Living in the #DarkNL

Living in the #DarkNL

Despite The Telegram's own challenges to put out a paper and keep its website going — due to water and electrical damage that has kept the Village Mall closed (The Telegram's office is located at the Village Mall) — our reporters, editors and columnists have stepped up and offered full coverage of the issues surrounding the power outages, as well as other top news and sports stories. Here is a collectiion of articles related to the power outage and continuing power generation concerns in the province.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro‘s thermal generation station in Holyrood. — File photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

NOTE FOR READERS

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

We might be missing a few of our regular Monday features, but we're still offering a news package that includes in-depth coverage of the power outages and some of the other obstacles our readers faced...

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Family

Dimly lit wedding delights

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

The prospect of a powerless wedding initially scared her, but the couple elected to go ahead with their Saturday afternoon exchanging of vows in front of family and friends at the local church. Samantha...

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Family

Dunderdale insists province isn't in crisis

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

There's a critical period that we need to get through until we have a new source of power, new infrastructure, and more than anything else we have redundancy, she told reporters Sunday afternoon. After...

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Health

Island-wide power outage takes its toll

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

A lack of electricity was becoming commonplace for residents of Newfoundland as rotating outages were initiated last week due to unusually high demand for energy. As explained by Newfoundland and Labrador...

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Retail & services

Seniors’ home will get backup power

January 08, 2014 - 4 h 40

Cambridge Estates will never be in the dark again now that the owner of the personal-care home has reflected on its backup plan.

Simon Nyilassy, president and chief executive officer of Regal...

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Article
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Local 4

Scotties’ hopefuls shrug off power outages

January 08, 2014 - 4 h 31

Fortunately for three of the five teams competing at this week’s spiel, the recent meteorological and electrical challenges didn’t have much of an impact on last-minute preparations. Defending champion...

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Article
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Curling

Schools stay closed as electricity system recovers

January 08, 2014 - 4 h 35

Schools will stay closed for another day, along with Memorial University and the College of the North Atlantic, as the province tries to get back on its feet from a nearly week of electricity disruptions...

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Article
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Local 5
Schools stay closed as electricity system recovers

Frozen pipes pervasive following outages

January 08, 2014 - 4 h 34

“Some of the older homes downtown, they really can’t go for two or three hours (without heat) because they’re not well insulated and there’s drafty conditions,” said the owner of Avalon Plumbing...

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Article
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Local
Frozen pipes pervasive following outages

Opposition points finger at proposed power line

January 08, 2014 - 4 h 32

Ball has pointed to talk in recent years by Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, before the Public Utilities Board (PUB), of adding a new, main power line from the island’s largest hydroelectric power...

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News 4
Opposition points finger at proposed power line

Nalcor regrets inconvenience to industry

January 08, 2014 - 4 h 31

A collection of key players in the provincial economy, companies with assets in the hundreds of millions and even billions of dollars, are still reviewing the status of their operations in Newfoundland...

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Article
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Business
Nalcor regrets inconvenience to industry