This Nanoose Bay garden really rocks

Crevice garden a different kind of way to beautify your property

Mike Yip to present at Tofino Shorebird Festival

Noted bird photographer to highlight event

Tyra Banks returning as host of ‘America’s Next Top Model’

Executive producer Ken Mok says Banks’ absence was ‘deeply felt’ by the show’s fans

  • Mar 17th, 2017
What was your best car?

Grant helps music strike a chord on the streets this summer

Thanks to a recent grant from the B.C. Arts Council, a free community music and arts program for all ages will happen on the streets of Qualicum Beach and Coombs this summer.

Beth Marie Anderson concert Aug. 25

QUALICUM BEACH — Beth Marie Anderson is having a country concert in her backyard on Saturday, Aug. 25.

Scoter scopes

Members of the Cowichan Valley Naturalists do some long-range viewing at the Qualicum Beach waterfront.

Parksville’s Alexandria Maillot is up to a lot

Parksville singer and songwriter sees a bright future in music

Spinners and weavers to host retreat

Rich textile heritage to be celebrated at Parksville event

A Taste of Mexico in Parksville

Oswaldo and Sheila Aviles recently opened La Vida Vegan on Middleton Ave. in Parksville.

Blys Yoga hosts Wade Morissette

April Kuramoto of Parksville’s Blys Yoga is transforming her new location into an indoor/outdoor yoga and concert venue this month, and hopes to start it off in a big way.

Winning ticket for Friday’s $25 million Lotto Max jackpot in B.C.

The next jackpot of an estimated $10 million will be drawn March 17.

Adults with FASD suffer health problems: survey

Auto-immune conditions among those found to be more prevalent after pre-birth alcohol exposure

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

Black Press offers a $20,000 prize giveaway to celebrate Canada 150

Enter for a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

This cluster of planets is 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius

Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne

The palace says the 90-year-old queen will spend the day quietly at her Sandringham estate in eastern England.

B.C. increases electric vehicle incentive fund

Buyers of new plug-in electric vehicles get $5,000 rebate, another $6,000 if they scrap an eligible old car

Doctors at Pemberton clinic call on employers to start paying for sick notes

Woman posts photo of letter on Facebook she received when asking for medical note

Zentangle classes in Parksville at the MAC

Zentangle circles for beginner and experienced levels are being offered

  • Jan 12th, 2017