Video: Orcas off Isle aux Morts

Video: Orcas off Isle aux Morts

Updated at 09:55 - Tom Harvey of Isle aux Morts was surprised to see a pod of Orcas playing amongst the islands off Isle aux Morts on July 17.


Three safe after watercraft mishap

Updated at 15:27 - St. John’s Regional Fire Department, police and ambulance services were called to Paddy’s Pond this afternoon when a passerby saw three people fall off a sea-doo...


Open fires banned across the island

Updated at 08:36 - Codroy Valley Fire Chief Brian Osmond confirmed that the ban issued on open fires across the island does include the Codroy Valley..

Codroy Seafest cancelled

Updated on July 21, 2014 - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Codroy Community Events Committee has announced that there will be no Annual Codroy Seafest...

Codroy Valley planning war memorial

Updated on July 22, 2014 - A committee in the Codroy Valley is hoping to collect the names of all men and women from that area who served in the military.




Six more jobs cut at CFS St. John's

Updated at 14:02 - Six more workers at CFS St. John’s are losing their jobs.The Canadian Forces Station employees — clerical and warehouse staff, and a vehicle mechanic — received notices Wednesday their jobs were being cut, said Jeannie Baldwin, regional executive....



Powerful debut

Updated at 08:21 - Weight was once a contentious issue for Gander’s Jonathan Pelley. For that matter, it still is — only in a much different way..


IceCaps re-sign four, including Jaffray

Updated on July 15, 2014 - The St. John’s IceCaps still have some gaps as they look to build a roster for the 2014-15 American Hockey League season, but the...

Making a comeback

Updated on July 15, 2014 - It’s been a long road back to powerlifting for Walt Forsey.



Chloe Kroeger succumbs to cancer

Updated on July 21, 2014 - The little girl who touched the lives and hearts of many people on the southwest coast has passed away after her battle with cancer..

New Minister in town

Updated on July 22, 2014 - Wesley United Church in Port aux Basques has welcomed a new minister to the congregation and although she is new, she is ready for...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Updated on June 23, 2014 - Seniors on the southwest coast were treated to a daylong event from the Gateway Women's Centre and Peaceful Communities on June...

The link to his ancestors Photo

Updated on July 14, 2014 - When somebody spends more than 40 years at his or her work, one can no longer call it a hobby, but more of a skill.



Summer snippets

Updated on July 21, 2014 - For lovers of summer, Newfoundland is not a brass ring location as hot days and warm nights are all too few. Nevertheless, summer along the Exploits is amongst the tops on this island. .

Stuffed Salmon

Updated on July 22, 2014 - This dish is great for entertaining guests. The presentation is great and it's deee-licious .Salmon is such a fantastic fish, it...

Death by typing

Updated on July 22, 2014 - Imagine a commercial airline pilot text messaging his or her sweetheart as the plane descends to 5,000 feet.

Roughing it

Updated on July 22, 2014 - The idealism behind camping has certainly changed in the last few years, and I have to admit that I don't understand the new...



Encouraging exploration

Updated on July 23, 2014 - Ship spotters on the harbour front in downtown St. John’s this week may have noticed the presence of the Boa Galatea, an EMGS ship used for the collection of geoscience data..



VIKING VOYAGE: Clayton Colbourne is on his home turf

Updated on July 23, 2014 - This article is one in a series of stories called Viking Voyage from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, reporter Mary MacKay as she visits Viking sites and reports on sailor Geoff Ralling’s voyage retracing the seaward steps the Norsemen took 1,000....


Carver Extraordinaire

Updated on July 22, 2014 - His carving skill has taken him across Canada and to at least two European countries. He has attended craft shows in St. John’s,...

‘That’s So Gay’

Updated on July 18, 2014 - A celebration of queer arts and artists will open at the Eastern Edge Gallery in St. John’s tonight.

Around the World Photo

Updated on July 17, 2014 - By Tim Hollett Special to The Packet It’s a typical early start the next day. We wander past a huge Roman fort onto the delta of...