‘Fortunate to be from Fortune’

‘Fortunate to be from Fortune’

Updated on August 25, 2015 - He’s a familiar face to many across the country but last week Ambrose Price was just another Fortune native back in town for Come Home Year.

The world awaits

The world awaits

Updated on August 25, 2015 - Angell-Skye Brake and her boyfriend Josh Walsh are taking time off from everyday life to embark on an adventure.


Power out in central and Avalon

Updated on August 25, 2015 - Newfoundland Power is advising that some customers in central and on the Avalon may be experiencing power outages



Improving travel

Updated at 10:17 - Work is underway to make the cruise around some sections of the Exploits Valley a little smoother.

No daylight, no landing

Updated at 10:22 - Use of the Exploits Valley Airstrip for air ambulance services has been limited strictly to daylight hours of late.



Facing off for another season

Updated on August 25, 2015 - Marystown native Andrew Picco is gearing up for his third season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League..

Another hockey adventure

Updated on August 25, 2015 - Shane Lukinchuk will patrol a different bench this winter, but it will still feel like familiar territory in some respects.



18 summers on the roadside

Updated on August 25, 2015 - For motorists who traveling the TransCanada Highway near Gambo on a regular basis the motorhome with the hotdog stand is familiar sight..

School’s out

Updated on August 25, 2015 - With just two weeks to go before the start of the school year, Keyin College has announced it will discontinue the Clarenville...

Winning big with Balloons and Bow Ties

Updated on August 17, 2015 - It's always exciting to hear your name called for an award, but for Harbour Grace native Paul Sheppard, it meant more to him than...

Bert Hickman wins Laureate dealer award

Updated on July 03, 2015 - Bert Hickman of the Hickman Automotive Group in St. John’s has won the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) Laureate...




Book Remarks

Updated on August 25, 2015 - “Murder on the Rock” (Flanker Press) is interesting, for sure, but not quite what you expect judging from its title..


Trump trumps them all

Updated on August 25, 2015 - I’m trying not to see or read too much about Donald Trump and his bid for the U.S. presidency, because it worries me.

Best kind

Updated on August 18, 2015 - Placentia Bay - “that far greater bay,” as Ray Guy called it - is maggoty with islands.

Dark ages

Updated on August 25, 2015 - As if carefully planned, Conservative Party of Canada staffers lived up to a stinging New York Times rebuke of Stephen Harper’s...

Neither Here Nor There

Updated on August 18, 2015 - In a drawer in my studio, I have a number of caricature posters of Pierre Elliott Trudeau that I drew in 1971.



Back to Baine Harbour Photo

Updated on August 25, 2015 - This is a story about a small group of people in a little town who decided, about two years ago, to embark upon a journey together...

The seeds of soccer success in Fortune

Updated on August 18, 2015 - The town of Fortune can trace its roots in soccer way back to 1902 when the Grand Bank Football Club walked the three miles to the...

Headin’ for home Photo

Updated on August 25, 2015 - Fortune was the final of five towns on the Burin Peninsula to host Come Home Year celebrations this summer.