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B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

B.C.'s 'war in the woods' battlegrounds to be permanently protected

VICTORIA — Old-growth forests that were environmental and Indigenous rights battlegrounds over clearcut logging in the 1980s and 1990s during British Columbia's "war in the woods" are set to receive permanent protections in a land and forest manageme
B.C. court closures concern civil liberties watchdog, criminal lawyer

B.C. court closures concern civil liberties watchdog, criminal lawyer

"A lot of people have a lot of anxiousness about what is going on in the courts," said the BC Civil Liberties Association's Karen Mirsky.
qathet Regional District briefs

qathet Regional District briefs

Approved statement of financial information; Authorizes BC Transit operating budget; Submits 2024 goals to Powell River RCMP
Dinosaurs come to Vancouver to get you thinking about extinction

Dinosaurs come to Vancouver to get you thinking about extinction

Dubbed 'Life at the Edge,' the exhibit aims to give visitors a peek into deep time, and bring them closer to the processes that could threaten human extinction.
B.C. family desperately searching for lost dog in Golden Ears Provincial Park

B.C. family desperately searching for lost dog in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Shampoo, the Goldendoodle, got spooked by thunder and ran off as the couple was putting on her leash.
Heat wave or heat dome? Weather experts don't agree on the definitions

Heat wave or heat dome? Weather experts don't agree on the definitions

The term heat dome — like heat wave — doesn't appear in Environment Canada's glossary.
Emissions cap not possible without oil, gas production cuts: Deloitte

Emissions cap not possible without oil, gas production cuts: Deloitte

CALGARY — Canadian oil and gas companies facing a federally imposed emissions cap will decide to cut their production rather than invest in too-expensive carbon capture and storage technology, a new report by Deloitte says.
Good Birding: Common nighthawk concludes spring migration

Good Birding: Common nighthawk concludes spring migration

Also, do more sightings mean more birds or more birders?
North Island-Powell River MP attends D-Day ceremonies

North Island-Powell River MP attends D-Day ceremonies

Rachel Blaney joins Canadian contingent that travels to France to commemorate 80th anniversary of invasion
Powell River Fire Rescue responds to blaze in Cranberry

Powell River Fire Rescue responds to blaze in Cranberry

Flames damage home, all occupants escape