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RCMP say body of man reported missing in Parksville found, no criminality suspected

Police, search and rescue crews had been looking for man for several days

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Parksville, Qualicum Beach and the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) will mark Sept. 19, the day of Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral, as a day of mourning. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)

Royal funeral for Queen Elizabeth II to be observed in Parksville, Qualicum Beach and RDN

Wreath-laying services planned for Qualicum Beach and Parksville

Parksville, Qualicum Beach and the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) will mark Sept. 19, the day of Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral, as a day of mourning. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
A recent photograph of Ottavio Cutillo. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Oceanside RCMP seek witness in Parksville missing person investigation

Police want to talk to driver of Chevy Silverado with Ontario plates

A recent photograph of Ottavio Cutillo. (Submitted photo)
The ‘Sunset Paddle in Nanoose’ photo won the Enjoying Our Great Outdoors category of the Regional District of Nanaimo photo contest. (Submitted photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo photo contest winners announced

More than 200 submissions captures diversity, beauty of the region

The ‘Sunset Paddle in Nanoose’ photo won the Enjoying Our Great Outdoors category of the Regional District of Nanaimo photo contest. (Submitted photo)
Kevin Goldfuss is running for Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) Area F director (Errington, Coombs, Hillers) in the Oct. 15 election. (Submitted photo)

Kevin Goldfuss running for RDN Area F director

Retired operations manager has experience working with government agencies

Kevin Goldfuss is running for Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) Area F director (Errington, Coombs, Hillers) in the Oct. 15 election. (Submitted photo)
Teen Shopping Event at the SOS Thrift Store was a blast for the many teens that took part. (Lissa Alexander photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach teens enjoy shopping extravaganza at SOS Thrift Shop

Event marks 19th anniversary of shop’s location

Teen Shopping Event at the SOS Thrift Store was a blast for the many teens that took part. (Lissa Alexander photo)
‘Blithe Spirit’ cast members left to right: Paul Churchill, Diane Korol, Judy Hipkin, Amanda Wagner, Maggie Bugg, Michael King and Wendy Alexander. (Submitted photo)

ECHO Players in Qualicum Beach to kick off season with supernatural comedy classic

‘Blithe Spirit’ will run Oct. 13 to Oct. 30 at Village Theatre

‘Blithe Spirit’ cast members left to right: Paul Churchill, Diane Korol, Judy Hipkin, Amanda Wagner, Maggie Bugg, Michael King and Wendy Alexander. (Submitted photo)
Parksville councillors Mark Chandler and Al Greir will not seek re-election in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (City of Parksville photo)
Parksville councillors Mark Chandler and Al Greir will not seek re-election in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (City of Parksville photo)
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3 all candidates meetings set for Parksville Qualicum Beach ahead of Oct. 15 elections

Meetings scheduled for Sept. 25, Sept. 26 and Sept. 27

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The Old School House (TOSH) Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach has launched a multi-year capital fundraising campaign. (PQB News file photo)

Fundraising bash cancelled at TOSH in Qualicum Beach due to low ticket sales

Arts centre’s capital fundraising campaign will continue

The Old School House (TOSH) Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach has launched a multi-year capital fundraising campaign. (PQB News file photo)
Marilyn Wilson will run for re-election to Parksville council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)

Marilyn Wilson will run for re-election to Parksville council

Municipal elections set for Oct. 15

Marilyn Wilson will run for re-election to Parksville council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)
A new graded access point and engineered stairs provide a continuous trail from the upper plateau on Arbutus Street to the waterfront.(Town of Qualicum Beach photo)

Qualicum Beach Rodway Trail project now complete

Restored trail links town to the waterfront

A new graded access point and engineered stairs provide a continuous trail from the upper plateau on Arbutus Street to the waterfront.(Town of Qualicum Beach photo)
Ottavio Cutillo. (Submitted photo)
Ottavio Cutillo. (Submitted photo)
The Morrison family checks out the final day of the first-ever Vancouver Island Outdoor Adventure and Motor Show. The event ran from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11 at Arbutus Meadows Event Centre in Nanoose Bay. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Nanoose Bay hosts huge outdoor adventure and motor show

Visitors checked out displays of boats, motorcycles, RVs and more

The Morrison family checks out the final day of the first-ever Vancouver Island Outdoor Adventure and Motor Show. The event ran from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11 at Arbutus Meadows Event Centre in Nanoose Bay. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8 at the age of 96. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
Queen Elizabeth II passed away Sept. 8 at the age of 96. (Jonathan Brady/Pool Photo via AP)
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ELECTION 2022: Candidates in Parksville, Qualicum Beach, RDN and SD69

Candidates announce campaigns for councils and school board

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Oceanside Lions Club is looking for more players this coming season. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Lions want more young players to come out to play football

Club’s system offers ‘welcoming, safe environment’

Oceanside Lions Club is looking for more players this coming season. (Submitted photo)
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A map of the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, in Parksville near the Englishman River. (City of Parksville agenda)
A map of the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, in Parksville near the Englishman River. (City of Parksville agenda)
Robert Filmer. (PQB News file photo)
Robert Filmer. (PQB News file photo)
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