No senior hockey Herder for 2015

Updated on February 26, 2015 - Regardless of how much money it has in the bank, the affluent sports governing body that is Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador isn’t prepared to cover any losses...



Residence destroyed by fire

Updated on February 26, 2015 - Volunteer fire fighters in St. Alban’s were called to the scene of a house fire at 2:45 am on Tuesday, Feb. 24.



Finding the workforce of the future

Updated on February 24, 2015 - The challenge of finding workers in the future was the key topic of debate as players in the aquaculture industry met for the...




Full circle for Coach

Updated on February 23, 2015 - What goes around comes around, and that’s not always a bad thing. When Victoria Byrne graduated from Grade 12 at Botwood Collegiate...



ACOA sues Marport group for $2.3M

Updated on February 12, 2015 - A federal investment agency is suing a formerly Newfoundland-based award-winning ocean tech company for more than $2 million..


Noia names new leaders amid oil slump

Updated on February 05, 2015 - Scotiabank commodity market analyst Patricia Mohr brought a welcome message Wednesday to a gathering of Noia, the province’s oil...


IOC requests wage freeze

Updated on February 09, 2015 - The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is asking union members for a wage freeze.




What’s Happening

Updated on February 23, 2015 - Space in this column is reserved for non-profit, non-government funded groups and organizations. Items will be published for two...

‘Greenspond Passion’

Updated on February 10, 2015 - Coming from the outport community of Greenspond, brothers David and Darren Burry share strong feelings about their hometown.


Cool timelapse

Updated on February 06, 2015 - A video recently posted to YouTube features a time lapse of local artist Keli-Ann Pye-Beshara at work on a painting.




Updated on February 23, 2015 - I write regarding Russell Wangersky's tri-weekly column Eastern Passages and his offering for Feb. 10 titled, "Power sharing," which referred to Open Access Transmission Tariffs (OATT)..

Year of the Sheep

Updated on February 19, 2015 - According to the Chinese calendar this is New Year's Day, the year 4713; and it’s the Year of the Sheep (Goat or Ram).

It's a start

Updated on February 05, 2015 - Some occupations seem to be an easy target for the brunt of a joke; not the least of which are lawyers.

Taking chances

Updated on February 10, 2015 - Last week’s bus crash just outside Grand Falls-Windsor should open our eyes to the dangers of being on the road during inclement...

Disabilities and the job market

Updated on January 27, 2015 - Excuse me for a moment to get away from my usual letters of praising up the government and instead focus on an issue that has been...



Stoodley claims spelling throne

Updated on February 09, 2015 - “I hope to be back to defend my title next school year,” Evan Stoodley said Monday, Feb. 2, after winning the St. Joseph’s-King Academy’s annual spelling bee..

Hospital Auxiliary has new executive

Updated on February 02, 2015 - The Harbour Breton Hospital Auxiliary has a new executive, and president Patricia Stewart said they will keep up the strong support...

Reviving a Mi’kmaq tradition

Updated on January 26, 2015 - Chief Misel Joe and his council members have worked to revive Mi’kmaq traditions and customs over the last few years.

CYN celebrates Literacy Day

Updated on February 02, 2015 - The Harbour Breton Community Youth Network celebrated national Family Literacy Day Jan. 27, helping to raise awareness of the...