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Quick Peaks: March 7, 2012

Ferry locations available BC Ferries has added minor routes to the vessel tracking program available on its website. The expansion includes all the routes serving Powell River.

CrimeStoppers: March 7, 2012

Week of February 28 to March 5, 2012 Total calls for service = 90 Impaired driving = 3 Assaults = 5 Break and enters = 3 Thefts = 2 Mischief = 3 1. February 29 6700 block Drake Street Police responded to a mischief complaint at a building.
Kings in a race for first

Kings in a race for first

Being down a goal or two team turns on pressure and ups performance

Planning workshops exclude public

Regional board chair says directors would not speak freely in an open meeting

Telemarketing fraud trying to scam locals

Phone calls offer large sums of money for a processing fee

Toba project incurs highest penalty

Agency imposes fines for serious violations of regulations

Catalyst posts almost 1 billion loss for 2011

Writedown of mill values contributes to financial results

Reporter joins team

Coming to Powell River is just like coming home for Kathleen Thompson. She was born in Sechelt and spent a bit of her childhood in Powell River. Thompson also lived in Alberta, attending college in Lethbridge to obtain her journalism diploma.
Teachers strike closes schools for three days

Teachers strike closes schools for three days

Government legislation appoints a mediator to settle dispute
Protesters battle smart meters

Protesters battle smart meters

Issues include proliferation of electromagnetic radiation
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