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Viewpoint: Give it a restroom

Viewpoint: Give it a restroom

by Andy Rice For over a decade, Savary Island residents and committee members have complained about finding human waste on the island’s South Beach after August Long-Weekend. And rightfully so.
Editorial: Public pressure

Editorial: Public pressure

Canadians concerned that personal information could be breached by an American munitions manufacturer can breathe a little easier.
Letters to the Editor: July 23, 2014

Letters to the Editor: July 23, 2014

Alternative design There is so much hot air flowing from Powell River’s debate about the location for the Powell River Public Library that it is warming the beaches on Texada Island [“Library responses favour Willingdon,” July 9].
Viewpoint: Library as part of sharing economy

Viewpoint: Library as part of sharing economy

By CaroleAnn Leishman Do we need a new library in Powell River? In my opinion, yes. The Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Culture commissioned a report in 2008 titled “Third Generation Public Libraries.
Editorial Cartoon: July 23, 2014

Editorial Cartoon: July 23, 2014

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Editorial Cartoon: July 16, 2014

Editorial Cartoon: July 16, 2014

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Editorial: Pound of cure

Editorial: Pound of cure

Average life expectancy for Canadian men is four to five years less than women and yet no biological reason for this difference exists.
Letters to the Editor: July 16, 2014

Letters to the Editor: July 16, 2014

Dogs unwelcome I live on Poplar Street next to the dog poop park [“Dog park fun for all,” December 22, 2010]. It used to be a clean, well-conditioned green space and the only green park in Townsite.
Viewpoint: Avoiding essential health care may hurt

Viewpoint: Avoiding essential health care may hurt

by Paul Galinski More than 20 years ago, I left Powell River for a vocational opportunity. One of the many things I left behind was an excellent family doctor.
Editorial: Deep breath out

Editorial: Deep breath out

It is surprising that the collective breath of this community earlier this week did not cause somewhat of a windstorm.