. Wind NW 20-40 km/h. High -17. Wind chill -37 in the morning and -27 in the afternoon. Frostbite in minutes.   Tonight: Clear. Wind becoming light early […]

Ottawa police have charged a 30 year old day care operator with two counts of aggravated assault. The incidents occurred 6 years ago, at a home daycare in Ottawa. Police say they received complaints at the end of last year. Luiza Arruda is charged with two counts of aggravated assault; six counts of assault; assault […]

Brooke Henderson has a share of the lead after round one the LPGA’s Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. The 21 year open opening with a 6-under 65. — His concussion problems over,   Craig Anderson is set to rejoin the Sens.   He’s expected to be on the bench tonight against Carolina and in the net tomorrow […]

Jan 18 Snow -12° Winds E 3 km/h                               Today: Periods of light snow ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -4.   Tonight: A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -22. Risk of frostbite.   Sat: Increasing cloudiness with periods of light snow. […]

A man has been injured, in what police are calling a targeted shooting, last night at a Burger King in Vanier. Ottawa police said, multiple shots were fired around 6 p.m., after three males entered the restaurant at 199 Montreal Rd., and engaged in a verbal confrontation with the victim. The man, who was shot […]

The LPGA season tees-off this morning, but only for winners from last season. The Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions is being held at the Four Seasons golf club in Lake Buena Vista Florida. Smiths Falls’ Brooke Henderson is among those entered in this elite field.  She will tee off in round one just before ten […]

Jan 17 Clear -18° Winds W 4 km/h                               Today: Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -12. Wind chill. Risk of frostbite.   Tonight: Becoming cloudy late this evening then periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -14.   Fri: Periods of snow ending in the morning then […]

Ottawa police are to will provide an update today on the investigation into last week’s double-decker bus crash that killed three people and injured 23 others. Chief Charles Bordeleau and Staff Sergeant Peter Jupp will discuss the structure of the investigation, the agencies involved and the work of investigators. The bus, on an express route […]

Senators will have Thomas Chabot back in the lineup when they host the Colorado Avalanche. Last night the Habs dump the Panthers 5-1.   Jets top the Golden Knights 4-1.  Sharks win their seventh in a row,   5-2 over the Penguins. — A full day of junior hockey in Kemptville at the CCHL Winter Showcase.  The […]

Jan 16 Flurries -2° Winds W 8 km/h                               Today: Flurries ending near noon then clearing. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming NW 30-50 km/h near noon. High -1 with temperature falling to -10 this afternoon. Wind chill.   Tonight: A few clouds. Wind NW 10. Low -23. […]

A shooting in the Britannia area sent one man to hospital in the mid-evening hours. Police and paramedics were called to the 100 block of Doane Street for a shooting after 8 last night. Paramedics say this morning one man in his 20’s was taken to the trauma centre at the Civic Hospital with gunshot […]

Smiths Falls native, Brooke Henderson, is heading to an LPGA tour this week. The Tour of Champions kicks off on January 17th, at the Four Seasons golf club in Florida. Henderson won her third Canadian female athlete of the year award in 2018, for her skills on tour. The 21 year old says she looks […]

Jan 15 Cloudy -5° Winds SW 4 km/h                               Today: Cloudy with scattered flurries late this morning into the afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -3.   Tonight: Mainly cloudy with a few flurries. Wind becoming SW 20-40 km/h. Low -3.   Wed: Flurries ending late in the morning then clearing. Wind becoming NW […]

Those critically injured in a double-decker bus crash in Ottawa on Friday are continuing to recover. The Ottawa hospital says the patients who had been listed in critical condition are now considered to be in serious condition. The investigation into the crash that killed three people is far from over, as there were as many […]

The N-F-L conference championships are set following victories by New England and New Orleans. The Saints move on after beating the Philadelphia Eagles  20-14.  They play the L-A Rams next Sunday. And the Pats will be making their eighth consecutive appearance in the A-F-C title game  after whipping the Los Angeles Chargers  41-28. — 67’s […]

Jan 14 Clear -17° Winds NW 4 km/h                               Today: Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -9. Risk of frostbite.   Tonight: Cloudy with scattered flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -15.   Tues: Cloudy with scattered flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -6.   Wed: […]

After being closed for 5 days because of mild weather, the Rideau Canal skateway has reopened. A 7.2 km stretch will open today at 11 am, between the Laurier Bridge and the Hartwells Locks. This is the longest stretch of the canal that’s been opened the season began. Last season, the canal was open for […]

Sens win their second in a row beating the Los Angeles Kings 4-1.  Chris Tierney with two goals.   Anders Nilsson making 33 saves. Two goals for John Tavares,   Leafs dump the Devils 4-2.   Canadians FALL 4-1 to the Blues.  Capitals double up the Bruins 4-2. Connor McDavid  was in on  all three regulation goals for […]

Jan 11 Clear -19° Winds NW 17 km/h                               Today: Sunny. Wind NW 20-40 km/h becoming light early this morning. High -13. Risk of frostbite.   Tonight: A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -20. Risk of frostbite.   Sat: Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -12. Risk of frostbite.   Sun: […]

A man in his 20’s is recovering after being stabbed in the neck last night. Ottawa police say the incident happened around 10 at Bank and Alta Vista. The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Ottawa police say that detectives have taken over the case and more information will be available later this […]

It took an extra 94 seconds but the Senators finally snap an eight-game losing streak.  Colin white scoring in overtime in a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks.   Bobby Ryan also scoring   with Anders Nilsson stopping 32 shots. It was a franchise-record ninth straight loss for Anaheim. Just two other games…Flames dump the Avlanche 5-3 […]

Jan 10 Snow -6° Winds NW 21-35 km/h                               Today: Periods of snow ending this afternoon then mainly cloudy with isolated flurries. Amount 2 cm. Wind NW 20-40 km/h. Temperature falling to -10 this afternoon. Wind chill -11 in the morning and -20 in the afternoon.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind becoming light early this […]