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Editorial: Land use value

A marathon meeting that attracted more than the usual number of attendees may signify a sea change in rural areas.

Letters to the Editor: March 23, 2011

Standing together I wish to express strong solidarity with the people of Tla’Amin (Sliammon) First Nation in response to the treatment received at the hands of John Weston, MP for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, and his masters in O

Viewpoint: Standing with Tla'Amin

by John Weston I stand by the Tla’Amin (Sliammon) First Nation people and the people of Powell River and have worked to hasten a treaty.
Editorial Cartoon: March 23, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: March 23, 2011

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Editorial: Powerful message

Powell River residents have an opportunity to show support for action on climate change this Saturday, March 26. Turning out the lights during Earth Hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm, is one simple measure that people can take to help make a difference.

Editorial: Fares rise again

Powell River residents will have to pay more to ride on ferries starting April 1. Fares on BC Ferries’ minor routes will increase an average of 6.7 per cent.
Editorial Cartoon: March 16, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: March 16, 2011

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Editorial: Preparedness

Many Powell River residents have been horrified by the scenes of unimaginable destruction that followed a 9.0 magnitude earthquake in Japan that struck on Friday.

Letters to the Editor: March 16, 2011

Too much emotion City of Powell River council must change the library site location [“Council selects library site,” March 9]. Both the statement of requirements and the site location process have serious flaws.

Viewpoint: One-hundred-mile investment

by Rob Higgin A story is told in my family that my great-grandfather Ross Cooper and seven others created the Springhill and Parrsborough Coal and Railway Company in 1877.