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Labrador West Toys for Joys in full swing
Birch Island boost
Anastasia Qupee honoured for commitment to human rights
Best of The West: Kennedy Hoddinott
Provincial training camp and races held at Menihek Nordic Ski Club
CINDY DAY: No rain gear needed for tonight’s showers
How to stop trying to do it all and actually relax over the holiday
Overnight snowmobile accident in Goulds sends man to hospital
Caribous coming back to Northern Peninsula’s Grey Islands
Nunatsiavut welcomes changes to child welfare system
Coast Guard monitoring clean-up and removal after boat fire at Grand Bank
Town of Port Blandford finances purchase of fire truck
Labrador West councils at odds over recreation funding
RCMP arrest Marystown man in St. John’s; wanted in connection with Burin break, enter and theft
Anthony Farrell Jr. of Marystown, who was wanted on an arrest warrant since Oct. 29, 2018, was arrested Monday, Dec. 10 in St. John’s with the assistance of the Criminal Intelligence Section of the RCMP. Farrell was wanted in relation to a ...
Grand Bank taxpayers to contribute more towards waste disposal next year
GRAND BANK, N.L. The Town of Grand Bank will continue to subsidize waste disposal in 2019 but not as much as in past years. Each household will be on the hook for an additional $40. Grand Bank council passed a balanced budget for the ...
Remembering Arrow Air: First responders recall aviation disaster in Gander 33 years later
GANDER, N.L. Maurice Geange rides shotgun in a small car navigating the gravel road to the Silent Witness Memorial site just east of Gander. As the car bumps over snow covered potholes, his eyes are focused on the tree line to the right, ...
Town of Labrador City to reveal budget
The Town of Labrador City will be releasing its budget for 2019 at a public meeting to be held Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. A message from Mayor Wayne Button indicates council will not just deliver a budget speech, but that a strong part of the ...
RCMP remove impaired driver from the road in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
On Friday, Dec. 7 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP were patrolling the town checking for impaired drivers. Police conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck and found a 21-year-old man to be impaired. He provided breath ...
Budget 2019: St. Anthony eyes water upgrades, new fire hall
There was only one item on the agenda for last week’s regular town council meeting, but it was the big one. St. Anthony council unanimously adopted its $2.9 million 2019 budget Nov. 27. In presenting the numbers, Coun. Darl Scott ...
Numerous northern towns have elevated levels of disinfection byproducts in drinking water
NORTHERN PENINSULA, SOUTHERN LABRADOR, N.L. Recent comments by Newfoundland and Labrador’s minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment suggest dozens of the province’s communities, including 20 on the Northern Peninsula and in ...
Trucker troubles: Newfoundland less accommodating than rest of country, say drivers
Despite it being an island and largely reliant on transport trucks for goods, this province is less favorable when it comes to accommodating drivers, believe two members of Newfoundland Trucker Group. Darlene Frye-Brennan and Adam Leyte, who runs ...
Asbestos dust prolongs Gander-based 103 Search and Rescue stay in St. John’s
GANDER, N.L. The 103 Search and Rescue squadron, based in Gander, continues to operate out of St. John’s, as its technicians await the removal of settled asbestos dust at their home-base hangar. On Nov. 2, two Cormorant helicopters and ...
Baie Verte RCMP get their Grinch
On Friday morning, Dec. 7, Baie Verte RCMP received a high influx of calls for service with reports of break, enter and thefts in which Christmas trees, decorations and gifts were stolen overnight while residents were sleeping inside their ...