Hundreds flocked to the Benson Sports Oval in Eganville to watch the 40th annual Bonnechere Cup on the weekend of February 22 to 23, 2014.

Palmer Rapids held its annual winter carnival from February 5 - 9, 2014. Photos by Jen Juhasz

Photos from the Killaloe Public School and St. John Bosco Catholic School Christmas concerts on December 11, 2013.

People from around the valley attended two seperate parades on December 14, 2013. Palmer Rapids Santa Claus parade took place in the morning while the Whitney Santa Claus parade happened in the evening.

Hundreds gathered in Killaloe on December 7 to watch the Santa Claus parade.

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Barry's Bay on November 23 to watch the 48th annual Santa Claus Parade. Photos Christine Hudder

A number of Remembrance Day services were held throughout the Valley in 2013.

Students from around the Valley gathered at Sherwood Public School on October 18. No trophies were handed out but the tournament was a great way to get together for a day of fun. Photos by Christine Hudder

The Madawaska Valley District High School girl's basketball team beat out the girl's from L'Equinox on home turf on October 10. Photos Sarah Hyatt

Students from three area schools were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when an up-and-coming music sensation visited St. Andrews Catholic School on October 9. Tenille Nadkrynechny, better known as Tenille, was in town that day for the Pay it Forward tour, an interactive performance that encourages kids to follow their passions. Photos Christine Hudder

A Combermere woman from an activist family survived Venezuela’s political turmoil and lived to brush shoulders with some of the worlds most rich and powerful. As featured in the October 9, 2013 issue of The Valley Gazette.