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Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for March 7 to 13, 2019.
Facebook and Instagram facing outages

Facebook and Instagram facing outages

Facebook and Instagram users may have noticed a few glitches on their accounts on Wednesday. In fact, Facebook users around the world were reporting outages, including being unable to send messages or create new posts.
Researchers play tag with oystercatchers

Researchers play tag with oystercatchers

Black oystercatchers may be conspicuous creatures on the shorelines of the Pacific Coast, but their movements are mysterious.
People asked to switch it up Friday for National Password Day

People asked to switch it up Friday for National Password Day

Change your passwords. That’s the message from the Better Business Bureau serving Mainland BC as it announced the fourth-annual National Password Day for this Friday, March 15.
Canadians faced with new travel requirements for travel to Europe

Canadians faced with new travel requirements for travel to Europe

While a number of countries have strict visa requirements, most European nations currently allow Canadians to travel through their borders visa-free. In other words, all that Canadian travellers require is a passport in order to travel.
Ferries launches public consultation on new ships

Ferries launches public consultation on new ships

BC Ferries wants to hear what ferry users are hoping to see in the five new ships it plans to build, so it’s “inviting customers and communities to join conversations about the new vessels and to provide input that will help shape their future onboar
Roe herring fishery opens under watchful eye of Tla’amin

Roe herring fishery opens under watchful eye of Tla’amin

First nation recognizes crucial role herring play in the marine ecosystem, says hegus
UPDATED: List of communities receiving harbour funding includes Powell River

UPDATED: List of communities receiving harbour funding includes Powell River

Federal government announces recipients in BC
Nations, airlines grounding Boeing's 737 MAX

Nations, airlines grounding Boeing's 737 MAX

A number of countries have banned Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet from their airspace in response to the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board.
City of Powell River launches new website

City of Powell River launches new website

Online presence offers user-friendly environment, says councillor