Port Hope Simpson suffering due to poor internet access
Biologist says animal print from Northern Peninsula was from a bear, not ...
Viking Trail wins junior girls’ softball tournament
FISH-NL to make announcement on certification application on Thursday
Northern Peninsula east has all women mayors for first time
A dozen people walk out on regional consultations in Stephenville
French painter brings second series of paintings of the province
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Port Saunders fisherman defiant over remarks he made about the FFAW
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Reflection of the last year
Melissa JenkinsI’m coming up on my fourth anniversary as a journalist, and I realize that I’ve taken part in more activities and events than some people do in a lifetime. On the 19th of February, I celebrated my one year anniversary at the Northern ...
For me, the current winner is the C.D. Howe Institute’s “Value for Money? Teacher Compensation and Student Outcomes in Canada’s Six Largest Provinces.” (The institute is one of the country’s many charitable-institution policy think-tanks that do ...
Christmas on Celluloid
No way does it seem that long. Until, that is, you take a look at a recent picture of Macauley Culkin. You’ve seem pictures of beautiful little Hollywood child stars growing fine line up to be ugly.ducklings. The older version of the young Culkin ...
Small change and mysterious money
I remember that design well - a Mountie on a horse with a pennant on a pike. It was one of the first quarters I can remember that deviated from the then-standard caribou design. (Except, of course, for the 1967 centennial set of Canadian animal coins ...
“You’re It!” American Politics Explained
Lewis Carroll might have been writing about Green Bay on this particular lovely day, February 6, 2016. I just wish the sun would shine as brightly on the American system for choosing a president. And then perhaps I would begin to get a glimmer of ...
Bissextile in 2016
What does Bissextile mean? Well, it’s NOT some sort of sexual orientation, as some might suppose; rather, it is an adjective noting the extra day of leap year, which we celebrate on February 29th. Did you know that in some societies it’s considered ...
Union busting, then and now
Some generations see strong unions as necessary for the public good to move forward: others argue for the necessity of unfettered business, the right for everyone to make their own deal. Right now, in North America, it certainly seems like the ...
Editorial: Worse things than the budget
Soon, if you want to fill your gas tank, you'll pay extra tax. How about get some groceries? You'll pay extra. Want to be a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador? That's right, you'll pay extra. And for some, it's in addition to a municipal poll ...
TED MARKLE:A harrowing tale of an attempt to watch a movie on my couch
We drove to the video rental store. After wandering the aisles, we’d settle on a movie. Once rented, we were locked in. For better or for worse. In sickness and in health. If it was a stinker – suck it up buttercup – enjoy your microwave popcorn and ...
Column: Dash cams should be mandatory
But it was hardly restful, and I definitely didn't relax. During my brief vacation, I was involved in a motor-vehicle collision on the Outer Ring Road in St. John's - which, I'm confident, is the road with the most daily accidents in the ...