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Spot Prawns are on ! Read more »

Spot Prawns are on !

You might notice floating balls on the water all around Powell River this last week, and people coming back with huge grins as the short window of recreational only spot prawn fishing opened up on April 1st. The spot prawn fishery is one of the…


Magpie's Diner Rockin' Read more »

Magpie’s Diner Rockin’

  Lots of Swap N’ Shop users remember the never ending post about a town fav, Magpie’s Diner having to move out of their classic Townsite location and the difficultly in choosing a new location. Users gave tips and suggestions and soon enough people were…


Powell River Top Town to "Move Away From In Canada" Read more »

Powell River Top Town to “Move Away From In Canada”

Powell River #4 “Best Place to Move Away From Canada” (because we have boats?) http://www.citiesjournal.com/top-15-cities-and-towns-to-move-away-from-in-canada/12/ Well, I would like to chime in on this junk article, the kind of article that is a resounding failure of inaccurate sludge that should be left in the bottomless…


Herring retake their homeland in Powell River ! Read more »

Herring retake their homeland in Powell River !

On the top of the Sunshine Coast a herring invasion was well under way the last few days, and Powell River had a silvery blue tropical looking band running near its shoreline. The seagulls and eagles were buzzing around like a blitz, fearless sea-lions coming…


From the Powell Riveria Blog.