Cloe Logan

Approximately 800 SD69 students returned to school this week. (File photo)
Approximately 800 SD69 students returned to school this week. (File photo)
Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell. (Peter McCully photo)

COVID-19: Parksville-Qualicum MLA Stilwell calls for more help for tourism industry

‘It’s no question been one of the hardest-hit sectors in this pandemic’

Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell. (Peter McCully photo)
Vancouver Island braces for a slow tourism season. (NEWS file photo)

COVID-19: Tourism Vancouver Island aims to help businesses survive

Revenue loss associated with a slow summer will be a big hit

Vancouver Island braces for a slow tourism season. (NEWS file photo)
ECHO Players are exploring ways to connect virtually with their audience. (File photo)
ECHO Players are exploring ways to connect virtually with their audience. (File photo)
The Haven Society has seen an uptick in calls to their crisis line since COVID-19 restrictions have begun to ease.(AP file photo)

COVID-19: Uptick in calls to Haven Society crisis line as restrictions ease

Organization reminds people of their range of services

The Haven Society has seen an uptick in calls to their crisis line since COVID-19 restrictions have begun to ease.(AP file photo)
Parksville’s McMillan Art Centre. (MAC photo)

Program at Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre offers chance to connect art, environmentalism

MAC program works to create community arts installation in city

Parksville’s McMillan Art Centre. (MAC photo)
The giant shoe at Parksville’s Paradise Mini Golf and Fun Park, a popular spot for summer tourists. (File photo)

Questions remain as summer tourism approaches in Parksville Qualicum Beach

COVID-19: Association hopes residents continue to support local businesses

The giant shoe at Parksville’s Paradise Mini Golf and Fun Park, a popular spot for summer tourists. (File photo)
Parksville council met virtually on May 20 and discussed how they can support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

COVID-19: Parksville council votes to let businesses use public space for expansion

As B.C. enters Phase 2, businesses start to reopen using social distancing protocols

Parksville council met virtually on May 20 and discussed how they can support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
Qualicum Beach council met virtually via Zoom on May 13. (File photo)
Qualicum Beach council met virtually via Zoom on May 13. (File photo)
Dawn Setter with one of the grad signs. (Submitted photo)

PQB grads can display signs on their lawns

‘2020 Graduate Lives Here’

Dawn Setter with one of the grad signs. (Submitted photo)
COVID-19: Parksville council to resume in-person meetings June 1

COVID-19: Parksville council to resume in-person meetings June 1

Social distancing protocols in place

COVID-19: Parksville council to resume in-person meetings June 1
School District 69 (Qualicum) will see some students return to school on June 1. (File photo)

COVID-19: SD69 gears up for some students to head back to classrooms

Voluntary return will differ for elementary and high school

School District 69 (Qualicum) will see some students return to school on June 1. (File photo)
A fire broke out at the French Creek Marina on Sunday, May 17. (Parksville Fire Department photo)
A fire broke out at the French Creek Marina on Sunday, May 17. (Parksville Fire Department photo)
Qualicum Beach town council met virtually on May 13. (YouTube screenshot)
Qualicum Beach town council met virtually on May 13. (YouTube screenshot)
A Zoom meeting hosted by Oceanside Initiatives laid out the business recovery plan for the area. (Zoom screenshot)

COVID-19: Group announces business recovery plan for Parksville Qualicum Beach

‘We don’t want to lose any businesses in our community’

A Zoom meeting hosted by Oceanside Initiatives laid out the business recovery plan for the area. (Zoom screenshot)
Qualicum Beach town council met virtually on May 13. (YouTube screenshot)

Development permits moved forward at Qualicum Beach council meeting

Three conditions included, including the house height being reduced by a half-metre

Qualicum Beach town council met virtually on May 13. (YouTube screenshot)
(Smoke ‘N Water logo)

COVID-19: Popular Nanoose Bay restaurant, performance venue closed permanently

‘We just decided it’s not going to be worth it’

(Smoke ‘N Water logo)
Eagles in their nest in a French Creek Douglas fir, which was almost cut down in 2019. (Save French Creek Estuary Land photo)

WATCH: Eagles return to French Creek tree saved from chopping block

Frankie the eaglet’s parents come back, have two babies

Eagles in their nest in a French Creek Douglas fir, which was almost cut down in 2019. (Save French Creek Estuary Land photo)
(File photo)

COVID-19: Some public washrooms in Qualicum Beach to open back up

Variety of facilities closed due to pandemic concerns

(File photo)
Eagles in their nest in a French Creek Douglas fir, which was almost cut down in 2019. (Save French Creek Estuary Land photo)

WATCH: Eagles return to French Creek tree saved from chopping block

Frankie the eaglet’s parents come back, have two babies

Eagles in their nest in a French Creek Douglas fir, which was almost cut down in 2019. (Save French Creek Estuary Land photo)