Category Archives: Features

Meikle Wind project is now up and running

Trent Ernst, Editor The Meikle Wind Project is now fully operational. “Meikle Wind is now the largest wind facility in British Columbia, increasing the installed wind power capacity in the…

Avalanche Awareness Week: Be careful out there!

Ryan Shelly If there was ever a season to be conservative in Avalanche terrain, this would be your year! This last week, a special avalanche warning was issued for the…

Avalanche Awareness Week: The one piece of avalanche equipment that hardly anyone talks about

Trent Ernst, Editor You’ve got your beacon, your probe, your shovel. You may even have your avalanche airbag. But do you have a inclinometer? No? You’re not alone. Many people…

First Community Paramedic Hired for Tumbler Ridge

Trent Ernst, Editor Joan Zimmer is the first community Paramedic in Tumbler Ridge. Zimmer, who has been with the local paramedic service since 2011, and who took over as Unit…

The cupboards are getting bare

“The cupboards are getting stripped down, the bank account is getting stripped down,” says Morgan. “It’s getting harder and harder to provide for people.” Morgan says part of the trouble…