Community capital

Community capital

Updated on December 19, 2014 - A growing population combined with time and harsh weather conditions puts a lot of strain on a municipality’s infrastructure.

‘Fine by me’

‘Fine by me’

Updated on December 19, 2014 - A municipal budget has the ability to sour residents or make them happy, and Gander’s 2015 budget is garnering smiles throughout the community.

The struggle

Updated on December 18, 2014 - Having to self-administer needles can be a rigorous routine for a person with Type 1 diabetes.


Acquired aviation

Updated on December 16, 2014 - The pair spent their lives being of service to the people of the province, and now they will continue their service by providing...

Getting residents to walk to the moon

Updated on December 17, 2014 - It’s been said Newfoundland and Labrador is the unhealthiest province in Canada, with Central Newfoundland having the most alarming...

Christmas of long ago

Updated on December 14, 2014 - Actor Paul Rowe and musician Allan Byrne (right) performed an historical account of Christmas’ past at the North Atlantic Aviation...



‘Don’t think it’s fair’

Updated on December 19, 2014 - The Town Council of Happy Valley-Goose Bay will continue to have their toes kept to the fire when it comes to the issue of the new...

Man arrested following drug seizure

Updated on December 19, 2014 - The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, consisting of members from both the RCMP and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary,...

Much ado about a shed

Updated on December 19, 2014 - A long, drawn-out clash between a Marystown business and the town council has been the talk of the town, so when council met on...



IceCaps shopping for a win in Hamilton

Updated on December 19, 2014 - The St. John’s IceCaps look to snap a two-game losing streak and close out the pre-Christmas portion of their 2014-15 American Hockey League schedule with a win tonight in Hamilton, Ont..

Bulldogs take a bite out of IceCaps

Updated on December 18, 2014 - Mac Bennett scored twice on the power-play, including the eventual game-winner early in the third period, as the Hamilton Bulldogs...



North Spur work delayed

Updated on December 19, 2014 - The latest report on the Muskrat Falls project, from the oversight committee established by the provincial government, has noted a chosen delay certain activities at the North Spur..


Husky pushes back West White Rose

Updated on December 17, 2014 - The current low price and forecast for Brent crude and a need to consider cost efficiencies are being pointed to as the reason for...

NHSF achieves industry milestone

Updated on December 16, 2014 - Northern Harvest Sea Farms achieved a major milestone in the aquaculture industry recently, becoming the first salmon grow-out...



Hey Rosetta!s 'Carry Me Home' like you've never heard it

Updated on December 16, 2014 - In a meeting of the !s, Toronto's Choir! Choir! Choir! and Tim Baker of Hey Rosetta! joined vocal forces on the band's "Carry Me Home", recorded in Toronto at the Drake Underground Dec. 3.  As of Tuesday morning, there were still tickets for....

'By Innu, for Innu’

Updated on December 18, 2014 - For anyone interested in a virtually untold piece of Labrador history, you may want to take in a new documentary film.



In memoriam, in passing

Updated on December 16, 2014 - I stopped for one, just one. It’s more dangerous than you think to stop on Nova Scotia’s Route 102, even though it’s a divided highway and four smooth lanes. The speed limit’s 110 km/h, and plenty of people seem to take that limit as more of a....

From our house to yours

Updated on December 17, 2014 - My dad was awoken from his slumber early Christmas morning by an odd crunching sound coming from somewhere in the house.

Explicit consent

Updated on November 27, 2014 - Pierre Trudeau famously said “there’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.”

Grits on fire

Updated on December 02, 2014 - It's like a general election in slow motion. Wednesday's wins for the Liberals in two provincial byelections makes it seven in a...

Yes, the anti-seal campaign is about money

Updated on November 26, 2014 - In “The Doubter’s Companion,” John Ralston Saul defines a baby seal: “a superior form of animal life which holds animistic power...



Coffee with…Des Dillon

Updated on October 08, 2014 - Des Dillon was not born in Gander, but he certainly made it his home when he moved here more than 30 years ago..


Gander dog park closing

Updated on September 04, 2014 - Residents are advised that the off-leash dog park on Magee Road at Raynham Avenue will be closed as of Monday, September 8, when...

Fun raising

Updated on September 04, 2014 - Recycling is good for the environment, but it can also be good for a community.

Passing on the crown

Updated on September 04, 2014 - Being a part-time worker and full-time university student can become quite hectic, but being Miss Newfoundland and Labrador on top...