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Stories and photos from Powell River, BC.

9 Photos That Show Winter in Powell River Ain’t So Bad

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017

9 Photos That Show Winter in Powell River Ain’t So Bad

Share this!We’re blessed with relatively mild winters here in Powell River, but this year, we’ve had a bit of a cold snap. Some of you have fully embraced this winter weather and ventured out into the bush to find snow. Others have stuck closer to home and spent more time indoors than other years. Both are totally okay. For those of you that have ventured out, we applaud you, for you...

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1996-97 Powell River Regals Inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame!

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017

1996-97 Powell River Regals Inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame!

Share this!Some hometown peeps, many of whom you probably know very well, are going to be in the BC Hockey Hall of Fame (BCHHF) as of July 2017. Yup, you heard that right. Just in time for the Regals’ 20th Anniversary of winning the Allan Cup, the 1996-97 Allan Cup Champion Powell River Regals have been chosen as 2017 BCHHF inductees. The Allan Cup was hosted at the Powell River Recreation...

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Special Screening of “The End of the Road”

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017

Special Screening of “The End of the Road”

Share this!Powell River film lovers! You are invited to a special hometown Gala Night screening of “The End of the Road” film at The Patricia Theatre during the Powell River Film Festival! The screening includes a special performance by Rick Scott of Pied Pumkin. If you are in the area, you should definitely come for the very first showing of the film! From the website: Picture your...

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Spotted in Powell River: The Christmas Truck

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016

Spotted in Powell River: The Christmas Truck

Share this! ‘Twas a couple nights before Christmas, when we spotted the truck… The Christmas truck, prepared each year by Ryder Spick and Sponsored by Spick and Son’s Projects Ltd., made a stop at the extended care unit where local passersby could snap some photographs. It is rumoured to have over 40,000 lights, meticulously lined up with hundreds or even thousands of zap...

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Quit Smoking and Win $250 Cash from BC Lung Association

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016

Quit Smoking and Win $250 Cash from BC Lung Association

Share this!On January 3, the BC Lung Association is challenging ‘wannabe’ quitters to take a breather for 24 hours and quit smoking. They’re also offering a $250 cash prize as an extra incentive (the winner will be randomly drawn). There’s no catch. The BC Lung Association simply wants as many British Columbians to quit smoking as possible, and they know that while most smokers want...

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