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Briefly: City asks for sewer help; support website; fishing deadline

City asks for sewer help: As the coast braces for the next round of winter storms, City of Powell River is asking residents to take preventative measures against flooding.

Quick Peak: Mill announces product

Catalyst Paper Corporation has announced in an internal memo that it is converting Powell River mill’s paper machine 11 to produce a paper-towel product, a niche market manager Fred Chinn said in the memo has growth opportunity.

Quick Peaks: Award nominees; weather cancels parade

Call for award nominees: Organizers of the BC Achievement Awards are calling on residents to nominate members of the community for the annual awards.
Humpback numbers on the rise

Humpback numbers on the rise

More whales spotted in the Georgia Strait this year
Swimmer reflects on complex

Swimmer reflects on complex

Longtime patron looks back on four decades at indoor pool
Police step up enforcement

Police step up enforcement

Impaired driving leading cause for road deaths

Council briefs: December 9, 2015

Financial plan bylaw: City of Powell River council gave three readings to Five-Year Financial Plan Bylaw 2423 at its Thursday, December 3, meeting. The bylaw sets out the proposed expenses for the city’s operations for the years 2016 to 2020.
University looks at expansion

University looks at expansion

Local campus and Chinese school consider shared Wildwood location
Grant funds social research

Grant funds social research

Study aims at template for city development strategy
Plan addresses stormwater

Plan addresses stormwater

Concerned citizen worries liquid-waste plans do not add up