Stuffing the ambulance 

Stuffing the ambulance 

Updated at 11:38 - If you’re wondering why there is an ambulance with it’s lights flashing outside the Exploits Valley Mall today, paramedics in Grand Falls-Windsor are taking part in the annual Pack The Back fundraiser. They are “stuffing...

Buchans twins prepare for kidney transplant

Updated on November 26, 2015 - Jody and Jeremy Chippett of Buchans are identical twins and together they are preparing for a life changing surgery, a kidney transplant, later this month in...


Marking special day in Buchans

Updated on November 26, 2015 - The James Hornell Boys and Girls Club (JHBGC) in Buchans carried out several events on Nov. 20 in celebration of National Child...

Police enlist help to solve break ins

Updated on November 25, 2015 - Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP have called in the Forensic Identification Section to assist in an investigation into a series of break...

Northern Arm firemen celebrate

Updated on November 25, 2015 - Volunteer fire departments are not just about fighting fires. Many in the rural areas are at the centre of community activities as...





More ins and outs with the IceCaps

Updated at 08:57 - It’s a good thing the St. John’s IceCaps are on the road. Otherwise, there might have to be have to be a quick and extensive editing of the team’s home-game program.The American Hockey League’s IceCaps added four players to their roster Thursday,....


Recognition on the national stage

Updated on November 26, 2015 - When Dave Janes got a parcel in the mail containing Rob Finn’s and Gary Furlong’s Baseball Newfoundland and Labrador Hall of Fame...




Acan Windows shuts down

Updated on November 26, 2015 - The union representing workers at Acan Windows and Doors on Octagon Pond, Paradise, says the owner has said the company has filed...


Kento not bankrupt, says trustee

Updated on November 26, 2015 - Kento Ltd. is not bankrupt and should emerge a strong, successful company, says the appointed trustee.




Lady Brett Ashley’s musical prowess is showing

Updated on November 26, 2015 - Those of us who haven’t read Ernest Hemingway’s “The Sun Also Rises” (hands up!), will have to content ourselves with Heather Nolan’s lyrics and voice to stir whatever images of womanhood that might be conjured by the name Lady Brett Ashley..

Throwback Thursday

Updated on November 26, 2015 - Editors Note: The year was 2001, while it might not seem like that long ago imagine the latest cellphone being the Nokia 5510 and...

Heritage Corner

Updated on November 26, 2015 - When the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company paper mill was completed and production started in 1909, Grand Falls evolved from...

Heritage Corner

Updated on November 23, 2015 - It’s hunting season again! This picture shows a party of obviously successful caribou hunters somewhere in central Newfoundland...



The dead

Updated on November 26, 2015 - For Catholics, worldwide, the whole of November is time to remember, and pray for, the souls of the dead; the deceased who enriched our lives in so many ways..

Let the people choose

Updated on November 26, 2015 - The provincial election is only days away and despite the eternal hope of the PCs the outcome is clear. It will be a resounding...

Opportunity missed

Updated on November 26, 2015 - On Tue., Nov. 17, Rogers hosted a candidate debate for the upcoming provincial election for the district of Grand...


What a vote means

Updated on November 25, 2015 - It was an interesting thought to throw out there, and not outside the realm of possibilities judging from how this provincial...



Santa Claus is coming to Bishop's Falls

Updated on November 26, 2015 - The Lions Club annual Santa Claus parade will be taking place in Bishop’s Falls on Dec. 5, the same day as the parade in Grand Falls-Windsor. But fear not if you’re a lover of Christmas and parades — you can still attend both. The Bishop’s Falls....

Social notes

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National Child Day celebrated in Botwood

Updated on November 26, 2015 - National Child Day celebrations were held across Canada last week and one such celebration was held at the Botwood Boys and Girls...

What’s happening

Updated on November 26, 2015 - Space in this column is reserved for non-profit, non-government funded groups and organizations. Items will be published for two...