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Quick Peaks: October 31, 2012

Powerful tremor shakes coast A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in the Haida Gwaii region at 8:04 pm on Saturday, October 27.

Briefly: October 26, 2012

Power outage A wide swath of Powell River lost power Monday night, October 22. About 3,000 BC Hydro customers from the northern part of Townsite north to Whaletown Road on Cortes Island had no electricity from 7 to about 10:30 pm.
Powerful tremor shakes coast

Powerful tremor shakes coast

A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in the Haida Gwaii region at 8:04 pm on Saturday, October 27.
Collision closes highway

Collision closes highway

Highway now open and hydro restored
Family fights for accountability

Family fights for accountability

Grieving relatives want law changed
Ferries consultation process needs more work

Ferries consultation process needs more work

Local officials give province feedback on public engagement plan
CrimeStoppers: October 24, 2012

CrimeStoppers: October 24, 2012

A warrant has been issued on Frank Leitner for assault, uttering threats and possession of a dangerous weapon. Leitner is five feet 11 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, has blonde hair, hazel eyes and was born on July 31, 1959.

Quick Peaks: October 24, 2012

Concession petition CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) Local 798 has asked City of Powell River council to consider reopening the concession at Powell River Recreation Complex.

Council gives initial readings to permissive tax bylaws

Adoption expected at special meeting

Requests for upgrades to district schools

Board of education approaches province