The Western Star
LETTER: We must act like the future of the region is at stake
LETTER: Questioning continuing travel disparity
Letter to the editor: With thanks from Sibley-White Family
Letter to the editor: Clearing the air on White Hills
OPINION: Our historic and ambitious infrastructure plan for Canadians
LETTER: My community is at a standstill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A response to Gerry Byrne
The Western Star online editor Nicholas Mercer’s Jan. 24 column “Stoking the fire using dated viewpoints” triggered a light bulb inside my head. The piece noted that MHA Gerry Byrne had used Twitter to show a two-year-old video ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Questioning the council
I would like to comment on the newsletter that was sent to all homeowners from the Town of Stephenville Crossing dated Jan. 20. Council brought down the 2019 Budget at the regular meeting of council held on Dec. 12, 2018 with expenditures in the ...
LETTER: Setting a precedent with Marine Atlantic’s cost recovery
Dear editor, In 1977, Ottawa appointed a Royal Commission, chaired by Memorial University Professor Dr. Arthur Sullivan, to examine issues within Newfoundland's transportation system and make suggestions on solutions for future ...
LETTER: Seals to blame
Dear editor, I would like to add my voice to those that disclaim the recent information provided by DFO’s (Department of Fisheries and Oceans) Dr. G. Stenson (In “The cull question: Part I”, published in the Jan. 16 edition of ...
LETTER: Nature out of balance
Dear editor, I think the seal hunt may have to commence, effective immediately. In the now amalgamated Town of Roddickton-Bidearm, in Newfoundland and Labrador, a population of 1,000 people, and many seals at the moment, reside. Vacationers, ...
LETTER: Extraordinary people who go well beyond their jobs
Dear editor: It is easy to find fault within our medical system. Complaints are varied, frequent and often valid, even widely expressed in the media. When we feel dissatisfied or wronged we want others to know our plight and seek support by ...
LETTER: More to accomplish for Corner Brook and area
Dear Editor: The Western Star’s Nicholas Mercer offers an important perspective on whether the feeling of alienation, or the overpass syndrome as some call it, is legitimate and still felt by people here on this side of Kenmount Road. ...
LETTER: Punishment and society
“Punishment not the main purpose of sentencing in Canada,” said a headline in The Western Star for Jan. 21. No, the main purpose of sentencing in Canada, said the story with that headline, a story appearing also in The Telegram, is ...
FORUM: Helping grow business on the west coast
By Gudie Hutchings Special to The Western Star ...
LETTER: Local news only please!
I notice that in the wake of SaltWire taking over ownership and editorial leadership of the Telegram, local news stories from the Maritimes are creeping in. These appear to be stories of local, i.e. Maritime Provinces interest as opposed to having a ...