Category Archives: Local views

Recreation Report

Chuck Jensen, Director of Community Services I had a discussion this week with Apex, the engineering firm responsible for the community centre building envelope project. The engineer expects the contractor,…

Community centre report

By Chuck Jensen, Director of Community Services

Tumbler Ridge is blessed with an abundance of community organizations, and one very active and visible one in the community center is Senior’s Corner.

Letter: Tumbler Ridge Health Centre Foundation

The Tumbler Ridge Health Centre Foundation received a very generous donation from Claudia Hayes for $1200.96 from the proceeds of the recent Jockey Clothing sales held at the community centre.

Letter: public apology

Dear sir or madam, I owe you and your family a sincere apology for threatening you. It was never my intention to create such an awkward and uncomfortable situation. I…

Letter: Keep it in the ground

The release of carbon dioxide from the burning of coal mined in B.C. is roughly equal to all other sources of greenhouse gases in BC.  And its impact on world-wide climate change events for all of us is a more severe problem than any local environmental impacts from water pollution or dust or traffic.

Not a popular sentiment in coal-mining towns, but true.  The vast consensus from science is that global warming will have severe social and economic impacts on our children’s lives.

Adventure photo of the week

ONWARD AND UPWARD: Using backcountry skins on their skis, a pair of local skiers ascend a steep slope during an alpine foray near the Core Lodge area last Sunday (February…