West Coast Morning Show
Boulders across T'Railway near Cape Ray frustrate ATV drivers
Some ATV users near Cape Ray find themselves between a rock...and well another rock. Someone's put large boulders in the T'Railway near the community - and that's keeping some riders out. Tom Anderson lives in Cape Ray.
Parent concerned about backup plan for junior high students
Some parents aren't happy with merging 700 junior high school students into G.C. Rowe in the fall. That's the school board's backup plan if Corner Brook's new junior high school is not ready for September. Dean Peckford is one of the concerned parents.
New NL West SPCA building still not ready
The NL West SPCA bought a new building on the North Shore highway a couple of years ago. They're working on it...but not ready to move in yet. Donna Luther is president of the group.
Moncton RCMP shootings hit close to home for retired officer
Last week, five RCMP officers were shot in Moncton. Three died. The suspect, Justin Bourque, was on the loose for 30 hours before police arrested him. The tragedy hits close to home for Retired Staff Sgt. Roy Hill, who served with the RCMP for 40...
Moncton shootings fill former Corner Brook woman with fear and grief
Police have caught the man who shot five police officers in Moncton, leaving three of them dead. Justin Bourque was on the run from police. Kathy Elliott used to live in Corner Brook, but she lives in Moncton, near where the shootings happened.
Hey, Corner Brook Sr. baseball, get ready for the Curling Marlins!
For years, the Corner Brook Senior Baseball League has been made up of the Hawks, Aces, Monarchs, and Junior Barons. Now you can add the Curling Marlins to the list. Wayne Hicks and Tyler Wells are converted softball players who play for the team.
Ontario friends of Stella Heppleston plan a fundraiser
Stella Heppleston of Pasadena is a little girl with many people rooting for her. The 7-year-old has been battling cancer since last fall. Peggy Larsen is organizing a fundraiser for Stella in Newmarket, Ontario.
Corner Brook woos the hockey Royals - does Deer Lake feel jilted?
The Corner Brook Royals of the senior hockey league left the city for Deer Lake two years ago. Now a group is trying to lure them back, but what does Deer Lake think? Junior Pinksen is the recreation director.
Military veteran from Bay of Islands joins protest on Parliament Hill
The last time veteran Paul Davis went to Ottawa, the Veteran's Affairs minister stood him up. This time he's making sure his message is heard loud and clear on Parliament Hill. Davis is among hundreds of people protesting cuts to veterans' services.
Astronaut Jeremy Hansen meets J.J. Curling students
Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen visited J.J. Curling Elementary in Corner Brook yesterday, and Gary Moore was there to capture all the excitement.
PC MHA Joan Shea retires from politics
She represented the people of St. George's-Stephenville East for more than a decade. But yesterday, PC MHA and cabinet minister Joan Shea announced she was leaving provincial politics.
Western Royals leaving Nfld. Senior Hockey League
News came yesterday that four teams have dropped out of the current provincial senior hockey league and will reform the old West Coast Hockey League. One of those teams is the Western Royals. Ross Coates is with them.
Allowed to litter. But not allowed to pick it up.
No one gets permission to litter. But a Deer Lake woman found out recently she needs permission to clean it up. Michaela Pye wants to pick up garbage on the Northern Peninsula highway.
People in Pasadena are upset about a possible road extension.
Right now Hodder Drive and Spruce Street are both cul-de-sacs, separated by a brook. But residents are fearful that council are trying to join the roads. Hal Cormier lives on Hodder Drive.
Less ferry traffic means less work for people on the South West Coast.
Marine Atlantic's ferries won't be crossing the gulf quite as often this summer. Two crossings a week have been cut between North Sydney and Port Aux Basques. Andrew Parsons is the MHA for Burgeo - La Poile.
Elementary students create phone app for visitors to Corner Brook
Visitors to Corner Brook have a new electronic guide to local attractions. Students and teachers at Humber Elementary devised a mobile phone "app". Brian spoke with teacher Terry Pike and students Summer Mosher, Jacob Snow and Angelina DiCesare.
Former Presentation students say goodbye to the school
They came back to Presentation Junior High Thursday night for a special ceremony to mark the school's closing at the end of this year. Most people recalled the era in which the school was a Roman Catholic, all-girl high school.
Coates says Western Royals may return to Corner Brook
Supporters of the former Corner Brook Royals are working to persuade the senior hockey team to come back to the city. Ross Coates is the president of the Western Royals, which played two seasons in Deer Lake.
Woman tells of being mugged on her 82nd birthday
Barbara Hurley of Corner Brook was mugged and robbed of her VLT winnings on her 82nd birthday. This week 37-year-old Veronica Ann Park was sentenced to three years in prison. We spoke with Hurley about her ordeal.
Western Nfld. woman talks about her mom's 108th birthday
Frances Peddle turns a young 108 years old today. She's the oldest person in the province and she'll celebrate with a party in Stephenville Crossing. Margaret Bennett is her daughter.
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