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"I t comes as quite a shock for people to go to work and find out they no longer have a job. Certainly, we’ve been nervous over the last few months because the price of metallurgical coal had been declining. It's 400-plus jobs. That’s an enormous hit to a community of 4,000 people."

Tumbler Ridge Mayor Darwen Wren, responding to the news that U.S.-based Walter Energy was suspending operations at two coal mines in northeastern British Columbia.
- Vancouver Sun and Financial Post

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Goliath Staggered: How the people of Highway 12 conquered Big Oil

4/15/2014

Mountain West Perspectives
New report highlights opportunities in the Colorado River Basin
New report highlights opportunities in the Colorado River Basin

3/25/2014

Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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