Hurricane Igor stories

Hurricane Igor stories

Steve Bartlett/The Telegram

Hurricane Igor is pounding the south and east coasts of the province with high winds, heavy rain, high waves, flooding, washouts, and some towns are considering declaring states of emergency.

If you have photos or video, and information about storm damage or conditions in your area, e-mail it to us at telegram@thetelegram.com and we’ll post it to our website.

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Mayor devastated over weekend rain damage

October 18, 2010 - 9 h 41

The Town of St. Bernard's-Jacques Fontaine got another whammy on the weekend.

Mayor Clifford Allen said roadways repaired after the Sept. 21 hurricane Igor have washed out.

It’s disheartening...

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Mayor devastated over weekend rain damage

Marine Atlantic to the rescue

October 18, 2010 - 8 h 19

When the Canadian Forces set out on Operation Lama, ready to bring disaster relief assistance to the island of Newfoundland, they turned to Marine Atlantic for help. The military booked passage with...

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Marine Atlantic to the rescue

'We've got a road'

October 12, 2010 - 8 h 13

Bonavista Peninsula — Nearly three weeks after Igor, Geraldine Prince has been nervously watching her bottom line, but some relief came late last week when heavy equipment moved in.

The usual...

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'We've got a road'

‘We wouldn’t be content anywhere else’

October 09, 2010 - 8 h 51

Ernest King won’t let misfortune get him down, not after a lifetime of tragedy and survival.

King swam to safety when his home floated away in Trouty, but only after he’d gotten his wife,...

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‘We wouldn’t be content anywhere else’

Telegram to tell Igor’s story

October 07, 2010 - 8 h 07

With the cleanup of hurricane Igor’s destruction still underway, The Telegram is publishing a photo collection chronicling the storm’s fury and aftermath, publisher Charles Stacey announced Wednesday.

The...

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Telegram to tell Igor’s story

Reservists play role

October 07, 2010 - 8 h 02

The military assistance for Newfoundland and Labrador following hurricane Igor, Operation Lama, involved the deployment of more than 1,000 Canadian Forces personnel. Included in the count are approximately...

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Reservists play role

Local musicians to host Igor relief concert

October 05, 2010 - 8 h 17

Some of the province’s most popular musicians are coming together to help Newfoundlanders and Labradorians affected by hurricane Igor.

On Tuesday, Oct. 19, “We Stand on Guard — Igor Relief...

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Local musicians to host Igor relief concert

Roads restored to last of isolated communities

October 02, 2010 - 12 h 37

The last of the Newfoundland towns isolated by roads washed out by hurricane Igor have been reconnected.

The final six communities to have road access restored are Upper Amherst Cove, Middle Amherst...

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Roads restored to last of isolated communities

Work will continue through weekend

October 01, 2010 - 15 h 36

Transportation Minister Tom Hedderson says crews will continue to work through the weekend to repair damage from hurricane Igor, which hit the province a week and a half ago.

He also told reporters...

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Work will continue through weekend