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New Year’s greetings: qathet Regional District chair Patrick Brabazon

New Year’s greetings: qathet Regional District chair Patrick Brabazon

"While some of us labour in the trenches, others are at the forefront of the seemingly endless battle with COVID."
New Year’s greetings: Powell River Board of Education chair Dale Lawson

New Year’s greetings: Powell River Board of Education chair Dale Lawson

"Before we can wrap up 2021, we need to pause for a moment to acknowledge and appreciate the respective contributions we’ve each made to get through another difficult year."
Cartoon: Forgotten mask

Cartoon: Forgotten mask

Are you bundling up to keep your cheeks and nose warm?
Editorial: Best laid plans

Editorial: Best laid plans

Did you make a resolution on January 1, 2021? Were you successful in achieving the desired outcome?
Jack Knox: Oh deer, drinking won't lift New Year's spirits

Jack Knox: Oh deer, drinking won't lift New Year's spirits

Funny thing, New Year’s. It’s the night dedicated to ­staying up late* doing to excess those things that you promise you’re going to stop doing in the ­morning. (*During the ­pandemic, 9 p.m. qualifies as late.)
Letter: Project at Catalyst Paper Tis’kwat mill site could be life-changing for community

Letter: Project at Catalyst Paper Tis’kwat mill site could be life-changing for community

Considering the well-documented track record of the fossil fuel industry, and the banks thus far in the climate crisis, we need to watch this very closely. ~ Bill Lytle-McGhee
Jack Knox: 21 non-COVID stories from 2021

Jack Knox: 21 non-COVID stories from 2021

New Year’s greetings: North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney

New Year’s greetings: North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney

We can provide our seniors, elders, veterans and all Canadians with a place to call home and a life of dignity. ~ Rachel Blaney
Support for recycling, tighter rules around single-use plastics remains high in B.C.

Support for recycling, tighter rules around single-use plastics remains high in B.C.

New poll also finds consumer behaviour around plastic use has not changed much from 12 months ago
Poll: qathet region respondents split on changing holiday plans due to omicron

Poll: qathet region respondents split on changing holiday plans due to omicron

Just under 55 per cent indicate altering agendas