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Editorial: Father's Day

This year, instead of golf clubs or a new barbecue, why don’t dads give themselves the gift of acknowledging their contributions as fathers.

Letters to the Editor: June 17, 2015

Speaking for residents I believe that a good elected person serves the interest of the citizens. He/she does not serve her/his self interest. He/she does not serve the interest of corporations.
Viewpoint: Biking club a "ripping" success

Viewpoint: Biking club a "ripping" success

by Kimberley Leahy Last September I was hiking with Mary Payne, one of the teachers at Edgehill Elementary School, and we were talking about some of the amazing things Powell River schools are doing.
Editorial Cartoon: June 10, 2015

Editorial Cartoon: June 10, 2015

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Editorial: Growing problem

Powell River is too fat. This is one of the findings of a recent My Health My Community (MHMC) survey. There is a big but attached to this little tidbit of information and it is not the one to be sat upon.

Letters to the Editor: June 10, 2015

Unfair for seniors With reference to the recent letter by Richard Dignard concerning DriveABLE assessment, he omits to mention the nearest location to Powell River for this is Courtenay [“Message for seniors,” April 29].

Viewpoint: Our archery club is being squeezed out

by Vivianne Meunier It takes a lot of volunteers and work parties to make a club. Volunteering is good for the soul. My husband Chris Swan has love, passion and joy for Powell River Archery Club.
Editorial Cartoon: June 3, 2015

Editorial Cartoon: June 3, 2015

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Editorial: Time tension

Is one national day for health and fitness enough? June 6 is National Health and Fitness Day and it is a good idea, considering about 39 per cent of Canadian adults are self-reportedly obese. But it is not like Canadians don’t want to be active.

Letters to the Editor: June 3, 2015

Environment key in election With an election soon approaching I find it astounding how little mention there is of the ever more perilous effects of climate change and acidifying oceans. Politicians seem to be riveted on the economy and jobs.
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