Budget 2017: Council approves new Grant in Aids, reduces old

Trent Ernst, Editor Last month the District looked at its Grant in Aid spending for 2017. There were only a few new applications, including an ask from the newly formed…

More Solar Myths

Don Pettit Peace Energy Co-op’s solar workshop in Hudson’s Hope this past Saturday was amazing: wonderful turn out (the place was packed!), huge interest in roof-top solar, and a very…

Spring break

Trent Ernst, Editor Welcome to Spring Break 2017. By the time you read this, it’ll be half over already, but at the time of this writing, it’s only just begun….

Met Coal prices drop by half in last five months

Trent Ernst, Editor Metallurgical coal prices spiked last year, hitting over US$300 in November. A variety of artificial factors drove price up, and miners scrambled to get as much of…

Explore local this year

A new road guide produced by the Northern Trails Heritage Society encourages locals to explore local this year. The Auto Tour Guide, launched last week in Chetwynd, includes easy driving…

Cut block a cause for concern for some residents

Trent Ernst, Editor It’s hard to miss. If you’ve driven to or from Dawson in the last few months, chances are you’ve noticed it: a new cutblock that runs right…