Silver lining

Silver lining

Updated on July 29, 2014 - Hulbert Silver and his camera have been exploring Central Newfoundland for over 40 years. The photographs from his collection were neatly on display at the House of Diamonds in Glovertown on July 24.

Stocking up

Stocking up

Updated on July 29, 2014 - For its first two seasons after returning to the provincial senior hockey circuit, the Gander Flyers have been criticized by fans for not having a physical...

GM disappointed with community response

Updated on July 29, 2014 - It’s been more than two weeks since the Gander Flyers signed convicted sex offender Mark Yetman to man the net for the upcoming Central-West Senior Hockey League...


Motorcycle Ride for Autism

Updated on July 29, 2014 - The South Central Region of the Autism Society, Newfoundland and Labrador (ASNL), along with all other regions across the province, will be holding their Annual Motorcycle Ride for Autism in Grand Falls-Windsor this Saturday, Aug. 2..

Flyers’ decision generating debate

Updated on July 27, 2014 - It’s a decision each person is going to have to make on their own, but Sandra McKellar of the Gander Women’s Centre says it’s her...

A rare find

Updated on July 24, 2014 - Asthon Stagg first noticed the stranger hovering over the flowers in the garden of his grandparents’ home in Lumsden.

Crash course

Updated on July 25, 2014 - Most drivers avoid crashing their cars, but Gander’s Matt Penney loves to smash up his ride.

New commander for 103 SAR Photo

Updated on July 24, 2014 - The passing of the torch or, in the case of the Canadian military’s search and rescue division, the flag took place at 103 SAR...



Engineers hired for planning and design

Updated on July 30, 2014 - It was a little bit of old news, delivered by a new health minister today in Burin. Burin- Placentia West MHA Clyde Jackman, in his...

Create your own craft

Updated on July 30, 2014 - The Sir William Coaker Heritage Foundation will hold a craft demonstration allowing participants to create their own souvenirs on...

Scouts hosting national jamboree

Updated on July 30, 2014 - By Danette Dooley Special to The Packet Hundreds of young people from across Canada and other countries will be in this province...



Powerful debut

Updated on July 24, 2014 - Weight was once a contentious issue for Gander’s Jonathan Pelley. For that matter, it still is — only in a much different way.

What a week!

Updated on July 23, 2014 -   Gander’s Blair Bursey is not only one of the best junior golfers in Newfoundland and Labrador, but is making his mark in...



Megan moulds clay into profits

Updated on July 29, 2014 - Megan Joy is a spirited young entrepreneur from Stephenville Crossing who earns her profit by hand-crafting ornaments, jewelry and...

Encouraging exploration

Updated on July 23, 2014 - Ship spotters on the harbour front in downtown St. John’s this week may have noticed the presence of the Boa Galatea, an EMGS ship...



Carver Extraordinaire

Updated on July 22, 2014 - His carving skill has taken him across Canada and to at least two European countries. He has attended craft shows in St. John’s,...



EDITORIAL: It is time to shift prespectives

Updated on July 29, 2014 - Last week saw the latest chapter in the trial of a Conception Bay North woman convicted on numerous charges of child abuse (see related story on A1).  .


Sinking under regulations

Updated on July 18, 2014 - Here’s one to file in the category of “if it wasn’t for regulation we’d be just fine.” The folks in Plate Cove had a bright idea...

Summer snippets

Updated on July 21, 2014 - For lovers of summer, Newfoundland is not a brass ring location as hot days and warm nights are all too few. Nevertheless, summer...



Coffee with…George Feltham

Updated on June 03, 2014 - Sandy Cove’s George Feltham has been fishing on the Eastport Peninsula for over 30 years. He’s seen many changes to the industry...

A story of the Beothuk

Updated on May 21, 2014 - Hector M. Earle is bringing forward not just facts about how the Beothuk lived in his first historical fiction novel, the author is...