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Off the Beaten Path: The flux and flow of caribou

The origin of the word "caribou" comes from Newfoundland's Micmac First Nation clan, the Yalipu. Yalipu roughly translates as "snow-shoveler" - caribou shovel through the snow...
What would you trade for salmon?

Scotland, England, Norway, Japan, Quebec, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Maine, New York, Massachusetts, California, Oregon and Washington all used to have wild salmon runs. Those...
Brake, Dihle to wed

Meghan Brake and Reid Dihle will wed July 7, 2012 in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, Canada.The prospective bride is the daughter of Nelle and Byron Brake of Cornerbrook.The prospective groom is the son of...
Today in History

...248 American soldiers and eight crew members were killed when an Arrow Air charter crashed after takeoff from Gander, Newfoundland.In 2000, George W. Bush became president-elect as a divided U.S. Supreme Court reversed a state court decision for...
On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...the sailors on other ships of the squadron died in droves. An outbreak of scurvy on Cartier's exploratory expedition to Newfoundland, in 1536 or so, was successfully treated by an infusion of conifer needles (variously reported as spruce or arbor vitae...
Elstad, Lasinski to wed

...groom will be attended by borthers Josh and Jason Lasinski. The ring bearer will be the 160 lb., 5-year-old Newfoundland Humphrey. The couple will make their home in Sitka with their 9-month-old daughter Ella Lee Lasinski.
Cruise ship researcher to speak

JUNEAU - Ross Klein, an author and professor of sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John's, will speak about his research on the cruise ship industry in Juneau on Wednesday. Klein wrote "Death by Chocolate...
Pets of the week: Licorice, Libby make lovable pets

Licorice is a female black-and-white, long-haired Newfoundland. She is approximately 6 years old and is very friendly. Libby is a 7-year-old fox terrier. She is small on body but big...
Fred Jacob Weber the South Pacific, i.e., Guam and Japan, he sailed to seaports from the Aleutian chain of Alaska to the shores of Newfoundland via the Panama Canal. Fred returned on leave to San Antonio, Texas to visit his brother and family and to marry Patsy Colleen...
In the Stacks E. Annie Proulx, read by Paul Hecht. This award-winning novel centers on Quoyle, a New Yorker transplanted to Newfoundland after the death of his two-timing wife. With his young daughters, recently rescued from a child pornographer, he begins...


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