Turning pages

Turning pages

Updated at 16:27 - Turning Pages is a look back through The Beacon at items of interest.

Nav Canada testing airport equipment

Updated at 14:57 - Residents of Gander may have noticed a plane circling the town for more than an hour this afternoon (Aug. 29), approaching the runway as if to land, landing gear...

Marking a milestone

Marking a milestone

Updated on August 23, 2016 - Birthdays are something to celebrate, but Gander’s Roderick Goff had three parties to mark his 100th year.

Protecting surroundings from harvest

Updated on August 23, 2016 - Locals hoping to have some say on the next five-year forestry management plan for the region feel they’d been lead down the garden path, literally.

Gander Council in brief

Gander Council in brief

Updated on August 22, 2016 - The Gander town council had a variety of issues before them to discuss at the regular meeting on Aug. 17, including an invitation to visit Washington D.C.The...

Local

Technical assessment underway on the Manolis L.

Updated at 12:21 - The Manolis L. lies underneath the waters of Notre Dame Bay, but on the surface there is a flurry of activity keeping a watchful eye on the sunken vessel and the oil it still holds in its tanks..

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Road hazard repaired — eventually

Updated on August 26, 2016 - Reaction to issues with a crater of a pothole in central recently raised some questions as to how Transportation and Works handles...

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Gas prices jump in latest PUB report

Updated on August 25, 2016 - The price of gas increased today in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Public Utilities Board (PUB), in its weekly review, set maximum...

Rough road lead to dangerous ride

Updated on August 22, 2016 - A “crater” of a pothole on the TCH, two kilometres east of Jumpers Brook, brought a Deer Lake woman’s idyllic weekend cruise in...

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Regional

Pit bull bites infant

Updated at 15:08 - A Paradise infant is in hospital after being bitten by a pit bull over the weekend.

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Regional

Sports

These karate kids are for real

Updated on August 20, 2016 - They’re big wheels in their own sport, no doubt, but here at home, where the emphasis is still on the traditional pastimes, they’re...

Royals abdicating from CWSHL

Updated on August 19, 2016 - It looks like the Central West Senior Hockey League (CWSHL) might have to drop “West” from the circuit’s name.

Sports

Business

West End Electronics closing

Updated on August 23, 2016 - West End Electronics in St. John's has announced on its Facebook page it is closing after 60 years in business and thanked its...

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Business

Living

More than six months on an ice floe

Updated on August 22, 2016 - There is a near-impossible story of survival told in a small Royal Crown Reader which dates from c.1910 and was used in...

Living

Opinion

TED MARKLE: An intervention with the Golf Whisperer

Updated at 04:32 - It was toward the end of a long and humiliating day of golf when I noticed that three quarters of my foursome were discreetly kibitzing. They did this as I whiffed my third attempt to tee off the 17th hole..

Opinion

Community

Carmanville-Noggin Cove

Updated on August 18, 2016 - Anniversaries Greetings to Justin and Christina Hancott, Noggin Cove, who celebrate their anniversary on Aug. 20. Best wishes from son Gabriel, family and friends..

Celebration's on Photo

Updated on July 20, 2016 - Come Home Year celebrations are well underway in Carmanville-Noggin Cove-Fredderickton.

Council briefs

Updated on July 18, 2016 - The following is a synopsis version of committee reports presented at the July 6 meeting...

Community