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THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Local focus on World Water Day

After last year’s drought, what does water look like in Parksville Qualicum Beach?

Refugees arrive in Parksville

One was a high school teacher in Africa before struggling through refugee camps for years

RDN tax increases modest

In the near future, the sewage treatment plant will require some taxpayer money

Rec centre, big festival coming to Meadowood

Bluegrass festival may attract around 200 RVs or campers and as many as 3,000 people

Contentious debate on RDN parks money

Qualicum Beach Mayor Teunis Westbroek questions the fairness of increases

Schooner Cove work starts in Nanoose Bay

Much-anticipated re-development of the area around the marina begins

Trending toward smaller properties in Qualicum Beach

Helen Sims and John Larson spoke to Qualicum Beach town council March 14 on behalf of the owner, about rezoning 629 Maple St.

Broombusting festival for Qualicum Beach?

One town councillor talks about the use of buskers as Pied Pipers

Town of Qualicum Beach to spend $5,400 to save ‘vermin-infested’ building

There's a question about whether it's technically a heritage building

Third market emerges – re-emerges? – in Qualicum Beach

An artisan market will run Thursdays through July and August

Qualicum Beach looks to make safety improvements near elementary school

One councillor says there have been issues with traffic and safety of the children during outdoor activities

RDN hosts World Water Day in Qualicum Beach

The April 3 event coincides with Canada Water Week

Truck ends up in trees in Errington

One man was injured in the incident on Thursday afternoon

Parksville-Qualicum MLA defends new rules regarding bus passes

Social Development Minister Michelle Stilwell says the old system was unfair

Developing a trail to Coombs

The route, which is likely to open this year, will end in sight of the Goats on the Roof

PGOSA strong as ever after 23 years

Despite a membership that shifts with age, 1,300 members keep association strong

Tall Trees is taking classrooms outdoors

Lisa Walls leads the Parksville Qualicum Beach area’s first nature immersion school

Parksville Qualicum Beach grandmothers host huge fabric sale

All proceeds go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation's work with African orphans of the HIV/AIDS pandemic

Mitch from Coombs can grow his meds

‘Marijuana helps 100 per cent. I wouldn’t be able to do anything without it’

Qualicum Beach puts out a call for mobile vendors

The town says it has received three to five proposals a year in recent years and council has chosen to approve one or two