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800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

Parksville budget presentations continue with operations, engineering and community planning

As budget presentations continue for the City of Parksville, council was delivered…

Anglers want electric motorboats on Spider Lake

Safety is the main concerns of sports fishermen during unpredictable weather

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KSS Kids Climate Change Protest
Vigil for Errington huskies, Kodi and Tigger
Supportive Housing Project
Flying Phil turns 67

SD69 re-creates director of instruction position for 2019-20 school year

Position will add leadership and support for students and staff

  • Mar 14, 2019

Legal proceedings continue in 222 Corfield case, no new court dates set

‘BC Housing is proceeding under a valid bylaw and permits’

Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 14

The March 14 weather forecast in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area calls…

  • Mar 13, 2019

Parksville Qualicum Beach weather forecast: March 13

The March 13 weather forecast in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area calls…

  • Mar 13, 2019

New fundraising campaign started to help get Parksville senior an electric trike

Fred Buott’s tricycle was damaged when he was nearly hit by a truck last July

Fiery crash closes Highway 4 at Port Alberni Summit

Two people taken to hospital following head-on collision

Weather forecast: March 12

The March 12 forecast in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area calls for…

  • Mar 12, 2019

World’s largest gnome will get a new home on Vancouver Island

Final location to be decided soon for record-setting Nanoose Bay icon

Work continues on Nanoose water well

Residents to continue experiencing discolouration in the water

Fire halts work at Catalyst Paper in Port Alberni

Plant is due for ownership change later this month

Vancouver Island water system at 50-year low

“Winter drought” has Comox Lake/Puntledge River system in full conservation mode

Vancouver Island police happy they can sweep minor auto accidents to side of the road

Police can now avoid paperwork, make getting traffic going the priority in minor crashes

Case of whooping cough confirmed in Duncan

Island Health sends letters to potential exposure sites in the area

City of Parksville to continue monitoring community centre’s finances

Contract in place until Dec. 31, 2019

  • Mar 11, 2019

Weather forecast: March 11

The March 11 forecast in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area calls for…

  • Mar 11, 2019

West Coast wolf sightings spark warning to keep pets safe

Wolf observed around Ucluelet has shown no signs of being threat to public safety

Tofino to ban plastic bags, set minimum charge for paper and reusable bags

Town says minimum pricing aims to avoid excessive rebound to paper and reusable bags