Category Archives: Editorial

The right to repair

Trent Ernst, Editor I am not what you might call a handy person. I am not a candidate for “Canada’s Worst Handyman, either, but my skills in fixing and repairing…

Burn, baby, burn.

Trent Ernst, Editor Last week, there was a fire. It caused a fair bit of structural damage to a trailer down on the lower bench. And, being the town reporter,…

Some like it hot. The bloodsuckers.

Trent Ernst, Editor I’ve noticed something on social media. When it hits -30 for a week, there’s certain people who feel the need to post that climate change is a…

Let’s talk about it

Trent Ernst, Editor Before Gutenberg invented the printing press and changed the way we communicate, information flowed from person to person, mostly by talking. When the printing press was invented…

Stupefying Politics

Trent Ernst, Editor You’ve all heard me rant on about how the dichotomy of politics is tearing society apart. But here’s a new one: Politics makes you stupid. It’s true….

Don’t you know I’m a winner now

Trent Ernst, Editor Last week was the winter carnival here in Tumbler Ridge. You know, that thing that the District hosts annually in mid-January because there’s nothing ever to do…