Category Archives: Features

The crew snowshoeing up the creek.

A winter assault on the Cascades

Brandon Braam Having hiked the 21-kilometer trail into the Monkman Cascades twice already, joining in on a winter expedition certainly piqued my interest. The Monkman Cascades are located in Monkman…

Annual Daffodil Campaign underway

Spring is coming earlier to Tumbler Ridge this year. Fresh flowers, leaving Victoria on April 2, should be arriving in Tumbler Ridge on April 4. The Lions club is looking…

Syrian Refugees and locals

Former Tumbler Ridge Resident extends helping hand

Trent Ernst, Editor The island of Kastellorizo is officially named Megisti, or, as we would say in English. Majesty. The name carries with it connotations of “biggest” and “greatest.” The…

Vickie Davis plays with her dog, Maverick.

Looking for a place to play for our four legged friends

Trent Ernst, Editor A few months ago, Vickie Davis was out walking her dog out by the cemetery, when another dog began to get aggressive. “Basically, I had come around…

Helping kids with heart defects is a beautiful thing

Trent Ernst, Editor On January 2, Simone Van Heerden received the letter she’d been hoping for weeks. That was the day the 15 year old Tumbler Ridge student was accepted…

Play safe out there

Trent Ernst, Editor   Last Week, Avalanche Canada issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users across most of the province. The warning was for most of the…