Skip to content

Local News

Loggers find face in a tree

Loggers find face in a tree

Klahoose carving settles question of territory
Project aims for heart of matter

Project aims for heart of matter

Students celebrate gratitude with small acts of kindness

Briefly: March 28, 2014

Change dates With March ending and April beginning, residents are reminded of some very important dates. Postage stamps for lettermail in Canada will rise on Monday, March 31.

CrimeStoppers: March 26, 2014

Week of March 18 to 24, 2014 Total calls for service = 101 Impaired driving = 1 Assaults = 1 Break and enters = 3 Thefts = 4 Mischief = 2 1. March 18 4200 block Padgett Road Around 5:30 am a vehicle was driven off the road.

Quick Peaks: March 26, 2014

Province purchases land A popular location for sea kayakers and ecotourists is coming under the provincial government’s protection after a deal with an American logging company was reached for land on Quadra Island.

Council Briefs: March 26, 2014

Carbon calculator helps track footprints City of Powell River sustainability steering committee recommended to council that a carbon footprint calculator be placed on the city's website to help bring further awareness to the community.
Accident victim dies

Accident victim dies

Don Skonberg, the 62-year-old pedestrian who was struck by an SUV on Joyce Avenue, Monday, March 17, has died. Powell River RCMP Constable Tim Kenning confirmed that Skonberg succumbed to his injuries Wednesday evening.

Bursting at its seams

Haslam Lake water main to be replaced

Co-treatment still an option

Budget committee considers liquid waste management plans

Weston speaks against treaty

Calls the wording a challenge to equality