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Vote for Your Picks in the 2017 Best of Powell River Awards

Posted by on May 1, 2017

Vote for Your Picks in the 2017 Best of Powell River Awards

Share this! Powtown Post and Powell River Living have teamed up once again to bring you the 2nd Annual Best of Powell River Awards! Vote for your favourite local things, businesses, and people in the categories of Civic Pride, Arts, Food & Drink, Retail, and Outdoors. Here’s what you need to know: The August issue of Powell River Living will feature a full report of the top three...

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Win Cash from Mother Nature Contest

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016

Win Cash from Mother Nature Contest

Share this! Who says money doesn’t grow on trees? Well, at Mother Nature, it does! You could win a $200, $100, or $50 Gift Certificate from Mother Nature From November 1 – 30, 2016, Mother Nature is running a contest! Find Mother Nature on Facebook and Instagram, or visit their website at mother-nature.ca to sign up for their email newsletter. All you have to do is...

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Best of Powell River 5: Get Outside!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016

Best of Powell River 5: Get Outside!

Share this!It’s sunny. But in just a couple of months, the deluge is coming. Carabiner on to your best buddies, your dogs, and head out into the woods and onto the water. Here’s the best of what’s out there, according to the Best of Powell River voters. Best place to run Willingdon Beach Trail Inland Lake Sea Walk Best answers: The Knack on Boxing Day. I try not to unless...

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Best of Powell River 4: The woebegone BC Ferries

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016

Best of Powell River 4: The woebegone BC Ferries

Share this! BC Ferries: the boats Sunshine Coasters loves to hate. And with good reason. Especially this summer (ooooh those Saltery Bay line-ups). The Best of Powell River Contest had voters purging their contempt for the Crown Corporation. But it wasn’t all bad. There’s great toast! Best BC Ferry: Snarky comments such as “There is none” and “Ha!” MV Island Sky (To lower Sunshine...

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Best of Powell River 3: Best Eats

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016

Best of Powell River 3: Best Eats

Share this!The Best of Powell River contest is a great excuse to stretch your culinary wings and eat something new. Here’s what the voters recommended you try. How many of these have you eaten already? How many can you sample before summer ends? Best local cocktail: Coastal Cookery – River City Breeze Costa del Sol – Rumbo Shinglemill – Loaded Caesar Appy Best answers:...

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Best of Powell River 2: Our Kooky City

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016

Best of Powell River 2: Our Kooky City

Share this!We asked, you told. And, you were pretty hilarious about it. Here’s a round-up of Best of Powell River questions that reveal the weird and the wonderful hidden in this community. Best unofficial city slogan: Powtown Powell Riviera I had a good time, actually Best answers: Bowel Quiver. From the River, wanna giv’er? Home of ‘Lord of the Rings’ woodlands. If you do not like the...

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