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Powell River Public Library contest invites landscape photos

Powell River Public Library contest invites landscape photos

Capturing seasonal beauty in the qathet region is this year’s theme
Brooks Secondary School building upgrades in the works

Brooks Secondary School building upgrades in the works

Ongoing improvements for high school and qathet School District board office
Still afloat: Squamish council to reconsider LNG floatel

Still afloat: Squamish council to reconsider LNG floatel

Council voted 4-3 to reconsider Woodfibre LNG's worker accommodation application; meeting set for June 4.
qathet School District briefs

qathet School District briefs

Mental health, digital apps and financial report discussed at monthly meeting
qathet School District one year into strategic plan

qathet School District one year into strategic plan

Board chair confident greater outcomes for all students well underway
Environment Canada warns of snowfall and hazardous driving on B.C. Interior highways

Environment Canada warns of snowfall and hazardous driving on B.C. Interior highways

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada is warning drivers about snow on some southern British Columbia mountain passes that may cause sudden hazardous driving conditions.
Surrey Board of Trade calls for review of sex offender regulations, protocols

Surrey Board of Trade calls for review of sex offender regulations, protocols

SURREY, B.C. — The Surrey Board of Trade says it is joining Mayor Brenda Locke in "urgently calling" for a comprehensive review of laws and protocols around high-risk sex offenders. Board President Anita Huberman says in an open letter to B.C.
B.C. mayor says drones endangering wildfire helicopter pilots, pleads for patience

B.C. mayor says drones endangering wildfire helicopter pilots, pleads for patience

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The mayor of the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality in British Columbia says drones are endangering helicopters being used to fight wildfires near Fort Nelson, which was ordered evacuated earlier this month.
Northern Rockies Regional Municipality says four homes lost in B.C. wildfire

Northern Rockies Regional Municipality says four homes lost in B.C. wildfire

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The Mayor of British Columbia's Northern Rockies Regional Municipality says four homes have been lost and six other properties have been damaged by a wildfire that forced the evacuation of Fort Nelson more than a week ago.
B.C. boaters ordered to remove drainage plugs to prevent spread of whirling disease

B.C. boaters ordered to remove drainage plugs to prevent spread of whirling disease

VICTORIA — British Columbia's chief veterinarian has issued an order making it illegal to transport boats or other watercraft without removing the drain plug to prevent the spread of whirling disease.