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The courthouse in Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)

Parksville prolific offender receives 333 days jail-time for 5 charges

Sentences stem from incidents in 2020, 2021, 2022

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)
Parksville’s Everyday Market, located at the rear of Delvi Fulfillment Centre at 1210 Industrial Way, is now open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Parksville Every Day Market now open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chamber of Commerce opens permanent indoor market to support local small businesses

Parksville’s Everyday Market, located at the rear of Delvi Fulfillment Centre at 1210 Industrial Way, is now open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
The Silver Spur Riding Club Annual Toy Ride is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 20. (PQB News file photo)

Silver Spur Riding Club Annual Toy Ride set for Nov. 20

Event donations will go to SOS Christmas Program

The Silver Spur Riding Club Annual Toy Ride is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 20. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville council introduces question period before each regular meeting

Members of public can sign up to ask politicians a question

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members in action. (Submitted photo)

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue signs access agreement with Mosaic Forest Management

Deal gives groups ability to train in different scenarios

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue members in action. (Submitted photo)
The Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold its annual sale Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 at Qualicum Commons (744 Primrose St.) (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild to hold annual sale Nov. 18 and Nov. 19

Sale will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Qualicum Commons

The Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold its annual sale Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 at Qualicum Commons (744 Primrose St.) (Submitted photo)
Oceanside Concert Band will put on its fall concert on Nov. 20 at Knox United Church in Parksville. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Concert Band fall concert set for Nov. 20

Music starts at 2:30 p.m. at Knox United Church in Parksville

Oceanside Concert Band will put on its fall concert on Nov. 20 at Knox United Church in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
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Parksville fire on Remembrance Day leaves 1 person dead

Fire officials say blaze at River Green Resort put out within 10 minutes

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Coombs product Brandon Nicoll, who plays for the Southern Arkansas University Muleriders in the NCAA (Div. 2), has signed with the Nanaimo NightOwls in the West Coast League. (SAUM photo)
Coombs product Brandon Nicoll, who plays for the Southern Arkansas University Muleriders in the NCAA (Div. 2), has signed with the Nanaimo NightOwls in the West Coast League. (SAUM photo)
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The Knox United Church will hold its 17th annual Perfect Gift Christmas Craft Fair, on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (PQB News file photo)

Perfect Gift Christmas Craft Fair set for Nov. 19 in Parksville

Event runs runs 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Knox United Church

The Knox United Church will hold its 17th annual Perfect Gift Christmas Craft Fair, on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (PQB News file photo)
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Crews respond to massive fire at Parksville Heritage Centre building

No injuries reported, several businesses completely gutted by blaze

(Michael Briones photo)
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New Parksville council approves committee appointments

Mayor and councillors appointed as voting members and liaisons

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From left: Trustees Carol Kellogg, Julie Austin, Barry Kurland, Elaine Young (vice-chairperson), Eve Flynn (chairperson). (Submitted photo)

School District 69 board elects chairperson, vice-chairperson

Eve Flynn re-elected chairperson on Nov. 7

From left: Trustees Carol Kellogg, Julie Austin, Barry Kurland, Elaine Young (vice-chairperson), Eve Flynn (chairperson). (Submitted photo)
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Nanoose Bay residents along the Island Highway can look forward to faster internet services soon, according to the provincial government. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Faster internet speeds coming for residents in Nanoose Bay, other Island communities

Rural residents to benefit from $4.5M in funding by province, Telus

Nanoose Bay residents along the Island Highway can look forward to faster internet services soon, according to the provincial government. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
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District 69 fire departments get ready to fill the boots for food again in 2022

Firefighters will collect donations Nov. 19 and Nov. 20

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A peace gathering is planned for the gates of Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges (CFMETR), Nanoose Bay on Nov. 11., organized by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Nanaimo Branch and the Freedom From War Coalition. (Facebook photo)

Peace gathering planned for Nov. 11 outside CFMETR in Nanoose Bay

Event organized by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

A peace gathering is planned for the gates of Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges (CFMETR), Nanoose Bay on Nov. 11., organized by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Nanaimo Branch and the Freedom From War Coalition. (Facebook photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)