Photo Contest Now Closed. Thank you for submitting!

Powell River: Get Snapping and Win Prizes! Deadline is Labour Day (Sept. 2, 2013) at midnight. Thank you for submitting! You can vote for your favourite People's Choice photo here. Deadline October 1, 2013 at midnight. Just to refresh your memory... here were the rules and requirements: Entry Rules and Requirements • The theme is... Continue Reading →

Ecossentials Just Keeps on Growing

By Maureen LattaThe past four years have seen big changes for Melissa Call’s Sunshine Organics business. After seven years of operating a warehouse-based, home-delivery service, Melissa opened the Sunshine Organics/Ecossentials bulk organic whole foods store at 4726 Marine Avenue four years ago to take what she calls the “get unpackaged idea” even further. She introduced... Continue Reading →

The Trucking Business: Then and Now

John Tait knows the trucking business. His career in trucking started in 1978 in Vancouver. At that time, he was owner-operator of a five-ton truck purchased with money made in the Powell River mill. He obtained his Class I licence the next year and purchased a tractor-trailer. Tait returned to Powell River in 1984, driving... Continue Reading →

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