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Work to reduce risk of forest fires on Penticton Trails in Powell River to begin early on May 11

Work to reduce risk of forest fires on Penticton Trails in Powell River to begin early on May 11

Expectation is that neighbouring properties will hear machinery working, says Powell River Fire Rescue coordinator
Ferry system encompasses wide variety of commuter needs

Ferry system encompasses wide variety of commuter needs

Travellers such as those from Powell River are the ‘bread and butter’
City of Powell River five-year financial plan ready for city council vote

City of Powell River five-year financial plan ready for city council vote

Average house in city will face 4.4 per cent increase if councillors vote in favour
Low B.C. snowpacks reduce flood risk, hike chance of summer drought

Low B.C. snowpacks reduce flood risk, hike chance of summer drought

Snowpacks across B.C. are below normal this year, reducing the likelihood of flooding but raising the spectre of dry conditions this summer
North Island-Powell River MP prepares report on state of chinook fishery

North Island-Powell River MP prepares report on state of chinook fishery

More staff and more money for hatcheries is necessary, says Rachel Blaney
Hazardous trees in Texada Island recreation area facing removal

Hazardous trees in Texada Island recreation area facing removal

Site will not be open to public while work is underway
Rise in data breaches prompts warning

Rise in data breaches prompts warning

As privacy awareness week gets underway, the BC Office for the Information and Privacy Commissioner and the Better Business Bureau are warning people do a better job protecting their personal data
Vancouver Island University expands early childhood education program in Powell River

Vancouver Island University expands early childhood education program in Powell River

Educational opportunity to include enrolment of 25 students
Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for May 2 to 8, 2019.
Northbound cycling lane by Mitchell Brothers to be shut down

Northbound cycling lane by Mitchell Brothers to be shut down

City of Powell River Council also recommends lower speed limits in Cranberry commercial zone