West Coast MorningA new report aims to breathe new life into Western Nfld.'s tourism sector.Aug 10, 2015 | 15:11A new, exhaustive report on the state of the tourism industry in western Nfld. applauds efforts to make the industry grow, but says there's still a lot of work to be done. Mark Lamswood is executive director with Go Western Newfoundland.
West Coast MorningThe RNC Junior Police Academy is no ordinary summer camp.Aug 7, 2015 | 5:32The RNC's junior police academy was held in Gros Morne National Park. Besides your typical camp activities, like swimming and sing-a-longs, thirty local kids are taking part in police-inspired activities. Felicia Latour watched a fingerprinting workshop.
West Coast MorningA new book tells of a teacher's love for an island in White Bay in the 1920's.Aug 6, 2015 | 14:45American Florence Clothier came to Sop's Island in 1924, to teach as part of the Grenfell Mission. Her letters home are in a book called "It's A Glorious Country." Editor Mark Graesser, and Florence's son, George Wislocki spoke with Bernice Hillier.
West Coast MorningA crash course in Corner Brook history.Aug 5, 2015 | 5:40Quick: Where did the name Corner Brook come from? Businesses and community groups got a crash course on city history. Brian McHugh spoke with Nora Fever of the Corner Brook Port Corporation and George French of the Corner Brook Museum and Archives.
West Coast MorningA man completes two huge hikes through Gros Morne National Park in one day.Aug 4, 2015 | 10:01Two massive hikes through Gros Morne National Park can each take days to complete. Hiker and trail runner Steve Wheeler recently did BOTH the North Rim and Long Range Traverses in less than 13 hours. He spoke with Bernice Hillier.
West Coast MorningHappy 10th anniversary, Hey Rosetta!Aug 3, 2015 | 6:58It's been ten years since Hey Rosetta! played their first show, and they'll mark the occasion later this week in St. John's. Tonight and tomorrow, the band will perform in Woody Point. Gary Moore spoke with front man Tim Baker.
West Coast MorningThe new "pit" at Saltos Gymnastics provides a soft landing.Jul 30, 2015 | 4:38Saltos Gymnastics Club provides a "pitfall" - but a welcome one.
Athletes get a soft landing in soft, foam cubes, in the "pit" at the Corner Brook Civic Centre annex. Bernice Hillier checked it out.
West Coast MorningResearchers dig up the bones of a Sperm Whale that were buried in a compost.Jul 29, 2015 | 6:22Researchers at Grenfell Campus dug up whale bones that had been buried in huge compost piles. The Sperm Whale washed ashore near Rocky Hr. in 2014. Decomposition has been stripping flesh and blubber from the bones. Gary Moore checked them out.
West Coast MorningSummer wedding series #4 - couples who've been together for more than 40 years.Jul 28, 2015 | 6:28For the last segment of our summer wedding series, we wanted to know how to make a marriage last for the long haul. Felicia Latour spoke with a few couples who have marked some major wedding milestones.
West Coast MorningYoung Corner Brook woman brings Frozen's "Anna" to life.Jul 27, 2015 | 5:0417-year old Maria Park of Corner Brook dresses up like the character Anna from the movie Frozen and delights children at parties. As Felicia Latour found out, Maria uses the fees to support an international charity.
West Coast MorningPowerlifter Jackie ``Nfld. Moose` Barrett at World Special OlympicsJul 24, 2015 | 5:34Veteran Corner Brook powerlifter Jackie "Newfoundland Moose" Barrett is competing at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles this week. Felicia LaTour met up with him at a workout.
West Coast MorningVolunteers have nursed a mink back to healthJul 23, 2015 | 5:27Volunteers with a cat rescue group are tending to a MINK that got hit by a car. Debbie Humby and her husband Chris are with Silver Linings Rescue Group. Bernice Hillier reached Debbie in St. Lunaire-Griquet.
West Coast MorningBeach volleyball in the cold of July.Jul 22, 2015 | 4:21The cold summer seems to be on everyone's chattering lips. But it's not stopping some young Corner Brookers from hitting the beach....the beach volleyball courts, that is. Gary Moore spoke with members of the under-14 female league.
West Coast MorningSummer wedding series, Part 3 - wedding parties.Jul 21, 2015 | 8:01They're not the centre of attention, but bridesmaids and groomsmen can play a huge role in wedding preparations. This week, we're shining a spotlight on those supporting players. CBC reporter Gary Moore spoke with Bernice.