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Parksville man flees the flames of Fort McMurray

Adam Fras rescued some belongings from his crew house before it burned to the ground

Parksville light industry taxes reviewed

Parksville council is considering equalizing business property taxes, which are currently 52 per cent lower for light industry.

Homeless in Parksville

Mild Vancouver Island weather is still cold in the rain

Living wage drops to $16.76

The amount needed to raise a family in the area has gone down for the first time in an eight-year provincial living wage campaign.

A ban on burning

River's Edge residents near Parksville seek refuge from smoke in hotels

RDN won’t send liaison to Island Corridor Foundation

The ICF had requested a member, but the board quickly supported a motion from Area F Director Julian Fell to not participate.

Windsurfing near Parksville

Ray Vanderbyl learned to windsurf in Parksville Bay in 1981

Combating illegal dumping in the Regional District of Nanaimo

Representatives of Island Timberlands and TimberWest will meet with RDN Bylaw Enforcement monthly to share information on dump sites

Wildlife hassled by man riding paramotor in Qualicum Beach; witnesses sought

Conservation officer describes the man as having a large gas powered motor with a big blade on his back, called a paramotor

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Connecting Parksville to the Goats on the Roof

The ultimate goal is to have a 290-km bike and pedestrian trail on the Island

Much more than a walk — June 5 event in Parksville supports ALS research

ALS affects people’s motor neurons, which carry messages to the muscles

Loads of trash being dumped near fish hatchery just outside Qualicum Beach

It's on private land and the RDN says it is aware of the situation

$50K available from RDN economic development fund for groups in Parksville Qualicum Beach region

The RDN is prohibited from helping to fund individual businesses, but the program contributes to groups that support business

Regional District of Nanaimo trying to clarify process for regional growth strategy ammendments

The issue came to the forefront in Qualicum Beach in relation to development proposal at Pheasant Glen

Another trailer park looks likely to be added to a cluster of them in Errington

RDN director Julian Fell said the public hearing about the project was not well attended

Watering restriction levels now consistent in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region

Last year during the drought there was confusion as different municipalities had different stages and levels

Still a matter of paperwork in the effort to get more refugees to Parksville Qualicum Beach

One group says it is in regular contact with the Syrian family it wants to being here

Deer resistant at Ken-Dor Garden Centre

Family-owned plant nursery has been serving its loyal customers for 30 years

Parksville volunteer honoured

Joan LeMoine presented with the Medal of Good Citizenship

Province honours Parksville’s LeMoine

About 50 people attended a ceremony honouring well known local volunteer Joan LeMoine.