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Quick Peak: Lockout continues; Ferries changes

Lockout continues A quarry workers lockout on Texada Island continues despite efforts to return to the bargaining table.
Powell River Regional District directors vote landslide hazard bylaws down again

Powell River Regional District directors vote landslide hazard bylaws down again

Regional government looks for broader protections in danger areas
Returning defender makes presence felt

Returning defender makes presence felt

Powell River Kings shore up roster with new additions
Advocates call for Powell River shelter

Advocates call for Powell River shelter

Community centres attempt to gauge homeless problem and address needs
City of Powell River releases regional recreation study

City of Powell River releases regional recreation study

Community discussions expected throughout 2017
Person of the year: Dave Formosa

Person of the year: Dave Formosa

Mayor in the news throughout 2016
Newsmaker of the year: Tla’amin Nation

Newsmaker of the year: Tla’amin Nation

After more than two decades in the making, Tla’amin’s treaty enactment was the most significant story of 2016
It happened in 2016: A year of infrastructure development for Powell River

It happened in 2016: A year of infrastructure development for Powell River

Wastewater plans gain approval and major grants received
Stillwater tops Powell River Regional District agendas

Stillwater tops Powell River Regional District agendas

Committees hear request for changes to improve access to beach and climbing area

Quick Peak: School board elections; Salish Orca reaches Pacific

No change in school board elections Annual elections were held for School District 47 board of education on Tuesday, December 13. The elections are mandated each year throughout the board’s four-year term.