Profile of Burton K. Janes

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  • COLUMN: Revival of an urban legend

    According to the account, Memorial University's Queen Elizabeth II Library has fallen heir to a common urban legend. The building is slipping ...

  • Backyard bullies

    "Once a man, twice a child." It's been a while since I read a children's book, a tradition I recently broke when I read a book about a grave ...

  • Parks powering area economy

    It's a Saturday afternoon in late August and the main entrance to Drover's Store in Whiteway is a virtual revolving door. People are standing in ...

  • Wishing upon a star

    BURTON K. JANESWhen five-year-old Nick Wall of Brigus placed his pre-Christmas order for a guitar, little did he know that before August was out ...

  • North to adventure

    BURTON K. JANES After three-and-a-half weeks of retrofitting at Jackson's Boatyard in Whiteway, the Ocean Alliance was scheduled to set course ...

  • Mending broken hearts

    BURTON K. JANES When she was 18, Louise Nippard made a gut-wrenching decision: she gave up her child for adoption at birth. Now, the 53-year-old ...

  • 'We're basically dysfunctional'

    The provincial government's $200-million, multi-year solid waste management strategy is suffering from what the mayor of Bay de Verde describes ...

  • Heavy workload, lack of support

    An obstetrician/gynecologist with a stellar reputation has resigned from his position at the Carbonear General Hospital, effective at the end of ...

  • Landing the Cable

    BURTON K. JANESThe world cheered as the undersea communications cable connecting North America and Europe was finally hauled ashore at Heart's ...

  • Courageous Greta

    BURTON K. JANESThe Port de Grave resident misses many things about the past. One of them is sawing and chopping her own wood, something she did ...