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UPDATE: 2 injured in Port Alice mail explosion, believed to be targeted

Victim recovering in hospital after incident that occured while he unwrapped parcel at home

Oceanside RCMP raising funds for Tour de Rock

Members of local detachments will be at Save On Foods this coming Saturday

Council still at odds on Parksville supportive housing project

A management plan for 222 Corfield was presented to council on Sept. 6

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Brian Wiese: Qualicum Beach mayoral candidate
Anne Skipsey: Qualicum Beach mayoral candidate
Scott Harrison: Qualicum Beach councillor candidate
Robert Filmer: Qualicum Beach councillor candidate

Campfire ban lifted for Parksville Fire Protection Area

Campfires, cooking fires and fires in outdoor fireplaces are now once again permitted

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Campfire ban lifted for Coastal Fire Centre

There have been 135 human-caused wildfires in the region since April 1

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Single vehicle crash near Coombs sends three to hospital

Accident occurred west of Koen Road Sunday evening

Official calls for Ballenas track upgrade

Director suggests use of community works funds for rubberized track in School District 69

140 people pledge allegiance to Canada

Becoming Canadian is more important than getting married, says Grey

Parts of Parksville community park playground to be closed for upgrades

Temporary closures to occur over next few months

  • Sep 8th, 2018

New B.C. party looks to represent rural voters in next election

Houston councillor Jonathan Van Barneveld says party will be a ‘relentless voice’ for rural towns

Parksville science teacher a finalist in Premier Awards

Inaugural Excellence in Education Awards names 27 ahead of Oct. 5 ceremony

RDN board adopts rezoning bylaw for Bowser sewer

Special meeting held to approve rezoning of properties to allow wastewater treament plant

Group asks province to block planned Qualicum Beach roundabout

Letter calls on prov. to deny crown land, but land not needed for roundabout: planner

Beloved therapy cat reunited with 22-year-old Surrey man

‘It’s him, it’s really him!’: CatSpan member captures skittish kitty on Sept. 5 after it went missing in July