There were serious competitors at the provincial cross-country ski championships in Main Brook on the weekend. John Brown of the Menihek Nordic Ski Club in Labrador West had to help his team members cope quickly with changing temperatures on Sunday, which affected the type of wax to be used.
Shelley Coates of the Belvy Bay Ski Club concentrates on completing quick, even strides in a classical race on the Belvy Run.
Nicaraguans and Newfoundlanders joined efforts last month to construct a modified Newfoundland codtrap in the fishing village of El Astillero. Three of the four Newfoundlanders sponsored by Oxfam Canada to assist the Nicaraguans included Trevor Taylor (left) of Gunners Cove, Sam Caines of Portland Creek and Dan Duffy (right) of Port au Port. Mr. Duffy died from drowning while swimming.
The St. Anthony and Area Kinsmen Club is observing how the national association of Kinsmen Clubs got off the ground with Heritage Week celebrations this week. Raising the Kinsmen flag are Mayor Raymond Squires (left), and club members Cec Roberts and Boyce Noble.