Category Archives: Local views

More than a Gadget

Don Pettit All right. I admit it. I’m bit of a gadget guy. My most recent one, a portable emergency radio, amazed me more than usual. Here’s why. Our old…

Penultimate Ponderings

Trent Ernst, Editor So much to say, so little time. With the Tumbler Ridge News coming to a close next week, I’m left trying to fit a lifetime’s worth of…

Climate change: five things you need to know

Don Pettit (Inspired by National Geographic magazine, April 2017, “Climate Change: Seven things you need to know.”) The world needs energy, lots of it, and billions need much more than…

The Misinformation Matrix

Trent Ernst, Editor Claire Wardle, over at First Draft News, has a proposal. We call so many things fake news, she says, that the term has become meaningless. But without…

Etched Memories

George Rowe I saw him at a distance. I had not seen this gentleman before. I wondered if he might be a new resident or just a visitor. Our paths…

The end is nigh

Trent Ernst, Editor One of my favourite albums from when I was a teen was Steve Taylor’s I Predict 1990. The album’s title was a play on a pair of…