Community

PHOTO: Hummingbird looks for food

Reader Neil Almond shares terrific shot

  • Sep 2, 2019

New book celebrates history of Parksville’s Society of Organized Services

‘Celebrating a Caring Community’ sheds light on community organization’s past

VIDEO: Bears dine on salmon at Vancouver Island hatchery

Courtenay resident Erica Farrell took a drive to the Quinsam River hatchery…

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2019 Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive for the SOS
Tigh-Na-Mara's SOS Toy Drive - Interview with Chef Eric Edwards
Tigh-Na-Mara's SOS Toy Drive - Interview with Jim Hykaway
Tigh-Na-Mara's SOS Toy Drive - Interview with Susanna Newton

Part Two: 10 questions with a Qualicum Beach historian

Local guide shares stories of town’s foundations

A practice with the power to heal

Tai Chi practice changes lives in Parksville

Part One: 10 questions with a Qualicum Beach historian

Local guide shares stories of town’s foundations

VIDEO: Rock art adorns Parksville’s beach

A walking tour of the impressive rock art at Parksville’s beach, on…

  • Aug 25, 2019

PHOTO: Heron enjoys some fish for lunch at Craig Bay ponds

Reader Tony Markle shares amazing shot

  • Aug 24, 2019

Farewell to Parksville Beach Festival for 2019

People’s Choice Awards tallied, organizers report another successful year

Parksville Beach Festival lights up the night

Fireworks display, illuminated sand sculptures delight onlookers

  • Aug 18, 2019

Qualicum Beach house concert raises funds for musician’s stolen luggage

Fiddler Jocelyn Pettit will play a mix of Scottish, Irish, North American music

Potty Mouth artist creating Funky Fungus

Parksville-Qualicum’s Carmen Lutz has people chuckling with her hand-made, rustic mugs

  • Aug 18, 2019

Qualicum Beach charity hosts fundraiser for Guatemalan students

Aldea Maya has been working in the Central American country since 2012

Excavators help cute kid who copied their dig with his toys stay “safe at work”

Carson Carnegie wakes up at 7:00 am every morning to watch construction work on his street

Take a trip through time at Children’s Museum Day in Qualicum Beach

Free event teaches children about pioneer life, arts and crafts

Kidfest returns to Parksville Community Park this Sunday

Annual event offers fabulous fun for families

  • Aug 15, 2019

Parksville on track for more railway fun

Interactive models and displays highlight Railway Days at the Parksville Museum

Kids get a lesson in compassion in Qualicum Beach

SOS Summer Fun Program delivers flowers, positive notes to community

What’s in the Bottle? Finding libations for the barbecue

Here’s some fine wine suggestions to complement your summer grilling

  • Aug 13, 2019

Focus on seniors: Safety first in the home

Here is a checklist of steps to take to avoid some surprising household dangers

  • Aug 13, 2019