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Thursday Jul 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Leaving a legacy in Oceanside

Mike 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.

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Thursday Jul 24 | Parksville Qualicum News

Streamkeepers keeping tabs in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Members of the Mid Vancouver Island Habitat Enhancement Society got the chance to train with Shawn Stenhouse, a project biologist with the B.C. Conservation Foundation.

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Thursday Jul 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Fundraiser to benefit popular Morning radio host

Friends of Patrick Nicholson is a grassroots local community group and it is launching a 75/25 raffle to help Nicholson with his medical costs.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Coal mine still in the works

Compliance Energy CEO Steve Ellis vowed to re-submit an application for a coal mining operation 50 km north of Qualicum Beach by the end of this year - but some critics take his word with a grain of salt.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Flamenco music, dinner, dazzling view

Eric Harper will perform at the Deep Bay Marine Shellfish Station for the next installment of Music By the Bay on Thursday.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Classical concert series in Parksville subscription only

George Zukerman sold out many classical concerts across the country using the unconventional model of subscription only, and he's helping kick start the same type of series in Parksville Qualicum Beach.

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Parksville Qualicum News

Local storyteller gets elected

Marva Blackmore is excited to take on the presidency of this prestigious national storytelling organization which functions as the national representative for those involved in maintaining and practicing the oral tradition of storytelling.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

St. Mark's Fair in Qualicum Beach

The 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 with next weekend's 42nd annual St. Mark's Fair.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

North Shore News

North Shore remains one of the safest places to live

Crime statistics recently released by Statistics Canada show the crime rates in both North Vancouver and West Vancouver remain below the provincial average, and are continuing to fall.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Parksville Qualicum News

Italian event in Lighthouse Country

The Bowser Seniors Housing Society is presenting Mama Mia, an Italian Festa by the Bay at the Lighthouse Community Hall on Saturday, July 26. The event will include locally catered food by the Bowser Legion's Ladies Auxillary: lasagna, caesar salad, garlic bread and ice cream.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Skate washes up on Qualicum Beach shore

BEACHED SKATE: Anita Pinchette was having her morning coffee Wednesday on the beach in front of her home on Surfside Drive in Qualicum Beach when she saw this skate washing up on the shore.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Builder selected for Qualicum Beach Fire Hall

The contract to build the new fire hall has been awarded and some changes have been made to the previous plans.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Qualicum Beach town council news

Food is being trucked into the region at least twice a week from Costco in Nanaimo to assist local organizations in helping the area's less fortunate and homeless.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Parksville Qualicum News

The Long Weekend 'an absolute must-see'

While it is mostly about breaking up, infidelity and friendships plagued with jealousy and judgment, the script is witty, laughable and remarkably relateable for anybody who's been in a relationship after the "honeymoon phase" has long ended.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Huge Qualicum Beach search a success

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue and Oceanside RCMP were joined by police dog services and search and rescue organizations from all over the Island last weekend to find 70-year-old Iain Hollier.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

GlobalNews

Search underway for missing 70-year-old Qualicum Beach man with dementia

Search and Rescue crews and RCMP are looking for a missing 70-year-old man who went for his nightly walk on July 10 and has not been seen since.

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Parksville Qualicum News

New series subscription only

David Douglas, chairman and artistic director of the new Oceanside Classical Concerts series introduced the idea to Qualicum Beach at the last council meeting.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Campbell River Mirror

Cyclists to cover Island in under 90 hours

Riding 1,200 kilometres in less than 90 hours is not your average bike ride. But then again, randonneurs are not your average cyclists.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Skepticism remains about rail

Directors voted in favour of a contribution agreement with the Island Corridor Foundation that will see $945,000 committed over two years to upgrading rail infrastructure and reinstating rail service from Victoria to Courtney.

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Parksville Qualicum News

Storybook Village is open in Qualicum Beach

The mini-scale village where kids can pedal little cars around the Safety Circle roads to visit the post office, fire hall or other child-size buildings, or work in the Alphabet Garden, is open daily from 10 a.m. to noon until Aug. 14. The facility will remain at the prime downtown location indefinitely as part of a recent school district ... (more)

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