Local News

Rumour that caused concern at Kwalkium Secondary School unfounded: SD69

‘The school handled things really well’: assistant superintendent

Hydro crews still working to restore power 4 days after massive windstorm

Most PQB areas expected to have service by Christmas Day

  • Dec 24, 2018

Thieves strike Dashwood Volunteer Fire Department

Fuel and other items stolen

  • Dec 24, 2018
video
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
Single Vehicle accident near Kinkade Road Jan. 3, 2019.

3 days after huge storm, thousands in Parksville Qualicum Beach region still without power

UPDATE: Warming centre open until 6 p.m. on Dec. 23 and Dec. 24

  • Dec 23, 2018

60,000 still without power; wind warning continues across Vancouver Island

Winds expected to ease by Saturday afternoon and into overnight

Thousands in Parksville Qualicum remain without power two days after storm

Those in rural areas most effected locally, as BC Hydro struggles with outages in mid and south Island

VIDEO: Parksville Qualicum Beach region deals with windstorm havoc

Support available at Qualicum Beach Civic Centre for those still without power

Storm forces Friday closure of three Qualicum district schools

Bowser, Qualicum Beach and Nanoose Bay elementaries closed for the day

  • Dec 21, 2018

Group worries about loss of trees, wildlife if development progresses near French Creek Estuary

Save French Creek Estuary Land says protection efforts don’t go far enough

More than 90,000 remain without power on Vancouver Island

BC Hydro working around the clock in the wake of most severe windstorm in years

Highway 4 closed east and west of Port Alberni

Numerous trees, power lines cut off west coast communities

UPDATE: Tree nearly splits Parksville home in half during windstorm

Variety of power outages from Nanoose Bay to Qualicum Bay

  • Dec 20, 2018

SD69 schools collect pyjamas, socks for domestic abuse survivors

Donations help provide Christmas meal with all the trimmings at safe house

UPDATE: BC Ferries cancels 80 sailings amid wind storm

Stormy weather is to blame for cancellations between Tsawwassen, Swartz Bay, Departure Bay and Horseshoe Bay

Qualicum Beach council looks at length of time needed to navigate crosswalk

Filmer brings motion after seniors tell him they don’t have enough time to cross

Council endorses federal infrastructure request for Port Theatre expansion

Nanaimo city councillors unanimous in choosing project from three options

Fundraising venture underway for Island girl injured in 2016 knife attack

Janelle Guyatt still enduring surgery to repair nerve damage two and a half years later