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John Phillips will run as a candidate for Qualicum Beach town council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)

John Phillips announces candidacy for Qualicum Beach council

Phillips worked 28 years for provincial government

John Phillips will run as a candidate for Qualicum Beach town council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Adam Fras will run for re-election to Parksville city council this October. (Submitted photo)

Adam Fras will run for re-election to Parksville council

Fras served four years on council and RDN board

Adam Fras will run for re-election to Parksville city council this October. (Submitted photo)
Mike Kelly will run for Parksville council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)

Mike Kelly announces intention to run for Parksville council

Resident of 19 years has been an active volunteer

Mike Kelly will run for Parksville council in the Oct. 15 municipal election. (Submitted photo)
Parksville Volunteer Fire Department will host a fire prevention open house on Oct. 16 in support of Fire Prevention Week. (File photo)

Parksville Fire Department to host open house Oct. 16

Residents can learn how to use a fire extinguisher, perform CPR and ride in a fire truck

Parksville Volunteer Fire Department will host a fire prevention open house on Oct. 16 in support of Fire Prevention Week. (File photo)
Alistair McVey, outgoing president of ECHO Players, presents a cheque for $1,000 to Lyra Sales, winner of the ECHO Players scholarship for 2021-22. (Submitted photo)

ECHO Players in Qualicum Beach presents $1,000 scholarship to Lyra Sales

Sales has appeared in six main stage productions in six years

Alistair McVey, outgoing president of ECHO Players, presents a cheque for $1,000 to Lyra Sales, winner of the ECHO Players scholarship for 2021-22. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday Association (QBSSA) is asking residents to save their vegetable and flower seeds for the Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday event on Feb. 4, 2023. (File photo)

Save your seeds for ‘Seedy Saturday’ event in Qualicum Beach

Association encourages residents to swap or donate seeds

Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday Association (QBSSA) is asking residents to save their vegetable and flower seeds for the Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday event on Feb. 4, 2023. (File photo)
Three new exhibits will open at The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach this month. (File photo)
Three new exhibits will open at The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach this month. (File photo)
Danielle Lebeau-Petersen and her four-piece band will pay tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall (644 Memorial Ave.) on Sept. 9. (Submitted photo)

Joni Mitchell Tribute concert coming to Qualicum Beach

Oceanside Folk/Roots Club hosting show Sept. 9

Danielle Lebeau-Petersen and her four-piece band will pay tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall (644 Memorial Ave.) on Sept. 9. (Submitted photo)
Doug O’Brien. (Submitted photo)
Doug O’Brien. (Submitted photo)
Anne Skipsey. (Submitted photo)

Skipsey seeks re-election as councillor in Qualicum Beach

Municipal elections set for Oct. 15

Anne Skipsey. (Submitted photo)
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The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach will host a series of Sunday afternoon concerts this fall. (PQB News file photo)

‘Music on Sunday’ series hosted by TOSH in Qualicum Beach this fall

Classical, jazz, pop and vocal musicians from the West Coast to be featured

The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach will host a series of Sunday afternoon concerts this fall. (PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
A member of the Oceanside RCMP detachments directs the flow of traffic as they look into an RV that ended up in a ditch on Reid Road in French Creek. (Michael Briones photo)

RCMP seek suspect after RV, reported stolen, crashes into ditch in French Creek

Police say vehicle taken from dealership earlier in the day

A member of the Oceanside RCMP detachments directs the flow of traffic as they look into an RV that ended up in a ditch on Reid Road in French Creek. (Michael Briones photo)
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Funding to help SD69 make back-to-school more affordable for families

Provincial government to provide $60M to B.C. school districts

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French immersion students make up roughly 9.7 per cent of the B.C. student body. (Canadian Parents for French BC & YK photo)
French immersion students make up roughly 9.7 per cent of the B.C. student body. (Canadian Parents for French BC & YK photo)
Ed Mayne has announced he will seek re-election as mayor of Parksville. (Submitted photo)

Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne will run for re-election in 2022

Plans to ‘continue the vision’ for city

Ed Mayne has announced he will seek re-election as mayor of Parksville. (Submitted photo)
Teunis Westbroek will run for mayor of Qualicum Beach. (File photo)

Teunis Westbroek tosses hat into ring, will run for mayor in Qualicum Beach

Politician previously served as mayor from 1999 to 2018

Teunis Westbroek will run for mayor of Qualicum Beach. (File photo)
The Above and Beyond Award was presented to the St. Stephen’s United Church Community Meal Program. Receiving the award were volunteers Gail Berry, Earl Geddes, Pierre Pare and Carol Pare. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach council honours community volunteers for going ‘above and beyond’

St. Stephen’s United Church earns accolades for meal program

The Above and Beyond Award was presented to the St. Stephen’s United Church Community Meal Program. Receiving the award were volunteers Gail Berry, Earl Geddes, Pierre Pare and Carol Pare. (Submitted photo)
The District 69 Darts League will be back in action soon. (District 69 Darts Association Facebook photo)

District 69 Darts League set to start Sept. 20

Registration now open for new and old players

The District 69 Darts League will be back in action soon. (District 69 Darts Association Facebook photo)
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