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…

Blue Monday

Trent Ernst, Editor This past Monday was Blue Monday. No, that’s not a Elvis Presley B-side, it’s the most depressing day of the year. Or at least, that’s what we’re…

Fire dispatch goes south

Trent Ernst, Editor In the end, it came down to money. Faced with the choice of keeping Fire Dispatch services in Fort St John or moving it down south, the…

December 14 Special Meeting of Council

Trent Ernst, Editor Present: Mayor McPherson, Councillors Caisley, Howe, Krakowka, Scott, Mackay COUNCIL PROCEDURE AMENDMENT BYLAW Council gave final reading to the Tumbler Ridge Council Procedure Amendment Bylaw. The new…