Category Archives: Features

Diabetes and your kidneys

Canadian Diabetes Association   The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located just below the ribs, near the back. They filter the blood, removing waste through the urine. The kidneys also…

Dispatches from Normandy Part 3: Remembering Juno

Pam Broderick It’s a windy day on the north coast of France. I am facing the sea and I have goose bumps. But it’s not because I am cold. “Ladies…

A very Merry Christmas  Scary Halloween…

Trent Ernst, Editor For most people, Halloween is an event held annually, featuring scary costumes and kids wearing costumes. The Blunden’s haunted house has become an annual tradition in Tumbler…

Dispatches from Normandy: Wheat and Graves

Pamela Broderick Normandy is full of wheat and graves. I wasn’t expecting all the wheat fields and it reminds me of home. I am from the prairies in Saskatchewan, where…

Another Tumbler Ridge resident throws hat into the ring: Barry Blackman

Trent Ernst, Editor   “My phone hasn’t stopped since I signed up on Monday,” says Barry Blackman, a Tumbler Ridge resident and the sixth and last candidate to sign up…