Local News

Wine, beer and foodies unite to celebrate 11th annual Parksville Uncorked

Four-day festival takes place from Feb. 21 to 24

  • Feb 17, 2019

SD69 students hope to send artwork to space

The winning patches will accompany an experiment designed by five students from Ballenas

  • Feb 16, 2019

VIDEO: The Art of Surfboard Making

Hand-made, handpainted surfboard by Parksville couple

Vancouver Island Snowmageddon finally over?

Wet flurries possible, but school districts open, last night’s dump probably the last gasp.

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Qualicum Beach Pipe Band drum salute at Robbie Burn celebration
Parksville residents protest against 222 Corfield supportive housing project
Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara named number one in Canada
Flooding at Martindale and Price roads Jan. 3, 2019

Concern over vaping grows in Parksville Qualicum Beach schools

Health officer says parents have ample reason to be concerned

Parksville Qualicum Beach residents advised to prepare for changing weather

Rising temperatures on Friday will produce snow, changing to rain with increasing snow melt

  • Feb 14, 2019

No specifics given for termination of Parksville CAO

Comis believes the decision was political

Back to school for Vancouver Island’s snow-covered kids, more snow coming

All school districts in business this morning but officials warn another 5-10 centimetres today

Family Day in Coombs celebrates horse theme

4-H animals, petting zoo, exhibitors and more at Feb. 18 event

  • Feb 14, 2019

Short break from snow, more on horizon for Parksville Qualicum Beach

Environment Canada predicts a 70 per cent chance of snowfall for Friday

Inclusion Parksville Society celebrates 60th year

Organization supports close to 70 individuals with diverse needs

Cowichan, Sooke, Nanaimo, Victoria, Saanich schools remain closed

Snowfall warning over, Comox, Campbell River, Alberni and Qualicum open

And the snowiest community on Vancouver Island is…

Black Press reporters break out their tape measures to determine winter warrior bragging rights

Snow forces cancellation of RDN meetings

Curbside collection in some rural areas also put off for Tuesday, Feb. 12

Qualicum Beach firefighters to climb 48 storeys in full gear

Annual BC Lung Association Climb the Wall event takes place in Vancouver on Feb. 24