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Exciting visual storytelling opportunities have been hard to come by this year, but our reporters picked out their favourite original photos published since starting Oceanside News in September.

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The Royal Canadian Legion Mt. Arrowsmith branch held a scaled back, social distanced celebration for Remembrance Day || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Activists show support for Fairy Creek blockaders around the province by rallying for old-growth forests on Sept. 18. || Photo by Kevin Forsyth.
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Oceanside RCMP escort illegal campers out of Marks Park after an early morning fire in Parksville on Nov. 26. || Photo by Kevin Forsyth
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Long-time Parksville volunteer Joan LeMoine collects donations for Camp Good Times at SaveOn Foods on Sept. 25. || Photo by Kevin Forsyth.
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Elder Jim Bob from Nanoose First Nation recalls being asked to speak at the end of a court case. “I looked that lawyer right in the eye and I said, ‘this is the most racist part our country, here in B.C.’ It was the first time anybody heard that, but I told the truth because it’s not right how we are treated as people,” he says. || Photo by Tyler Hay.
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“River Camp” blocks logging roads into the Fairy Creek watershed near Port Renfrew. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Charity riders participated in a modified version of the annual Cops for Cancer Tour De Rock fundraising event in Parksville Qualicum in September. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Steve Fischer, logging blockader, brings water back to “River Camp” at Fairy Creek, near Port Renfrew, in September. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Jordan Reid makes a stop with the Parksville riders on their leg of the Tour de Rock in September. || Photo by Kevin Forsyth
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About 50 protesters and counter-protesters gathered in Qualicum Beach  to express concerns over a proposed cell tower on Sept. 26. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Protesters gathered at St Andrews Lodge on Nov. 2, calling for town council to change its decision to demolish the building as a grew removed hazardous materials from the building. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Yogi Shambu and Shawna Knight, logging blockaders, discuss tactics at the Fairy Creek blockade in September || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Mike Hay builds ‘hope stoves’ in his spare time and hands them out to Nanaimo’s homeless population. || Photo by Kevin Forsyth
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Qualicum Beach rapper Chris Riss records vocals for his new single, Psychotic Narcotics on Oct. 29. the single will feature Canadian rapper, Madchild. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Residents concerned about the city closing the Parksville Community Centre (PCC) as a rental facility staged a car rally outside the facility on Dec. 11. || Photo by Kevin Forsyth
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About 50 protesters and counter-protesters gathered in Qualicum Beach  to express concerns over a proposed cell tower on Sept. 26. ||Photo by Tyler Hay
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Protesters gathered at St Andrews Lodge on Nov. 2, calling for town council to change its decision to demolish the building. | Photo by Tyler Hay
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Coun. Teunis Westbroek addresses protesters at St Andrews Lodge on Nov. 3 and announces a council meeting to reconsider the decision to demolish the building. || Photo By Tyler Hay
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Carol Dowe speaks at a rally against a purposed cell tower in Qualicum Beach on Sept. 26. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Oceanside RCMP escort illegal campers out of Marks Park after an early morning fire in Parksville on Nov. 26. || Photo by Kevin Forsyth
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A sign set up in the forest near the Fairy Creek logging blockade. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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The Royal Canadian Legion Mt. Arrowsmith branch held a scaled back, social distanced celebration for Remembrance Day || Photo by Tyler Hay
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The Royal Canadian Legion Mt. Arrowsmith branch held a scaled back, social distanced celebration for Remembrance Day || Photo by Tyler Hay
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Parksville Fire Department responded to an electrical fire at the Coast Parksville Hotel on Dec. 6. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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A small fire in Marks Park in Parksville on Nov. 26 was put out within a few minutes and no injuries were reported, according to Fire Chief Marc Norris. || Photo by Kevin Forsyth
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Parksville Fire Department responded to an electrical fire at the Coast Parksville Hotel on Dec. 6. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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A Coombs man died in a head on collision  on Dec. 17. Another driver was airlifted to hospital || Photo by Kevin Forsyth
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Researchers from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) will begin studying seagulls in Parksville’s beaches and parks in the new year. || Photo by Tyler Hay
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A Coombs man died in a head on collision  on Dec. 17. Another driver was airlifted to hospital || Photo by Kevin Forsyth
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