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Tuesday January 16, 2018
Audio Bottling food the Labrador way; Kettle campaign sees huge increase in donations: Labrador Morning On-Demand
The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign was a huge success in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, as donations jumped more $20,000 from last year (1:04). Then, for Steve Janes and his family, the last day at the Disney resort in Oahu, Hawaii was a doozy, as a false-alarm about an incoming ballistic missile caused widespread panic and chaos (12:38). Plus, for 24-year-old Hilary Davis, getting around in Cartwright is a challenge. She was born with cerebral palsy, and the genetic disorder called Willams syndrome, and that means it means she misses out on community events at the local school -- a sprawling building with several sets of stairs, and next-to-no parking (21:25). Finally, it can be a challenge to keep a grocery store stocked in Labrador, but Max Blake and his wife Bridget don't have to worry too much. They pride themselves on being self sufficient when it comes to having a supply of vegetables and meat throughout the year (28:36).
Monday January 15, 2018
Audio MUN wants your frozen fish guts; Thin ice on Lake Melville; Turning a house into a home: Labrador Morning On-Demand
If you're fishing this winter researchers at Memorial University want your fish guts, to look for plastics. Plus, when Sheila Saunders' home fell into disrepair, her nephew stepped in.
Friday January 12, 2018
Audio Facebook takes down sealskin coat post; Gearing up for Cain's Quest: Labrador Morning On-Demand
A Happy Valley-Goose Bay woman says her Facebook posts about a sealskin coat was taken down by the website. Plus, soon the roar of racing snowmobiles will cut through the ungroomed Labrador wilderness, as Cain's Quest kicks into high gear on March 2nd.
Thursday January 11, 2018
Council named Wally Andersen mayor in a 5-1 vote, and Bert Pomeroy as deputy mayor 4-2. Plus, there have been increasing wolf sightings in Happy Valley-Goose Bay - particularly in the Valley.
Wednesday January 10, 2018
Audio HV-GB residents want better water in the valley; Staying safe when your home's buried in snow: Labrador Morning On-Demand
Nunatsiavut government minister Patricia Kemuksigak is stepping down after accepting a new job at the treatment centre in Sheshatshiu. Plus, there's a mountain of snow in Labrador West right now, and first responders are asking people to stay safe.
Tuesday January 09, 2018
Audio Concerns about Happy Valley water; Dr. Rawlek retires; money for the SPCA: Labrador Morning On-Demand
5 wing Goose Bay is willing to provide Spring Gulch water to Valley residents, but the town would have to pay for it. Plus, it's impossible to say how many Labrador babies Dr. Wieslav Rawluk has delivered in his lifetime, and now he's retiring.
Monday January 08, 2018
Audio Open water from Black Tickle to the mainland; Spring Gulch water to Happy Valley; making dogberry wine: Labrador Morning On-Demand
People in Black Tickle haven't been able to travel to the mainland by snowmobile so far this winter, because the run isn't frozen. Plus, there's a deal in the works to supply Happy Valley-Goose Bay with Spring Gulch water - but it'll cost money.
Friday January 05, 2018
We learn about igloo building and Nalijuk Night. Plus, how to get organized in 2018.
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