Fall Fair: Sept 16 & 17, 2017

Fall Fair: Sept 16 & 17, 2017

Every year the abundance of agriculture in Powell River is showcased at the annual Fall Fair at the Exhibition Grounds off Padgett Road This year, it’s under the leadership of the newly formed Powell River Farmers’ Agricultural Institute. Walking through the gates...
Future forest fairytale: multimedia art

Future forest fairytale: multimedia art

“The forest would know if you believed it was alive. You would sort of detect something in the trail, maybe you would hear a rustling of leaves, and a deer would show you the way a little bit…they may send ambassadors to people who they knew would protect their...
Logger Sports Schedule

Logger Sports Schedule

Here is the schedule for the 2017 Powell River Logger Sports. You can also go here to check out the full Guide to Powell River Logger Sports, or download the PDF here. It has profiles, event descriptions and everything you need to know about the July 14 to 16 Powell...
Gently summer prune for bountiful branches

Gently summer prune for bountiful branches

By Jonathan van Wiltenburg | jonathanvw@yahoo.com One of the best bang-for-your-buck summer garden tasks is to summer prune your fruit trees. Many of us have slipped into the habit of pruning only during the dead of winter, however summer pruning in July and August...
I Made the Move: Dan Brown

I Made the Move: Dan Brown

Dan Brown grew up on Quadra Island. He’s a cabinet, granite counter maker and artist. Now he is a full-time knife maker out of his Wildwood workshop. Dan makes high-end folding knives and fixed blades. He enjoys the outdoors, mountains, biking and being with his kids....