2-minute reads Part 2: Who are the people in our neighbourhood?
2-minute reads Part 3: Who are the people in our neighbourhood?
Getting ready for wastewater treatment
Woman charged with hit-and-run in Long Pond, Conception Bay South
Traditional trio from North River is a family affair on all fronts
Les Ms. hosting event at the Bella Vista tonight, with Lori Cooper Band
New web-series from Jonathan Torrens offers financial advice for ...
EDITORIAL: Speed demons abound on Newfoundland and Labrador highways
St. Anthony man arrested for break and enters
LETTER: Insulted by Service Canada employee’s outburst
LETTER: Doctor shortage a national problem
LETTER: Candidates should commit to supporting local libraries
LETTER: Man battling depression, anxiety encourages others to seek help
LETTER: South River resident not happy about hole
LETTER: Economic recovery promising for Marystown
LETTER: We must act like the future of the region is at stake
The Crémaillère Harbour Marine Port Development is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to revitalize and diversify the economy of the entire Great Northern Peninsula and southern Labrador. Recognizing the need for due diligence on such ...
LETTER: Questioning continuing travel disparity
Dear editor, It appears as though there is a disparity in the way we are all treated as Canadians by the Federal Government of Canada in regards to transportation links from one province to the next and on the surface it has something to do with ...
Letter to the editor: With thanks from Sibley-White Family
Dear editor, My name is Maryanne Sibley and on Dec. 14, 2018, myself and my family were struck with immense tragedy. At around 6 pm. that evening, our home caught fire and burned completely to the ground taking all of our possessions, pictures ...
Letter to the editor: Clearing the air on White Hills
Dear Editor: Re: Packet Article Jan. 14, 2019 We are writing to respond to recent media coverage of White Hills Resort, specifically: • “White Hills ski resort only profitable in two of past 10 years”; The Packet, Jan. 14, ...
LETTER: Time to douse fires
Typically, on a warm breezy summers day, I love to hang my washing on the line in the backyard. There's nothing like the fresh scent from clothes dried outdoors. The only thing I had to worry about was to shake every piece, so no insects were ...
Elizabeth Penashue: Development damaging Innu way of life
My name is Elizabeth Penashue. I am still concerned about Muskrat Falls. I do not think that it is just me that is concerned. A lot of the elders in my community are concerned. Everything on the ground that is growing, animals that are living on ...
LETTER: Riverhead, Harbour Grace resident not happy about snow clearing
I’ll start by saying Happy New Year. Hopefully it turns out to be a more productive one for our province than the last few. That being said, perhaps some attention to an issue we are having on Galway’s Lane off Thicket Road will cause ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A response to Gerry Byrne
The Western Star online editor Nicholas Mercer’s Jan. 24 column “Stoking the fire using dated viewpoints” triggered a light bulb inside my head. The piece noted that MHA Gerry Byrne had used Twitter to show a two-year-old video ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Questioning the council
I would like to comment on the newsletter that was sent to all homeowners from the Town of Stephenville Crossing dated Jan. 20. Council brought down the 2019 Budget at the regular meeting of council held on Dec. 12, 2018 with expenditures in the ...
LETTER: Looking ahead to the next provincial election
Who is going to win the next provincial election? We deserve a party that is trustworthy, has integrity, and has the intelligence to guide our province through these troubled times ahead. Unfortunately, I see no such party. So, we have to go ...