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Editorial: Arresting developments

Editorial: Arresting developments

Recent search warrants executed by Powell River RCMP, the subsequent media release from police and a Peak article detailing the arrest of a resident at a supportive housing complex resulted in a flurry of negativity on social media about the f
Cartoon: Who is getting vaccinated?

Cartoon: Who is getting vaccinated?

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Opinion: Tesla owners: enviro-saviours or enviro-Chads?

Opinion: Tesla owners: enviro-saviours or enviro-Chads?

'For a while, every time I saw a Tesla drive past me on the highway, I could feel myself throw up a little in my mouth. It was a bitter, bitter taste.'
Near and Far: Global linkages tie us intimately to the wider world

Near and Far: Global linkages tie us intimately to the wider world

Near and Far is a new column about public issues and cultural affairs
Les Leyne: Site C stumbles and NDP’s resentful indifference

Les Leyne: Site C stumbles and NDP’s resentful indifference

Premier John Horgan is getting good at his “she-made-me-do-it, I’ve-got-no-choice” performance when it comes to the Site C dam.
Kicking the Clutter: How to become a self-motivator

Kicking the Clutter: How to become a self-motivator

Ranka Burzan owns a professional organizing company based in Powell River and has written several books on reducing clutter and becoming more organized
Opinion: It's time to ditch school dress codes for good

Opinion: It's time to ditch school dress codes for good

Sexist dress codes continue to perpetuate rape culture. Throw in racism and classism, and it's time to move B.C. schools' policies into the 21st century.
Editorial: Shortened hockey season

Editorial: Shortened hockey season

One year ago this weekend, on February 28, 2020, Powell River Kings opened the BC Hockey League (BCHL) playoffs against Cowichan Valley Capitals with a 6-3 defeat in Duncan.
Cartoon: Where is the vaccine?

Cartoon: Where is the vaccine?

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Healthy Living: Trust, and frying bacon in the nude

Healthy Living: Trust, and frying bacon in the nude

If your experience is of an unkind, untrustworthy world, who can we trust?