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2017 Best of Powell River Results

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017

2017 Best of Powell River Results

Share this! Best of Powell River Winners Settle yourself on a log, grab a box full of fish and chips, and strap on your head-lamp so you can keep reading after the sun dips below the horizon. These, dear readers, are what you recommend as the best in Powell River. CIVIC PRIDE Best neighbourhood Westview Townsite Cranberry / Wildwood PRL notes: Westview for the win! Last year, the...

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Who has Powell River’s best burger?

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017

Who has Powell River’s best burger?

Share this! Who makes Powell River’s best burger? Where’s the best camping spot? Who has the best coffee scene? Vote on these and a host of other categories in the annual Best of Powell River Contest. You could win a Pollen sweater or a trip to Desolation Sound with Terracentric Adventures. But the contest closes June 30, so there’s little time left. Go here to vote now!  ...

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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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