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Corner Brook man helping Roddickton-Bide Arm breakfast program
Callahan family, a crucial part of Broadway’s history, planning a reunion for Corner Brook’s Come Home Year
A first taste of being in western Newfoundland's army reserves
Lorne Squires recognized as Ducks Unlimited N.L. Volunteer of the Year
Air Daffodil a much-needed service
Hopedale Food Security: Seeds of Change
Bowdoin College Arctic Museum takes Inuit embroideries back home to Labrador
Set against mountainous landscapes, these embroidered scenes tell the story of a polar bear hunt. Blue footprints trace the path of two hunters as they successfully track their prey and transport it back to town. Gift of Donald and Miriam ...
Town of Clarenville to hold mental health benefit concert
Clarenville Mayor Frazer Russell says support needed for mental health programs in the local area is rising. “We have a number of individuals who are suffering from mental illness and if there’s anything we can do as a municipality to ...
WEST TALK: Going further with Rogers TV and the Western Star
Moderated by host Dave Luther and supported by the Western Star's Nicholas Mercer and Troy Turner, West Talk goes further on the local issues. ...
Going ‘above and beyond’: CNA Office Admin class raises $5,536 for Clarenville boy fighting cancer
This article has been updated to clarify details on the funding contributed to charity. “We are a family.” That is how College of the North Atlantic (CNA) student Nicole Peddle describes the tight knit group in her class at the ...
Labrador West councils being cool for autism
A provincial initiative is bringing awareness and assistance to families with autism. Tuesday, April 2, was Be Cool for Autism day across the province. At the town council office in Labrador City, the mayors of Labrador City and Wabush signed ...
A model for history: Francis Patey recalls the history of the Grenfell School
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, Francis Patey is once again seated at his work station in his St. Anthony basement. To the right of the 83-year-old, just barely fitting underneath the low ceiling with orange lights glaring from its windows, is a ...
Lack of funding is a challenge for Mokami Players
The Mokami Players are preparing for the 70th annual Provincial Drama Festival later this month - if they can make the trip. Scott Simms, who is directing the latest offering from the players, ‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ by Annie ...
Labrador West residents encouraged to consider setting up local version of cancer charity
Denis Grenier is dedicated to supporting cancer patients in his own community. Now, the founder of Cancer Fermont is hoping to spread his mission across the border into Labrador West. When explaining the idea behind the charity in a talk to ...
Conception Bay North empowers Rwandans through Shelter Them
Blair and Pam Lane from Bay Roberts with three children — 10-year-old Aline, six-year-old Pascaline and two-year-old Claver. The children and their mom Maria has lived in a tiny mud house with one room but now have a new home thanks to ...
Corner Brook daycare teaches children healthy habits
Thanks to a hydroponic growing kit from Western Health, children at Stepping Stones Daycare in Corner Brook have seen firsthand how tiny seedlings can blossom into lovely leafy vegetables. “The children were involved right from the very ...