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Nashville is like Newfoundland, except for the accent, says singer Mallory Johnson

“It’s basically the same thing as Newfoundland except the accents are different,” says country singer Mallory Johnson of her new home in Nashville.   Johnson, who is from Conception Bay South, took the country music world by surprise when her single Tupelo rocketed up the iTunes music charts in 2015. “That song has done a lot […]

Resistance to LGBTQ community not isolated problems in N.L., says reporter

Recent news out of Middle Arm and Springdale reminds David Maher of his own high-school experience — but the St. John’s reporter says Newfoundlanders and Labradorians shouldn’t fool themselves into thinking the same thing doesn’t happen anywhere else in the province. Maher, a reporter for the Telegram, graduated from Mobile Central High School on the Avalon […]

Newfoundland hit with almost 3 times as many forest fires as same period last year

Most of the forest fires that kept firefighters busy in Newfoundland over the long weekend are out, but there are already concerns over just how severe this fire season could get. According to provincial forest fire duty officer Eric Young, there have been 48 forest fires on the island since the official start of the […]

Brother and sister duo competing at Canadian Chess Challenge in St. John’s

Some of the best young chess players in the country are in St. John’s this weekend, competing at the Canadian Chess Challenge.  Competitors range from Grade 1 students to Grade 12s,  and this year marks the first time in a number of years the tournament has made it to Newfoundland and Labrador. Organizer Chris Dawson says it’s […]

Splash n’ whaaaat? Coupon mixup has waterpark doing the backstroke

A summer promotion has resulted in a belly flop for a popular Newfoundland water park. The Newfoundland Herald this week printed a coupon for a free pass for a family of four to the popular Splash n’ Putt, near Glovertown. That’s a value of $190 — and a much better deal than the park’s owners […]

Splash n’ whaaaat? Coupon mixup has waterpark doing the backstroke

A summer promotion has resulted in a belly flop for a popular Newfoundland water park. The Newfoundland Herald this week printed a coupon for a free pass for a family of four to the popular Splash n’ Putt, near Glovertown. That’s a value of $190 — and a much better deal than the park’s owners […]

Splash n’ whaaaat? Coupon mixup has waterpark doing the backstroke

A summer promotion has resulted in a belly flop for a popular Newfoundland water park. The Newfoundland Herald this week printed a coupon for a free pass for a family of four to the popular Splash n’ Putt, near Glovertown. That’s a value of $190 — and a much better deal than the park’s owners […]

Why is Canada far behind other countries in switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources?

Why is Canada far behind other countries in switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources? Source: http://theindependent.ca/2018/05/20/why-is-canada-far-behind-other-countries-in-switching-from-fossil-fuels-to-renewable-energy-sources/Aggregated from: TheIndependent.ca

Splash n’ whaaaat? Coupon mixup has waterpark doing the backstroke

A summer promotion has resulted in a belly flop for a popular Newfoundland water park. The Newfoundland Herald this week printed a coupon for a free pass for a family of four to the popular Splash n’ Putt, near Glovertown. That’s a value of $190 — and a much better deal than the park’s owners […]

Splash n’ whaaaat? Coupon mixup has waterpark doing the backstroke

A summer promotion has resulted in a belly flop for a popular Newfoundland water park. The Newfoundland Herald this week printed a coupon for a free pass for a family of four to the popular Splash n’ Putt, near Glovertown. That’s a value of $190 — and a much better deal than the park’s owners […]

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