J.R. Rardon

SD69 seeks students for Late French Immersion Program

Qualicum School District will offer program if interest is sufficient; deadline to respond is March 7

Ballenas Secondary guard Makayla Hoey (10)

Ballenas girls hope third time’s the charm

Senior basketball team opens AA provincial championships with 65-53 win

Ballenas Secondary guard Makayla Hoey (10)
The Domes family of Qualicum Beach

Fundraising family rides from point A to point Z

1,200km tour through Europe will raise money for accessibility bikes in Qualicum Beach

The Domes family of Qualicum Beach
Martin McNabb of Harmonious Enterprises

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Biodiesel pioneer from Coombs still living the green

Entrepreneur converts recycled cooking oil into alternative energy source

Martin McNabb of Harmonious Enterprises
David James

Walking soccer hits ground running

Sport imported from Britain, adopted by Parksville seniors sport group for play in indoor arena

David James
Oceanside midgets goalie Tyler Blaine watches as a shot by Cowichan Valley’s Riley Windsor is deflected high during Saturday’s Tier 2 playoff semifinal at Oceanside Place in Parksville.

Rep midgets’ playoff run ends

Cowichan rides late goals to 5-2 semifinal hockey win

Oceanside midgets goalie Tyler Blaine watches as a shot by Cowichan Valley’s Riley Windsor is deflected high during Saturday’s Tier 2 playoff semifinal at Oceanside Place in Parksville.
Oceanside Generals forward reaches across Kerry Park defender Garnet Roberts for the puck during Saturday's VIJHL contest at Oceanside Place in Parksville.

Generals romp in regular-season finale

6-1 win over Kerry Park sets stage for Monday's wild card playoff at Oceanside Place

Oceanside Generals forward reaches across Kerry Park defender Garnet Roberts for the puck during Saturday's VIJHL contest at Oceanside Place in Parksville.
Parksville firefighters look on

Contractor cuts through gas line in Parksville

Quick response by Parksville firefighters, Fortis BC crews avert property damage or injury

Parksville firefighters look on
Oceanside’s Ethan Harvey

Rep midgets to open Island hockey semifinals

Oceanside bantams, peewees bow out in North Island round-robin play

Oceanside’s Ethan Harvey
A STONE'S THROW: Skip Kerri Lipsack of Special Olympics Oceanside releases a shot during the Region 6 Special Olympics curling bonspiel at Parksville Curling Club Saturday.

Special Olympians rock Parksville spiel

Oceanside chapter hosts 14-team Region 6 curling event

A STONE'S THROW: Skip Kerri Lipsack of Special Olympics Oceanside releases a shot during the Region 6 Special Olympics curling bonspiel at Parksville Curling Club Saturday.
Ballenas senior Liviano Canil (85) rushes John Barsby quarterback Cameron Wright during the teams’ game in Nanaimo last Sept. 23.

Ballenas gridder signs with NCAA program

Grade 12 'rookie' Liviano Canil takes just one year of high school football experience to Simon Fraser University

Ballenas senior Liviano Canil (85) rushes John Barsby quarterback Cameron Wright during the teams’ game in Nanaimo last Sept. 23.

Qualicum Beach rotary goes to school

Club members team up to help rebuild storm-damaged school building in Guatemala

Ballenas’ Makayla Hoey slips past Nanaimo’s Brianna Gray on a drive to the basket during Tuesday’s senior girls basketball game in Parksville. Hoey finished with 17 points in the final home game of her secondary school career.

Ballenas girls earn bouquets in home hoop finale

Whalers honour three outgoing Grade 12 players to highlight 68-44 romp over NDSS

Ballenas’ Makayla Hoey slips past Nanaimo’s Brianna Gray on a drive to the basket during Tuesday’s senior girls basketball game in Parksville. Hoey finished with 17 points in the final home game of her secondary school career.
Maureen Forscutt of Qualicum Beach has turned a session with the Oceanside Running Club’s Learn to Run program into a lifelong pursuit of running.

In it for the long run

Oceanside Running Club launches Learn to Run program Feb. 15

Maureen Forscutt of Qualicum Beach has turned a session with the Oceanside Running Club’s Learn to Run program into a lifelong pursuit of running.
Oceanside midget Christian Stokes

Midget Generals clinch semifinal berth

Rep hockey squad nails down No. 1 seed in Tier 2 North division playoffs; bantams host game Friday

Oceanside midget Christian Stokes
Phuong Nguyen

VIDEO: New Canadian citizens take oath in Parksville

Dozens of residents from communities stretching from Nanaimo to Campbell River and Powell River swore the oath of citizenship

Phuong Nguyen
Pascha Nemlander performs with the rest of the Ravensong Waterdancers 13-15-year-old synchronized swimming team at Ravensong Aquatic Centre Tuesday during practice for this weekend's training meet in Victoria.

VIDEO: Waterdancers seek to make splash in training meet

Parksville Qualicum Beach club marks 20 years with trip to training meet in Saanich Feb. 3-4

Pascha Nemlander performs with the rest of the Ravensong Waterdancers 13-15-year-old synchronized swimming team at Ravensong Aquatic Centre Tuesday during practice for this weekend's training meet in Victoria.
Ballenas guard Michael McKee

Ballenas throws scare into top-ranked Nanaimo

Canil scores 45 as Whalers take senior boys basketball rematch down to the wire

Ballenas guard Michael McKee
B.C. Ambulance Service

One dead, another airlifted in Parksville electrocution

Two area men were working on roof of apartment complex in incident Thursday afternoon

B.C. Ambulance Service
The gangway to Cordero Lodge was ripped from the shoreline by vandals who robbed and damaged the property in late January.

‘Pirates’ cause $30K damage at lodge north of Campbell River

The theft and vandalism happened while lodge owner is is palliative care in Qualicum Beach

The gangway to Cordero Lodge was ripped from the shoreline by vandals who robbed and damaged the property in late January.