The Western Star
Labrador City boy gets to meet his hero
Campaign raising money to buy accessible vehicle for Grand Falls-Windsor boy with cerebral palsy
Students at Grand Falls-Windsor’s EVI selected for international University of Waterloo project
The chosen one: Sheshatshiu artist’s painting purchased for provincial art bank
It's all about the next move for Corner Brook chess tournament players
Stephenville Crossing family appreciative of sick children foundation’s help
Former students of Grenfell Campus professor Jose Lam remember him as a positive force
A couple of years ago, Susan Daw was attending a tourism conference at which Dr. Jose Lam was a guest speaker. She was excited to not only listen to the presentation delivered by her former business professor at Grenfell Campus, Memorial ...
YWCA honours N.L.'s 2019 Women of Distinction
YWCA St. John’s announced on Friday — International Women’s Day — its 2019 Women of Distinction Awards. These awards recognize the leadership and accomplishments of women who contribute to the development and well-being of ...
Mealy Mountain preparing for culture week
Mealy Mountain Collegiate in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is holding its third annual Culture week this month. The event, taking place March 19-22, will provide students with opportunities to learn about the culture and traditions of Labrador and of ...
New generation discovering Lewis Hills adventures
There is a new generation finding out the enjoyment of riding in Lewis Hills, thanks to instruction from their parents. Adam House is seen “boondocking” in some fresh powder in the Blue Hills, located next to Lewis Hills. ...
WEST TALK: Digging the issues
West Talk's Dave Luther, along with the Western Star's Nicholas Mercer and Troy Turner go deep on the issues. ...
Passion for community: Labrador City pioneer celebrated 93rd birthday, still remains busy with community
What's the secret to a long and happy life? Joan Stamp's answer is simple: keeping busy. Stamp is one of Labrador City’s pioneers, moving to the area with her husband in 1963. She recently celebrated her 93rd birthday. “I ...
Where Once They Sailed: A young boy determined to serve his country
Albert and Amelia Jane Drover of Hodge's Cove had six siblings, two that were born at Hodge's Cove and the others born at Bull Arm, known today as Sunnyside. Their oldest son Leander, born in 1887, enlisted with the Royal Naval Reserve in ...
Endangered Newfoundland pine marten population recovering in Gros Morne National Park
The Newfoundland marten has undergone a big recovery in Gros Morne with the help of Parks Canada scientists. The small carnivore, a unique subspecies of the American marten, is one of only 15 land mammals exclusive to the island of ...
'There to lend a hand': Helping Hands organizers Ruby Best and Jackie Adey named 2019 St. Anthony Winterfest Patrons
The St. Anthony Winterfest has doubled the number of patrons this year and it’s all because of the generous commitment to the hospital shown by two local women. Ruby Best and Jackie Adey, of the Helping Hands, will be the Winterfest Patrons ...
Youth metal art workshop in Happy Valley-Goose Bay focuses on importance of culture
Youth in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are connecting with culture through a new art project. The Labrador Friendship Centre’s SHIELD project held the first of three weekend metal art fabrication courses recently. Instructor Peyton Barrett said the ...