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RDN to ask for a speed limit review

Chairman Joe Stanhope adamantly opposed to lowering speed limit

Ambulance shelter remains

Temporary ambulance shelter to remain in Deep Bay for another year
Stained cash turns up on Island

Stained cash turns up on Island

Dye-stained bills believed to have been stolen from ATM machine

Old folks home owner will have a second go

Retirement Concepts to hold two meetings on Aug. 17 to pose new plans for The Gardens to residents, general public; chamber of commerce OK with that plan
Little Qualicum goes with the flow

Little Qualicum goes with the flow

River project to divert scouring flow and create riparian area
Last HST ballots collected for count

Last HST ballots collected for count

The fate of B.C.'s harmonized sales tax should be known by the end of August.
Roadside sign removal raises ire of Coombs business

Roadside sign removal raises ire of Coombs business

Pauline Nelson says she is just trying to advertise her business — an antique shop and RV park that overlooks the junction of highways 4 and 4A — but it’s cost her a few signs and some patience with area road crews.
B.C. loses people to Alberta

B.C. loses people to Alberta

B.C. recorded a slight net loss of people migrating to other provinces in the first quarter of 2011, according to preliminary data compiled by Statistics Canada.
Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere still seeking a local identity

Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere still seeking a local identity

The Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve (MABR) has two years to get its act together or face losing its UNESCO designation, but where did it go wrong?
City plan won’t be done this year

City plan won’t be done this year

Parksville’s official community plan (OCP) review process is moving slower than predicted, but is making good progress according to director of community planning Gayle Jackson.