B.C. Cash Bowls

Playing through every weather condition last weekend, except snow, bowlers at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club faced lots of challenges.

The overall winners of the B.C. Cash Bowls Triples Tournament (from left) Jim McDonald

Playing through every imaginable weather condition last weekend, except snow, bowlers at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club faced lots of challenges in the B.C. Cash Bowls Tournament.

After the greens were soaked with rain and the wind finally settled enough, bowlers were able to conquer the conditions as local teams dominated, earning five of the top eight spots.

Early draw winners:

• 1st: Bob Findlay, Joyce Findlay and Jim McDonald (Qualicum Beach)

• 2nd: Stephen Forrest, Robin Forrest and Alison Merryfield (Port Alberni)

• 3rd: Mick Banks, Gerry Murphy and Nancy Blue (QB)

• 4th: John Wilson, Jane Nielsen and Brian Sutton (QB)

Late draw:

• 1st: Vern Greenhill, Dean Penny and Anne Kwasnitza (Courtenay)

• 2nd: Rick Quibell, Mary Mulligan and Dean Thompson (Nanaimo)

• 3rd: Dave Muir, Roberta Stets and Peter Scott (Parksville)

• 4th: Dave Cole, Vera Gebhardt and Delores Adams (Parksville)

Just Posted

Qualicum Beach Hemsworth Road Trailway Project begins

Trail closed until construction is complete in Septmeber

DayPass transit program gets passing grade

RDN review shows initiative reduced conflicts and increased revenues

Parksville senior donates money from condo sale to Brazil for school

Giancarlo Chitto donates close to $435,000 to help build educational facility

Heat warning issued for Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to cool down later this week

VIDEO: Visual recap of Vancouver Island MusicFest

Walk Off The Earth, Passenger, Arlo Guthrie among highlights

Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after ‘lava bomb’ injuries

“An explosion occurred near the shoreline hurling hot lava rocks towards the boat and injuring several passengers.”

Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

“Shameful,” ”disgraceful,” ”weak,” were a few of the comments. Makes the U.S. “look like a pushover,” said GOP Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee.

Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump

Former U.S. President Barack Obama Monday praised Kenya’s president and opposition leader for working together but said this East African country must do more to end corruption.

Trudeau asks transport minister to tackle Greyhound’s western pullout

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s asked Transport Minister Marc Garneau to find solutions in Greyhound Canada’s absence.

Missing B.C. Serval cat creates buzz online, pleas for help

Aquila, an African Serval, disappeared from a Fernie, B.C. backyard sometime on Friday, July 13.

Trudeau’s youth council divided over Trans Mountain pipeline purchase

A letter signed by 16 past and present members was made public today, asking the federal government to reverse course

Hulk Hogan reinstated into wrestling Hall of Fame

Hogan had used racial slurs caught on video when talking about his daughter sleeping with a black man

Island wide crime spree leads to multiple charges against Cowichan Valley resident

Social Media and citizens of the North Island played a big role in solving the case.

Most Read