UPDATED: A man is lucky to be alive after he fell from a small boat Saturday afternoon as he and two companions tried to re-enter The Gut at Quidi Vidi after going out on the water for some recreational fishing.
About this time last year, when the IceCaps were preparing for their final training camp in St. John’s, and the American Hockey League was poised for its swan song after 20 years in Newfoundland, it’s a good bet not a solitary soul forecasted pro basketball replacing pro hockey as the thing to do and see in downtown St. John’s.
In the concluding remarks to a recent collection of case studies about public policy and politics in 21st-century Newfoundland and Labrador, Alex Marland broaches the million-dollar question of the province’s political history: “What can be done to limit … Newfoundlanders’ tacit acceptance of an imperfect democratic system?”
The No. 74 car of Jason Groves and the No. 56 car driven by Josh Collins race back to the start/finish line during segment one of the final NAPA Auto Parts Sportsman Series races, the Wounded Warriors 75, at Eastbound International Speedway in Avondale Sunday.
It’s a bit premature to starting making party plans to celebrate another championship, but there is no denying the Memorial Sea-Hawks have established themselves as early favourites for an Atlantic University Sport women’s soccer crown.
The first National Basketball League of Canada game in St. John’s franchise history is scheduled for Nov. 18 in Charlottetown, P.E.I., with the home opener slated for Dec. 1 against the Niagara River Lions.
Anyone who has ever made a batch of homebrew beer knows timing is crucial to the fermentation process. Suds left to ferment longer than necessary will result in a sour-tasting beer with an unpleasant odour.
A small increase in the total allowable catch (TAC) of Greenland halibut will pay big dividends for fishing communities in Newfoundland and Labrador, according to the Groundfish Enterprise Allocation Council (GEAC).
Many birthdays are celebrated in my family in September. Today is mine. I’ve always suspected this month to be the most common but a recent news story confirmed it. Chilly weather and frisky pre-holiday cheer in December may be the reasons but no matter, happy birthday to us all.