The Western Star
Kathleen Jean wins triple crown at provincial amateur women's championships
Stella Cornect finds peace at Veterans’ Memorial Square
Rotary District Governor gives motivational presentation
Culvert replacement part of a larger paving project
Friendly Invasion events underway in Stephenville
Jamie Walsh and Sarah Rotchford enjoying summer with festival
Province releases damning report on Inuit children in care
Major changes need to be made to the system for Inuit children in care, an independent review released by the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has determined. “I am extremely troubled about the poor outcomes for Indigenous children ...
Krista Lynn Howell becomes first female mayor of St. Anthony
St. Anthony officially has a new mayor. Krista Lynn Howell was selected by council as the mayor of St. Anthony during the Sept. 10 public meeting. She becomes the first female mayor in the municipality’s 74-year history. Howell assumes the ...
Bones discovered in Taylor's Bay not human
TAYLOR'S BAY, N.L. — Bones discovered on a beach in the community of Taylor's Bay were not human, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ...
NL Hydro helping restore power in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is receiving a helping hand from Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro in its recovery from Hurricane Dorian. Nova Scotia Power has been working hard to restore power to customers after Dorian plowed through on Sept 7. As of Sept 12, power ...
Springhill brothers rescue man from burning home
SPRINGHILL, N.S. – Timing is everything. “We just happened to be driving by, and Mats yelled, ‘Stop. The house is on fire,’” Nate Stone said. Running late, their mom, Melissa Terris, was driving her 18-year-old ...
Great white sharks feeding, maybe breeding, off Cape Breton
The waters off Cape Breton are a summer feeding grounds for great white sharks, says a biologist who will be part of an expedition that’s coming here to tag some of the giant predators next week. Bob Hueter is the chief scientific adviser ...
VIDEO: Royal Navy’s largest-ever aircraft carrier visits Halifax
The Royal Navy’s 65,000-tonne warship, its biggest ever, arrived in Halifax on Thursday for an historic first visit. HMS Queen Elizabeth is being joined in the harbour by other ships from the UK Carrier Strike Group, on a deployment called ...
Newfoundland and Labrador cabinet minister accused of racism following leaked voice mail
A leaked voice mail has revealed comments by cabinet minister Perry Trimper that lawyers working for the Innu Nation call “racist” and “dehumanizing.” The Innu Nation posted a five-minute audio file of a voice mail left by ...
North Sydney man whose loneliness was eased through compassion dead at 67
A lonely North Sydney man whose life changed through compassion shown by people from as far away as Texas has died. Clyde Harvey, 67, died Sept. 4 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Palliative Care unit in Sydney, after battling lung cancer the ...
Ellen Page gets behind camera to combat environmental injustice
Early in the new documentary There’s Something in the Water, Shelburne resident Louise Delisle takes filmmakers Ellen Page and Ian Daniel on a tour of her neighbourhood, a largely African-Nova Scotian community which for decades bordered on a ...