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…

Family Literacy Week

Samantha Petrovic Every January, Canadians celebrate Family Literacy Day. In BC, we’re fortunate enough to have an entire week to celebrate Literacy Week. This year, Family Literacy Week will be…

Policies and Priorities Committee December 12

Trent Ernst, Editor Councillor Scott (Chair), Mayor McPherson, Councillors Kirby, Howe, Krakowka, Caisley. DELEGATIONS MONKMAN RV PARK OPERATOR – ROXANNE GULICK Roxanne Gulick provided an update, which was basically covered…

A Year In the life of the TR Arts Council

Brett Robertson At the January 9, 2017 Council meeting, Erin Wanvig came to give a summary report for the Tumbler Ridge Arts Council. Wanvig says the Arts Council is always…

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…

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…