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Lynne Leclair will join her Mardi Gras touch football teammates in the B.C. Football Hall of Fame. - Michael Briones photo

Meet the women who broke B.C.’s pigskin hall of fame ceiling

Mardi Gras dynasty the first women ever inducted into B.C. Football Hall of Fame

Lynne Leclair will join her Mardi Gras touch football teammates in the B.C. Football Hall of Fame. - Michael Briones photo
A man was taken by air ambulance to hospital in Victoria after a single-vehicle accident north of Exit 51 near Parksville on Oct. 4, 2019. (Jody Moore/Facebook photo)

Parksville man airlifted to hospital following single-vehicle highway accident

Emergency personnel say medical distress played role in incident

A man was taken by air ambulance to hospital in Victoria after a single-vehicle accident north of Exit 51 near Parksville on Oct. 4, 2019. (Jody Moore/Facebook photo)
Regional District of Nanaimo plans transition to automated curbside collection

Regional District of Nanaimo plans transition to automated curbside collection

Waste Connections of Canada awarded $3.2-million contract

Regional District of Nanaimo plans transition to automated curbside collection
Land classified as private managed forest land in the Regional District of Nanaimo has gone down since 2015. — RDN photo

Regional District of Nanaimo losing forest, farm lands

Growth strategy report shows mixed results relative to regional district’s goals

Land classified as private managed forest land in the Regional District of Nanaimo has gone down since 2015. — RDN photo
RCMP arrest suspect in connection with sexual assault incident in Qualicum Beach
RCMP arrest suspect in connection with sexual assault incident in Qualicum Beach
Seacliff Properties recognized a milestone as construction reached the top of the Westerly, the 39-unit building that is located adjacent to Schooner Cover Marina. (Colllabor8 Architecture+Design image)

Developers celebrate ‘topping-off’ milestone in construction of Nanoose condo project

Six-storey condo building being built in Fairwinds community

Seacliff Properties recognized a milestone as construction reached the top of the Westerly, the 39-unit building that is located adjacent to Schooner Cover Marina. (Colllabor8 Architecture+Design image)
Jodie Lucas and Will Gemmell, owners of the Rusted Rake Farms, had their non-farm use application to the Agricultural Land Commission denied. — Michael Briones photo

Popular Vancouver Island eatery closing after ALC rebuffs application for non-farm use

Rusted Rake Farm owners say 15 people to lose their jobs

Jodie Lucas and Will Gemmell, owners of the Rusted Rake Farms, had their non-farm use application to the Agricultural Land Commission denied. — Michael Briones photo
Lehann Wallace. (File photo)

Wallace set to be named new director for RDN’s Electoral Area G

Just one candidate put name forward for byelection

Lehann Wallace. (File photo)
Larry Stevenson, CEO of the Island Corridor Foundation, and Jim Bennett, one of the driving forces behind Railway Days, take a closer look on a model train exhibit in Parksville on Aug. 17. – Michael Briones photo

Island Corridor Foundation CEO says election won’t derail service plans

Stevenson believes passenger service will be restored

Larry Stevenson, CEO of the Island Corridor Foundation, and Jim Bennett, one of the driving forces behind Railway Days, take a closer look on a model train exhibit in Parksville on Aug. 17. – Michael Briones photo
Deadline approaching for candidates in RDN’s Area G byelection

Deadline approaching for candidates in RDN’s Area G byelection

Just one candidate declared so far

Deadline approaching for candidates in RDN’s Area G byelection
Vancouver Island man dead after reported hit-and-run incident

Vancouver Island man dead after reported hit-and-run incident

Oceanside RCMP seek public’s help gathering information

Vancouver Island man dead after reported hit-and-run incident
Retired teacher Patrick Shannon of Nanoose Bay won a ‘Set for Life’ top prize of $675,000. — BCLC photo

Retired Nanoose Bay teacher ‘Set for Life’ after $675K lottery win

Shannon plans to buy new sails for his sailboat

Retired teacher Patrick Shannon of Nanoose Bay won a ‘Set for Life’ top prize of $675,000. — BCLC photo
The road closure on Northwest Bay Road will be extended until Aug. 20 due to construction work that needed to be completed by the City of Parksville. — Michael Briones photo

Pipe arrives late, Northwest Bay Road closure extended

Road work to replace culvert in Nanoose Bay area will continue until Aug. 20

The road closure on Northwest Bay Road will be extended until Aug. 20 due to construction work that needed to be completed by the City of Parksville. — Michael Briones photo
Gerald Filipski has an online petition calling for the establishment of a pool and fitness facility in Parksville. — Michael Briones photo

Petition started for Parksville pool

Public push gets underway as council explores the possibility

Gerald Filipski has an online petition calling for the establishment of a pool and fitness facility in Parksville. — Michael Briones photo
VIU’s Deep Bay Marine Station could play important role in supporting marine agri-food businesses. — Vancouver Island University photo

VIU’s Deep Bay station being considered for regional seafood innovation centre

Site one of six across the province to receive funding for feasibility study or business plan

VIU’s Deep Bay Marine Station could play important role in supporting marine agri-food businesses. — Vancouver Island University photo
Map of the area where DFO has imposed closure of harvesting of shellfish due to threat of contamination. — RDN Map

Shellfish closure ordered after Qualicum Beach sewage leak

French Creek Pollution Control Centre mishap triggers three-week shutdown

Map of the area where DFO has imposed closure of harvesting of shellfish due to threat of contamination. — RDN Map
Police nab suspect who allegedly broke into Qualicum Beach Legion

Police nab suspect who allegedly broke into Qualicum Beach Legion

Surveillance footage helps Oceanside RCMP identify suspect

Police nab suspect who allegedly broke into Qualicum Beach Legion
V.I. Raiders quarterback Jake Laberge leads the stretch during the Nanaimo football team’s main camp at Ballenas Secondary School field in Parksville this past weekend. — Michael Briones photo

V.I. Raiders build ‘team environment’ at main camp

Nanaimo-based junior football team held camp this past weekend in Parksville

V.I. Raiders quarterback Jake Laberge leads the stretch during the Nanaimo football team’s main camp at Ballenas Secondary School field in Parksville this past weekend. — Michael Briones photo
NEWS BULLETIN file photo

V.I. Raiders to hold main camp this weekend in Parksville

Nanaimo’s junior football team getting ready for the season, which starts Aug. 3

NEWS BULLETIN file photo
RDN building permits up slightly in first six months of 2019

RDN building permits up slightly in first six months of 2019

Construction value goes down 32 per cent from last year

RDN building permits up slightly in first six months of 2019