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Retraining grant money comes to Northern Lights College in Tumbler Ridge

Northern Lights College in Tumbler Ridge received a $150,000 grant to support workers impacted by the curtailment of mining activities in the area.

Environmental assessment extended for Tumbler Ridge mine

The company that wants to build the first longwall underground coal mine in Canada near Tumbler Ridge was granted an extension on its environmental assessment review.

Mark Evans: Tumbler Ridge's only plumber is always on call

People of the Peace

Peace Region paleontologists want to preserve dinosaur track area as tourist site

Scientists in Tumbler Ridge are hoping to save an important piece of palaeontology in an area that’s lost many important sites. Representatives of the Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre made a presentation to the City of Fort St.

Building begins on Meikle Wind Energy project

After years of discussion and site clearing, work has started on what will be the largest wind energy project in British Columbia.

Mine closures could delay Tumbler Ridge health clinic upgrades

Sagging coal prices and mine closures could delay planned upgrades to the Tumbler Ridge medical clinic, according to a Northern Health director.

High avalanche danger this weekend

Avalanche near Tumbler Ridge Sunday claimed a life

Proposed $480 million wind farm near Tumbler Ridge would be B.C.'s biggest

A company has begun regulatory work with the aim of building a possible $480 million wind farm near Tumbler Ridge. According to the company’s estimates, it could be larger than any other wind project currently operating in British Columbia.

One dead after avalanche near Tumbler Ridge

UPDATE: Tumbler Ridge RCMP say a man was killed by an avalanche near the Core Lodge snowmobiling area Sunday. Police have not yet released the name of the victim.
Tumbler Ridge adjusting to life without coal – again

Tumbler Ridge adjusting to life without coal – again

After the closure of its last coal mine, Tumbler Ridge has the hallmarks of a boomtown entering a bust. There are the "for sale" signs that dot the front lawns, the empty storefronts and the unplowed driveways.
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