VIDEO: ICBC reports 36 crashes per hour

Insurer says it will crack down on bad drivers

Same-sex marriages rise, as gaybourhoods change

There were nearly 73,000 same-sex couples in 2016 in Canada, about a 61 per cent increase

Joint search & rescue exercise introduces new safety techniques


    Downed power lines close Highway 19 northbound near Parksville


      Apple pressing in Coombs


        Views in the News, Oct. 17


          What’s it like inside a hot car in the sun?

          Black Press reporters Arnold Lim and Ragnar Haagen experience being left in a hot car for one hour.

          VIDEO: Clinton-area residents say controlled burn went ‘horribly wrong’

          Officials point to a “dramatic and unforecasted shift” in the wind

          VIDEO: Tribal Journeys stops at Qualicum First Nation community

          Dozens of paddlers made their way from Nanoose First Nation community

          Views in The NEWS, August 1

          We asked: What’s the most creative advertising you’ve seen?

          Parksville Qualicum Beach News highlights, Aug. 1

          Publisher Peter McCully highlights the top stories in today’s paper

          Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Williams Lake

          PM and other dignitaries to pay a visit to Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP, fire fighters and staff at Cariboo Fire Centre Monday, July 31

          VIDEO: Kamloops boaters become B.C.’s newest firefighters

          A jet engine boat prevented a grass fire from spreading

          Towering dragon roams streets

          Meanwhile in Ottawa… Canada 150 celebrations continue

          Western Forest Products to shut down Somass Sawmill indefinitely

          The Port Alberni sawmill has been temporarily curtailed since February

          • Jul 27th, 2017

          Williams Lakers finally allowed home after wildfire

          Residents return nearly two weeks after blaze prompted evacuation order

          Parksville Qualicum Beach News highights, July 27

          Publisher Peter McCully highlights today’s top stories in the paper

          VIDEO: Views in The NEWS, July 25

          We asked: How do you like to spend time while on vacation?

          Tour de Rock Vlog 3: Mount Washington

          The 2017 Tour de Rock team, including Black Press rider Arnold Lim, challenges Mount Washington in episode 3 of his video blog.

          Parksville Qualicum Beach News highlights, July 25

          Publisher Peter McCully highlights the top stories from today’s paper

          VIDEO: PVFD celebrate 75 years

          Kids, parents and more enjoy Parksville event

          You otter name this sea otter pup

          Help the Vancouver Aquarium choose a name for its newest sea otter rescue

          • Jul 22nd, 2017