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Port Alberni resident robbed with weapon, thieves steal thousands

Most of the stolen currency is in Canadian $100 bills. The police investigation is ongoing.

  • Nov 17th, 2017

Drunk driver ticketed after wrong-way rollover

Nanaimo man crashes on Inland Island Highway near Qualicum Beach

Ballenas students snare top honours at model UN

Classmates claim school’s first, second Best Delegate awards

  • Nov 17th, 2017

Homeless society unveils community care mobile in Parksville

Health care items, advice to be dispensed from RV

Car fire on Hwy. 19 near Nanoose slowing traffic

Fire has been put out, and the car has been removed

  • Nov 16th, 2017

UPDATE: Driver dies when truck plunges off logging road near Caycuse

Fatal incident near Caycuse claims life of man in his 60s

Pottery throwing demo by Darrel Hancock
    Views in the News, Nov. 16
      Remembrance Day 2017 in Parksville Qualicum Beach
        Views in The NEWS, Nov. 9

          Daytime B&E in Parksville

          Stolen items include rings, a gold chain and a Canadian coin collection

          • Nov 16th, 2017

          Funding awarded to boost physical activity in District 69

          Money to be used to address accessibility and barriers to programs and amenities

          • Nov 16th, 2017

          Port Renfrew’s Tall Tree Festival cancelled

          One of Vancouver Island’s major music festivals hopes to come back for 2019

          Qualicum refugee group matches with family

          Syrian family of five expected to arrive before end of year

          Crime spree at Cowichan Lake ends in capture of four in the woods

          Four people are in custody after a crime spree at Cowichan Lake led to a chase in the bush.

          85-year-old Errington man returns to remote arctic with history to share

          Documentary to premier on local man’s years sailing through the ice

          Parksville Museum closes ‘indefinitely’

          Funding shortfalls blamed for sudden staff layoffs

          RDN board now includes new representative from Parksville, Nanaimo

          Minister questions rationale behind RDN’s voting unit request

          UPDATE: Vancouver Island driver killed when logging truck leaves road

          TimberWest contractor dies near Caycuse, off the shores of Lake Cowichan

          Bowser woman recovering from stabbing wounds

          Police arrest 22-year-old male suspect in Nov. 14 incident

          • Nov 15th, 2017

          Rock slide closes Highway 4 for two hours

          Traffic backed up in heavy rain Tuesday evening

          • Nov 15th, 2017

          RDN to present 2018 preliminary budget

          Regional district is encouraging the community to learn about next year’s financial plan

          Storm forces ferry to be re-routed

          The ferry corporation cancelled two scheduled sailings in and out of Tsawwassen on Tuesday night

          Francophone union dismayed at B.C. francophone teacher shortage

          SD69 Qualicum’s French Immersion program fully staffed: superintendant