Family flooded with goodwill following flood

Family flooded with goodwill following flood

Updated on February 27, 2015 - The weather of Feb. 6 won’t soon be forgotten by the Thomas family of South Brook. The expected snowstorm forecasted overnight had instead came as heavy rain and caused havoc for many homeowners in the area.

Edison leaving for Games today

Updated on February 12, 2015 - By Gina HartmannSpecial to The Nor'westerSpringdale’s Emily Edison has been playing hockey for most of her life.


Residents supportive of land giveaway

Updated on March 02, 2015 - It seems the plan by King's Point Town Council to give away residential building lots is getting support from the residents - at...

Stealing the thunder

Updated on February 27, 2015 - The Exploits Valley Salmon Festival has just been dealt another body blow.




Fatal fire

Updated on March 03, 2015 - The community of Cartwright is in shock today after a fatal house fire claimed the lives of two of its own last night. Viola and...



Barraged by pucks

Updated on March 02, 2015 - In a two game span at the 2015 Canada Winter Games, Harbour Grace’s Kelsey Shute had a stat line most professional goaltenders could only dream about..

Edison takes tough loss in stride

Updated on March 02, 2015 - BY GINA HARTMANNSPECIAL TO THE NOR'WESTERTeam Newfoundland and Labrador Girls Hockey had a pretty tough loss against Manitoba to...



Big things happening in Galway

Updated on March 03, 2015 - It doesn’t look like much, yet, but there’s quite a lot of it. From a hill in the Galway development — commonly known as “Dannyland” — you can see St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise and C.B.S. all in the same panorama. And in the foreground, there’s a....


Attracting new customers

Updated on March 02, 2015 - A big part of consumer buying has to do with how a product is packaged.

ACOA sues Marport group for $2.3M

Updated on February 12, 2015 - A federal investment agency is suing a formerly Newfoundland-based award-winning ocean tech company for more than $2 million.


Living the life he dreamed about

Updated on February 24, 2015 - Craig Mercer is walking, talking proof of a phenomenon mentioned in a report earlier this year from the provincial Department of...




Cool timelapse

Updated on February 06, 2015 - A video recently posted to YouTube features a time lapse of local artist Keli-Ann Pye-Beshara at work on a painting.

‘Greenspond Passion’

Updated on February 10, 2015 - Coming from the outport community of Greenspond, brothers David and Darren Burry share strong feelings about their hometown.




Sound of the night

Updated on March 02, 2015 - "I am an old woman named after my mother,My old man is another child that's grown old,If dreams were lightning, thunder was desire,This old house would have burnt down a long time ago" - from "Angel From Montgomery," John Prine..

We the people ...

Updated on March 02, 2015 - I believe in the "goodness of the environment."I believe in the "fairness of the people's will".I believe in raising the "people's...

Stormy weather

Updated on February 12, 2015 - No one will ever forget the great blizzard of 1999.I refer, of course, to the great Toronto blizzard of that year. Every Canadian...

Tough when children are victims

Updated on March 02, 2015 - Two stories from mainland Canada last week have captured how fragile life is in a northern climate.And they both, tragically,...

Author hunting for ship information

Updated on February 12, 2015 - Dear editor: As soon as war was declared in 1914, the Newfoundland ships SS Swallow and the SS Nascopie, along with many other...



Fireman's ball takes place in LaScie

Updated on March 02, 2015 - The 33 annual La Scie Regional Fireman's ball was held on Valentine's day.The celebrations got underway with a church service at Zion United Church, where volunteer firefighters, spouses, clergy and others attended to help celebrate our local....


In memory of Holly

Updated on February 12, 2015 - Forty-three quilts were made in memory of Holly Goudie, daughter of Kurt and Sherry Goudie, of Springdale to be donated to Ronald...

Celebrating Groundhog Day

Updated on February 12, 2015 - Although the Groundhog sawn his shadow and there will be six more weeks of winter, the Springdale Public Library story time...

Guiding groundhog

Updated on February 12, 2015 - The 1st Springdale Girl Guides invited Judy Hamilton, who wrote a children's book called "The Newfoundland Groundhog... A day to...

Barnyard stop

Updated on February 12, 2015 - Training Wheels Family Resource Centre took Family Literacy Day to a new level when more than 20 children gathered at the centre...