Solar eclipse viewing event in Qualicum Beach

Instructor to provide special glasses, telescopes to safely view rare sight

Glass work demos given to celebrate Parksville business

Robert Held Art Glass celebrated 40 years in business on Saturday, Aug. 12

B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

Hayden Rodgers, 6, fundraises for those affected by the fire and Surrey Memorial Hospital

Active & Safe Routes to Schools


    Young cancer survivor continues to battle


      Feast of Fields is tomorrow (Aug. 27)


        20 years of Feast of Fields


          Six-year-old farmer debuts with Coombs Fair trophy

          Seven generations of family have exhibited at Island fairs

          Limits announced for Chinook, Pink salmon in Qualicum River

          Daily limits of four per day through fall, with some restrictions

          VIDEO: 2017 Coombs Fair

          Livestock, produce, entertainment, food and fun take centre stage in 104th annual fair

          • Aug 14th, 2017

          Qualicum Beach refugee family thankful for community’s help

          Past year spent working, going to school in Qualicum Beach

          VIDEO: Views in The NEWS, August 10

          We asked: What is your preferred mode of transportation?

          PHOTO: Tour de Rock stops in Parksville’s Rathtrevor park

          Parents, kids cycled around park to raise funds

          Perseids meteor shower peaks this weekend

          Smoke might interfere with viewing, but the show goes on regardless

          Celebrate the year of the rabbit at the annual Coombs Fair

          Displays include vintage tractors, Vancouver Island tiny homes and an extensive Coombs history

          • Aug 10th, 2017

          PHOTO: Bowser lets the chips fly

          Fifth annual wood carving festival draws a crowd

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Oceanside Hospice golf tourney tees off Saturday

          20th annual benefit coming to Eaglecrest Golf Club Aug. 12

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Deer dies after crashing through window of Saanich home

          A dog is believed to have startled the young fawn, which was severely injured when it crashed through the window.

          Woodyatt gets an eye-opening physics experience

          KSS graduate joins worlds brightest high school students at International Summer School for Young Physicists

          New board for SOS

          Includes three new members

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          Put the ‘Treat’ in treatment with BC Children’s Hospital fundraiser

          Enjoy a Blizzard and help the kids during Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day this Thursday, Aug. 10

          • Aug 9th, 2017

          MABRRI barbecue at Rathtrevor

          Includes games, snacks and lunch

          • Aug 9th, 2017