Category Archives: News

Spring break

Trent Ernst, Editor Welcome to Spring Break 2017. By the time you read this, it’ll be half over already, but at the time of this writing, it’s only just begun….

Met Coal prices drop by half in last five months

Trent Ernst, Editor Metallurgical coal prices spiked last year, hitting over US$300 in November. A variety of artificial factors drove price up, and miners scrambled to get as much of…

Explore local this year

A new road guide produced by the Northern Trails Heritage Society encourages locals to explore local this year. The Auto Tour Guide, launched last week in Chetwynd, includes easy driving…

Cut block a cause for concern for some residents

Trent Ernst, Editor It’s hard to miss. If you’ve driven to or from Dawson in the last few months, chances are you’ve noticed it: a new cutblock that runs right…

The Tumbler Ridge Rippers Quilt Guild take part in Quilt Canada’s 2017 Big Quilt Bee

Cheryl Hayden To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday the Canadian Quilter’s Association is hosting Canada’s Big Quilt Bee. The goal is to make and donate 1000 quilts for kids at Ronald…

$210,000 in funding for Tumbler Ridge

Trent Ernst, Editor The Province of BC is investing $3.6 billion in rural development this year, $200,000 of which is earmarked for projects in Tumbler Ridge. MLA Mike Bernier made…