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Message in a bottle thrills Tofino beach walker

Message in a bottle thrills Tofino beach walker

“I’ve been finding treasures every single day this week, but this tops it off.”
‘Paws’ this weekend and fight animal cruelty in B.C.

‘Paws’ this weekend and fight animal cruelty in B.C.

The BC SPCA is centralizing its Paws for a Cause event to just six community events in B.C.
90-year-old from Nanaimo nabs first-ever Extraordinary Senior Award

90-year-old from Nanaimo nabs first-ever Extraordinary Senior Award

Emil Sorensen recognized for his community work with students and with other seniors
Back to school nutrition tips from Island Health

Back to school nutrition tips from Island Health

It’s time to start thinking outside the brown bag, according to Island Health.
Back to school: Kids talk social media, the web and slang words

Back to school: Kids talk social media, the web and slang words

Kids and teens open about social media and online life
Island Health offers back to school tips to combat anxiety and stress

Island Health offers back to school tips to combat anxiety and stress

Students return to school after Labour Day
VIU taking lead in digitizing old newspapers to preserve history

VIU taking lead in digitizing old newspapers to preserve history

To digitize the Nanaimo Daily Free Press (1874-1928) and Cowichan Leader (1905-1928)
Growing the South Island: Vern Michell, Michell Farms

Growing the South Island: Vern Michell, Michell Farms

“You’re doing a good job, you should get 35 cents an hour now!”
Wrap up your summer on one of Vancouver Island’s best beaches

Wrap up your summer on one of Vancouver Island’s best beaches

Big read: Fourteen picture-perfect places to catch a few rays this long weekend
Growing the South Island: Jack Mar, Mar Farms

Growing the South Island: Jack Mar, Mar Farms

“At one time, the profit from farming made for a good living, but today it’s a huge expense to get into farming.”