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BC Ferries posts schedule changes
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 20:03:15



Workers shore up slump
Workers from the City of Powell River public works yard were at Willingdon Beach shoring up a bank after the recent wet weather caused a slip.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 12:01:25



Workers shore up slump
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-28 20:00:42



Briefly: March 28, 2014
Change dates With March ending and April beginning, residents are reminded of some very important dates.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-28 20:00:41



Signs of the times
When Impact Signs' founder Gerhardt Tollas visited the enterprise's new location beneath Taw's Cycle and Sports, he was surprised to see a piece of equipment nearly 30 years ago still operating. "The business has been going for 30 years," he says, "and I hope it's going for another 30 years."
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: Business Date: 2014-03-28 20:00:33



City hires new chief financial officer
City of Powell River has appointed a new head of finance. Certified general accountant Shehzad Somji will be joining the city team May 1 after 19 years with First Credit Union, where he was chief financial officer (CFO) for 10 of those years.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-27 20:01:17



City hires new chief financial officer
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 20:02:58



CrimeStoppers: March 26, 2014
Week of March 18 to 24, 2014 Total calls for service = 101 Impaired driving = 1 Assaults = 1 Break and enters = 3 Thefts = 4 Mischief = 2 1. March 18 4200 block Padgett Road Around 5:30 am a vehicle was driven off the road. The driver of the vehicle was located unharmed but demonstrated symptoms of impairment. The vehicle was impounded for 24 hours and the driver was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:11



Quick Peaks: March 26, 2014
Province purchases land A popular location for sea kayakers and ecotourists is coming under the provincial government's protection after a deal with an American logging company was reached for land on Quadra Island.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:11





Council Briefs: March 26, 2014
Carbon calculator helps track footprints
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:10



Bursting at its seams
A water main running from Haslam Lake to a recently built reservoir may cost City of Powell River as much as $3.5 million to replace.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:10



Weston speaks against treaty
Wording in the Tla'amin (Sliammon) First Nation treaty process ensures that when it is fully in place some aspects of Tla'amin law will prevail over Canadian law.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:09



Co-treatment still an option
Years after it was first proposed as a sewage treatment option, co-treatment continues to be a contentious issue for City of Powell River council.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:09



MP stumps against northern gateway
Instead of PowerPoint slides and bulleted notes, people attending Nathan Cullen's presentation on the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline heard stories.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:08



Water lilies create cause for concern
Cranberry Lake is dying and City of Powell River council is still uncertain whether there is anything that can be done about it.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:08



Injunction puts pot on hold
Licensed medical marijuana users breathed a collective sigh of relief after a federal court handed down a last-minute reprieve which allows them to continue to grow their own pot at home.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:07



Eagle rescue turns wet
What started out as a seemingly simple beach rescue turned into a marine operation for a bird rescue specialist looking to save an injured bald eagle.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: Community Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:06



Wilderness survival builds deeper connection
A former resident of Vernon, BC, has relocated to the West Coast and taken to the wilderness to reduce her carbon footprint and hone her survival skills.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: Community Date: 2014-03-26 12:01:05



Villa wins final game
Powell River Villa was supposed to play a pair of games last weekend. However, it picked up six points by virtue of a 6-3 win over Lakehill Danger Police 3A on Saturday and three more on a forfeit from SFFC Active Earth Engineering 3A scheduled for Sunday.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: Sports Date: 2014-03-26 11:57:23



Editorial: Up in smoke
It is neither reasonable nor responsible to create opportunity, infrastructure and regulation for a small business sector and then rip the carpet out from under all who've gathered to make an honest go of it.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: Opinion Date: 2014-03-26 11:57:20



Letters to the Editor: March 26, 2014
Hospice program suffers I write in response to your article "Hospice volunteer program faces uncertainty," March 12.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: Opinion Date: 2014-03-26 11:57:20



Viewpoint: Program cuts costly to community
In response to "Hospice volunteer program faces uncertainty," March 12, I am grateful to the reporter for the informed article and to the hospice volunteers for bringing to the region's attention the void in services after the cut by Powell River General Hospital (PRGH) and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) to the Powell River Community Health hospice program.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: Opinion Date: 2014-03-26 11:57:19



Smoke alarm saves life
A house fire last night on Weldwood Rd., south of town, resulted in what Malaspina Fire Chief Dave Keiver is calling a total loss. At 7:30 Monday night 17 members from the Malaspina Fire Department were called to the home where they found the structure engulfed in flames.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-25 20:02:32



Briefly: March 21, 2014
Setting it straight A story in the Shopper last week incorrectly reported that local results of the recent teachers' strike vote were not tallied before being added to the provincial totals. Powell River and District Teachers' Association collects and tallies local votes, however, only provincial results are reported to the media.
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-21 19:59:15



Smoke alarm saves life
Newspaper: The Powell River Peak
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-21 19:59:12



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