USW Workers receiving a portion of monies owed

Trent Ernst, Editor Nearly three years after Walter Energy closed its Wolverine Mine, putting hundreds of Employees out of work, a portion of the monies owed are finally being disbursed….

Regular Meeting of Council February 6

Trent Ernst, Editor Present: Mayor McPherson, Councillors Kirby, Howe and Mackay. PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS TUMBLER RIDGE – TR LIBRARY – UPDATE Paula Coutts, Head Librarian, and Chris Norbury, Librarian came…

Budget 2017: Council cuts budget by $700,000

Trent Ernst, Editor Council approved its 2017–2021 Strategic Plan, cutting about $700,000 from it’s 2016 budget. As always, this is not final until the bylaw is passed, which won’t happen…

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….