Emily Vance

Remote surveillance helps RCMP nab suspect immediately in Island break-in

Stolen items returned after Parksville business owner takes quick action

Vancouver Island man arrested after police seize suspected illicit drugs in Nanoose Bay

Car impounded after Port Alberni driver clocked travelling at more than twice the posted speed limit

‘Epic sky palace’: B.C. businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

‘Epic sky palace’: Island businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

Family-run corner store in Parksville closes after 42 years

This weekend marked the last day for Shopper’s Grocery Mart on Alberni Highway

Vancouver Island kids shovel for charity

Group of Parksville youngsters will donate the $185 raised digging out the neighbourhood

‘It was mayhem’: Storm causes huge damage at Vancouver Island marina

Boat crashes ashore, 150 feet of breakwater crumbles at the Beachcomber Marina in Nanoose Bay

Power restored to 12,000 homes and businesses across Parksville Qualicum Beach

Wind, snow sweeps the mid-Island, multiple trees down on power lines

$41.7-million Englishman River water treatment plant opens in Parksville

Facility can filter up to 16 million litres of water per day for Parksville and Nanoose Bay

Three Coombs structure fires in three weeks unusual, but unconnected

‘It’s not like there’s an arsonist running around,’ says fire chief

From New York to Qualicum Beach

Art director Illana Hester reflects on the past and future of The Old School House Arts Centre

Group works for ‘Perfect Storm’ solution for Parksville Qualicum Beach doctor shortage

With feasibility study funded, group shares vision of ‘campus of healthcare’

A very cheesy Christmas at Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

Annual family Christmas event, this year with raclette hot off the melting wheel

Closure adds to Parksville Qualicum Beach doctor crisis

One of Canada’s oldest populations having trouble attracting medical expertise

Parksville says high-traffic area no place for a car wash

Councillor also voices concern 24-hour operation could be disruptive to nearby nursing home

Parksville honours teen Sara Picard for ‘selfless bravery’

‘Courageous individuals rarely call themselves heroes, but that’s exactly what they are’

Coombs man concerned after finding two discarded, dead sheep

Resident concerned deceased livestock could attract predators

‘I Paint With Light Now’: Parksville digital artist on display

After four decades of painting on canvas, Brian Middleton embraces new form of creation