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Stories and photos from Powell River, BC.

The Powell River Bike Park, like you’ve never seen it before

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015

The Powell River Bike Park, like you’ve never seen it before

Share this!This young fella named Brandon Semenuk was in Powell River filming, of all things, an underwear commercial, at the Powell River Bike and Skate Park. We think you’ll agree that it turned out amazing: The video also features the ferry arriving in Saltery Bay, and some excellent drone footage of young Mr. Semenuk riding his scooter (is that Eagle River bridge?) into Powell River....

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Gary Lupul: The Pride of Powell River

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015

Gary Lupul: The Pride of Powell River

Share this!When I was six years old, the Vancouver Canucks went all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals. That alone was a remarkable thing, though they would lose in that series to the New York Islanders. But even more remarkable, was the fact that my next door neighbour was one of the most exciting players on the team. Yes, I grew up next door to the childhood home of Gary Lupul, “The Pride...

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What are your favourite blackberry recipes?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015

What are your favourite blackberry recipes?

Share this!Blackberries. The very name can cause a Powell Riverite’s mouth to water. The berries themselves, toward the end of August, are fantastic little mushy globs of sweetness on their own. And they grow like weeds. Add them to a pie or smoothie recipe, or pile them on some fresh crepes, and they become the star of the show. So we want to know: What are your favourite blackberry...

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7 people who are totally famous in Powell River

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015

7 people who are totally famous in Powell River

Share this!Powell River has had its share of exports that captured the attention of the world at large, and this is by no means a complete list. But for the sake of discussion, we thought it would be fun to create a list of people from Powell River who Powell Riverites talk about: 7. Fred Formosa As a multi-award winning architect and founder of Falcon Homes, Fred’s name is very well known...

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29 pics of Powell River sunsets that are just to die for

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015

29 pics of Powell River sunsets that are just to die for

Share this!If you’ve ever been to Powell River, BC— or if you live there, you know that Powell River sunsets are the best sunsets. After a quick survey of our Facebook friends, in just one day we collected these 29 incredible photos of the magic hour in Powell River. Feast your eyes: 29 Powell River sunsets that are just to die for By Powtown Post Powell River sunsets are gorgeous, and...

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