Newfoundland and Labrador cricket players fall under national gaze
Heavy police presence in Mount Pearl neighbourhood Tuesday afternoon
Feildians will face Kirby in Jubilee Trophy semifinal
Forteau store takes initiative to go green
Efford, Meade winners for a second straight day on Tely Tour, this ...
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Croque celebrates school reunion
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Letters: Salmon anglers ignore river temperatures
Letter: National parks should be accessible to all
Letter: Our blueberry crop deserves better protection
Letter: Hook-and-release salmon angling is not conservation
Letter: Justice delayed, justice denied for injured workers
Letter: Public update needed on Quebec discussions
Letter: We have to do what we can to protect our salmon
My father is a hardcore salmon fisherman and my childhood summers were spent on the river. Our family anthem was the country song by Willie Nelson, “On the Road Again.” We’d spend half the summer in canvas tents crisscrossing ...
Letter: Sorry about Donald Trump, Canada
On behalf of the United States, I am truly sorry for the horrible behaviour that U.S. President Donald Trump has displayed towards Canada. As our good friend and one of our closest allies, you deserve better. The Trump trade war is a disaster and has ...
Letter: The truth and nothing but the truth
The next election is not too far off for many voters and for many others it’s too far off. It’s never too early to start adrift one’s political platitudes for the next election. I’m advocating right now that when elected in ...
LETTER: Baseball players shut out of tournament
This letter is in response to the article published in the Western Star, August 3rd, regarding the suspensions of four, 20-year-old junior baseball players. The article entitled “Fouled Out” recounts only one side of the ...
Letter: This province is in desperate need of jobs
I can tell Premier Dwight Ball and Advanced Education Skills and Labrador Minister Hawkins I have absolutely no problem with the cutting of red tape for anyone. What I see is the government neglecting our own. I have run my own small business ...
Letter: More female cartoonists, too, please
I read Penny Allderdice’s Aug. 6 letter to the editor about having more female figures in your cartoons. I agree! Maybe you could even have a few female cartoonists. There aren’t many of us, but we know how to draw women! Signe ...
Letter: Remember, patients in long-term care are people
This is a response to Lorraine Michael’s July 28th letter, “Let’s stop the warehousing of people in long-term care.” What an excellent and much needed critical look at long-term care by a politician! It is also a very timely ...
Letter: Where there’s a will, there’s a plastic bag-free way
The little town of Blanc Sablon, population 1,118, on Quebec’s Lower North Shore and the terminal for the Labrador Straits ferry from St. Barbe, has two major, very well stocked grocery stores. Both these stores are now single-use plastic bag ...
Letter: Put the shoe on the other foot
Our recreational fishery is in full swing. When the cod moratorium was imposed in 1992 in an attempt to halt the decline in the species that had supported Newfoundlanders and Labradorians for centuries, there was an outraged backlash. The situation ...
Letter: Where were the Royals?
I would like to add this comment to the continuous media coverage of the Royal St. John’s Regatta and its much boasted about 200th anniversary this year. By the time this letter is published (if it is published), the races will be rowed, the ...