Cloe Logan

Qualicum Beach council meeting electronically on Zoom on June 24. (Youtube screenshot)

Qualicum Beach council to continue to meet virtually until further notice

Zoom meetings will continue for time being

Qualicum Beach council meeting electronically on Zoom on June 24. (Youtube screenshot)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer at the flag-raising ceremony for Pride Week on June 23. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach raises Pride Flag and recognizes Pride Week

Move comes shortly after councillor talks about being town’s first openly gay politician

Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer at the flag-raising ceremony for Pride Week on June 23. (Submitted photo)
Dr. Natasha Wawrykow. (Submitted photo)

Indigenous woman earns PhD; will teach at University of Victoria

Natasha Wawrykow grew up in Nanoose Bay and went to middle school, high school in Parksville

Dr. Natasha Wawrykow. (Submitted photo)
Ed Mayne with photos of needles taken in Parksville by bylaw officers. (Cloe Logan photo)
Ed Mayne with photos of needles taken in Parksville by bylaw officers. (Cloe Logan photo)
Phil Spencer outside of St. Stephen’s United Church in Qualicum Beach. (Cloe Logan photo)

Rev. Phil Spencer retiring from Qualicum Beach church after 27 years

‘Don’t take yourself too seriously, take your work very seriously’

Phil Spencer outside of St. Stephen’s United Church in Qualicum Beach. (Cloe Logan photo)
Parksville council talked delinquent property taxes at their June 15 meeting. (NEWS file photo)

$65K in delinquent taxes from 2018 owed to City of Parksville

Council votes to keep due date as September of 2020

Parksville council talked delinquent property taxes at their June 15 meeting. (NEWS file photo)
John and Jeanne Brownell participated in Berwick Qualicum Beach’s music video ‘Rock and Roll All Nite’. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach seniors rock out to KISS classic

WATCH: Berwick residents enjoy own rendition of ‘Rock and Roll All Nite’

John and Jeanne Brownell participated in Berwick Qualicum Beach’s music video ‘Rock and Roll All Nite’. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach politician calls for more inclusiveness

Filmer, 22, is town’s first openly gay councillor

Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer. (Submitted photo)
Mavis Martin, age 18. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Qualicum Beach’s Mavis Martin on 100 years of living

Second World War veteran one of first female wireless operators in Royal Canadian Air Force

Mavis Martin, age 18. (Submitted photo)
President Mary Ellen Campbell in the Parksville Museum’s new courtyard. (Cloe Logan photo)
President Mary Ellen Campbell in the Parksville Museum’s new courtyard. (Cloe Logan photo)
Crews have used Second Avenue in Qualicum Beach (pictured here in front of the old Chamber of Commerce building) to double as the main street for ‘Chesapeake Shores’. (File photo)

COVID-19: Film industry in Parksville Qualicum Beach area to gradually restart

‘Everyone is kind of baby-stepping how it’s going to happen’

Crews have used Second Avenue in Qualicum Beach (pictured here in front of the old Chamber of Commerce building) to double as the main street for ‘Chesapeake Shores’. (File photo)
An artistic rendering of ‘Plan B’ for the Bus Garage/Qualicum Commons site in Qualicum Beach, presented by VIU students at an open house on March 3. (Cloe Logan photo)

Qualicum Beach releases ‘Bus Garage and Qualicum Commons Final Report’

Follows feedback from open houses and surveys

An artistic rendering of ‘Plan B’ for the Bus Garage/Qualicum Commons site in Qualicum Beach, presented by VIU students at an open house on March 3. (Cloe Logan photo)
Oceanside RCMP are still searching for clues on the whereabouts of Carmel Gilmour. (Submitted photo)
Oceanside RCMP are still searching for clues on the whereabouts of Carmel Gilmour. (Submitted photo)
Lions Ventureland playground in the Parksville Community Park will re-open on June 12. (File photo)

Parksville’s Community Park amenities re-open

Playground and outdoor gym available as of June 12

Lions Ventureland playground in the Parksville Community Park will re-open on June 12. (File photo)
‘Music Cafe’ opens its doors in Parksville

‘Music Cafe’ opens its doors in Parksville

Live music offered up four nights per week

‘Music Cafe’ opens its doors in Parksville
(File photo)

Oceanside RCMP dealt with 86 missing persons files last year

Various avenues always checked before public notice goes out

(File photo)
Parksville council discussed a development on Hirst Avenue West. (News file photo)

Council meets in-person, talks proposed development on Hirst Avenue West

Discussions included several recommendations for the property

Parksville council discussed a development on Hirst Avenue West. (News file photo)
School District 69 will hold a virtual budget meeting, postponed due to COVID-19, on June 5. (File photo)

Qualicum school district to host virtual meeting to talk budget

Discussion previously delayed due to COVID-19

School District 69 will hold a virtual budget meeting, postponed due to COVID-19, on June 5. (File photo)
A white raven spotted in a logged-off area near the end of Chatsworth Road in Whiskey Creek. (John Domovich photo)

Iconic white raven returns to Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Photographer John Domovich: ‘It blew me away when I first observed it’

A white raven spotted in a logged-off area near the end of Chatsworth Road in Whiskey Creek. (John Domovich photo)
An example of an Island Health safe needle disposal box. (Black Press photo)
An example of an Island Health safe needle disposal box. (Black Press photo)