Candace Wu

An illustration of the Jordania Zonope by Joseph Tomelleri

Dozens of new fish species identified in waters off Parksville Qualicum Beach

That makes for 253 fish species in the Salish Sea, which includes the Strait of Georgia

An illustration of the Jordania Zonope by Joseph Tomelleri
Qualicum Beach new resident Lynda Llewellyn was badly burned in an apartment fire in 1983. Now she talks about the importance of fire prevention around Western Canada. Fire prevention week is Oct. 4-10.

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Burn victim tells her story during Fire Prevention Week

The fire was in 1983 in Edmonton; Lynda now lives in Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach new resident Lynda Llewellyn was badly burned in an apartment fire in 1983. Now she talks about the importance of fire prevention around Western Canada. Fire prevention week is Oct. 4-10.
Police say they seized these items — including firearms and one kilogram of crystal meth — from a van allegedly associated with two men who allegedly broke into the Qualicum Beach Inn on Friday morning.

Big bust in Qualicum Beach

Firearms and meth from car of suspects police believe were involved in a break-in at Qualicum Beach Inn

Police say they seized these items — including firearms and one kilogram of crystal meth — from a van allegedly associated with two men who allegedly broke into the Qualicum Beach Inn on Friday morning.
A celebration of life will be held in honour of Caroline Waters on Saturday

Caroline Waters 1957-2015: A lifelong love affair with politics

A celebration of life will be held Saturday at the Quality Resort Bayside in Parksville

A celebration of life will be held in honour of Caroline Waters on Saturday

All hail the mushroom! Show in Errington on Oct. 18

The public is encouraged to come check out the various mushrooms species we have on Vancouver Island

Local leaders at UBCM support online voting

Parksville to be included in Resort Municipality Initiative study

Federal election forums in the Courtenay Alberni riding

Many chances to hear federal candidates vying for MP position

THAT FEELS GOOD: Bernice Prier enjoys a relaxing massage by Oceanside Chair Massage practitioner Juliane Teves during the 2015 Wellness and Volunteer Fair at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre Saturday afternoon.

Wellness and Volunteer Fair at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

Bernice Prier enjoys a relaxing massage by Oceanside Chair Massage practitioner Juliane Teves Saturday afternoon.

THAT FEELS GOOD: Bernice Prier enjoys a relaxing massage by Oceanside Chair Massage practitioner Juliane Teves during the 2015 Wellness and Volunteer Fair at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre Saturday afternoon.
More than 100 Craig Bay residents came out to watch federal election candidates vying for their votes and an opportunity to represent the Courtenay-Alberni riding.

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Federal election candidates square off in Parksville

Forum was in Craig Bay on Monday night but was open only for residents of that neighbourhood

More than 100 Craig Bay residents came out to watch federal election candidates vying for their votes and an opportunity to represent the Courtenay-Alberni riding.
This brass urn worth $2

Urn worth $2,500 stolen from Parksville cemetery

The urn did not have remains inside; police are looking for the public's help

This brass urn worth $2

Parksville Golden Oldies club has much to offer

The club and the RDN have a host of activities planned for Active Aging Week Sept. 20-26

Want to be a fishing/hunting guide? You need a licence

Qualicum Beach man faces charges that could result in stiff fines or even jail time

Buses will convert to natural gas in the Regional District of Nanaimo

The RDN replaced 25 diesel buses with a fleet of new CNG buses and now the board is hoping to replace the remaining diesel buses

Scammers ramp up CRA scheme in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Two people have lost $1,500 each in the scam recently, according to the RCMP

Artist blacksmith Taryn Scammell will be doing metal art demonstrations at the EVFD’s 50th anniversary.

Taryn Scammell is breaking the metal ceiling

Red Cod Forge will be doing a demonstration at the EVFD’s 50 anniversary this weekend in Errington

Artist blacksmith Taryn Scammell will be doing metal art demonstrations at the EVFD’s 50th anniversary.
Artist Susan Koch shows off one of her products and the tools she uses to make them at last year’s Party on the Drive. This year’s event will take place Sunday.

Party on the Drive hits Parksville this Sunday

If you visit all seven resorts you could win the grand prize worth more than $1,000

Artist Susan Koch shows off one of her products and the tools she uses to make them at last year’s Party on the Drive. This year’s event will take place Sunday.

Regional water discussion gets a little heated

Qualicum Beach mayor not sure he wants his town to be part of any regional water governance

Patients

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Supreme Court forces parliament’s hand; Courtenay-Alberni candidates talk about physician-assisted suicide

The federal government has to come up with regulations by February of next year

Patients

Tory campaign signs destroyed in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Every one of John Duncan's big signs vandalized; no reports of damage to signs of other candidates

Four-year-old Grace Johnson takes a pony ride on Ginger

Fall Fair a hit in Lighthouse Country

The 45th annual Lighthouse Country Fall Fair was bustling with excitement Saturday

Four-year-old Grace Johnson takes a pony ride on Ginger