The Western Star
LETTER: Hospital visitation rules need enforcement
Letter to the editor: Compassion by Clarenville vet and staff was appreciated
LETTER: 2020 Summer Games in Bay Roberts needs to showcase whole town
Letter to the editor: Unfortunate accident leads to kindness and generosity
Letter to the editor: Forever grateful
Under-the-table payments bad for Newfoundland and Labrador economy
LETTER: Indiscriminate dumping of garbage is dangerous
It doesn’t matter how much money one makes or how much garbage one produces in their lifetime. We leave our mess behind for the next generation. We take nothing with us under the sod whether we could help it or not. Here is a picture of ...
LETTER: Expressing gratitude
A historic landmark in Conche is the old cemetery adjacent to Sacred Heart Church. Over the years, if you have ever visited here, one would soon realize the dips in the ground and the broken remains of old gravestones, that have eroded over the ...
LETTER to the EDITOR: Victim already?
Dear Editor: I object to your paper’s referring to someone as “the victim” because that person has succeeded in getting the police to lay a charge against someone else. If “accuser” sounds too “harsh” ...
LETTER: Ask the hard questions and above all vote
Well folks, we will all be heading to the voting booths again soon both provincially and federally. As a person who is on the outside looking in, I try to listen understand and be impartial. As we all know there are three sides to every story: ...
LETTER: Insulted by Service Canada employee’s outburst
In November of last year, I telephoned Service Canada, as I had been instructed, to inquire into my EI claim. The first thing the person on the phone asked me for was my SIN number, followed by the first two digits of my access code. I gave her my ...
LETTER: Doctor shortage a national problem
Our doctor shortage is a national crisis, not just a provincial one. I grew up in Carbonear but reside in Victoria, B.C. My husband and I have been without a doctor for more than a year and have been on a waiting list with 2,000 other frustrated ...
LETTER: Man battling depression, anxiety encourages others to seek help
My name is Jeff Holmes and I've been suffering from depression and anxiety attacks since 1997. That year I experienced a stroke that was brought on by a complete blockage of my right carotid artery. I could have died that day, but miracles do ...
LETTER: Economic recovery promising for Marystown
This letter is in response to a Feb. 12, 2019 article posted by CBC titled “Marystown's economy is at a low point. Can this industrial town bounce back?”. This article can be found online at the following link: ...
LETTER: Can Marine Atlantic save Muskrat Falls?
In March of 1977, the federal government under Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Transport Minister, Otto Lang established a Commission of Inquiry to examine “existing transportation services in Newfoundland and Labrador to determine whether ...
LETTER: Sick of all the litter
I have a riddle for you: what do a used syringe, used tampon, and a soiled diaper all have in common? Stop reading and think for a moment. Could it be they’re disgusting, or dangerous or unhygienic? Yes, but that’s not the answer ...