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Editorial: Deal targets goals

City of Powell River officials unveiled a new agreement-in-principle (AIP) with Catalyst Paper Corporation this week, one that takes some time to understand.

Letters to the Editor: May 2, 2012

Capital borrowing plan Details obtained from the City of Powell River through a freedom of information request revealed that the city’s debt at December 31, 2005, was $5,926,000 and that by October 12, 2011, the debt had increased to $10,569,846 [“Pr

Viewpoint: Committee composition has flaws

by George Orchiston On August 4, 2011, City of Powell River issued a press release advising that council had engaged the Helios Group, a Vancouver-based management consulting firm, to conduct a third party independent review of city services and oper
Editorial Cartoon: May 2, 2012

Editorial Cartoon: May 2, 2012

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Editorial Cartoon: April 25, 2012

Editorial Cartoon: April 25, 2012

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Editorial: Water protection

A small group of residents south of Powell River won a large victory recently, one that sets a precedent in the protection of drinking water throughout the province.

Letters to the Editor: April 25, 2012

Community divides over issue Our petition states: “We, the undersigned, do not want a library at Willingdon Beach (old arena site). We also want a referendum regarding the new library proposal.

Viewpoint: Friends await decision on Davie Bay

by Richard Fletcher Non-profit Friends of Davie Bay (FDB) is expecting a decision on its appeal concerning a new limestone quarry for Davie Bay, Texada Island.
Editorial Cartoon: April 18, 2012

Editorial Cartoon: April 18, 2012

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Editorial: Earth Day

For 42 years, people all over the planet have recognized April 22 as Earth Day. More than one billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.