Candace Wu

Errington man checks on friend at police station and gets himself arrested

The man, who is prohibited from driving, allegedly drove to the police detachment — intoxicated — the morning of Dec. 5

MP wants a plan for seniors

Gord Johns gave his first full speech in the House of Commons on Friday

Parksville and Qualicum District SPCA manager Nadine Durante and Lollipop the rabbit cuddle up in the branch’s new small animal shelter unveiled recently.

New shelter for little animals in Errington

The SPCA's new shelter will house rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, gerbils and birds

Parksville and Qualicum District SPCA manager Nadine Durante and Lollipop the rabbit cuddle up in the branch’s new small animal shelter unveiled recently.

B&E interuptus in Nanoose Bay

The homeowner reportedly discovered the side door to her residence had been pried open

Seized in Saanich, with a Parksville Qualicum Beach connection

Oceanside RCMP arrest led to $100K of stolen goods

Qualicum Beach Museum archives volunteers Penny Cumberland and Shirley Finstad showcase some new items at the gift shop.

Qualicum Beach Museum goes mad

Gift shop to hold one-night Moonlight Madness sale Thursday

Qualicum Beach Museum archives volunteers Penny Cumberland and Shirley Finstad showcase some new items at the gift shop.
As seen on Facebook

Flying Phil’s Facebook fan club has hundreds of members

The group was started in 2006 to celebrate local celebrity Phil St. Luke

As seen on Facebook

Six months in jail for possessing child porn

A 55-year-old Parksville man pleaded guilty to possession and distribution of child pornography Monday in Nanaimo Provincial Court.

RDN introduces fines for dogs at large in Coombs/Errington

Farmers Institute president said it's a big win for locals

A woman visits the Salvation Army food bank nestled in French Creek

Banking on Food (Part 2) — Qualicum Beach woman turns to food bank

Former personal trainer lost everything after life-changing car accident

A woman visits the Salvation Army food bank nestled in French Creek
A standing-room-only crowd of 150 people packed a room at The Bayside in Parksville on Tuesday night for a forum about homelessness. Above

Searching for a home — room packed for homelessness forum in Parksville

Focus shifts to finding a location to serve homeless population

A standing-room-only crowd of 150 people packed a room at The Bayside in Parksville on Tuesday night for a forum about homelessness. Above

RDN loses its boss

Paul Thorkelsson is leaving the RDN to take the CAO position in Saanich

Three people are in hospital after a stabbing incident at this house Wednesday night on the 1000 block of Ormonde Road in the Chartwell subdivision of Qualicum Beach.

Stabbing in Qualicum Beach a ‘family-involved incident’

All three people involved in the Nov. 18 incident still in hospital

Three people are in hospital after a stabbing incident at this house Wednesday night on the 1000 block of Ormonde Road in the Chartwell subdivision of Qualicum Beach.
Spider Lake resident Paul Christensen is hoping to raise awareness about trespassers stealing cedar boughs from private property. Christensen is pictured here with a hacked up cedar tree on his property.

Cedar boughs being stolen in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Spider Lake man has taken the matter to the Oceanside RCMP

Spider Lake resident Paul Christensen is hoping to raise awareness about trespassers stealing cedar boughs from private property. Christensen is pictured here with a hacked up cedar tree on his property.
Courtenay Alberni MP Gord Johns was officially sworn into office Saturday. Johns is pictured above with the Clerk of the House of Commons.

MP Gord Johns officially sworn into office

The Courtenay-Alberni MP has been given the small business/tourism critic's role

Courtenay Alberni MP Gord Johns was officially sworn into office Saturday. Johns is pictured above with the Clerk of the House of Commons.
The Louvre — the photo above is from this summer — and other top attractions in Paris including the Eiffel Tower and Disneyland Paris
The Louvre — the photo above is from this summer — and other top attractions in Paris including the Eiffel Tower and Disneyland Paris
Cheryl Pedley holds a glass ball

Ashes to ashes, dust to glasses

Parksville glass blower Robert Held turns crematory ashes into memorial keepsakes

Cheryl Pedley holds a glass ball
Chatwin Engineering’s Brian Chatwin

Nanoose chief vows to stop Beachcomber expansion

Owner of the marina wants to add 26 boat slips - Chief David Bob says the entire area is part of a sacred site for his First Nation

Chatwin Engineering’s Brian Chatwin

Still no federal funding for passenger rail service on Vancouver Island

Southern Railway officials say service could re-start by the end of 2016 or early 2017 - 'This is news to me,' says RDN chair

Leanne Davis is pictured above with her daughter

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Ronald McDonald House has helped Parksville Qualicum Beach families

Leanne Davis tells the story of her daughter's battle with cancer and the family's stay at the Vancouver facility

Leanne Davis is pictured above with her daughter