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All of Tumbler Ridge to lose power twice this summer in planned outages

All of Tumbler Ridge to lose power twice this summer in planned outages

BC Hydro officials say the entire District of Tumbler Ridge — about 1,758 customers — will undergo two early morning blackouts this summer, June 5 and August 28.
Domestic violence, break-ins big concerns for Tumbler Ridge RCMP

Domestic violence, break-ins big concerns for Tumbler Ridge RCMP

RCMP focusing on “proactive” patrols for domestic violence and improving access to victim services.
Campfire on dinosaur tracks highlights need for fossil protection

Campfire on dinosaur tracks highlights need for fossil protection

Hikers who lit fire on ancient track way displayed "incomprehensible stupidity," Paleontology Research Centre head says
Avalanche Canada issues warning for Powder King area

Avalanche Canada issues warning for Powder King area

Backcountry users urged to take caution this weekend
Severance for laid off miners delayed again

Severance for laid off miners delayed again

Most of the former workers are now spread out across the province, the union says.
HD Mining still in on Murray River Coal project, Lekstrom says

HD Mining still in on Murray River Coal project, Lekstrom says

Blair Lekstrom is throwing cold water on a report that HD Mining is passing on its proposed underground coal mine in Tumbler Ridge.
Coal sample vital to future of HD Mining project bound for China

Coal sample vital to future of HD Mining project bound for China

A three-thousand tonne shipment of Tumbler Ridge coal is on its way to China, where it will play a big part in determining the fate of mining in Northeast B.C.
Union critical of HD Mining plan to rely on Temporary Foreign Workers

Union critical of HD Mining plan to rely on Temporary Foreign Workers

Blair Lekstrom, an advisor to HD Mining, said that he hoped unions would “accept” the use of temporary foreign workers in their proposed Murray River coal mine. That hope seems to be deflated, as Stephen Hunt, the Director of the B.C.