Working with wood

Working with wood

Updated on December 18, 2014 - For Jamie Murphy his latest artistic endeavour starts with a trip in the woods.The Westport crafter has a keen eye for a birch log "with character."When he finds the right log, whether a blow down or one still standing, Murphy cuts the

Rambler will weather storm: VP

Rambler will weather storm: VP

Updated on December 18, 2014 - With the year coming to a close, the management of Rambler Metals and Mining feels the company is in a good position to

No causeway to Long Island: minister

Updated on December 18, 2014 - There won't be a causeway built connecting Long Island to Pilley's Island any time soon.David Brazil, Minster of Work,


Bicycle helmets will be the law in 2015

Updated on December 18, 2014 - Come April 1, 2015, bicyclists will have to wear a helmet when bicycling anywhere in this province.The amendment to the province's Highway Traffic Act was introduced in the House of Assembly on Dec. 7 by the Department of Service..

Marina a great idea, says resident

Updated on December 11, 2014 - By Gina HartmannSpecial to The Nor'westerMax Burton says the possibility of a marina in Island Rock Cove on Hall’s Bay will be a...



‘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...





An invocation

Updated on December 18, 2014 - "My Blessed Lord and Father of Mankind."That's what my father used to say whenever he felt strongly about some particular issue. When you heard these words resounding throughout the house, you knew something of extreme importance was about to be....

NL Hydro ready to face the winter

Updated on December 18, 2014 - Dear editor:As we settle into the winter months, NL Hydro has taken great care to ensure that we are ready for the cold months...

Very important to get a second opinion

Updated on December 18, 2014 - Dear editor:I would like to thank Matthew Piercey, Executive Director, Canadian Cancer Society Newfoundland and Labrador Division...

Nothing up my sleeve ... presto!

Updated on December 18, 2014 - The leader of the NDP is calling on government to appoint a provincial seniors advocate. The current Minister of Seniors and...

Gone missing

Updated on December 18, 2014 - The provincial government chipped away at privacy rights this week, unveiling legislation that would allow police officers...



South Brook raises more money to fight world hunger

Updated on December 18, 2014 - About 100 people gathered at South Brook United Church for the fourth annual gospel music benefit concert, hosted by Hope and Lewis Rowsell last month.They came to help the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and Kairos in their mission to end world hunger and....


More Christmas fun at the library Photo

Updated on December 11, 2014 - It was another exciting holiday time at the Springdale Public Library. The children enjoyed listening to a Christmas story about...

Across the tickle-Long Island

Updated on December 11, 2014 - Christmas celebrations and events have begun. The Long Island Quilters held their annual Christmas Dinner on Dec. 3. A cold buffet...

Community walking together

Updated on November 27, 2014 - By Kem YoungSpecial to The Nor'westerOn Oct. 23 the Green Bay Community Employment Corporation along with Life Unlimited for Older...