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Parksville looks for mobile food vendors

Focus on locally grown and nutritious foods

  • Feb 27, 2019

Judge commends Vancouver Island man’s efforts to escape addiction

Court acknowledges steps Michael Andrew McConechy took to change a life of petty crime

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

How to find out if you’re vaccinated as an adult in B.C.

Many adults are not certain if they are vaccinated or not

Toys are teaching tools at Vancouver Island libraries

Families can take home sci-tech fundamentals learning with STEAM kits loaned from VIRL branches

RCMP say ‘travelling criminals’ to blame for spike in Qualicum Beach-area break-ins

Break-and-enters to businesses in the Qualicum Beach region have seen a jump…

Beach volleyball courts proposed for Qualicum Beach

Kiwanis member says St. Andrews Lodge property would be great for courts

Qualicum Beach council approves own pay hike

Council votes in favour of raise, with Coun. Adam Walker opposed

Parksville students hit the catwalk

Ballenas Dry Grad Fashion Show a success

  • Feb 26, 2019

‘How many times are we going to put this on hold and go back into study mode?’

Recreation commissioner unhappy with lack of action from RDN board

Public meeting set for March 1 on telecommunications facility in Coombs

61-metre self-support structure proposed

  • Feb 25, 2019

Qualicum Beach council votes to regulate single-use plastics

Unanimous vote to ban single-use plastic bag sales in the town

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Run 2019 kicks off journey on Northern Vancouver Island

The team left Carrot Park in Port Hardy at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 in -6 weather conditions.

Parksville Community Centre in jeopardy of closing doors

City council did not renew contract with the PCC society and will evaluate next steps

Open mic for children event goes March 1 in Errington

All acts welcome to the event produced by kids for kids

Entrepreneurs wanted for recreational equipment rentals in Parksville Community Park

Interested parties will soon have the opportunity to bid for the 2019 summer season

Public invited to participate in biological survey of Parksville Wetlands

VIU students hope to gain further knowledge on flora and fauna in area

  • Feb 24, 2019

Errington family without home after trailer damaged in windstorm

Repairs estimated at $17,000 to fix roof where tree fell

Ballenas students question Parksville council on city issues

Students grilled council on homelessness, snow removal and the need for more activities for youth

Ballenas students launch fundraiser for U.S. travel to promote science experiment

Students’ experiment headed for International Space Station