*Originally published in our August 28-September 3, 2022 issue
I was down to Argentia last week. It’s completely different now and I had not been there since the naval base closed. In fact I have only been there a couple of times before.
Memory is a funny thing. When I
How family and reunion 45 years in the making with a long-lost magic guitar continue to inspire legendary Canadian rocker Randy Bachman
Legendary guitarist and instrumental musician in Canada’s rock culture, Randy Bachman is animated in recounting the story of how he was reunited with his long-lost Gretsch guitar after
*Originally published in our August 14-20, 2022 issue
It was just past five in the morning of what promised to be another lovely summer day. I was out on the deck having coffee and looking at the paper in the half light of a new day. When you are older
By: Russell Bowers
It was an image that became iconic to a decade. But the story of how the picture happened is more bizarre than the photo itself
It was December of 1970, most Americans were in holiday mode, heading to malls and shops for presents. Comedian Red Skelton, variety
By: Russell Bowers
In his new novel, author Bill Rowe imagines a former British PM fascinated with his First Nations roots and driven by time to share his story
“You found the place,” Bill Rowe exclaims as I pull up to the driveway.
He greets me at the door
*Originally published in our June 19-25, 2022 issue
Those of us of a certain age know what it’s like to have had a baby boomer father. Those dads were cool. Pack of smokes in pocket with one smouldering from the jaw. They all looked like James Dean with a baby
*Originally published in our June 12-18, 2022 issue
The race does not always go to the swiftest or so we are told in Ecclesiastes. The cold reality is that it usually does and smart money bets it that way.
Those words are a grim reminder that the bloody war in
One community leader connects with the past to help preserve the culture and traditions for future generations
Badger’s Kellie Kerpan is the manager of culture and community outreach with Qalipu First Nation. When Kerpan spoke with The Herald, she was relaxing before things were about to get busy at Kilmory
They are the ghosts of another generation. They are the hockey players who were hired to jobs in Newfoundland that allowed them to make a living with their hockey skills long after dreams of the NHL ended.
Before the St. John’s Maple Leafs stepped on the ice at Memorial
A mother and her devotion to learning the history of antiques
By: Griffen Stuckless
My mother loves heirloom and antique items. She loves the stories behind them and what each piece tells. Naturally, this means she’s in possession of a few items passed down through the family – one of