Local News

RDN Transit to see rollout of 15 new HandyDart buses

Buses will have temporary protective barriers installed to prevent spread of COVID-19

RDN says water in French Creek still potable despite levels of iron, manganese

Strategy to improve water quality being established

100-pound gargoyle stolen from backyard in Nanaimo’s south end

RCMP asking for any information about the statue’s whereabouts

Island couple married on remote mountaintop, socially distanced and digitally connected to family

West Coast Helicopters lifts wedding onto Mount Cokely after COVID-19 cancelled previous plans

COVID-19: City of Parksville to open offices on June 1

Health and safety restrictions will be in place

  • May 27, 2020
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Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre set to reopen on June 18

Local artists will have work on display; COVID-19 protocols observed

  • May 26, 2020

‘A bottomless well of love for people and communities’

Parksville Qualicum Beach News editor JR Rardon dies at age 61

COVID-19: Learning continues in unique ways for SD 69 students

Youngsters find ways to excel while learning at home

  • May 25, 2020

Petition underway to get RDN to improve Sandpiper water quality

Campaign urges regional district to make issue a priority

COVID-19: ORCA start weekend runs again in Parksville

Organizer reminds participants to maintain proper distancing

‘Support Local Parade’ to take Parksville’s streets on May 28

Physically distant parade to celebrate re-opening of businesses

  • May 23, 2020

COVID-19: Parksville council votes to let businesses use public space for expansion

As B.C. enters Phase 2, businesses start to reopen using social distancing protocols

COVID-19: Parksville tennis courts, lacrosse box to re-open May 22

Sports courts for casual play only, not organized teams

Thief in Nanaimo spends two hours stealing children’s shoes through mail slot

Incident happened last week at Nanaimo Unique Kids Organization’s centre on Needham Street