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Reinhard: Proper breathing techniques are crucial

Christmas is less than a month away, so let’s get ourselves into…

  • Nov 28, 2018

Christmas stocking program provides for Parksville Qualicum beach seniors in need

Delivery part of SOS Caring for Community at Christmas program

  • Nov 27, 2018

Dog has worked its therapy magic for 2,000 service hours

Magic, a St. John Ambulance therapy dog, has achieved 2,000 hours of…

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The Art of Surfboard Making with Parksville pair
Second annual Parksville Gem and Mineral Show: 2019
Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday 2019
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?

Tigh-Na-Mara hosts 10th annual Toy Drive for SOS

Drive will take place Wednesday, Nov. 28.

  • Nov 26, 2018

Vancouver Island teen launches Adopt-A-Grandparent to spread Christmas cheer

Breanna Brosko’s initiative helps give gifts to seniors at Christmastime

Beloved lighted truck parade returns to the Comox Valley

RCMP reverse stance that forced the cancellation of last year’s tour

Vancouver Island Regional Library launches new website Nov. 30

The new Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) says its website makes accessing…

  • Nov 23, 2018

Adair a newcomer to Chemainus at 104 years old

Not many people her age relocate, but she also just had a knee replacement a year ago

VIDEO: Ucluelet Aquarium surveying spread and threat of microplastics

“Plastics never actually go away, they break down to smaller and smaller pieces.”

SOS seeing increasing need for support at Christmas

Life is not always easy when you are a low-income, single mother,…

  • Nov 21, 2018

The Vancouver Island elasmosaur needs your help

Famous Comox Valley fossil hunting for votes in chase to become BC symbol

First ski hill in B.C. opened this weekend

Sun Peaks, near Kamloops, was the first ski hill in the province to open for season

Knights donate $9,000 to Parksville Qualicum Beach groups

The Knights of Columbus did their chivalrous deed in Parksville last week.…

Riders deliver Christmas toys to SOS on horseback

Annual Silver Spur riding Club Toy Ride took place on Sunday, Nov. 18

Craig Bay residents donate food, cash to Salvation Army

The Parksville strata members donated more than 2,300 pounds of food and $15,000

Reinhard: Hiring in-home care can be invaluable

A little extra support can extend sense of independence

  • Nov 18, 2018

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

Fill the fire engines in District 69 for 2018

Firefighters set to conduct annual food and toy drive

  • Nov 12, 2018

Grandmothers to Grandmothers host annual Christmas Extravaganza

Crafts, baked goods, knitting and many more homemade treasures available at fundraiser

Vancouver Island duo honoured for raising $1 million for MS

Darcie and Kevin James hail from Cobble Hill

  • Nov 12, 2018