TOPIC: ROCKY HARBOUR

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Dazzling ice fishing shack made from stained glass — and childhood memories

Rocky Harbour-based artist Urve Manuel has realized a dream piece. 

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Gros Morne National Park

A motorcycle crash in Gros Morne National Park in western Newfoundland has claimed the life of a St. John's man, police said Tuesday. 

July looking bleak for tourism in Gros Morne, despite looming reopening date

N.L. is expected to finally open to Canadians this Thursday, but one major tourist-driven area is drowning in vacancies this summer.

Rocky Harbour woman recognized as Canada's pharmacist of the year

Stephanie Burden launched her business in 2016, in the heart of Gros Morne National Park. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted her to change tack in how her practice could connect with her community.
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A romantic recipe for a stay-at-home Valentine's Day

Even though you can’t go out to eat this Valentine's Day, you can still wow your sweetheart with a special meal, made right in your own kitchen. We asked chef Colleen Hiscock to share a simple but sumptuous recipe that’s perfect for Feb. 14.

Gros Morne region gets $330K in funding for tourism boost

The federal and provincial government partnered to distribute a chunk of money to promote tourism on Newfoundland's west coast on Friday.

1 dead in single-vehicle crash near Trout River on Sunday

A 37-year-old man is dead after a single-vehicle crash near Trout River on the weekend, say police. 

Gros Morne a 'ghost town' amid pandemic, but staycations offering a ray of hope for businesses

While many major hotels and restaurants didn't bother opening this summer in Rocky Harbour and Norris Point, some businesses are making money from tourists from St. John's.

Brunch anyone? Join Home Cooking Tuesday evening and learn to make lobster benedict

Chef Colleen Hiscock will show us how to prepare Java Jack's signature dish at 7 p.m. NT on June 9.

Gros Morne tourism industry comes together to brainstorm future growth

The region's third annual tourism forum brought together stakeholders to discuss how best to build the industry, without impacting its pristine wilderness.

Excited about summer? In Gros Morne, they're still studying snow beds

Parks Canada researchers are studying the melt-out dates for snow in Gros Morne National Park to test the health of the ecosystem.

Driver caught going 152 km/h has licence suspended

An 18-year-old driver had his vehicle impounded for three days after RNC officers clocked him going 152 km/h on the Trans-Canada Highway.

How the overhaul of a Gros Morne trail sparked a debate about the purpose of national parks

"The worst possible thing you can do, is run the main attraction of your national park into the ground by overdeveloping it."

Seeing bats? They're likely sick — and government wants to track them

Confirmed in western Newfoundland, white nose disease can have a mortality rate in bat populations of 90 to 95 per cent.

An uneasy balance in Gros Morne National Park: A Land & Sea archival special

Some residents living on the edge of Gros Morne in western Newfoundland felt that the national park would encroach on their freedom.

This Rocky Harbour retiree's Twitter feed might be the best thing on social media

Meet the man who has gained thousands of fans by posting 10 pictures a day, every day, of Gros Morne.

Pedestrian killed after struck from behind by vehicle in Rocky Harbour

A vehicle travelling on Route 430 struck two pedestrians from behind on Sunday morning, RCMP say. A man died from his injuries.
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How to talk to kids about Christmas — and plastic toys

Meet the Rocky Harbour family who are having frank conversations about plastic toys.

Photo treasure trove reveals the early days of Gros Morne National Park

The park's very first warden took thousands of photos. Now the public is getting a glimpse of them, thanks to his grandson.

Rocky Harbour man has short-term housing after house floods a second time

John Grant's home has flooded with backed-up sewage twice this year.

Rocky Harbour man's home floods with sewage … again

John Grant is dealing with sewage backup in his house after heavy rains for the second time this year.

Dobbin family pays for MUN blue whale, in tribute to mom

A prominent St. John's business family was recognized Thursday for footing the bill to bring a blue whale skeleton to MUN's new core science building.

Western Brook Pond trail 'travesty' slammed by ex-Parks Canada head, as MP defends upgrades

The debate continues over changes to one of the biggest attractions in Gros Morne National Park.

Rocky Harbour man still living in wet mouldy mess after January flood

John Grant's house was destroyed after January's flood and can't get any help from his insurance company or the government to repair his home.

Checking a science experiment, 7 years later

A group of students from Gros Morne Academy returned to Baker's Brook Falls Trail to check in on the trees they helped mark more than seven years ago.

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