Cloe Logan

A wild Great Blue Heron at the NIWRA’s pond. (Dave Erickson photo)

Environment Canada: Compliance order issued to the Town of Qualicum Beach now lifted

Order was to stop construction and protect heron colony

A wild Great Blue Heron at the NIWRA’s pond. (Dave Erickson photo)
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SD69 superintendent downplays importance of annual school rankings

Elder says numbers cater to high-end and exclusive schools

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Elise Boulanger will play the Parksville Museum on Sept. 5. (Davis Hammer photo)

Elise Boulanger talks history, music and the importance of connecting

Musician and band to play the Parksville Museum on Sept. 5

Elise Boulanger will play the Parksville Museum on Sept. 5. (Davis Hammer photo)
A memorial arch was erected in honour of a man killed in a hit-and-run incident in Parksville last year. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Memorial arch honouring hit-and-run victim in Parksville dismantled

City cites potential liability to people using park and beach

A memorial arch was erected in honour of a man killed in a hit-and-run incident in Parksville last year. (Photo submitted)
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has released a map showing COVID-19 cases broken down region. (BCCDC map)

Six Parksville COVID-19 cases announced by BCCDC are no longer active

Data released for the Island for the first time since the start of the pandemic

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has released a map showing COVID-19 cases broken down region. (BCCDC map)
Tourism in the PQB area was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. (NEWS file photo)

Tourism-based businesses in Parksville Qualicum Beach bouncing back

Industry insiders say initial effects of COVID still being felt

Tourism in the PQB area was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. (NEWS file photo)
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One year later, still no news on 2019 fatal hit-and-run incident in Parksville

RCMP say they gave Crown counsel all information ‘some time ago’

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The steeple of St. Anne’s Church in Parksville, which was the area’s only shelter until it closed down in March. (Cloe Logan photo)

OHEART still looking for PQB cold weather homeless shelter solution

Only shelter in the area had to close in March due to COVID-19 concerns

The steeple of St. Anne’s Church in Parksville, which was the area’s only shelter until it closed down in March. (Cloe Logan photo)
The Music Cafe in Parksville opened on June 3. (Submitted photo)

‘Music Cafe’ in Parksville questions future amid COVID-19

As a new business, they don’t qualify for government assistance

The Music Cafe in Parksville opened on June 3. (Submitted photo)
SD 69 met with Qualicum Beach council on Feb. 5. (File photo)

Some mandatory mask-wearing to be part of Qualicum back-to-school

Most students expected to be back in class as School District 69’s plan approved by the ministry

SD 69 met with Qualicum Beach council on Feb. 5. (File photo)
Michelle Brown celebrates 35 years working in Qualicum Beach at Cruise Plus Travel and Tours. (Michael Briones photo)

35 years of sending Qualicum Beach on incredible journeys

Travel agent Michelle Brown on 35 years at the same office in Qualicum Beach

Michelle Brown celebrates 35 years working in Qualicum Beach at Cruise Plus Travel and Tours. (Michael Briones photo)
The Town of Qualicum Beach put out a release on Aug. 25 stating that a recent survey put out by Coun. Adam Walker was not endorsed by them. (File photo)

Qualicum Beach says survey circulated by councillor was not endorsed by the town

Adam Walker said it was clear that the survey was a personal attempt at engagement

The Town of Qualicum Beach put out a release on Aug. 25 stating that a recent survey put out by Coun. Adam Walker was not endorsed by them. (File photo)
Qualicum Beach council discussed a proposed cell tower at their most recent meeting. (Black Press file)

Qualicum Beach moves forward on alternative recommendation for proposed cell tower

‘The town has received a large volume of unsolicited correspondence on the proposed locations’

Qualicum Beach council discussed a proposed cell tower at their most recent meeting. (Black Press file)
Robert Tutty’s glass work at Robert Held Art Glass in Parksville. (Submitted photo)

Robert Tutty unveils first glass exhibit in Parksville

Work on display at Robert Held Art Glass until Sept. 29

Robert Tutty’s glass work at Robert Held Art Glass in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
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Qualicum Beach council shows willingness to help preservation society

Morse: ‘We’re very interested in talking with them’

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Qualicum Beach council moved to look into ways to supporting homeless veterans. Back, from left, Coun. Adam Walker, Coun. Robert Filmer, Coun. Scott Harrison. Front: Mayor Brian Wiese, left, and Coun. Teunis Westbroek. (Town of Qualicum Beach photo)

Qualicum Beach council moves to look at ways to help homeless veterans

Commitment make to look into options and needs in the area

Qualicum Beach council moved to look into ways to supporting homeless veterans. Back, from left, Coun. Adam Walker, Coun. Robert Filmer, Coun. Scott Harrison. Front: Mayor Brian Wiese, left, and Coun. Teunis Westbroek. (Town of Qualicum Beach photo)
Sarah Mar and Natalie Klassen-Chequer with the Parksville Museum exhibit they designed. (Michael Briones photo)

Summer students create special clothing exhibit at Parksville museum

Details history of families from the 1800s

Sarah Mar and Natalie Klassen-Chequer with the Parksville Museum exhibit they designed. (Michael Briones photo)
Julian and Sue Packer will perform a 20-minute play, ‘Babel Rap’, on Aug. 22. (Andrew Nixon photo)
Julian and Sue Packer will perform a 20-minute play, ‘Babel Rap’, on Aug. 22. (Andrew Nixon photo)
Keith and Elizabeth Smith, serenaded by Charisma Bypass. (Michael Briones photo)

Couple gets surprise barbershop quartet concert in Parksville on their 60th wedding anniversary

‘Charisma Bypass’ shows up at their hotel to sing favourite tunes

Keith and Elizabeth Smith, serenaded by Charisma Bypass. (Michael Briones photo)
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Virtual Qualicum school district meeting includes talk of return to class, masks and more

SD69 to hold town hall discussion featuring questions from parents

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