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Published on November 03, 2014

Oxfam Grenfell attended the Valley Mall Flea Market this past Sunday selling Oxfam unwrapped gift cards. By buying a sheep, goat, chicken or other items through Unwrapped, it will help people living in poverty gain greater levels of self-sufficiency and control over their lives as well as the future of their communities. Oxfam Grenfell member Conor Curtis was part of the team.

Published on August 28, 2014

Jessica Gillinghams helps clean up the Corner Brook Stream trail on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. The Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador's Green Team, along with partners from the WestRock Community Centre and Investors Group did the project.

Published on June 29, 2014

Victor James Muise and his sister Kathleen presented and gave a 10-minute crash course on the process of the Mi'kmaq traditional spruce root basket, that was made by Muise and gifted to Patrick Gobeil of the Snowbird team. Gobeil also gifted Muise with a Snowbird cap.
This all happened for National Aboriginal Day, June, 21.

Published on June 29, 2014

Victor James Muise and his sister Kathleen presented and gave a 10-minute crash course on the process of the Mi'kmaq traditional spruce root basket, that was made by Muise and gifted to Patrick Gobeil of the Snowbird team. Gobeil also gifted Muise with a Snowbird cap.
This all happened for National Aboriginal Day, June, 21.

Published on June 22, 2014

A group of aboriginal people were on hand to hear about spiritual medicines during National Aboriginal Day in St. George's on Saturday.

Published on June 15, 2014

Photo of students and staff of Our Lady of Mercy Elementary school in St.George's wearing red to support the RCMP officers in Moncton.

Published on May 26, 2014

Dr. Jillian Carpenter, an obstetrician/gynecologist out of Western Regional Memorial Hospital speaks on the issue of menopause during an address as one of a number of speakers on different topics at the 21st Annual Family Practice Symposium organized by the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Continuing Medical Education Committee and held at Days Inn in Stephenville recently. The symposium had 35 registrants from the western region, which is targeted at physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners and nurses and meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Published on May 20, 2014

Scouts Canada’s Good Turn Week ran from April 26 - May 4th this year and scouting youth from across the country have been doing good turn's for others. Scouts Canada challenged all Canadians to join them in good turn Week by doing at least one good turn for someone else and asking the recipient to pay it forward, creating a cycle of goodwill across the country. The 1st Massey Drive Cubs and Scouts recently did their good turn by going out and cleaning up the grounds around Humber Elementary and G.C. Rowe Schools. This event was thought up by three senior scouts who are completing their chief scout award and were asked to organize an activity.

Published on May 20, 2014

Scouts Canada’s Good Turn Week ran from April 26 - May 4th this year and scouting youth from across the country have been doing good turn's for others. Scouts Canada challenged all Canadians to join them in good turn Week by doing at least one good turn for someone else and asking the recipient to pay it forward, creating a cycle of goodwill across the country. The 1st Massey Drive Cubs and Scouts recently did their good turn by going out and cleaning up the grounds around Humber Elementary and G.C. Rowe Schools. This event was thought up by three senior scouts who are completing their chief scout award and were asked to organize an activity.

Published on May 11, 2014

A "labor of love" for Mother's Day
(Left to Right) Rebecca Janes, Jenna Cammie, and Reyd Ward display their tote bags they made from donated recycled materials in the after-school program at Immaculate Heart of Mary School. The children started their project two months ago, and after several finger sticks for practice and lots of persistence, they were able to finish just in time for Mother's Day.

Published on March 23, 2014

The Presentation Junior High grade 7 girls won gold this weekend at the NLVA West Coast Provincials held at St.James Academy in Port aux Basques. Team members included, from left, (front) Kiera Furey, Katelyn Cleary, Kaitlyn Priddle, Danielle Sceviour, Ashley Parsons: (back) Kathy Edison, coach, Jillian March, Juliane King, Jane Peddle, Mykenzie Boland, Chelsea Edison, Haleigh Young, Bridgette Crocker and Ross Edison, coach. 

Published on March 23, 2014

Jerome Jesseau of Corner Brook took this most appropriate photo of the Stop sign on Snow Street. It certainly reflects how high the snow is this part of the city.

Published on March 18, 2014

Members of the 16th Corner Brook Girl Guides donated 34 kits for kids that are in isolation on the pediatric unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital. Each bag contains things like, crayons, pencils, eraser, glue, colouring books, and shampoo. This project will help them earn a challenge badge.  From left, (front) Maddison Hutto, Jessica Davis, Sarah Flynn, Hannah Reid, Karly Randell, Heather Lowe, MacKenzie Hodder, Alana Carroll, Krista Stryde and Samantha Churchill; (Back) Lorraine Stone, leader, Leah Froud, Grace Hatcher, Triston Lovell, Alexandra House, Doreen Churchill, leader, Paige Stone, Ariana Baines and Stephanie Lovell, leader.

Published on March 18, 2014

Published on March 18, 2014

Published on March 18, 2014

Published on October 17, 2013

A a group of Humber Arm South kids decided to do a good deed Oct. 16 and
clean up garbage that others had thrown around the park/skateboard park
on Hillview Road. The kids had been out playing and saw the garbage, then
went up to ask one of their moms for garbage bags to put it in.
Involved in the cleanup were, from left: Emma Blackwood, Kalum McCarthy,
Brooklyn Hickey, Emma Evoy, Thomas Evoy, Rebecca Gillard (with dog Tiny)
and Alyssa McCarthy. — Submitted photo

Published on September 04, 2013

Wild flowers near Harry's  Harbour. — Paul Quigley

Published on September 04, 2013

Clothes blowing in the breeze. — Gerry Hiscock

Published on September 04, 2013

Lobster pot near Harry's Harbour. — Paul Quigley

Published on September 04, 2013

Harry's Harbour. — Paul Quigley

Published on September 04, 2013

Old gravesite in King's Cove near Harry's Harbour. — Paul Quigley

Published on September 04, 2013

Lobster pot near Harry's Harbour. — Paul Quigley

Published on June 05, 2013

The Grade 3 students at Our Lady of Mercy in St. George's, and their
teacher Ms. Noble, recently held a Rock Star Day at their school to raise
money for the SCAPA animal shelter in Stephenville. Students donated money
to dress like rock/pop/country stars for the day. In total the class, with
the help of other classes, raised $100 for the shelter. Way to go grade
three!

Published on May 30, 2013

Members of the Corner Brook Reflections Synchronized Swim Club had an excellent showing at the Atlantic championships with team members finishing in the top six in all events. Those sharing in the success include, from left (front) coach Lori Chaytor, Katie Fisher and coach Molly Noseworthy; (second row) Dahlia Waller, coach Frances Drover and Maggie Callahan; (third row)  Amy Stratton, Ana Rodgrigues, Brittney Edison, Claire Beck, Kate Tucker and Julia Thorp; (back) Sarah Parsons, Alexandra Diamond and Ellie Humphries.

Published on May 30, 2013

Railbed hikers, from Howley to Deer Lake. — Photo by David Hoover

Published on April 04, 2013

Last game of the season for the Thrusday night league of curling in the sceond end an 8 ender was achieved. From left, Pat Sprackin, Blaire Fradsham, Lori Buckle-Stratton and Bazel Buckle.
 

 

Published on March 17, 2013

The 2013 Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree semi-final regional high school speaking contest was recently held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Council in Stephenville and hosted by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Fourth Degree Assembly. Involved in the contest are from left: (front) Michael Gilbert of Stephenville High, first runner-up; Andrea Bennett of Appalachia High School, contest winner; Madison Bennett of Stephenville High second runner-up; (back) Sir Knight Donald Dumont, Sir Knight Al Moraze, Jillian Forsey of Stephenville High; Sebrina King of Appalachia High and Sir Knight Baden Clouter, state deputy and speak-off chairman.

Published on March 12, 2013

While driving out around Saturday Marcheta Gallant of Stephenvile across some teenagers making the best of a beautiful day. She said they were entertaining themselves with their bikes near the post office in the town. And said it’s great to see the youth doing unplanned outdoor physical activities in the world of technology in which we live.
 

Published on February 06, 2013

Corner Brook Winter Carnival ambassador contestants donate food items to the Food Bank Network.

Published on December 18, 2012

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers in Corner Brook, along with 13 Grade 6 students from all the elementary schools in the city, were busy Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, collecting food. The officers and students visited all the elementary schools and two junior high schools to pick up food items that had been collected over the past two weeks for the RNC's annual food drive. The students then accompanied the officers in the delivery of the food to the Bay of Islands Food Bank Network location at the Salvation Army on Herald Avenue.

Published on December 13, 2012

Members of the 511 Humber Air Cadets donated about 30 gifts to the Gingerbread House Wednesday. This year they decided to give to the community instead of exchanging gifts with each other.

Published on December 04, 2012

Presentation Dolomount won the gold in Tier 1 at the Female 15 and Under Regionals West going undefeated in round robin and play offs beating EVI 1 in two games 25-15 and 25-22 in the final. From Left, (Front)  Jamie Kennedy, Triina Voitk, Myla Burt, Ashley Edison : (Back) coach George Dolomount, Emily Hynes, Emily Mercer, Mackenzie Hynes, Laura Brown, Courtney Simmonds, Faith Yates, Marie Smith, Hayley Oke, and Jennifer Dolomount.
 

Published on November 27, 2012

Western Star carrier Jeff Gardner took this photo on Central Street around 5 a.m. Monday morning. He said, it's moments like these that make the early mornings worth it!

Published on November 20, 2012

Scott Watkins is following in his parents footsteps by joining the Canadian Forces in early November at a swearing in ceremony in Esquimalt, BC. Scott is currently in training at St. Jean, Quebec. Scott is the oldest son of Paul and Shae Watkins and the grandson of Bob and Joan Watkins of Deer Lake."

Published on August 09, 2012

Residents of the pre west side urban renewal former King's Road at their King's road reunion.

Published on June 25, 2012

Shown in the photo is Frank Brennan of Point-au-Mal turning his catch of caplin on the line! And of course, when you run out of line, there is always birch logs to do the job.

Published on June 25, 2012

Shown in the photo is Frank Brennan of Point-au-Mal turning his catch of caplin on the line! And of course, when you run out of line , there is always birch logs to do the job.

Published on June 25, 2012

Shown in the photo is Frank Brennan of Point-au-Mal turning his catch of caplin on the line! And of course, when you run out of line, there is always birch logs to do the job.

Published on May 16, 2012

Immaculate Heart of Mary School will perform The Wizard of Oz in the school's gymnasium on Wednesday, May 16th and Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m. Performers from this scene are Gina Spencer, Dorothy , Alex Williams, the scare crow , MacKenzie Brothers, the tin man, and Jenna Yetman, the lion. Tickets are available at the door.

Published on May 14, 2012

Zachary Hiscock won the Corner Brook Minor Hockey Association top midget award for the 2011-2012 season.

Published on April 30, 2012

Hilda (Dolly) Gillingham celebrated he 100th birthday Thursday April 26, 2012 at Hotel Corner Brook, with a family dinner, followed by a dance and refreshments for well wishers. Greetings from Willie, Lloyd, Lillian, Maisie, Marion, Ivy, and families.

Published on March 14, 2012

Swim for Hope 2012

Published on March 12, 2012

In recognition of International Women's Day on March 8, 2012, the superintendent of the RNC, Corner Brook region, hosted a morning coffee break for all staff and members of the community were also invited.

Published on March 12, 2012

Howley Volunteer Fire Department held a fishing tournament to raise funds for their fire department. People came from all over to fish, 60 in total, their first tournament went off great with Dean Kelly from Howley winning and Barry Powell of Pasadena a close second.

Published on March 12, 2012

Howley Volunteer Fire Department held a fishing tournament to raise funds for their fire department. People came from all over to fish, 60 in total, their first tournament went off great with Dean Kelly from Howley winning and Barry Powell of Pasadena a close second.

Published on February 16, 2012

Members of the Corner Brook Regional High Titans girls basketball team that defeated Grenfell Warriors' 56-41 in the championship of the Grenfell invitational girls basketball tournament Feb. 11, 2012 included from left, (front)Olivia Allen, Audrina Parsons, Emily Chaisson, Jessica Byrne, Jade Regular, Emily Flynn. Back: Coaches Pauline Hutchinson and Jessica Parsons, Melissa Penney, Maddi Hulan, Olivia Rogers, Olivia barnable, Michelle Dawe, Katie Osmond, Janessa Allen, Danielle Walsh and Coach Keith Didham.

Published on January 26, 2012

Silver Blades skaters Victoria Flynn, junior silver, (left) and Amber Murrin, bronze interpretative, were gold medalists at the Western Region Figure Skating Championships held in Deer Lake Jan 20-21, 2012.

Published on December 11, 2011

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13 handed out its awards to winners of their Remembrance Day literary and poster contest Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at the club. Recipents included, from left, (Front) Megan Childs, Amna Ahmad, Heidi Locke, Rachel Stewart, Chloe Colbourne, Jordan Saunders, Joshua Blanchard, Janae Greene, Ryan Harris, Trevor Sheppard, Nathaniel Shawn Pottle and Sara Gilbert: (Middle) Olivia Perry, Erin Grabka, Zubia Mahmood, Claire Andrews, Amber Hiscock, Danika Kaitlyn McCarthy, Amber Critch, Marcus Ford, Heidi Perry, Rachel Barnes, Abbigail Hulan, Samantha Carberry, Emily Hoddinott and James Newell; (Back) Mitchell Ouellet, Nathan Fredrick Diamond, Jacob Matthews, Ian Locke, Emily Park, Ryan Rose, Hayley Walsh and Jessica White.

Published on October 16, 2011

About 30 children from the Irishtown-Sumerside Family Resource Centre who took part in a tour of the H.I.S. Fire Department last week as part of Fire Prevention Week.

Published on January 04, 2011

Students at Elwood High School in Deer Lake wear yellow to honour the memory of 14-year-old Holly O’Brien of Pasadena, who was killed an a car accident near the Deer Lake Regional Airport. Holly’s close friends say yellow was her favourite colour, and students say wearing the bright, cheery colour will allow friends to come together and remember her, and show support for her family.

Published on December 28, 2010

Santa spotted in Stephenville on Christmas Eve

Published on December 28, 2010

From left, Chris Simmons, Scott Rowsell, Cohen Chaulk, Adam Payne, Jared Crane, Jamie Boland, Tyler Butt, Jen Solo, Whitnet Swyers, Robyn Barnable, Danielle Walsh, Heather Carey, Brittany Costello, Olivia Barnable, Maddie Hulan, Jenna Parsons, Olivia Rogers. Missing from photo is: Nathan English, Scott Philpott, Timmy Goosney and Alicia Power. This year marks the first time since 1992 that a boys team has won in Corner Brook and we are only the second female team to win 3 in a row since 1969, tying the female record for consecutive wins.

Published on December 28, 2010

The Roland Pittman Jr. Memorial Tournament was held at Gros Morne Arena Nov. 27-28, 2010 (the atom tournament). This is a submitted picture of the opening ceremonies. Pictured are Jillian Rideout, captain of the Gros Morne Mountaineers, Roland Pittman Sr., Donna Hiscock (Roland Jr. sister), Jagger Genge, captain of the Straits Riffters team. Teams that played in tournament were Gros Morne, Straits (2 teams), Deer Lake, St. Anthony and Twin Towns The winner of the championship game was Gros Morne defeating St. Anthony 9 to 3.

Published on May 24, 2011

Gros Morne Academy made it to the Regional Badminton Tournament that was held at Canon Richards in Flowers Cove on Monday April 11. Gros Morne Academy's team took six medals at the Regionals. Robert Gill and Tyler Gill took the silver medal for boys doubles, Ben Murphy and Nikki Reid took bronze for mixed doubles, Luke Parsons took bronze for boys singles and Katie Hynes won the most sportsman award for the tournament. Schools represented in this tournament were Long Range Academy in Cow Head, James Cook Memorial in Cooks Harbour, Cloud River Academy in Rodickton, and host team Canon Richards of Flowers Cove. Pictured, from left, Robert Gill, Tyler Gill, Ben Murphy, Nikki Reid, Katie Hynes and Luke Parsons.

Published on May 24, 2011

The bronze medal winners at the U15 Female B Provincials held in Stephenville. The U15 Royals head coach Harold Brown; assistant coaches Greq Childs and Conrad Bromley, trainer Susan Power, technical director Catherine Shears and Players Heidi Ryan, Jillian Romaine, Faith Yates, Amy Bryan, Laura Brown, Ashley Bromley, Julie Power, Brooklyn Childs, Megan Young, Rebecca Davis, Erika Penney. Missing from photo: Brianna Jones and Amber Michelin Jones.

Published on July 11, 2011

Corner Brook Regional High award winners, from left, (front) Jessica Dawe, Allie Carew, Jenny Hutchinson, Jill Pilgrim, Chelsea Marks: (2nd row) Emma Anderson, Shanna Mugford, Emily Moores, Carlin Wilters, Sarah Doody, Hillary Bellows, Allison Hamlyn, Taylor Hamlyn and Vanessa Carey: (3rd row) Joey Companion, Heather Carey, Penny Beaudry, Sarah Purchase, Chris McCarthy, Jamie Boland, Philip Beales, Alycia Budden, Stacie Ryan and Jared Carne: (4th row) Tyrell Andriatz, Thomas Young, Jonathan Rennie, Nathan Ash, Sabrina Quibell, Deborah Joyce, Emily Philpott, Gord Huxter and McLennon Wilson. — Submitted photo

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