Profile of David Newell

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  • Goodbye, summer

    Summer was pretty short this year, with the nice weather staying away from us until August. Blink and it was gone. But it was good while ...

  • Wise words from a great Canadian

    Three days have passed since the news of Jack Layton's death was made public. The quote above is from a letter he wrote on Aug. 20, just a day ...

  • Timing is everything

    Reporters love seeing government news releases come into their email inboxes. Usually, it means there is something significant to tell our ...

  • A community problem

    Apparently, there is no honour among thieves. Last Thursday night, some winner took bolt cutters to a chain link fence at Newfoundland Power's ...

  • No hackers here

    We do not pay sources for information. And we will not lurk in the shadows to get a story. Journalists in small towns are usually are an ...

  • What more can you ask for?

    Well, that was fun! What's that you say, you got wet? There is no one you can blame for that, unfortunately. You had to wait in line for beer, ...

  • Watching from the break

    Today, I am thrilled with the timing. It makes me happy that I am able to write a few lines about a person that has been for decades, and will ...

  • Kiss rocks Salmon Festival crowd

    Rock icons Kiss, including founding members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, did not disappoint throngs of fans that converged on Grand ...

  • Shout it out loud

    You are either anxiously awaiting Saturday's big Salmon Festival concert or you can't wait for it to be over. There is plenty to be ...

  • Senate shake up is not reform

    The bill to reform the Senate is a far cry from the egual, elected and effective of Triple-E Senate idea that was bandied about for several ...