Publication: Parksville Qualicum News

First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

St. Mark’s Fair in Qualicum Beach

Bobbi Hudson, Maggie Vennard and Perry Perry with a fresh St. Mark’s Holy Roller’s pie.— image credit: Auren Ruvinsky photoThe pies are baked, the stalls are booked and all of Qualicum Beach is gearing up for one of the biggest market days of the summer ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

DIGI-PIXELS: Tips for taking great fireworks photos

Photographer Norman Silverstone nails this long exposure fireworks photo from Vancouver. Learn how he did it in his latest Digi-Pixels column.— image credit: NORMAN SILVERSTONE/Special to the Alberni Valley NewsIt is midday, the sun is shining, the temperature ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Coming out of the shadows

Few can argue that mental illness touches everyone.There are, of course, those with the diagnosis. Then there are their children, siblings, parents, friends and co-workers.Even complete strangers are often hit with the ripples, as society is forced to ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Please think before posting

I was hoping that you could put a very important message into your paper that my friend, Danica Philipzyk , is trying to get out to the Kootenays. It is about people posting things on social media without first thinking of how it may effect other people. ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Seeing both sides of: 120 kph speed zones

There’s likely to be a lot more of these, car crashes, with higher speed zones.— image credit: Peter W. Rusland/fileThe case forEveryone drives at least 10 kph over the speed limit anyway so might as well raise it.It certainly seems reasonable to raise ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Zoning, Car Accidents
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Community concert great summer fun

Oak Bay is not known for being a fun place to live, but maybe it’s time to start spreading the news.What a fabulous and fun community event the O’Brien family concert in Willows Park was.The Community Association of Oak Bay is to be commended for its ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Organism
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Nothing about game is ‘beautiful’

— image credit:Soccer is supposed to be the ‘beautiful game,’ but anyone believing that statement to be true must be delusional.Once it reaches house league and rep team levels, adult egos and winning-at-all-cost attitudes replace the exuberance and sheer ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Leaving a legacy in Oceanside

CANDACE WUnews@pqbnews.comMike Jiggins passed away peacefully surrounded by family July 10 at the age of 80, but not before leaving behind a legacy in Parksville Qualicum Beach.Mike was a carpenter by trade but wore many hats including that of an entrepreneur, ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

RDN unlocks money to resurect Island railway

Nearly one million dollars has been unlocked by regional district directors vying to bring the railway back to life.At Tuesday night’s Regional District of Nanaimo meeting, directors voted to contribute the money to the Island Corridor Foundation (ICF) ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Improvement area and levy stay

Parksville’s downtown business improvement area and association will continue for another five years.“We’re obviously excited,” said Parksville Downtown Business Association (PDBA) president Kevin Clayton. “We work closely with the city to promote the ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Owner, Property, Acquisition
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Seaweed harvest gets government green light

CANDACE WUnews@pqbnews.comAdding fuel to an ongoing fire, the Ministry of Agriculture announced Friday the government issued three licences to harvest seaweed in the Deep Bay/Bowser region.RDN director Bill Veenhof said he was “intensely disappointed” ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Agriculture
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New Parksville Quality Foods goes public

A new Quality Foods in Parksville appears to be getting a lot of support, as long as they deal with some traffic concerns.Parksville council received the results from the developer’s June 26 open house, gave first and second reading and set a city public ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]

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...staff to provide policy options to discourage the use of the balloons for a few reasons, but mainly because of the pollution it causes, he said. "One of the biggest issues, when the helium-filled balloons get to a certain height, they explode and the material floats down and a lot of it ends up in the ocean and it becomes ingested by marine mammals" said Tanner. North Vancouver has restricted the use of helium balloons on municipal land, he reported...
"The level of frustration is beyond comprehension," said Vanstone. "I'm a good Conservative but they have dropped the ball here."
"We expect the passage of a cold front on the coast Friday," she said. "That means we expect the winds will increase as they come through so we're going from a hot, dry period to a windy period and that causes concern because any fire that was small could grow quickly."
"A track was established and the policepolice dog located the suspect who had hidden in nearby bushes" said Foreman. "The suspect was arrested without incident and identified."

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St. Mark’s Fair in Qualicum Beach [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 26 2014]
DIGI-PIXELS: Tips for taking great fireworks ph... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 26 2014]
Coming out of the shadows [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 25 2014]
Seeing both sides of: 120 kph speed zones [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 25 2014]
Community concert great summer fun [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 25 2014]
Nothing about game is ‘beautiful’ [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 25 2014]
Please think before posting [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Leaving a legacy in Oceanside [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
More money for new school [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Search and rescue needs more funding [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Chenier loses run for conservatives [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Wanted in Oceanside [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Biosphere reserve sitting pretty [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
New Parksville Quality Foods goes public [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Seaweed harvest gets government green light [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
Improvement area and levy stay [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
RDN unlocks money to resurect Island railway [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 24 2014]
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