The Western Star
$1.15 million in research project funding announced for western Newfoundland groups
Improvements to Corner Brook port aimed at enhancing visitor experience
'Thorny facts' in Benoit case warrant cautious approach, judge rules
RCMP looking for information on break-in at Stephenville pub
Pasadena's Bailey Jordan-Neil hoping to garner enough votes to win The Shot
Ground to be broken at new hospital site in Corner Brook Friday
Impaired driver placed community of Trout River in danger: Judge
According to provincial court Judge Wayne Gorman the most dangerous thing in the small town of Trout River on May 12 was Shane Snook. On that day, Snook, 26, drove his vehicle in the town while drinking beer. He crashed it into a parked ...
Ches Crosbie wants AG called in on wetland capping
Progressive Conservative Leader Ches Crosbie wants the province’s auditor general to investigate why wetland capping did not happen as planned at the Muskrat Falls reservoir. He has written the Public Accounts Committee, a committee of the ...
Nine-year sentence for Deer Lake man convicted of attempted murder was valid, NL Court of Appeal rules
He appealed both his conviction and his sentence, but in the end, a Deer Lake man who tried to kill his former boss by beating him with a flashlight had no success with either. The Court of Appeal has dismissed the case of Alex Normore, 55, who ...
Gander looking at options for displaying 9/11 steel more prominently
A piece of damaged steel sits on the floor in the lobby of Gander’s town hall. The steel is a remnant from the debris of the World Trade Centre in New York City in the wake of terrorist attacks on the city in September, 2001. It ...
POLL: Town of Dildo objects to sex store using town as backdrop for products
Residents of Dildo are voicing their displeasure with a local sex store that had photos of sex toys taken in various locations around the town and used them on its social media feeds. Our Pleasure, which pegs itself as Canada’s sexual health ...
UPDATE: Woman’s sudden death in C.B.S. under investigation
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) is investigating the sudden death of a 36-year-old woman in Conception Bay South. On Thursday, Aug. 15, an ambulance responded to a call in the Minerals Road area just after 1 p.m. Members of the ...
Police looking for information on Springdale church break in
The Salvation Army in Sprindale was the victim of a break and enter last week. On Aug. 15, Springdale RCMP were called to the church building on Little Bay Road in the community. There they discovered that someone had forced their way into the ...
Corner Brook's Dillon Bourgeois arrested, returned to prison, for breaching parole release conditions
A Corner Brook man on parole for unrelated aggravated assault and armed robbery convictions is back in prison. Dillon Bourgeios, 27, was arrested by the Bay St. George RCMP, with the assistance of Police Dog Services West, in Stephenville last ...
Kimmel's Dildo frenzy not just another Newfie joke
Last week, we asked your opinion on the whole "Jimmy Kimmel for mayor of Dildo" coverage and you answered, many of you with your own responses. Nearly 84 per cent of the respondents felt the attention from the late-night ABC talk ...
Botwood using murals to show its history
When the Botwood Mural Arts Society started some nine years ago, their goal was to complete one mural a year. Seeing the large pieces of outdoor art as a way to tell the story of the central Newfoundland community, the society aimed to create ...