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Viewpoint: Next chapter opens once pages turn

by Ted Crossley City of Powell River Mayor Dave Formosa painted an overly pessimistic picture of a future without Catalyst Paper Corporation Powell River mill in the recent article “Court okays financing” [February 8].

Editorial: Early days

Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. is exploring the concept of building a waste-to-energy facility on Catalyst Paper Corporation’s Powell River mill site.
Editorial Cartoon: February 22, 2012

Editorial Cartoon: February 22, 2012

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Letters to the Editor: February 22, 2012

Community deserves better Well, Powell River, it is really sad to see BC Ferries at a stalemate in your city [“Mechanical problem docks ferry,” February 8]. I remember when the department of highways’ Comox Queen was on the run.

Viewpoint: A look back on the way out

by Kyle Wells After just under two years as a reporter with Powell River Peak I am moving to the greater Victoria area to take a job with another community newspaper. The decision is part professional, part personal.
Editorial Cartoon: February 15, 2012

Editorial Cartoon: February 15, 2012

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Editorial: Choices matter

Most young people believe they will never die. That belief often leads to risky behaviour, because youth believe the worst will never happen to them.

Viewpoint: An eye on the Patricia

by Sharlene Reid As I drove home today from work, taking the long way, I paused as I approached Ash and Marine avenues. I parked my car and looked across the street at the historic Patricia Theatre.

Letters to the Editor: February 15, 2012

Lack of awareness After reading your Speak to the Peak January 18 [“What’s your opinion on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project?”], I was surprised and disappointed with the lack of information that some of the responders displayed.
Editorial Cartoon: February 8, 2012

Editorial Cartoon: February 8, 2012

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