For those who love camping but struggle with the idea of having to endure those hard moments, one of Vancouver Island’s most popular campgrounds, Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, has come up with a service that would make that roughing it out experience a lot more comfortable and pleasant.
Parksville Royals third baseman Shane Rogers was a prolific hitter and was named to the first team of the BC Premier Baseball League All-Conference team. — NEWS file photo
Three Royals receive all-conference honours
Rogers, whose hitting helped the Royals last season, was named to first team
Three members of the 2017 Parksville Royals were named to the BC Premier Baseball League All-Conference team.
The Vancouver Island Race Series got underway with the Harriers Pioneer 8K in Saanich, Jan. 7. Wet, windy conditions didn’t seem to hamper the spirts of the 481 runners who raced on a new, rural out-and-back course for the 39th annual event. Some members of the Oceanside Running Club Association (Team ORCA) were entered in the inaugural event of the new year. There were a couple who made it up to the podium. Faye Amos took gold in the Women’s 60-69 age group with a net time of 40.09.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".