Corner Brook Traffic Cam
Red curtains rise again for Maxim Mazumdar
Western Star community calendar
Excavator being used in Blanche Brook upsets Stephenville man
Corner Brook Legion celebrates one of its own
Benoit’s Cove resident believes parents need to work together to address bullying ...
Benoit’s Cove resident killed in all-terrain accident on Logger School Road
York Harbour’s Timothy Sheppard sentenced to 3 months for fraud
Jesse Renouf dedicated to Bay St. George Special Olympics Torch Relay
The Western Star
REBECCA SMITH: Thin wallets and empty pockets
NICHOLAS MERCER: Memories, inspirations on Father’s Day
GARY SHAW: Spring arrives, so to does the boating season
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Being truthful to constituents should be the law
DAVE WHITE: A comforting sight
GRENFELL MATTERS: Food security meets climate change
Russell Wangersky: Trying to read the signs
I’ve seen them in pretty much every Atlantic province: the warnings put out for that most scarce of things, the non-existent highway worker. Now, I know that working on traffic-filled highways is a harrowing job; workers are ...
DAVE WHITE: Bay shellfish unsafe; McIvers reds yet a cultural icon
A danger warning citing a “contaminated fisheries closure” in effect on bivalve mollusks, specifically scallops, mussels and clams, has been issued for waters of Bay of Islands inside Woods Island on the Humber Arm. Notice of the ...
GRENFELL MATTERS: Grenfell hosts indigenization sessions
Indigenization. Reconciliation. If you have heard these terms before but are not quite sure exactly what they mean, you are not alone. These oft-repeated words are perhaps as misunderstood as they are popular in the world today. Recently, ...
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: I'll sleep when I'm dead
It is an era of being “woke.” And I am exhausted. The baby’s almost two. I thought we were past the sleepless stage, but the lil tyke now has night terrors. That’s our theory, anyway. Every night, 3 a.m., he wakes, ...
Russell Wangersky: PTSD claims another life
I was sitting alone in a rainy parking lot, in the dark, thumbing through my phone when I saw the news about Andréanne Leblanc. There was a dog, barking metronomically, behind a tall fence next to my car. It was dreary and wet, St. ...
THOM BARKER: How do we get past the propaganda divide?
When I was growing up, propaganda was a bad word, something that Nazis and commies engaged in. Of course, we — we being the Allies, an artefact of the Second World War – did it too. The difference was we had a noble cause while the ...
Russell Wangersky: Ocean trash — our legacy to the world
If you know just where to look on a shingle-stone beach in Adam’s Cove on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula, if your timing is right and the tide and the waves co-operate, the small stones will part and reveal a huge engine ...
Stan Oliver: To Ban or Not?
I must plead guilty- when I shop at the local Co-op- I rarely bring and practice using my recyclable cloth bags, so yes, I admit, I personally am part of the problem! But-hats off to several communities in Labrador who have taken the bold step to ...
DAVE WHITE: Its capelin season in the Bay of Islands
Capelin weather, that colloquial mix of rain, drizzle and fog which may or may not show itself at this month of the year, is taken to be a sign that the Atlantic Ocean's liveliest food source will soon be in striking distance of human habitat. ...
Pam Frampton: Stop clawing back child support from children
Al Hawkins issued a statement Monday saying that his Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour is reviewing the province’s policy of clawing back child support payments from families receiving income support. With all due respect, ...