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Editorial: Service deficit

Texada Island residents are used to coping with the vagaries of ferry service. The island, home to about 750 people, is part of Powell River Regional District, but separated by Malaspina Strait.

Letters to the Editor: June 22, 2011

HST referendum I got my copy of the HST pamphlet the other day [“HST changes,” June 1]. For the sake of brevity let’s take it as a given that axing the HST will cost us money. The money isn’t what’s important.

Viewpoint: Heron returns to nest

by Adam Cramb Despite the possible fear of being exposed to human interference, the wild Great Blue Heron made an effort to preserve itself and returned to its nest at Powell River Recreation Complex.
Editorial Cartoon: June 15, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: June 15, 2011

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Editorial: Power review

BC’s Forest Practices Board has concluded a significant investigation into the Toba-Montrose run-of-river power project, located just north of Powell River. Its report provides an excellent blueprint for consideration of future projects.

Letters to the Editor: June 15, 2011

Blues festival thrills Wow. The first blues festival in Powell River was unbelievable [“Seaside festival prepares to rock,” June 1]. From Friday night, June 3, right through until Sunday evening, June 5, it was a huge success.

Viewpoint: Disillusionment leads to decision

by Clark Banks After nine years of service, I can no longer be involved in the City of Powell River’s liquid waste management plan process.

Viewpoint: Ferry tales uncover reasons for fares

by Glenn Nelles Since I last wrote to the editor of the Peak about my inability to understand the thinking of those who operate our ferry system [“Taken for a ride,” April 27], I have also written to BC Ferries to find out why it charges more for a t
Editorial Cartoon: June 8, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: June 8, 2011

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Editorial: Closed ears

It’s hard to imagine how elected officials can spend a significant amount of time, money and resources on public consultation then reject the results of the process.