New dog greeter spreading smiles at prestigious B.C. hotel

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

Chill dip for Kwalikum grad class

Students take on annual Polar Bear Swim in Qualicum Beach

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

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2019 Boomer's Legacy Ride
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Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

Who’s up for canoeing in the backyard?

Coombs family turns flooding into fun

  • Jan 4, 2019

Hundreds take plunge in Parksville’s Polar Bear Splash 2019

Brave souls take dip in frigid waters

  • Jan 1, 2019

KSS to hold annual Christmas tree drive

Students, volunteers will chip Christmas trees for dry grad donations

Qualicum Beach legion to host New Year’s Levée

Public invited to annual event 12 - 3 p.m. Jan. 1

  • Dec 26, 2018

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

SOS toy shop filling up

The SOS Toy Shop has been filling up fast. The generosity of…

Free Christmas meal offered in Parksville

Anyone wanting a warm meal on Dec. 25 can head to the Salvation Army soup kitchen

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

Canadian Olympian offering free signed copies of children’s book

Elaine Tanner gives Christmas gift to community

  • Dec 18, 2018

SOS: Coming together to make Christmas brighter

Group hopes to reach monetary goal of $110,000

  • Dec 18, 2018

Parksville Probus Club celebrates 25th anniversary

Group is the first on the Island to reach milestone

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Angels step up to help fill the SOS Toy Shop

39 local businesses and organizations hosting SOS Angel Trees

  • Dec 12, 2018

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Video: Springwood Elementary Christmas tree fundraiser

Annual event took place on Sunday, Dec. 9

  • Dec 10, 2018