Kevin Forsyth

The ‘Chesapeake Shores’ TV series production crew filmed in Nanoose Bay on May 19, 2022 as part of its sixth and final season. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
The ‘Chesapeake Shores’ TV series production crew filmed in Nanoose Bay on May 19, 2022 as part of its sixth and final season. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Parksville Qualicum Beach residents, like people across the country, are feeling frustrated with passport processing delays. (Pixabay photo)

Lengthy passport processing delays present problems for Vancouver Island resident

Woman may lose $2,700 already paid for trip

Parksville Qualicum Beach residents, like people across the country, are feeling frustrated with passport processing delays. (Pixabay photo)
Volunteers and researchers with Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute (MABRRI) conducted a two-day clam abundance survey in the Nanoose Bay Recreational Shellfish Reserve on May 14 and May 15, 2022. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Researchers trying to track clam numbers notice Nanoose Bay drop-off

No confirmation if it represents natural fluctuation or another cause

Volunteers and researchers with Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute (MABRRI) conducted a two-day clam abundance survey in the Nanoose Bay Recreational Shellfish Reserve on May 14 and May 15, 2022. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Two teenage girls are safe after being rescued by Arrowsmith Search and Rescue on a trail near Bowser on May 11, 2022. (ASAR/Facebook photo)

2 young hikers found safe by SAR crews after getting lost on Vancouver Island trail

Teens wet and cold, but other otherwise OK

Two teenage girls are safe after being rescued by Arrowsmith Search and Rescue on a trail near Bowser on May 11, 2022. (ASAR/Facebook photo)
Maj. Ryan Pridmore of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry speaks to members deployed on Task Force Poland supporting Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw, Poland on May 14, 2022. (Cpl. Tori Lake Canadian Armed Forces photo)

Vancouver Islander in Poland with Canadian Armed Forces, assisting Ukrainian refugees

Maj. Ryan Pridmore deployed to Warsaw area on humanitarian mission in mid-April

Maj. Ryan Pridmore of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry speaks to members deployed on Task Force Poland supporting Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw, Poland on May 14, 2022. (Cpl. Tori Lake Canadian Armed Forces photo)
Renata Kamel will put the $100,000 scholarship to good use when she begins a program in mechanical engineering at UVic this fall. (Submitted photo)

Sixth Ballenas Secondary student wins prestigious $100,000 scholarship

Renata Kamel earns same award her brother won two years ago

Renata Kamel will put the $100,000 scholarship to good use when she begins a program in mechanical engineering at UVic this fall. (Submitted photo)
Peter Ducommun, owner of Canada’s oldest skateboarding store, recently opened a new location in Qualicum Beach. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Owner of Canada’s oldest skateboard shop sets up new business in Qualicum Beach

‘PD’ aims to stage vintage skateboard and bike exhibitions

Peter Ducommun, owner of Canada’s oldest skateboarding store, recently opened a new location in Qualicum Beach. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Peter Ducommun, owner of Canada’s oldest skateboarding store, recently opened a new location in Qualicum Beach. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Owner of Canada’s oldest skateboard shop sets up shop in one of Canada’s oldest towns

‘PD’ aims to stage vintage skateboard and bike exhibitions in Qualicum Beach

Peter Ducommun, owner of Canada’s oldest skateboarding store, recently opened a new location in Qualicum Beach. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Damage to vehicles from potholes on Highway 19 in late December, early January resulted in about 90 claims to the maintenence contractor. (Devon Matheson/Facebook photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach driver frustrated with potholes claims process

Damage resulted in about 90 claims during winter stretch

Damage to vehicles from potholes on Highway 19 in late December, early January resulted in about 90 claims to the maintenence contractor. (Devon Matheson/Facebook photo)
Two B.C. businesses are supporting humanitarian efforts in Ukraine with a limited release of “beer whisky.” (Mainland Whisky photo)

2 B.C. businesses supporting Ukraine efforts with ‘beer whisky’ sales

Two B.C. businesses are supporting humanitarian efforts in Ukraine with a release of “beer whisky.”

Two B.C. businesses are supporting humanitarian efforts in Ukraine with a limited release of “beer whisky.” (Mainland Whisky photo)
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Parksville’s population has increased by nearly 10 per cent since 2016

Qualicum Beach growth slower at four per cent

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)
Parksville city staff and health officials are working on discarded needle solutions. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville city staff and health officials are working on discarded needle solutions. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville’s Frances Lloyd won $3M in the June 19, 2021 Lotto 6/49 draw. (BCLC photo)

Parksville lottery winner’s children head to court for share of $3M prize money

Two children of deceased woman file suit in B.C. Supreme Court

Parksville’s Frances Lloyd won $3M in the June 19, 2021 Lotto 6/49 draw. (BCLC photo)
The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals lost 4-3 in overtime against the Peninsula Panthers in Game 6 of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League best-of-seven series final at the Peninsula Recreation Centre on Friday, April 1. (Michael Briones photo)

Bet-losing Parksville, Qualicum Beach mayors get their North Saanich hockey jerseys

After losing friendly wager, Ed Mayne sported a Peninsula Panthers jersey on April 20

The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals lost 4-3 in overtime against the Peninsula Panthers in Game 6 of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League best-of-seven series final at the Peninsula Recreation Centre on Friday, April 1. (Michael Briones photo)