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These articles first appeared in "The Low Down to Hull and Back News". Reprinted with permission.

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Happy 100th birthday to Chelsea's Cascades Club (December 09, 2020)
Hearken back to Farking Blarkirgle (November 04, 2020)
Kaz's general store closing (September 02, 2020)
St. Stephen's: 175 years in the hearts of Chelseaites (August 05, 2020)
Wakefield Raft: 2003-2020, end of an era (July 08, 2020)
Cantley's oldest church demolished (June 10, 2020)
Camp Fortune to party like it's 1920 (November 13, 2019)
A storied past (September 18, 2019)
Earle House - a storied past (September 18, 2019)
Party like it's 1924 with Larrimac (June 05, 2019)
Remembering Hills D-Day heroes (June 05, 2019)
Old Chelsea dep not historically significant (May 22, 2019)
Race on to save historic rail station (April 17, 2019)
Low mourns loss of historic landmark (January 23, 2019)
Christmas then and now (December 20, 2018)
Loppet: Forty years of skiing history (December 20, 2018)
From derelict and abandoned to intricate art (June 13, 2018)
It takes a village to raise a barn (May 30, 2018)
Timeline of the train (April 04, 2018)
Raising the roof to bring new life to St. Stephen's (September 27, 2017)
Historic mine cart discovered in Cantley finds a home (May 31, 2017)
Shining a light on the women of the Hills (May 17, 2017)
A big move for a cabin and for history (December 23, 2016)
Century-old barn completes the Fairbairn homestead (November 30, 2016)
Under-recognized painter captured the Hills' beauty (November 23, 2016)
Meech Lake's O'Brien House set for $4M face lift (September 21, 2016)
Calling all Celts - time to celebrate Martindale (September 07, 2016)
Unknown fate for Wakefield church (July 06, 2016)
Celebrating a century of spirituality, community in Farm Point (July 06, 2016)
'Shining beacons in our rural landscape' (June 29, 2016)
Missed the tour? Farm Point flashback (June 22, 2016)
Three rural schools become one (May 25, 2016)
Hills gardeners celebrate 30 years of fun (November 18, 2015)
History burns in Chelsea (May 27, 2015)
A glimpse into the history of the Gatineau Hills (April 01, 2015)
History of Gatineau Valley recorded and displayed (March 25, 2015)
Edmund McSheffrey: The last logger (March 11, 2015)
Ninety-year-old log cabin comes back to life (December 18, 2014)
History lesson along Chelsea cross-country trail (December 17, 2014)
Cantley Tugboat Celebration all about historic scenery (September 10, 2014)
Wakefield community celebrity to reach milestone (September 10, 2014)
Bring your own balls - Larrimac's turning 90 (July 09, 2014)
School's out... Forever! (June 11, 2014)
Rebirth of Chelsea's Mill Street Church (April 23, 2014)
Gatineau park celebrates 75th anniversary with history (November 27, 2013)
History doc showscases Irwins' 150-year-old store (November 20, 2013)
Top 40 Movers and Shakers of the Hills (October 30, 2013)
Happy 175 b-day Mill - my, how much you've changed (September 04, 2013)
Wunderbar a time warp back to the 70s (June 12, 2013)
Golf tourney drives in $300K for health foundation (June 05, 2013)
Wakefield Fire Department lights candles on 60th birthday (March 27, 2013)
Ryan's gas stop hits sad note for famed tunesmith (March 13, 2013)
Low residents congregate for St. Martin's church rectory reno mission (February 27, 2013)
Rectory reopens as Chelsea art centre (November 21, 2012)
Refurbished Fairbairn House opens as home to Hills heritage (September 12, 2012)
GRYC sets future course after 50 years (September 11, 2012)
Gonna party like it's 1952 (July 18, 2012)
150th birthday party replays little old Kazabazua's days as tourist hot spot (June 13, 2012)
Hendrick Farm flips old barn into modern-day office space (May 30, 2012)
Rupert youth group celebrates 50 years (February 08, 2012)
Thirst to preserve past remains GVHS members' cup of tea (January 11, 2012)
Top hats, toboggans, tinsel at Fairbairn Victorian Christmas (December 22, 2011)
Peggy Brewin Co-operative Preschool: 40 years young (October 19, 2011)
A crashing bell, the smell of new paint and too many kids mark seven decades (October 05, 2011)
Wakefield school's 70th b-day rings in old memories (October 05, 2011)
Familiar Hwy 105 landmark in dire need of salvaging work (August 31, 2011)
Chronic procrastinator shifts out of idle (July 20, 2011)
Historic snowshoe trek by trail less travelled (February 09, 2011)
Former hostel to meet NCC wrecking ball (January 12, 2011)
Chelsea teen one of first to be recruited to war (November 10, 2010)
Olympic champ to celebrate ski club's 100 years (October 20, 2010)
Who put the banana in Banana Island? (February 24, 2010)
Flying through time with the Historical Society (March 12, 2008)
RAWQ awards go to W'field Grannies, keeper of Gatineaa Hills history (May 09, 2007)
Chelsea historic sites to get long-qwaited repognition (February 28, 2007)
La Peche plaques seven historical buildings (November 08, 2006)
Wakefielder honoured for historical accomplishments (June 15, 2005)
Chelsea author revives dead in lively history book (June 01, 2005)
Clock ticks for Wakefield heritage home (April 06, 2005)
After two decades, swan song for Castenchel conductor (March 09, 2005)
Mysterious journal find confounds Gatineau historians (March 02, 2005)
Case of the missing sundial (August 04, 2004)