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Briefly: March 9, 2012

Area B tops list Members of the Powell River Regional District’s planning committee have approved a 2012 work plan for official community plan (OCP) projects with Area B being top priority. The plan prioritizes OCPs for Electoral Areas B, C and A.
Nash promotes strong economy

Nash promotes strong economy

Party members vote later this month
Library location debate heats up council

Library location debate heats up council

Proponents and opponents jam city hall but most are out in the cold
Area lacks home birth options

Area lacks home birth options

Many mothers-to-be would like care of a midwife

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
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