Category Archives: Editorial

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…

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…

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…

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…