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Coal export expansion proposal kicks up dust

Coal export expansion proposal kicks up dust

Plans to increase capacity on Texada Island raise concerns in Salish Sea communities

Briefly: August 23, 2013

Fire ban lifted Fire threat specialists with BC’s Wildfire Management Branch have decided to lift the fire ban in areas around the coastal fire region. The ban on campfires had been in place since the beginning of August.
Crews battle fire at mill

Crews battle fire at mill

Blaze shuts down operations

Police ask for help on hit and run

Powell River RCMP are looking for anyone who may have witnessed a hit and run accident on August 13. The incident happened at approximately 11 pm as a scooter driver was turning left onto Joyce Avenue from Barnet Street.

Carpenter decries lack of work

Contractor to host job fair

Directors nix tenure change

Province to decide on 30-year lease for Texada boat club

Cougar dies after killing dog

Attack leaves women traumatized

Quick Peak: August 21, 2013

Counterfeiters Two former Powell Riverites have been arrested on fraud, possession of counterfeit currency and property obtained by crime charges. Roy Gene Hopkins, 45 and Linda Marie Solowan, 50, face multiple fraud and counterfeit charges.
BC Ferries tweaks terminal upgrade plans

BC Ferries tweaks terminal upgrade plans

Company provides water taxi and shuttle services

Catalyst announces boss

Former Canfor CEO starts October 1