Category Archives: News

Geopark featured in new Destination BC campaign

Photographers and videographers from Destination BC were in the Tumbler Ridge area last summer, along with the Google Trekker, shooting video and photos for the new campaign, which started to…

February Farm News

Jerry Kitt Northern Hawk Owl. How could such a sweet little bird instill terror in a human? We’ve been seeing quite of few of these medium sized owls lately, always…

USW Workers receiving a portion of monies owed

Trent Ernst, Editor Nearly three years after Walter Energy closed its Wolverine Mine, putting hundreds of Employees out of work, a portion of the monies owed are finally being disbursed….

Regular Meeting of Council February 6

Trent Ernst, Editor Present: Mayor McPherson, Councillors Kirby, Howe and Mackay. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS TUMBLER RIDGE – TR LIBRARY – UPDATE Paula Coutts, Head Librarian, and Chris Norbury, Librarian came…

Budget 2017: Council cuts budget by $700,000

Trent Ernst, Editor Council approved its 2017–2021 Strategic Plan, cutting about $700,000 from it’s 2016 budget. As always, this is not final until the bylaw is passed, which won’t happen…

Budget 2017: Council approves new Grant in Aids, reduces old

Trent Ernst, Editor Last month the District looked at its Grant in Aid spending for 2017. There were only a few new applications, including an ask from the newly formed…