Sarah Smellie

Sarah Smellie is a journalist in St. John's.

Latest from Sarah Smellie

'We need somebody to help us': Hunger strike at HMP for Prisoners' Justice Day

Peter Campbell says inmates need real help, not 'volunteers and people just handing out pamphlets.'

St. John's Filipino restaurant 'absolutely terrified' by suspicious fire at daycare next door

Police are asking anyone with information about the early-July fire at Mother Hen's Daycare to contact them or call Crime Stoppers.

Meet baby Salty, the newest Newfoundland pony

Sometimes life is completely unexpected.

Ethics and artificial intelligence: These researchers say tech has to have a moral backbone

When it comes to artificial intelligence technology, 'there's no putting the genie back in the bottle,' says a MUN scientist.

One way to cut down on plastic? Bring your own dishes to the food court

Holly Hogan and Michael Crummey enjoyed pad Thai at the Avalon Mall with dishes and cutlery they brought from home.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.