Profile of Russell Wangersky

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • An overview of national parks

    Right by the beach in Sandy Cove, you can turn left and climb some 500 feet up a winding, wet, stone-filled path that's hard enough to climb ...

  • Just who is getting hosed?

    You can hear fire trucks coming from a long way away. The airhorns are set with the tones of their notes just far enough apart to make the sound ...

  • Twilight at Sandy Cove

    Theres a huge old sky up over Sandy Cove, near Eastport, and a powerboat is whipping up the bay, the sound of its engine trailing away in waves, ...

  • Where have all the Groc and Confs gone?

    The last time I wrote about conditions outside the overpass, I got a shellacking from people who wanted no part of any suggestion that their ...

  • Don't think it couldn't happen here

    If you know the right place, barely outside the City of St. John's, you could find a concrete bridge over a small river where all of the concrete ...

  • The whole worlds made in China

    So, the races are all over at the Royal St. Johns Regatta, and the winners are in. It was a hard-fought battle, a difficult one who am I ...

  • You are what you eat

    Every now and then, youll hear an expert say that violent crime rates in this country let alone in this province are far lower than everybody ...

  • Here comes the flood

    Its obvious that there was big water on the road to Branch just past North Harbour. On the OKeefe River, there were big sea trout up high in the ...

  • Under the surface, and under our noses

    There are rivers where the bottom is just black not slippery, always, but just plain black, the kind of black that eats visual depth, and leaves ...

  • Clyde Jackmans chemical romance

    Provincial Environment Minister Clyde Jackman clearly has his face too close to someones pesticide-sprayed lawn because the fact is that the ...