Garrett Barry

Journalist

Garrett Barry is a CBC reporter based in Gander.

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Pink liquid flows in Fortune Bay as cleanup of massive salmon die-off continues

Northern Harvest Sea Farms has brought in divers and vessels to clean out its aquaculture pens.

Gambo residents kicking up a stink about sewage smells

A group of Gambo residents say they're planning to protest the unpleasant smell.

Council, minister clash over planned forestry road in Port Blandford

A provincial government plan to truck logs out a Nalcor-built dirt road has Port Blandford's town council threatening legal action — and a government minister urging them to bring forward evidence.

'Goosebumps' for Ottawa artist in Gander seeing father's work for first time

An artist from Ottawa travelled to Gander last week to see his father's sculpture in person for the first time.

Friends of Joel raise $56K for boy's wheelchair-accessible van

More than 50 different fundraisers raised money for nine-year-old Joel Stride's new accessible van — a vehicle that has an "amazing impact."

Gander airport renovation aims to open up historic lounge

The Gander International Airport Authority has announced the start of a $1.5-million renovation program that aims to return the celebrated lounge to the community.

Move the earth, move your mind at the Bonavista Biennale

This year, there are installations spread out in 10 communities along Newfoundland's coast.

Careers at Cohen's last long and at 100 years, the store has too

Cohen's furniture store has stood the test of time — and so have the careers of the people who keep it going.

Victim in Clarenville crime spree says his outcome could have been much worse

Steve Blackmore says he was hit head on by Kevin Roberts, who led police through two communities on an alleged crime spree.

'My darling boy did not kill himself': Testimony gets heated during fatal drunk driving trial

The aunt of a deceased fisherman pushed back at suggestions he was depressed or expressed suicidal thoughts in her testimony at the trial of the man charged in connection to his death.

Officer testifies he smelled, saw alcohol at site of crash that killed Southern Harbour man

The trial of Travis Firmage, accused of impaired driving causing death of Calvin Tobin, started Monday in Clarenville provincial court.

Skipper Jim Gillard will take you from sea to sky

Retired fisherman Jim Gillard has expanded his horizons, setting up a $16,000 telescope in a hand-built observatory in his front yard.

Ditching plastic bags surprisingly painless for Twillingate store

The owner of a grocery store in Twillingate says lots of giveaways have paved the way for a pretty painless divorce from plastic bags.

Canning family prays for breakthrough in case of missing Bridgeport man

It's been a month since Andy Canning went missing on New World Island, and his brother says the family still knows absolutely nothing.

Homophobic, hateful phone call linked to food truck feud

Competing takeout owners along the Trans-Canada Highway near South Brook suspect a hateful, homophobic phone call is linked to an escalating dispute between their businesses.