Candace Wu

Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs’ Barb Ashmead and Pilot are calling out to the community for more foster homes between Nanoose Bay and Deep Bay.

Foster homes needed for compassionate dogs in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Good candidates are those who have experience handling dogs

Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs’ Barb Ashmead and Pilot are calling out to the community for more foster homes between Nanoose Bay and Deep Bay.
A red chair hailing from the original Qualicum Beach Inn/Hotel that was demolished circa 1969 is now up for adoption at the Qualicum Beach Museum.

Shirley Temple sat here

Check out the Adopt-an-Artifact program at Qualicum Beach Museum

A red chair hailing from the original Qualicum Beach Inn/Hotel that was demolished circa 1969 is now up for adoption at the Qualicum Beach Museum.
James Roberts

Man with dementia missing in Bowser

James Roberts, 81, was last seen Thursday leaving his home in Bowser near the Lighthouse Community Centre

James Roberts
A couple enjoys some wine and tapas at Tigh-Na-Mara’s Grotto Spa

Grotto Spa chosen as the best in Canada

The Tigh-Na-Mara Resort facility in Parksville was named top spa in the country by the Spas of America organization

A couple enjoys some wine and tapas at Tigh-Na-Mara’s Grotto Spa

Report on seniors’ services: It’s best at home

Local reaction to report by B.C. Seniors' Advocate Isobel Mackenzie

Investigators do their work Thursday after a house fire off Lowry’s Road last week

Family of three escapes house fire near Parksville

'They've lost everything," including two dogs that perished in the blaze

Investigators do their work Thursday after a house fire off Lowry’s Road last week

Proposed marijuana production facility for Parksville waits for federal government direction

Wildflower Marijuana reached a deal with the City of Parksville and put a deposit on some land

Foot-passenger-only ferry favoured by Parksville Qualicum Beach reps

Port authority reaching out to communities to get thoughts on a foot passenger ferry between Nanaimo and Vancouver

A call for road safety near Parksville

RDN rep Joe Stanhope says death of 80-year-old pedestrian earlier this month was 'preventable'

RDN agrees to pay one-third of Parksville’s goose cull costs

"It's not because they poop on our lawn, " says Coun Sue Powell. "It's because they are destroying other ecosystems and habitats."

Beach Club Resort food and beverage director Ian Lane pours a pint of amber ale in anticipation of the upcoming Untapped event in Parksville. Lane sat down with The NEWS to talk about beer culture and the growing demand of distinctive suds.

Untapped and Uncorked at Parksville resorts

The first night (Feb. 18) it’s beer at The Beach Club, the next night (Feb. 19) wine at Tigh-Na-Mara

Beach Club Resort food and beverage director Ian Lane pours a pint of amber ale in anticipation of the upcoming Untapped event in Parksville. Lane sat down with The NEWS to talk about beer culture and the growing demand of distinctive suds.
More than 150 tai chi practitioners will be in Parksville this weekend.

National tai chi workshop coming to Parksville this weekend

Parksville society also celebrating its 20th anniversary

More than 150 tai chi practitioners will be in Parksville this weekend.

Concern over homeless count

Big cities have opted out of latest federal strategy

Memorial service today (Thursday) in Parksville for 80 year-old woman who died while walking in her neighbourhood

Neighbours have described Gwen Chisholm as popular, warm and loving

Snaw-naw-as (Nanoose First Nation) elected Brent Edwards as chief on Jan. 11.

New Nanoose Bay First Nation chief wants to open doors

Brent Edwards won the Snaw-naw-as election Jan. 11

Snaw-naw-as (Nanoose First Nation) elected Brent Edwards as chief on Jan. 11.
Cedars chef de partie Kate Dean slices a baguette in the kitchen at the Tigh-Na-Mara restaurant. Dean will be featured on an episode of Chopped Canada airing this Saturday night.

Parksville chef appears on Chopped this Saturday

Tigh-Na-Mara's chef de partie Kate Dean has been sworn to secrecy about the outcome

Cedars chef de partie Kate Dean slices a baguette in the kitchen at the Tigh-Na-Mara restaurant. Dean will be featured on an episode of Chopped Canada airing this Saturday night.

RDN seeks a builder for Meadowood Recreation Centre

Directors voted to issue a design/build tender for a prefabricated metal building in the amount of $450,000

Nanoose Bay resident Shannon Lansdowne

Nanoose Bay woman crowned ‘Extreme Huntress’

Shannon Lansdowne won the final of this online reality show in Texas

Nanoose Bay resident Shannon Lansdowne

UPDATED: 80-year-old woman killed in apparent hit and run near Parksville

The woman was found lying on the side of the road on Roberton Boulevard, near Lakes Boulevard in French Creek (Morningstar area)

Nanoose First Nation has a new chief

Elections conducted on Monday — former Chief David Bob comes in second to new Chief Brent Edwards