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Helicopter dumps water on Parksville car fire scene

Apparent engine trouble led to destroyed car, grass catching fire on Hwy. 19

Temporary changes to QB parking

Town relieving parking issues around First Avenue

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Parksville asks for further reduced water use

City asks residents to voluntarily restrict water use in hopes a comprehensive ban isn’t needed

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Drug-busted building in Parksville declared a ‘nuisance property’

RCMP has attended 354 Island Hwy. West 86 times since 2007

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Blast from the Past car show in Coombs, 2018
Busy Saturday in Qualicum Beach
Errington Brush Fire
Parksville Lions International Kite Festival 2018

UPDATE: Spot fire burning west of Bowser ‘under control’

BC Wildfire Service estimates fire is 0.01 ha., close to Thames Creek

The effects of ‘housing first’ and what’s planned for Corfield in Parksville

‘We’re not trying to create chaos here’: Renate Sutherland

Increased fire activity and smoke visibility in Cariboo Fire Centre

High amounts of smoke could be seen over 100 Mile House as of 5 p.m. Wednesday

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Rocking turtle stolen from Parksville park

If not found, replacement could cost $1,200: city

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Eat like a pirate on Aug. 15

White Spot’s annual Pirate Pak Day charity fundraiser returns for a ninth straight year

Open-flame floating lanterns land in Qualicum Beach

‘It did pose a risk to the community,’ fire chief says

UPDATE: Deep Bay, Bow Horn Bay crews fight grass fire

Quarter of an acre of grass burned on the side of the highway: fire chief

Regional District of Nanaimo launches survey for curbside pickup

Consultation process runs August to September, 2018

Locals support idea for new French Creek park

Survey was open to the public July 2-15

  • Aug 6th, 2018

Family, Town of Qualicum Beach celebrate St. Andrews’ 80th

Mayor wants to take it slow in making changes to site

Justin Trudeau gets warm welcome at BC Forest Discovery Centre

“I just wanted to say what a pleasure it is to be here today with all of you.”