Category Archives: Local views

Faking it

Trent Ernst, Editor A few years back, our carriers went out and dropped off papers to every house in Tumbler Ridge with a note that said, basically, “if you want…

October Fire Report

Dustin Curry, Fire Chief Let me first start by thanking everyone for all the support shown in the last few weeks as I embark on this new chapter of my…

It’s Wake up time!

Don Pettit The media often calls this the “dawn” of renewable energy, as if it’s something new. Somebody, I suspect, has been snoozing through sunrise. It may seem like dawn…

A change of seasons

Trent Ernst, Editor Man, has it been an awesome November. After predicting that the snow wouldn’t leave until April, the snow has mostly gone away. While it has sucked for…

October Farm News

Jerry Kitt It was the beginning of October; I was driving from Edmonton when close to home I noticed a skiff of snow on the highway. “It’s a bit early”…

Watt’s Happening: Creative Solutions

Don Pettit We are quickly developing the tools to harvest the vast and limitless energies of sun and wind. The world has begun its fourth great energy transition. But we…