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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...
The second strangest story ever told

...wearing traditional Norwegian dresses, knickers, bonnets and sweaters. Meghan, my five-foot-tall sister-in-law from Newfoundland, almost got in a fight with two ax-wielding brutes who tried to cheat at the herring toss competition. Naturally, with...
Good dog, bad dog: What happens when a service dog doesn't work out?

...month."Isn't Kenzie a beauty?" she posted on Facebook in one of many photos she shared of the 2-year-old black Newfoundland."My girl on an outing to a baseball game. 3 more days before she will be here for some training. Can't wait!" she...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...rigs and vessels (e.g., as was experienced by Terra Nova, a large oil field located about 230 miles off the coast of Newfoundland); and roads, runways, pipelines, harbors, and homes all will become more vulnerable to effects of warming in permafrost-rich...
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...
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...


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