Parksville

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Sheri Plummer, right, and Sally Soanes hold a freshly donated bouquet of daises for the ‘Our Hearts Are With You, Lytton’ awareness stand on the corner of Wright Road and Sunray Road in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes)

Parksville woman sets up ‘awareness stand’ for residents devastated by Lytton wildfire

Organizer advises of a GoFundMe page, encourages small gifts of sympathy

Sheri Plummer, right, and Sally Soanes hold a freshly donated bouquet of daises for the ‘Our Hearts Are With You, Lytton’ awareness stand on the corner of Wright Road and Sunray Road in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes)
A screenshot from the July 5 Parksville city council meeting, depicting the unlit area along Craig Street. (Submitted photo)

Parksville to install 1 temporary streetlight along dark stretch on Craig Street

Area businesses have discussed issues with city’s engineering department

A screenshot from the July 5 Parksville city council meeting, depicting the unlit area along Craig Street. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot from the July 5, 2021, Parksville city council meeting showing Christie Lucas, an environmental scientist with WSP Canada, right, and Parksville city council. (Submitted photo)

Parksville city council pauses development on planned aquatic and recreation centre

‘Potential valuable ecological communities’ identified at the site

A screenshot from the July 5, 2021, Parksville city council meeting showing Christie Lucas, an environmental scientist with WSP Canada, right, and Parksville city council. (Submitted photo)
Mike Garland visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Mike Garland visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Berwick Parksville is partnering with the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)! Together they will put on a version of Art in the Park to get seniors in the community back outside and enjoying life.

Parksville’s calendar is filling up, and this local business is helping make it happen

Yoga on the Beach, Art in the Park… this summer’s fun gets a Berwick boost!

  • Jul 5, 2021
Berwick Parksville is partnering with the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)! Together they will put on a version of Art in the Park to get seniors in the community back outside and enjoying life.
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Pair of 150-pound ‘Easter Island’ lawn statues pilfered from Parksville property

Oceanside RCMP receive 336 complaints in one-week period

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Owners Katie Cooke and Joan Classen of the mother-and-daughter operated Fresh Boutique clothing store in Parksville. (Submitted photo)

Parksville’s Fresh Boutique donates new clothes to forensic nursing examiner program

Donations will be given to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence

Owners Katie Cooke and Joan Classen of the mother-and-daughter operated Fresh Boutique clothing store in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
Parents and volunteers erect the playground structure at Ecole Oceanside Elementary School. (Michael Briones photo)

École Oceanside Elementary School parents raise funds for $106K playground upgrades

RDN Electoral Area G donates $25,000 from its Community Works Fund

Parents and volunteers erect the playground structure at Ecole Oceanside Elementary School. (Michael Briones photo)
Jeanine Siemens and Paul Trudeau are offering tours on e-bikes in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Michael Briones photo)
Jeanine Siemens and Paul Trudeau are offering tours on e-bikes in Parksville Qualicum Beach. (Michael Briones photo)
Parksville golfer Gavyn Knight putts on the Hole No. 2 during the final round of the B.C. Junior Boys Championship at Morningstar Golf Club on July 2. (Michael Briones Photo)

Parksville golfer Gavyn Knight clinches 2021 B.C. junior boys crown at Morningstar

17-year-old plays steady and composed game to top the field

Parksville golfer Gavyn Knight putts on the Hole No. 2 during the final round of the B.C. Junior Boys Championship at Morningstar Golf Club on July 2. (Michael Briones Photo)
Anson McGorman had a solid outing for the Parksville Royals against the Mid-Island Pirates in a B.C. Premier Baseball League Canada Day game at Springwood Park. (Michael Briones photo)
Anson McGorman had a solid outing for the Parksville Royals against the Mid-Island Pirates in a B.C. Premier Baseball League Canada Day game at Springwood Park. (Michael Briones photo)
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From left: Jacob Novakovski, Cameron Kleven, Alexis Wright and Russia Blaine. (Mandy Moraes photo)
From left: Vy Vu and Peter Le. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Ballenas Secondary 2021 grads cross the stage in Parksville

Commencement ceremony held indoors on June 29 with students separated into small groups

From left: Jacob Novakovski, Cameron Kleven, Alexis Wright and Russia Blaine. (Mandy Moraes photo)
From left: Vy Vu and Peter Le. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Open burning campfires are banned within the City of Parksville and its surrounding fire protection areas as of June 30, 2021, until further notice. (File photo)
Open burning campfires are banned within the City of Parksville and its surrounding fire protection areas as of June 30, 2021, until further notice. (File photo)
Police tape surrounds a Soriel Road house in Parksville where two bodies were found on June 29, 2021. (Peter McCully photo)
Police tape surrounds a Soriel Road house in Parksville where two bodies were found on June 29, 2021. (Peter McCully photo)
Police tape surrounds a home on Soriel Road in Parksville on June 29, 2021. (Peter McCully photo)

UPDATE: RCMP investigating 2 sudden deaths in Parksville

Police say there is no risk to other community members as investigation continues

Police tape surrounds a home on Soriel Road in Parksville on June 29, 2021. (Peter McCully photo)
Parksville Lioness Club members during a lunch get-together on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Foster Park in Parksville. Back row, from left: Kirsteen McLean, Cathy Ginther, Anita Steineckert, Kate Walter, Fran Carrat, Kathy Green, Lydia Skorapat and Lisa M. Front row, from left: Phyllis Gould, Noreen Giroux, Bev Swann and Marian Borsboom. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville Lioness Club disbands after 37 years of community service

Women’s service organization had fundraised in area since 1984

Parksville Lioness Club members during a lunch get-together on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Foster Park in Parksville. Back row, from left: Kirsteen McLean, Cathy Ginther, Anita Steineckert, Kate Walter, Fran Carrat, Kathy Green, Lydia Skorapat and Lisa M. Front row, from left: Phyllis Gould, Noreen Giroux, Bev Swann and Marian Borsboom. (Mandy Moraes photo)
A Parksville Fire Department firefighter as he places cones around the scene of motor vehicle incident along the Island Highway on Monday, June 28, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
A Parksville Fire Department firefighter as he places cones around the scene of motor vehicle incident along the Island Highway on Monday, June 28, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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(PQB News file photo)