Guys and bikes

Guys and bikes

Updated on July 02, 2015 - For his 32nd birthday, Gander’s Paul Collett has a plan to be somewhere in a tent — most likely along a roadway in Quebec.

Three-carat Pilots

Updated on July 02, 2015 - The baseball fields of Quebec are becoming very familiar to Gander’s Brett Glover and Riley King.The duo have represented the province the past two summers at the...

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA!!!!

Updated on July 01, 2015 - Hundreds gathered today along the shores of Cobb’s Pond enjoying the surroundings of the new park that officially opened last summer, as the town of gander celebrated Canada’s 148th birthday under sunny skies..

TIME TO REMEMBER

Updated on July 01, 2015 - As Canadians celebrate Canada’s birthday to day, in Newfoundland and Labrador many people attend Memorial Day ceremonies to...

Pooch patrol

Updated on June 30, 2015 - Just like humans, our canine friends enjoy getting out to exercise and to socialize with new and old pals.

Remembering Flight 523

Updated on June 29, 2015 - Alena Zimova, one of 34 people who survived the Czechoslovakian Airlines Flight 523 crash on Sept. 5, 1967, returned to the site of...

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Regional

811 health-line access announced

Updated on July 02, 2015 - Deputy Premier Steve Kent was in Mount Pearl this morning to announce "811," a health line staffed by registered nurses.

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Sports

Teammates for one more time

Updated on July 02, 2015 - Every so often, an athlete will find he or she has a twin sibling-like connection with a teammate — they will know where each other will be on the ice, field or court without even looking, and in a lot of cases it breeds success..

Times are changin’— again  

Updated on June 22, 2015 - The Kelly Ford Gander Flyers underwent a massive reconstruction prior to start of the 2014-15 Central West Senior Hockey League...

Home plate is where the heart is

Updated on June 22, 2015 - They spent their summers at the old ball park and they met at St. Pat’s, so it should be no surprise this particular bride and...

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Business

Bikers hit streets, trails in Gander  

Updated on June 22, 2015 - The roar of engines is not what you’ll hear coming from the newest group of bikers buzzing through the streets and trails around Gander..

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Living

Turning pages

Updated on July 02, 2015 - Turning Pages is a look back through The Beacon by decade on items of interest. There will be some with news value, some will tell the stories of the people around us, and there will be some from the sports world, but all have graced the pages of The....

A Canada Day in Ecuador

Updated on June 28, 2015 - Bay Roberts native Andrew Mercer was busy lining up Canada Day gigs for his band Cod Gone Wild when he received an unexpected phone...

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A monumental effort Photo Video

Updated on June 20, 2015 - When young Michael John White left Little Bona, Placentia Bay, in 1917 to enlist in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and head to...

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Turning pages

Updated on June 25, 2015 - Turning Pages is a look back through The Beacon by decade on items of interest. There will be some with news value, some will tell...

Living

Opinion

In tune

Updated on July 02, 2015 - It has the ability to affect change. It can make highest-sitting politicians open their ears to listen. It can inspire an entire generation. The power of song is beyond instant comprehension..

Neither Here Nor There

Updated on July 02, 2015 - I was standing on the slipway in Salvage as my neighbours unloaded their lobsters out of a floating box. 

Consider the source

Updated on June 27, 2015 - I don’t mind hearing other people’s opinions, even if I disagree with them violently.

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A hard way to leave Cuba

Updated on July 02, 2015 - Some years ago the Russians built an aircraft (TU-104) that was engineered for Rolls Royce engines, however, due to the “Cold War”...

In Tune

Updated on June 25, 2015 - John Lennon’s song, Imagine, is still an anthem for peace and gratitude more than 40 years after its release.

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Community

Social Notes

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Social Notes

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Social Notes

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