Sarah Smellie is a journalist in St. John's.
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This company helps clear WW II-era bombs off the sea floor to make way for wind farms
The Newfoundland and Labrador company uses acoustic technology to find explosives buried in the European sea floors.
Former Crosbie staffer behind anti-Liberal Facebook ads, robocalls
NL Strong is the Newfoundland and Labrador equivalent to Ontario Proud, a right-wing Facebook-based group said to be instrumental in Doug Ford's victory.
Snoop Dogg shares N.L. illustrator's work on Instagram — but doesn't give her a shout-out
Comic artist Kelly Bastow says celebrities and companies often share artists' work without crediting the creator.
Nearly the length of Fogo Island: That's how big the SeaRose spill slick was
Emails between Husky Energy and the C-NLOPB shed new light on the size the sheens spotted after the largest offshore oil spill in the province's history.
Is Santa Claus our only hope? In Lisa Moore's latest book, he just may be
Lisa Moore looks at what it means when things get mean in the stories of NL Reads finalist Something For Everyone.
N.L.'s skyrocketing transportation emissions show need to plug in to electric cars: scientist
A new report from Statistics Canada shows greenhouse gas emissions from household travel shot up by 40 per cent from 2009 to 2016.
Mitchelmore's tourism ad intro unnecessary, awkward says specialist
A communications specialist says Mitchelmore's introductory video to the province's latest tourism ad misses the mark.
Backhoe robbery culprits knew their stuff, says backhoe operator
Two robberies in St. John's last week used stolen backhoes. Scott Jones, of Toromont Cat, says it takes know-how to operate a backhoe.
Canadian air traffic controllers send pizzas to U.S. counterparts working without pay
Sometimes, solidarity has a soft crust and a layer of melted cheese.
How do you catch a wild seal? After bizarre invasion, this N.L. town is finding out
They're cute and all, but it's time for them to go, says Mayor Sheila Fitzgerald.
Strangers still email Sharon Bala about her powerful NL Reads novel
No matter what your stance on immigration is, Sharon Bala's The Boat People will show you a side you've never seen before.
If there is ever a deepwater oil blowout, help could be weeks away
A device used to cap deepwater oil blowouts would have to be shipped in from Norway, according to documents filed by Statoil.
Kaetlyn Osmond is having a very different year, with no plans — yet — to compete again
No coaches, no daily training grind, just travel and performance, and even a few months with friends and family.
Why a Rabbittown corner store tells more than just a family's tale
Trudy Morgan-Cole's Most Anything You Please explores the changing fortunes of Rabbittown, of St. John's, and of the province, all from behind the counter of a family-owned corner store.
Puffin beaks are fluorescent and we had no idea
Ornithologist Jamie Dunning had the idea to shine a UV light on a puffin in January. The results were spectacular.