Parksville Newswire (Page 3)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Parksville, BC. (Page 3)

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  1. Royals fall to Nanaimo in regular-season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    The Quality Foods Parksville Royals wrapped up their B.C. Premier Baseball League season Friday with a 2-0 loss to Nanaimo in a makeup of a rained out game at Nanaimo's Serauxmen Stadium. The team will now set its sights on the Western Canada midget championships with an eye toward unlimbering its offence.

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  2. Fire destroys one house, damages three others in ParksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    One house was badly damaged, two more were scorched and a fourth suffered heat and smoke damage after a fire broke out in a Parksville home Thursday afternoon and spread through foliage on the property at the corner of Craig Street and Moss Avenue. Both residents of the house where the fire started were home but were able to escape the blaze, said Tyrone Heigh, assistant fire chief with Parksville Volunteer Fire Department .

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  3. Sports in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... will draw 32 teams from across the mid and north Island to battle for the trophy and cash prizes. Kim Hay of Parksville finished in an 11th-place tie in the B.C. Senior Men's golf championship at Shuswap Lake Estates Golf Club in Blind Bay on ...

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  4. Fiber optic costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    At the July 18 Parksville city council meeting, the residents of Trill, Creekside and Maple Crescent were bombarded with vague costs, threats of delays and scare tactics involving the fibre-optic line if the south side of the right-of-way was costed out. It's my opinion that this is a result of city staff not using common sense and doing a proper costing of both sides of the right-of-way in the first place.

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  5. No spirit for wines in Nanaimo grocery storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    Parksville has popped the cork for wine sales in grocery stores on Vancouver Island, but don't expect to scan vintages through Nanaimo's grocer checkout lines any time soon. The Save-On-Foods Parksville store held its grand opening for B.C. VQA wine sales July 8 and became the first Island grocery store to sell B.C.-made wines since the B.C. government amended liquor laws in 2014.

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  6. Fire destroys Parksville homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    One Parksville home was destroyed and two others threatened when a house fire broke out at the corner of Craig Street and Moss Avenue Thursday afternoon. An elderly couple was able to escape the blaze, said Tyrone Heigh, assistant fire chief with Parksville Fire Department.

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  7. EDITORIAL: It's obvious there will be no train service north of NanaimoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Parksville Mayor Marc Lefebvre will be meeting with Island Corridor Foundation officials on Friday to talk about ... well, we're not sure what relevant, constructive conversation could be had with the ICF these days. Parksville and Qualicum Beach representatives on the Regional District of Nanaimo board - Lefebvre and Mayor Teunis Westbroek - were part of the revolt to pull the RDN's funding from the ICF.

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  8. No shelter for the homeless this winter in Parksville Qualicum BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Homeless people in Parksville Qualicum Beach will be without shelter from the cold this winter unless an option is found to replace the location used for the last few years. In recent years, an extreme weather shelter has operated out of the Salvation Army Church at the intersection of Alberni Highway and McMillan Street in downtown Parksville.

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  9. EDITORIAL: It's obvious there will be no train service north of NanaimoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    Parksville Mayor Marc Lefebvre will be meeting with Island Corridor Foundation officials on Friday to talk about ... well, we're not sure what relevant, constructive conversation could be had with the ICF these days. Parksville and Qualicum Beach representatives on the Regional District of Nanaimo board - Lefebvre and Mayor Teunis Westbroek - were part of the revolt to pull the RDN's funding from the ICF.

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  10. Sports in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    Parksville lawn bowlers laid siege to the annual Imagine Cruises mixed triples tournament last weekend in Nanaimo, sweeping the top six of eight competitive divisions at Nanaimo Lawn Bowling Club. The Parksville Lawn Bowling Club trio of skip Martin Fereday, Chris Fereday and Olav Skelbred claimed the A division and tournament trophy.

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  11. PGOSA Profile - Local lifters worth their weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    Standout weightlifters Ed, left, and Brenda Fergusson have been members of PGOSA since retiring to Parksville more than a decade ago. Brenda and Ed Fergusson have been PGOSA members since they retired to Parksville in 2005.

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  12. Mid-Island athletes ready to compete in B.C. Summer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    From left, Elise Elston, Libby Elliott, Shane Stewart, Kate Morrison and Rhiannon Terpstra of the Oceanside Track & Field Club will represent the Vancouver Island Zone team in the B.C. Summer Games beginning this week in Abbotsford. The 2016 B.C. Summer Games kick off a four-day run in Abbotsford today, and a sizable delegation of Parksville Qualicum Beach-area athletes will be among those representing Vancouver Island.

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  13. Royals return to Western Canadian championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... play with wins over White Rock, Cloverdale and Nanaimo to go into the playoffs as the top seed. In the meantime, Parksville returned to league play last weekend, dropping a home doubleheader to the Whalley Chiefs of Surrey, 4-1 and 6-1. Whalley ...

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  14. Acoustic guitarist performing in ParksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    Don Alder is at home on stages all over the world, and he's now bringing his guitar to Parksville. Just off his recent Asia, Europe and East Canada tour, Alder continues to perform to audiences around the world with his one-man band.

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  15. Has Canada seen the last of the Martin Mars bomber?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... on Friday afternoon. On Thursday it circled Victoria, BC. It also did fly-overs of Port Alberni, Qualicum Beach, Parksville, Nanoose Bay and Gabriola Island. Bot the Victoria Times Colonist and CTV have speculated that Canadian airplane watchers may ...

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  16. Bad to the bone: Thoroughgood takes B.C. Am trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Goldstream Gazette

    ... struggling through the middle rounds to finish at 294 in a tie for 25th. Aidan Goodfellow, a 16-year-old from Parksville who tied with Thoroughgood for 14 place at the B.C. Junior Boys Amateur one week earlier, was a stroke back of De Biasio at 295. ...

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  17. Victoria teen drives into B.C. Am leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... I've been hitting my lines all week. It's hard not to make birdies when you're hitting that well on the par 5s." Parksville's Aidan Goodfellow, who coincidentally joined Thoroughgood in the 14th-place tie in last week's Junior Am, started Thursday ...

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  18. Pheasant Glen strikes backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... was at 3-over-par 147 for 36 holes. By the time the final scorecard was turned in, the cut had leaped to 151. Parksville teen Aidan Goodfellow watches his tee shot at the par-3 eighth hole during the third round of the B.C. Amateur Golf Championship ...

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  19. Thursday Spotlight: Parksville Qualicum Beach food bank finding news waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    Local grocery stores are forced to throw away large amounts of perfectly good food that is too close to its best before date to sell, said Salvation Army Food Bank manager Trina Jiggins. But because the food bank is not selling the food, they have more flexibility.

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  20. Mason makes it back to third Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... qualifying mark of 2.33 metres last year at the same venue, in the Edmonton Track Classic. Alycia Butterworth of Parksville, a 23-year-old Ballenas Secondary School graduate, was one of five runners who had met the Olympic qualifying standard in the ...

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