On the Trails: The many uses of urine

...set the dye, and then pound it on a board. The process is called "waulking" and still continues in the Hebrides (and in Nova Scotia by descendants of Scottish emigrants) as a cultural celebration. Urine has been used as a tooth-whitener and for making...
Today in sports history

1923 - Gene Sarazen beats Walter Hagen 1 up to capture the PGA championship.1941 - Joe Louis knocks out Lou Nova in the sixth round at the Polo Grounds in New York to retain the world heavyweight title.1954 - Willie Mays makes his over-the-shoulder...
Today in Sports History

...1982 drug overdose death of comedian John Belushi (Smith served 18 months.)In 1998, a Swissair MD-11 jetliner crashed off Nova Scotia, killing all 229 people aboard.Ten years ago: President George W. Bush summoned the nation toward victory over terrorism...
Photo: Beach walk

Chelsea Lechner keeps Nova, a friend's dog, entertained with a ball while walking her own dog, Quinn, along Auke Recreation beach on Friday. Sunday is expected to be sunny with temperatures in the mid-40s.
Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - The U.S. will assert its sovereignty in the Arctic, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Friday, even as Russia...
FYI for the week of Nov. 24, 2013

Recent births at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center:? On Nov. 20, 2013, a daughter, Nova Ann Prebag, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz., to Rebecca and Michael Prebag.? On Nov. 22, 2013, a son, Rowen Powrie Curry, weighing...
Sports On TV

...Paris8:30 a.m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, second round, at Halifax, Nova Scotia11 a.m., TGC - PGA Tour, The Greenbrier...W.Va.11 a.m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, third round, at Halifax, Nova...
Sports on TV

...PGA Tour, Open de France, first round, part II, at Paris8:30 a.m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, first round, at Halifax, Nova Scotia11 a.m., TGC - PGA Tour, The Greenbrier Classic, first round, at White Sulphur Springs...
Sports On TV

...Greenbrier Classic, final round, at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.11 a.m., TGC - Tour, Nova Scotia Open, final round, at Halifax, Nova ScotiaHORSE RACING1 p.m., FS1 - Thoroughbreds, United Nations Stakes, at Oceanport, N.J...
Dutch play down revenge talk ahead of Spain clash

...matter any longer," winger Arjen Robben said Thursday, a day before the two teams' World Cup Group B opener at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. "I don't believe in revenge - 2010 was a final, this is a group match. You can't compare it. "In a possible...


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