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Briefly: June 22, 2012

Police seize heroin RCMP arrested a Powell River resident this week a few minutes after he drove off the ferry at Saltery Bay for having a significant amount of heroin.
Music conveys passion

Music conveys passion

Festival draws artists together for a common purpose

CrimeStoppers: June 20, 2012

Week of June 12 to 18, 2012 Total calls for service = 118 Impaired driving = 5 Assaults = 2 Break and enters = 4 Thefts = 14 Mischief = 11 1. June 15 5400 block Larch Avenue Police responded to a report of a suspicious male in the area.

Quick Peaks: June 20, 2012

Groups benefit from grants Powell River community organizations have received more than half a million dollars in gaming grants from the provincial government. In all, 36 organizations received $514,350.

Directors set to pass procedure bylaw

Provincial regulation does not allow electronic participation at committee meetings

Ferry losses escalate

Passenger traffic plunges to 21-year low

Annual report ready for review

Last year saw the completion of 34 million in capital projects

Hazardous materials policy in development

Initiative would require professional assessment on pre-1990 buildings

Councillors discuss library vote

No decision until after board presentation on design report

Judge okays second vote

Mayor Dave Formosa makes eloquent speech in court