Lissa Alexander

Making magic at Christmas

The Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive takes place Nov. 26 and everyone is welcome

Parksville’s SOS lights up the season

The SOS Caring for Kids at Christmas Program gives toys to kids in-need in the Parksville Qualicum area

Qualicum Beach author launches another novel

A view of the future where dolphins rule the world

A quintet of local artists exhibit work

Distinguished artists selling painted botanicals, horses and Ukrainian widows plus pottery and a hand hooked chair

Everyone Rides program in Parksville Qualicum Beach needs more bikes

Since it began in 2012, the FRA has given out over 60 bikes though the program

Qualicum Beach town councillor won’t recuse himself from vote

Dave Willie calls the conflict-of-interest allegations against him 'absolutely ridiculous'

Ultimate Elvis here Sept. 15

Performer was last seen here at tribute festival in May

Celebrating culture through song

French singing group has 425 songs in its repertoire and is accepting new members

Ice Bucket Challenge hits Parksville

McDonald's plays host to a challenge featuring local celebrities

Western novel built around tragic storm

Parksville author Reg Quist releases his novel called Hamilton Robb, loosely based on history

Connecting with music and friends in Lighthouse Country

A new choir is starting up in Lighthouse Country and there is no experience necessary

Popular Island Arts Expo coming to an end

Organizers have decided to call it quits after five years

Quirky indie folk band getting around

West My Friend will be performing at the Errington Hall Friday, Sept. 5 for show number 201

Margery infatuated with marinas

Her oil paintings currently hanging for sale at The Gallery @ Qualicum Art Supply

Westbroek seeks fifth term in Qualicum Beach

Teunis Westbroek says he still has the energy and motivation for the mayor's job

Red hues over Parksville

Photographer Lissa Alexander caught this scene last week in downtown Parksville

A Day in the Life of Parksville

Opening reception for photo and paintings at The MAC on Sept. 5

Inspired by sun and shore

Art exhibition at TOSH features artwork created in Qualicum

Island bounty

Loads of local, organic foods can be chosen at Nanoose Edibles in Nanoose Bay

Art by the Beach features prominent artists

Joe Rosenblatt, Dan Gray, Marcie Katz, Robert Kinnard and other well-loved artists will have work displayed at art event