Editorials

EDITORIAL: Time for a little reflection

This weekend we come to that time of year again when clocks…

  • Nov 2, 2017

EDITORIAL: Watts shares what’s up with Liberals

Those asking “What’s up” with the B.C. Liberal party in the wake…

  • Oct 31, 2017

EDITORIAL: Don’t let boo! become boo-hoo

While we’re all busy watching out for terrifying confrontations with Freddy Krueger,…

  • Oct 26, 2017
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EDITORIAL: Your turn, Parksville

It would be unfair to say residents and visitors have not had…

  • Oct 24, 2017

EDITORIAL: Time to focus on seasonal safety

The sky isn’t falling, but there’s plenty falling from it these days.…

  • Oct 19, 2017

EDITORIAL: Volunteers cash in

In the obscure Tears for Fears song Me and My Big Ideas,…

EDITORIAL: Parksville Qualicum Beach News marks 35 years

Terror attacks in France. A major earthquake in Mexico City. Trudeau occupying…

  • Oct 10, 2017

EDITORIAL: Pay to play at Community Park?

Nearly a century ago, a forward-looking group of pioneers recognized the Parksville…

  • Oct 5, 2017

EDITORIAL: Firefighters deserve thanks

We have nothing but the utmost respect for our first responders here…

  • Oct 3, 2017

EDITORIAL: Fentanyl drags crisis into the light

It’s been a mostly invisible problem in the the Parksville-Qualicum Beach region…

  • Sep 28, 2017

EDITORIAL: Tour rocks on

Before there was a Tour de Rock, there was young Lyle Jorgenson…

  • Sep 26, 2017

EDITORIAL: Parksville strikes a green balance

Attend almost any public hearing for a development proposal in Parksville, and…

  • Sep 21, 2017

The NEWS changes with the times

As our online followers will attest to, there have been a lot…

  • Sep 19, 2017

EDITORIAL: Terry’s spirit lives on

Nearly four decades after his death, Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope is…

  • Sep 14, 2017

EDITORIAL: What’s your town made of?

When Parksville council voted last week to request city memorabilia be included…

  • Sep 12, 2017

Climate change really is global

Assuming they could see through the thick haze of wildfire smoke, British…

  • Sep 10, 2017

Transient trouble, permanent cost

Parksville’s transient problem is beginning to have a permanent feel to it.…

  • Sep 5, 2017

Sweet 16 for trustee vote?

When Jacob Gair was elected to the School District 69 (Qualicum) board…

  • Aug 31, 2017

Games were lost opportunity

On the same day Greater Victoria’s 2022 Commonwealth Games bid committee’s dream…

  • Aug 29, 2017

Back to the bronze age?

These are tough times for once-revered public figures who have been cast…

  • Aug 24, 2017