RUSSELL WANGERSKY: It is (over) written
St. John's, meet The Growlers, the province's new ECHL team
Research saving people from the ‘Newfoundland curse’
N.L. doctors release 10-year plan for family medicine
Book Remarks — One For the Rock
N.L. government looking for public comments on environmental impact statement ...
Food Dude — Dr. Frank's Gastrotorium
Retired soldier Jamie MacWhirter’s crusade to meet post-traumatic stress ...
Judo season underway for Labrador Straits Academy club
Letter: More reasons to rein in federal fisheries ministers
Letter: Bay Roberts softball players earn kudos
Letter: School district spending problems – the result of inadequate educational governance
Letter: Re-engaging PUB is a good first step
Letter: The art of the apology
Letter: Bad boys, bad boys, what ya gonna do?
Letter: Good Samaritan returns blankets blown away by Wreckhouse winds
I would like to relate to you a short story of an incident that occurred to my family in mid-July while we were travelling to Port aux Basques to catch the ferry. Our vehicle had a luggage carrier on the top. We were driving through the Wreckhouse ...
Letter: Autism-friendly Port aux Basques resonates in B.C.
When I read of Port aux Basques being described as the most autism friendly town in Canada I was interested for two reasons. Over 50 years ago in 1960 I disembarked at Port aux Basques from the Newfoundland ferry the William Carson and embarked on ...
Much of Western Brook Pond’s enjoyment may now be a distant memory
Dear Editor: I read with interest the letter of the changes at Western Brook Pond and, in particular, the loss of the scenic path to make way for a wide road. My family and I had already booked our boat trip so were a little concerned upon seeing ...
Letter: Who can make a silk purse out of a muskrat?
So, the new political buzz-word is “mitigate.” Premier Dwight Ball and his administration, and also Progressive Conservative Leader Ches Crosbie and his colleagues, are all working hard to find ways to suitably mitigate the economic ...
Letter: Scotty, beam us up. Now!
You just don’t know what a new day will bring to politics from Confederation Hill. Just a few weeks ago at the Liberal Convention in Gander, Premier Dwight Ball, smiling like a Cheshire cat after eating the whole codfish by himself, guaranteed ...
Letter: Discovery Day name change is nonsense
Those who want to change the name of Discovery Day are being illogical. If that holiday ought not to celebrate the discovery of Newfoundland by those who since then have mostly made it what it has become, then we ought to abolish that particular ...
Letter: Western Brook Pond will never be the same
Having personally experienced the wonder of the Iconic Western Brook Trail and Fjord in 2015, 2016 and 2017; I am stunned by its massacre in 2018. The wound left in this world-renowned UNESCO site is environmentally irresponsible and ...
Letter: Nalcor failing to consult with Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq
The Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq Band is an Indigenous group, with recognized and protected rights under section 35 of the Constitution Act, who collectively hold Aboriginal Title over Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula. Transmission lines ...
LETTER: Baseball players shut out of tournament
This letter is in response to the article published in the Western Star, August 3rd, regarding the suspensions of four, 20-year-old junior baseball players. The article entitled “Fouled Out” recounts only one side of the ...
Letter: Where there’s a will, there’s a plastic bag-free way
The little town of Blanc Sablon, population 1,118, on Quebec’s Lower North Shore and the terminal for the Labrador Straits ferry from St. Barbe, has two major, very well stocked grocery stores. Both these stores are now single-use plastic bag ...