Michael Briones

Camera captures cougar lurking in Parksville’s Foster Park neighbourhood

Resident shared photo to alert others to big cat’s presence

B.C. student’s unique prom proposal was a ‘shoe-in’

Girl comes up with Croc-solid plan to ask longtime friend to event

Annual herring run underway in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Fishermen, shutterbugs and hungry predators all out to capture silvery fish

Mid-Island dealing with high interest in backyard cannabis production

Regional District of Nanaimo reports dealing with rising desire for small-scale grows

Public told to stay away from Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

Cleanup crews aim for April campground opening as clean-up continues from December windstorm

Graffiti, drug paraphernalia and human waste litter minor baseball dugouts in Parksville

Oceanside Minor Baseball president says ongoing problem ‘getting worse’

Parksville pugilist has sights set on being a world champion

Trainer impressed with work ethic, determination of young teen ‘Irish’

Qualicum Beach goalie LaCouvee joins top farm club of the Montreal Canadiens

Young backstop picks up win in first game with Laval Rocket

RDN teams up with VIU to deal with French Creek stench

Partnership aims to implement a state of the art odour monitoring program

Officials want transportation plan to connect Vancouver Island communities

RDN says inter-regional transit, and other modes of transportation crucial for economic growth.

Massive RCMP crime-fighting vehicle draws a crowd in Parksville

‘TAV’ on display at Cram the Cruiser event

Island Corridor Foundation hoping to spark faith in the rebirth of Island rail

Owners of the E&N rail corridor hoping to restore support for dormant service

B.C. First Nation graveyard vandalized with racial slur

The plaque on a memorial was also stolen and the sprinkler system was damaged

Schoolkids shaming Parksville Qualicum Beach speeders with art

RCMP doling out hand-drawn illustrations from school children, including ‘slow down’ messaging

Surveying ongoing on proposed trail to link Horne Lake with Alberni area

Parks Services will work with the ACRD and First Nations

Qualicum Beach goalie one step away from NHL

LaCouvee spent time in BCHL with Cowichan Valley, Alberni Valley

Parksville post office re-opens following evacuation scare

‘Powdery substance’ found on package deemed not harmful by investigators

Parksville house damaged by ‘suspicious’ blaze

Firefighters battled early-morning fire for an hour

Rider says bus service from Parksville Qualicum Beach to VIU is inadequate

‘It causes me, a working senior, to have to wait in the cold and rain for a later bus’