Category Archives: Local views

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…

When More is Never Enough…

Don Pettit There does not appear to be a human gene that programs us to know when we have achieved “enough.” Instead we are genetically programmed to always strive for…

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….

And a fun time was had by all

Brett Robertson It was a brisk afternoon on the slopes of the Tumbler Ridge Golf Course last Saturday, complete with local Rangers handing out free passes for the Community Centre…

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…

2017: a new year for new energy

Don Pettit Last year was an historic year for renewable energy. Planet Earth is breathing a bit easier as investment in new solar and wind power exceeded investment in fossil…