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Letters to the Editor: October 12, 2011

Mayor seeks assent It is good news that City of Powell River Mayor Stewart Alsgard will be moving a council motion in support of a referendum on the sewage co-treatment deal with Catalyst Paper Corporation [“Mayor proposes to seek elector assent for

Act now for a sustainable community

by Ken Glaze Thomas Wheeler describes a scenario in his “Act to save community” letter [August 17] that is probably not too unrealistic. As the world supply of oil runs low and prices rise, things will surely get more expensive here.
Editorial Cartoon: October 12, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: October 12, 2011

What are your thoughts on this week's cartoon?
Editorial Cartoon: October 5, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: October 5, 2011

What are your thoughts on this week's cartoon?

Editorial: Ferry chaos

Just when Powell River residents thought ferry service couldn’t get any worse, it did. The Queen of Chilliwack replaced the Queen of Burnaby on the Powell River-to-Comox route and chaos ensued, at least in the initial days.

Letters to the Editor: October 5, 2011

Barter caution for businesses In response to the Viewpoint article “LETS do it without money,” September 21, I would suggest that anyone running a business be very wary about the bartering business.

Viewpoint: Changing the world

by Susan Jersak A sustainability forum titled “A Call to Action” was held at Max Cameron Theatre recently. One of the presentations was made by a student, Graham May. He was asked to talk about what youth wants.

Editorial: Restoring trust

An investigation into medical imaging, credentialing and quality assurance paints a derogatory picture of Powell River General Hospital. A report of the investigation by Dr.

Letters to the Editor: September 28, 2011

Bike lanes required for safety On September 6, while walking on the sidewalk along Joyce Avenue near the old Max Cameron School, I was knocked down from behind by a boy riding his bike [“Event encourages commuters to pedal,” May 25].

Viewpoint: Touch of paint makes marine attraction

By Sandy McCormick While pleasure boating off the shore of Powell River recently, I couldn’t help but notice the biggest eyesore along the otherwise beautiful coast, Catalyst Paper Corporation’s Powell River mill.
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