West Coast MorningA consultant talks about safe blasting, after an incident this week in Cape Ray.Aug 27, 2015 | 7:21Emera has stopped work until it's determined how a 7-kilogram stone was flung 280 metres from a blasting site and through the roof of a home in Cape Ray. Ben Mammoud of DST Consulting Engineers advises companies on safe blasting practices.
West Coast MorningRCMP Musical Ride visits western Newfoundland.Aug 26, 2015 | 6:10The RCMP Musical Ride trotted into Deer Lake for its fifth tour stop in the province Tuesday, and it moves on to Rocky Harbour tonight (Wed.). Felicia Latour found out how the horses and riders are prepared.
West Coast MorningRoyal Canadian Legion Branches: How are they doing in western NL?Aug 26, 2015 | 16:05Royal Canadian Legion branches across the country face similar struggles: aging members, few new recruits, and mounting bills. But how are branches in western NL doing? We spoke with Legion reps from Corner Brook and Stephenville.
West Coast MorningTNL has a new Artistic Associate - Rachel Joffred.Aug 25, 2015 | 8:25Theatre Newfoundland Labrador has a new Artistic Associate. Rachel Joffred succeeds Sarah McDonald, who passed away from cancer in late June. McDonald had spent years building the TNL youth and outreach programs. Joffred spoke with Bernice Hillier.
West Coast MorningWe play a round of the game "Would You Rather," with our listeners.Aug 24, 2015 | 5:11Would you rather get a really bad sunburn - or get stung three times by a bee? That's one of the tough questions the CBC's Felicia Latour put to some people at Margaret Bowater Park in Corner Brook, in a game of "Would You Rather."
West Coast MorningKatarina Returns Home with GoldAug 18, 2015 | 5:29A homecoming worth its weight in gold. Coming up at 7:45, we'll hear about six-time medallist Katarina Roxon and her return from the Para PanAm games.
West Coast MorningPsallo GuitarsAug 17, 2015 | 5:45You can make all sorts of things out in your backyard shed -- but how about a guitar? How about twenty of them? We hear about a man from Corner Brook who is doing just that.
West Coast MorningThe entire graduating-year class at Ecole Saint Anne failed their courses.Aug 13, 2015 | 6:46All five Grade 12 students of Ecole Saint Anne in Mainland, on the Port au Port Peninsula failed courses at the end of this school year. Some students failed up to four subjects. Student Taylor Rowe spoke with Lindsay Bird.
West Coast Morning43 cards out of 52 picked in a huge loto, and no winner yet.Aug 12, 2015 | 5:34What are the chances that after 43 tries, no one has picked the winning card from a deck of 52 for a huge fundraiser in Lourdes? Jeffrey Rosenthalis is a professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Toronto. He spoke with Felicia Latour.
West Coast MorningIt started small, now Lourdes' loto prize could hit $250K.Aug 11, 2015 | 5:48What started as simple fundraiser for the church parish at Lourdes has turned into the most profitable Chase the Ace lottery in Atlantic Canada - EVER. As Felicia Latour found out, there's a potential $250K prize on the line, and lots of people want "in."
West Coast Morning"Star Taxi" is Gros Morne Summer Music's newest show.Aug 10, 2015 | 5:26A new show from Gros Morne Summer Music opens this week in Corner Brook. "Star Taxi" features 11 year-old Mira Buckle in her first big role - and she's getting a behind-the-scenes boost from her grandfather, David Buckle. Gary Moore spoke with them.
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.