Sudden death of woman in C.B.S. under investigation

The sudden death of a 36-year-old woman in Conception Bay South is currently under investigation. Shortly after 1 p.m. on Thursday, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was called to assist with an ambulance call. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has been tasked to determine the cause of death. An RNC spokesman said there is no […]

2nd Hibernia spill this summer has C-NLOPB ‘deeply concerned’

As work continues to try and recover the estimated 2,200 litres of oil spilled into the Atlantic Ocean from the Hibernia platform over the weekend, the investigation into how the spill happened — just 48 hours after production at the site resumed following an earlier spill — is getting started. And while that investigation will take time, […]

Twist of fate reunites a boy with his grandfather’s ring

It was an honour for 12-year-old Jacob Smith to receive his late grandfather’s ring. A gift from his grandmother, it carried sentimental value. But Jacob lost the ring almost immediately after receiving it when he went swimming in the Muddy Hole, a small pond just outside Conception Bay South, located at the end of a river […]

Looking for the heart of Newfoundland? It’s in the gut — of Quidi Vidi

“I want to see the real beauty of Newfoundland and meet some of its fine people. I hear so many wonderful things about Newfoundlanders’ gracious hospitality.” I laughed as I read this message from a client in Vancouver who is planning her first trip to Newfoundland this summer. Besides being welcoming and hoping for the […]

Looking for the heart of Newfoundland? It’s in the gut — of Quidi Vidi

“I want to see the real beauty of Newfoundland and meet some of its fine people. I hear so many wonderful things about Newfoundlanders’ gracious hospitality.” I laughed as I read this message from a client in Vancouver who is planning her first trip to Newfoundland this summer. Besides being welcoming and hoping for the […]

Looking for the heart of Newfoundland? It’s in the gut — of Quidi Vidi

“I want to see the real beauty of Newfoundland and meet some of its fine people. I hear so many wonderful things about Newfoundlanders’ gracious hospitality.” I laughed as I read this message from a client in Vancouver who is planning her first trip to Newfoundland this summer. Besides being welcoming and hoping for the […]

Looking for the heart of Newfoundland? It’s in the gut — of Quidi Vidi

“I want to see the real beauty of Newfoundland and meet some of its fine people. I hear so many wonderful things about Newfoundlanders’ gracious hospitality.” I laughed as I read this message from a client in Vancouver who is planning her first trip to Newfoundland this summer. Besides being welcoming and hoping for the […]

String of break-ins in Mud Lake has community unsettled

Trevor Edmunds was out of town when he got a call about suspicious activity in the area where he lives with his wife. (David Bell/CBC) A Mud Lake man is warning others in the community to monitor their houses and cabins after a his home was one of several that were broken into. Trevor Edmunds was […]

Hibernia power outage results in 150-litre oil spill

A power outage on the Hibernia platform Saturday evening resulted in about 150 litres of oil spilling into the ocean.  The Hibernia Management and Development Company (HMDC) confirmed the platform lost power, causing water sprinkler systems to activate. The sprinklers caused the waste containment drain system, which contained water and some oil, to overflow onto the […]

Hey, autocorrect and spellcheck. We gotta talk

Dear autocorrect and spellcheck,  We are so grateful that you are a part of our lives. We want you to know that we value your contributions to humanity. You are surrounded by people who want the best for you.  The other day, a friend kindly tweeted about my children’s play series, The Tales Of Dwipa. […]

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