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Warm-to-cool weather shift coming soon, but another hot year still expected

The El Niño weather system is about to switch to La Niña, possibly bringing cooler temperatures. However, climate experts predict it’s still on track to be one of the warmest years on record, in terms of average global ocean temperature. New data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows...

Weekend of live jazz, disco dancing starts today

A whole weekend of live jazz music and dancing in Powell River is now underway, and there’s still time to get tickets. Multiple concerts and performances are happening around town today. The first is a lunchtime performance by locals Walter Martella and Paul Carriere at the Shinglemill Pub and Bistro. There...

Man acquitted of manslaughter after house party death

A man involved in a fight after an alcohol-fueled house party has been acquitted of manslaughter in the death of his attacker. Andrew Steve Alphonse was acquitted in March and the judgment was published late last week. He was at a house party in Duncan on January 19, 2020, when...

Access to ‘Fibre’ a Concern at 2024 COFI Convention

The BC Council of Forest Industries began its annual convention Wednesday evening in Vancouver.     Among the topics of discussion this year will be the industry’s call for more and stable access to wood fibre.    Yesterday, the council released a report on the forestry contribution to to the province, pointing out that...

Stranded orca changing colour in freshwater, but no cause for alarm yet

An orca calf stranded in a lagoon near Zeballos has been in freshwater so long, she’s starting to change colour. However, whale experts with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and veterinary experts say the ‘Brave Little Hunter’ won’t suffer any health effects in the short-term from her dorsal side turning white. The...

NDP MP Blaney wants federal government to address issues in North Island-Powell River

A local NDP MP wants the federal government to address multiple priorities of her riding ahead of the federal budget. In a letter to finance minister Chrystia Freeland, North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney highlights ongoing needs and priorities for the communities she serves. This includes housing, food insecurity, the opioid...
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