The Powtown Post

Stories and photos from Powell River, BC.

Powell River-Born Stylist Karla Welch is in Vogue… Again

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017

Powell River-Born Stylist Karla Welch is in Vogue… Again

Share this!That’s right. Karla Welch, who was Powell River born-and-raised (not Vancouver, like other publications are saying… tsk, tsk), is back in the media for creating a line of perfect white t-shirts with Justin Beiber. And she’s not just gracing any old media outlet–she’s in Vogue–which is basically the fashion bible. Welch originally created these tees as a request...

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Don’t miss the Diamond Dance… this Saturday!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017

Don’t miss the Diamond Dance… this Saturday!

Share this! Every year, softball teams come from the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to Powell River for the Annual Parkland Slo-Pitch Mixed Softball Tournament. This year, the organizers are adding even more fun to the mix, and hosting the first annual Diamond Dance as a wrap up party for the tournament! This dance will help support the costs associated with putting on a tournament like...

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Keep Your Kids Reading Throughout the Summer (at the New Library!)

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017

Keep Your Kids Reading Throughout the Summer (at the New Library!)

Share this!First let me introduce myself. I’m Kirsten, the new Summer Reading Clubs Assistant at the Powell River Public Library. If you haven’t noticed yet – we’ve moved! I’m currently surrounded by empty bookshelves and books waiting to be placed in their new homes. The new library is almost ready to open its doors to the people of Powell River, but I’m here to share with you something that...

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There’s now an app for reporting illegal trash dumping

Posted by on May 25, 2017

There’s now an app for reporting illegal trash dumping

Share this!Nowadays, there seems to be an app for everything. But did you ever think you could use an app to report illegal trash that has been dumped in our beautiful trails? Enter the Trash Out app. Here’s a snippet from the CBC.ca article about it: District officials in Powell River, on the northern part of B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, are encouraging residents to download the Trash Out...

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Powell River Golfers Swing into Spring with BC Lung Association’s Golf Savings Book

Posted by on May 5, 2017

Powell River Golfers Swing into Spring with BC Lung Association’s Golf Savings Book

Share this!The BC Lung Association is encouraging golf lovers province-wide to pick up a Golf Savings Book. For $35, this fundraising book offers great deals and discounts on golf courses across BC and Washington State, all while supporting the BC Lung Association and the one in five British Columbians living with lung disease. “The sun is out and flowers are blooming – so it’s a great time to...

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