West Coast MorningLess ferry traffic means less work for people on the South West Coast.Jun 2, 2014 | 6:53Marine 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.
West Coast MorningElementary students create phone app for visitors to Corner BrookMay 30, 2014 | 6:59Visitors 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.
West Coast MorningCoates says Western Royals may return to Corner BrookMay 30, 2014 | 5:52Supporters 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.
West Coast MorningFormer Presentation students say goodbye to the schoolMay 30, 2014 | 6:12They 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.
West Coast MorningWoman tells of being mugged on her 82nd birthdayMay 29, 2014 | 6:22Barbara 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.
West Coast MorningWestern Nfld. woman talks about her mom's 108th birthdayMay 29, 2014 | 5:22Frances 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.
West Coast MorningGros Morne Theatre Festival starts this weekend in Cow HeadMay 28, 2014 | 5:25Another season of Newfoundland storytelling is about to launch in Cow Head. Gros Morne Theatre Festival starts this weekend with "The Known Soldier." Jeff Pitcher is artistic director with Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.
West Coast MorningFirefighters face dilemmas in responding to nearby communitiesMay 28, 2014 | 13:26Firefighters can face difficult dilemmas when they're called to emergencies in nearby communities. Vince MacKenzie is with the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Services. Steve Kent is the minister responsible for fire services.
West Coast MorningPiccadilly home burns because owner hadn't paid fire protection feeMay 27, 2014 | 5:06A home in Piccadilly burned to the ground Friday while the owner was away. The town has no fire department and the owner had not paid a fire protection fee to the nearby town of Lourdes. Henry Gaudon is mayor of Lourdes and a volunteer firefighter.
West Coast MorningSchool councils worry about substitute teacher issueMay 27, 2014 | 9:47The province's teachers union is worried that the provincial government is negotiating, in contract talks, to save money on substitute teachers. School councils are also worried. Nathan Whalen is president of the Federation of School Councils.
West Coast MorningEnvironmental centre will demo electric bicycles this summerMay 27, 2014 | 4:45Western Environment Centre wants to give you a chance to rent an electric bicycle. They talked about it at their A-G-M this week. Katie Temple is a volunteer board member with the Centre.
West Coast MorningGroup gives advice on how to spot elder abuseMay 26, 2014 | 5:59It's hard to spot elder abuse, but an information session in Deer Lake on Tuesday will give advice on how to do it. Elizabeth Siegel is with the province's Seniors Resource Centre.
West Coast MorningCold Water Cowboys star meets his fansMay 26, 2014 | 5:23Conway Caines is a celebrity fisherman, thanks to the reality TV show Cold Water Cowboys. A crowd of people recently showed up to meet him at Colemans Grocery Store in Corner Brook.
West Coast MorningWest Coast New Democrat says weekend's convention was all above board.May 23, 2014 | 6:53Another West Coast New Democrat says the weekend's convention was all above board. Holly Pike is a long time NDP.