Know that feeling of spending all day on the pond and around the fire, enjoying a great boilup, snowmobiling and capping off the evening with stuffed squid, halibut, fisherman’s brewis, salmon, cod and sweet bread?
Sadie (Foster) Huxter says she learned the importance of volunteering through her father, Frank Huxter. It was he who told Sadie and her 11 siblings: “if you’re going to live in a town and take advantage of the services, then you better give back."
The coastguard Ann Harvey during last year's visit. “Just like thunder” it was, is how Annette Jacobs who lives near Hall’s Bay on Cedar Lane in Springdale put it. She was outside on her deck about 1:30 in the morning when she heard a bang. She said she knew the ice must have been shifting because she had heard the icebreaker had been in overnight recently.
A local Canada Safety Council trainer says drownings like the one on the Northern Peninsula last year involving a wildlife officer, and the woman who drove off the ice into open water recently in the Grand Falls-Windsor, are prime examples of not being equipped with the proper safety gear.