J.R. Rardon

Qualicum school district won’t put blanket ban on student trips overseas

The discussion included comments about the Nanaimo-Ladysmith district's decision on the topic

Whalers prevail in wild Border Battle

Fourth-quarter rally lifts Ballenas Secondary football team to 35-34 win over Barsby in annual rivalry game

A big ham shows up at BaconFest in Coombs

A BIG HAM: The BaconFest pig looms over siblings Caleb, 3, and Madison Pascoe, 8 during the 2016 festival at Coombs Fairgrounds on Saturday.

Tour ‘dad’ leads the way

Tour de Rock Cops for Cancer ride started Sunday: riders come through Parksville Qualicum Beach on Thursday

Foggy future for Qualicum Commons

School district superintendent says building needs pricey upgrades

SodaWorks for Town of Qualicum Beach

Organic eatery fills vacancy as former fire station transitions into business hub

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Qualicum school board will debate safety of international student trips on Tuesday

Nanaimo-Ladysmith District placed two-year moratorium on trips abroad after calling students back from a trip to France

Theft of wood from barn in Qualicum Bay: Nailed down but not safe

Owner doesn’t hold out much hope she’ll get the wood back from 75-year-old barn

Stilwell earns redemption with record-setting effort in Rio

Parksville-Qualicum MLA hasn't made decision on whether her fourth Summer Paralympics will be her last

Golf pro to play Gulf Islands — by kayak

Fairwinds pro Brett Standerwick will play four rounds on four courses in Golfathon fundraiser for ALS Wednesday

Kayaking between rounds of golf for ALS

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, with play a quick round at Fairwinds and then kayak to play 18-hole rounds at three separate Gulf Islands courses.

Wolves spoil Generals’ home debut

Oceanside junior squad unable to maintain early momentum in 5-3 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League loss in Parksville

Qualicum Beach mom is in it for the long run

Woman will race in the Goodlife Fitness Marathon to benefit Autism Speaks Canada

Eve Flynn remains chair of District 69-Qualicum school board

It took a vote to determine who was going to be vice-chair

School is in for refugees now living in Qualicum Beach

Start of the new school year is extra special for children who were born in a refugee camp in Thailand

Whalers hit the gridiron

Ballenas Secondary football squad awaits word on possible home opener Saturday

UBC softball camp a hit for local players

Four-day clinic with university players draws 66 youths; Oceanside Minor Softball registration, tryouts under way

Officials urge everyone to confront the ‘crisis’ of drug overdoses on Vancouver Island and throughout the province

Drugs may have played a role in the deaths of Errington couple in mid-August; fund set up for their children

Late penalty bites Generals in 4-3 exhibition loss

Power-play goal in final minute lifts Kerry Park after hosts rally from 3-0 deficit in VIJHL hockey preview

Buckin’ bronco

Turtle Rymer is upended by Shaky Ground during the Ranch Saddle Bronc competition at the Coombs Rodeo Grounds.